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27 Apartments under 800 for rent in Chester, VA

Last updated December 16 at 5:27am UTC
Results within 5 miles of Chester, VA
Colonial Court
64 Colonial Ct
Colonial Heights, VA
Updated December 16 at 12:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$670
Results within 10 miles of Chester, VA
Windham Hills Apartments
439 Roundtop Ave
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 16 at 2:13am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$600
Tanglewood Apartments
1700 Johnson Rd
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 16 at 4:13am UTC
1 Bedroom
$690
2 Bedrooms
$810
3 Bedrooms
Ask
Woodbriar Apartments
621 Warwick Village Dr
Richmond, VA
Updated December 16 at 4:13am UTC
1 Bedroom
$655
2 Bedrooms
$796
Jefferson South of the James
1800 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 16 at 12:08am UTC
1 Bedroom
$675
2 Bedrooms
$725
3 Bedrooms
$825
Summit Pointe
523 Summit St
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 16 at 12:35am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$610
Brookmont
3238 Broad Rock Blvd
Richmond, VA
Updated December 16 at 2:07am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$769
63 Culpepper Avenue
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 15 at 9:58am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
437 Webster Street
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 15 at 10:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
734 S Sycamore St - 1
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 16 at 4:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$655
439 S. 21st Avenue
Hopewell
Hopewell, VA
Updated December 14 at 10:13am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$725
1119 Hinton Street
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 12 at 7:28pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$795
1110 Willcox Street
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 12 at 7:27pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
2416 Perry street
Swansboro
Richmond, VA
Updated December 11 at 10:28am UTC
1 Bedroom
$640
2410 Perry Street
Swansboro
Richmond, VA
Updated December 11 at 10:28am UTC
1 Bedroom
$590
1322 West Wythe Street
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 16 at 5:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
44 Gibbons Ave.
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated December 4 at 11:14am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$675
1227 Montgomery Ave
Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
Updated November 28 at 10:31am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$700
2101A Cloverdale Ave.
Hopewell
Hopewell, VA
Updated November 27 at 10:18am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$600
2100 Afton Ave
Bellemeade
Richmond, VA
Updated December 15 at 10:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
$575
2101B Cloverdale Ave.
Hopewell
Hopewell, VA
Updated November 27 at 10:18am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$600

December 2018 Chester Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Chester Rent Report. Chester rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Chester rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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December 2018 Chester Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Chester Rent Report. Chester rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Chester rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Chester rents increased significantly over the past month

Chester rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and are up slightly by 1.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Chester stand at $1,110 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,280 for a two-bedroom. This is the fourth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in July. Chester's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.8%, but exceeds the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across cities in Virginia

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Chester, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Virginia, 8 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.8% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Arlington is the most expensive of all Virginia's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $2,080; of the 10 largest cities in Virginia that we have data for, Portsmouth and Norfolk, where two-bedrooms go for $930 and $950, are the only two major cities in the state to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.6% and -0.1%).
  • Arlington, Richmond, and Alexandria have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (3.4%, 2.9%, and 2.0%, respectively).

Chester rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Chester, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Chester is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Chester's median two-bedroom rent of $1,280 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 1.6% rise in Chester.
  • While Chester's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.4%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Chester than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,100, which is more than twice the price in Chester.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.