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175 Apartments under 1600 for rent in Fairfax, VA

Last updated October 20 at 6:49am UTC
12159 PENDERVIEW TERRACE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 20 at 6:49am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
4480 MARKET COMMONS DRIVE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 19 at 7:03pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
11381 Aristotle Dr
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 18 at 5:33pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,550
3921 PENDERVIEW DRIVE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 14 at 7:32pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
10028 MOSBY WOODS DR #232
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 2 at 12:08am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,350
4211 RIDGE TOP ROAD
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated September 15 at 4:45am UTC
Studio
$1,400
4209 RIDGE TOP ROAD
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated September 15 at 4:45am UTC
Studio
$1,430
9490 VIRGINIA CENTER BOULEVARD
Vienna
Vienna, VA
Updated October 20 at 6:48am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
3175 SUMMIT SQUARE DRIVE
Oakton
Oakton, VA
Updated October 20 at 6:48am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,450
Results within 1 miles of Fairfax, VA
10303 APPALACHIAN CIRCLE
Oakton
Oakton, VA
Updated October 19 at 7:01pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,425
12165 PENDERVIEW TERRACE
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 19 at 10:39am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,395
12229 OX HILL ROAD
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 19 at 10:39am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,400
9457 FAIRFAX BOULEVARD #201
Fairfax
Fairfax, VA
Updated October 15 at 7:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,400

October 2018 Fairfax Rent Report

Welcome to the October 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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October 2018 Fairfax Rent Report

Welcome to the October 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 1.1% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Fairfax stand at $1,840 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,120 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Fairfax's year-over-year rent growth leads the state and national averages, which both stand at 0.9%.

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 $1,540; the city has also experienced the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 3.6%.
  • Over the past month, Waldorf has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.7%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,980, while one-bedrooms go for $1,710.
  • Bethesda has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the DC metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,450; rents fell 0.5% over the past month but rose 2.1% 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 quickly. 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 0.9% over the past year.
  • Fairfax's median two-bedroom rent of $2,120 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.6% increase in Fairfax.
  • While Fairfax's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-1.6%) and Chicago (-0.9%).
  • 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 -0.1% 0.3%
Arlington $1,810 $2,090 -0.4% 2.0%
Alexandria $1,580 $1,830 -0.2% 1.2%
Germantown $1,680 $1,940 -0.3% 1.4%
Silver Spring $1,530 $1,770 0.1% 0.9%
Centreville $1,640 $1,900 -0.1% 1.4%
Waldorf $1,710 $1,980 -0.7% 1.8%
Frederick $1,330 $1,540 -0.4% 3.6%
Rockville $1,740 $2,020 0.5% 1.5%
Bethesda $2,120 $2,450 -0.5% 2.1%
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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.