The capital of Georgia is defined by its beautiful weather and southern hospitality. However, you can add one more plus to this gorgeous city, it’s incredible affordability. It is possible to find one and two-bedroom apartments in the Atlanta area starting at $1300 and $1700 a month respectively.
There is an added bonus as well. Most of the apartments located in Atlanta are decent size as well, meaning that area residents pay the least amount per square footage compared to individuals living in other areas. In addition to the additional square footage the majority of Atlanta rentals offer a pool. As can see, you’re getting the absolute biggest bang for your buck in the Atlanta area.
The Atlanta area is known for giving you the absolute most for your money, Boston is known for the exact opposite. Even though Boston is a rather small city compared to the likes of Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia it offers the second most expensive apartments next to New York City. A one-bedroom apartment will set you back almost $3000 while a two-bedroom starts at around $3680.
The majority of Boston apartments average the same amount of square footage as those in Atlanta. However living in Boston will set you back nearly 4 dollars per square foot. That is twice the amount of those living in Atlanta.
It is no secret that Chicago holds some of the harshest winters in the United States. That may be one of the reasons that area residents are paying fairly reasonable rates. A one-bedroom in the area runs around $2300 while a two-bedroom comes in at $3270. The majority of apartments in the area are fairly decent size. For example the average one-bedroom apartment in the city offers an estimated 787 ft.
Most of the apartment communities offer several amenities including decks, hardwood floors, on-site laundry, and gyms. As you may know, a deck or patio is an absolute must during the Chicago summers.
Of all the things there are to do in the Houston area, shopping is one of the most popular. Perhaps, that is one of the reasons the majority of apartment complexes are located so close to the areas most popular shopping districts. In addition, you’ll find that the majority of apartments offer some of the most spacious closets in all of the United States!
An average two-bedroom apartment in the city offers a little over 1100 square footage. This is only the second the highest just behind Miami. Rental rates are also fairly low with an average rate of just $2420 for a two-bedroom. That averages out to just about two dollars per square foot.
Considering Los Angeles is the second biggest city on the list you might expect it to be one of the most costly, and you are absolutely right. A one-bedroom apartment in the Los Angeles is the third priciest, that is just behind New York City and Boston. The majority of one-bedroom apartments average a rental rate of $2750. That is an incredible $3.53 a square foot! With that price rate you can expect the majority of rental complexes to be fully equipped with patios, gyms, pools as well as adequate parking areas.
Miami is one of the hippest and coolest areas in the United States. It offers beautiful beaches, year-round sun and incredible nightlife. Is there anything else you could ask for in a community? In Miami you could ask for space.
Miami offers the highest square footage of any other city in the United States. A one-bedroom apartment averages 828 ft.² while two-bedrooms average 1200 ft.². These large apartments offer a reasonable rental rate. Making Miami arranger’s dream city. Almost all area apartments offer in-house gyms and pools.
Living in Minneapolis you’ll grow fond of its breweries, restaurants, and gorgeous parks. There is also one other awesome thing about living in this wonderful city. Coming in right behind Atlanta, it offers the second lowest rental rate in the United States. An average one-bedroom rental runs $1400 while a two-bedroom will cost $1900. Most area apartments include parking, central air, on-site laundry, and dishwashers.
I don’t think it is going to come as a major surprise to anyone that New York City is going to be the most expensive city on the list. An average one-bedroom apartment runs just over $3000 while a two-bedroom is just under $4000. However, apartments in the city to offer a slightly more square footage than those in Boston. See you can expect to get just a little bit more for your money in the Big Apple. Oddly, one of the most common amenities listed in New York City as opposed to any other on our list is a building doorman.
Philadelphia comes in right in the middle for average rental rates. A one-bedroom apartment in the city of brotherly love runs just under $2000 while a two-bedroom apartment runs just over $2500.
Unfortunately, it is rather hard to find larger apartments in the Philadelphia area. A typical two-bedroom offers about 1088 ft.² mean in the Philadelphia apartments have the second least amount of square footage on this list. However you will typically find central air, hardwood flooring, and on-site laundry within all major apartment complexes.
the final city on our list is known for its spectacular views of the Pacific as well as incredible seafood. This rainy city is also known for the smallest apartments on our list.
An average one-bedroom apartment in Seattle only offers 700 ft.² while a two-bedroom is just over 1000 ft.². While the rent is rather affordable, you’re still paying more per square foot than individuals in other cities. The good news is that the majority of apartments in Seattle offer exceptional storage space as well as elevators.
While some of this news may have you disappointed, there is a bright side to everything. The majority of two-bedroom apartments in the cities offer lower costs per square foot than their one-bedroom counterparts. If you are on a tight budget, it might be wise to rent a two-bedroom and find a roommate.