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Charlottesville Apartments
Last updated April 12 2024 at 9:02 AM

Charlottesville, VA
94 Apartments for Rent

Charlottesville Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 47,266
Population Density: 4,613.7 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

An independent city, Charlottesville lives by its own rules. Okay, not really, but the people here tend to march to the beat of their own drum. It seems like all 43,000 and counting of this city’s residents are very happy to call C-Ville their home. Chock full of history, home to the University of Virginia and offering a hip and unique downtown area, Charlottesville should definitely be on the radar of anyone looking for a great, affordable place to snag an apartment rental, such as yourself. So let’s get started!

Though the cost of living in Virginia is relatively high, affordable apartment rental options are endless in Charlottesville, and some happen to be a bit on the inexpensive side

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Parks and Outdoor Activities

Charlottesville Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Charlottesville is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Charlottesville is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Charlottesville is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Charlottesville


Elementary Schools

4 /10
Walker Upper Elementary School
Public
5-6
Public
5-6
610 Students
2 Reviews
610
Students
2 Reviews
4 /10
Venable Elementary School
Public
PK-4
Public
PK-4
346 Students
3 Reviews
346
Students
3 Reviews
2 /10
Greenbrier Elementary School
Public
PK-4
Public
PK-4
399 Students
4 Reviews
399
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Jackson P Burley Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
565 Students
6 Reviews
565
Students
6 Reviews
2 /10
Buford Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
525 Students
3 Reviews
525
Students
3 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Charlottesville High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,172 Students
7 Reviews
1,172
Students
7 Reviews
4 /10
Murray High School
Charter
9-12
Charter
9-12
100 Students
4 Reviews
100
Students
4 Reviews

What Renters Say about Charlottesville


Apartment List has released the results for Charlottesville from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
83%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
73%
Pet Friendliness
68%
Commute Time
67%
Weather
61%
Safety and Crime Rate
58%
Social Life
56%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
52%
Quality of Schools
50%
Public Transit
32%
State and Local Taxes
30%
Dating
22%
Affordability
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Average rent in Charlottesville, Virginia

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Charlottesville is $1,848, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,980. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Charlottesville, VA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Charlottesville, VA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 94 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Charlottesville. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Charlottesville is $2,275 for a studio, $1,848 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,980 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Charlottesville apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Charlottesville, VA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, the average rent is $2,275 for a studio, $1,848 for a 1-bedroom, $1,980 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,849 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Charlottesville, check out our monthly Charlottesville Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Charlottesville?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Charlottesville apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Charlottesville?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Charlottesville.

How can I find off-campus housing in Charlottesville?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Charlottesville. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Mary Washington, James Madison University, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Central Virginia Community College, and Liberty University.