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61 Apartments under 1400 for rent in Fairfax, VA

Last updated September 24 at 4:50pm UTC
3921 PENDERVIEW DRIVE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated September 24 at 12:52pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,350
10028 MOSBY WOODS DRIVE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated September 24 at 8:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,350
3128 PROSPERITY AVENUE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated September 20 at 4:53pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
3913 MAXIMILIAN COURT
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated September 18 at 1:04pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$850
Results within 5 miles of Fairfax, VA
7598 LAKESIDE VILLAGE DRIVE
Falls Church
Falls Church, VA
Updated September 22 at 9:00am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,375
4333 AMERICANA DRIVE
Annandale
Annandale, VA
Updated September 22 at 8:58am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
5808 ROYAL RIDGE DRIVE
Springfield
Springfield, VA
Updated September 21 at 12:17pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,388
7811 DASSETT COURT
Annandale
Annandale, VA
Updated September 21 at 2:55am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
4355 IVYMOUNT COURT
Annandale
Annandale, VA
Updated September 20 at 1:08am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
9007 PARLIAMENT DRIVE
Burke
Burke, VA
Updated September 4 at 7:23pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
Results within 10 miles of Fairfax, VA

September 2018 Fairfax Rent Report

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

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September 2018 Fairfax Rent Report

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

Fairfax rents decline sharply over the past month

Fairfax rents have declined 1.4% over the past month, but have increased moderately by 2.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Fairfax stand at $1,860 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,150 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Fairfax's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.5%, as well as the national average of 1.0%.

Rents rising across the DC Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Fairfax, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the DC metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Frederick has the least expensive rents in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,550; the city has also experienced the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 3.8%.
  • Over the past month, Germantown has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,940, while one-bedrooms go for $1,680.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,470; rents grew 0.1% over the past month and 3.0% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Fairfax

As rents have increased slightly in Fairfax, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Fairfax is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with Virginia as a whole logging rent growth of 0.5% over the past year.
  • Fairfax's median two-bedroom rent of $2,150 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.0% over the past year compared to the 2.0% increase in Fairfax.
  • While Fairfax's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.4%) and Chicago (-1.6%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Fairfax than most large cities. For example, Norfolk has a median 2BR rent of $950, where Fairfax is more than twice that price.

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.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Washington, DC $1,350 $1,560 0.4% 0.3%
Arlington $1,810 $2,100 0.4% 1.7%
Alexandria $1,590 $1,830 -0.1% 0.7%
Germantown $1,680 $1,940 -0.4% 0.9%
Silver Spring $1,530 $1,760 0.4% 1.5%
Centreville $1,640 $1,900 0.8% 0.9%
Waldorf $1,720 $1,990 0.1% 2.7%
Frederick $1,340 $1,550 -0.2% 3.8%
Rockville $1,740 $2,010 0.6% 0.3%
Bethesda $2,140 $2,470 0.1% 3.0%
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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.