Average Rent in DeKalb, GA

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Current Versus Historical DeKalb, GA Rents

DeKalb rentals average $1,397 for a 1-bedroom rental to $3,150 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $2,300, or roughly $1 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in April 2024, median rents have fallen substantiallyover the last year. Studio rentals prices have decreased by $188 (-9.96%) year-over-year from $1,885 to $1,698. 1-bedroom rentals prices have decreased by $428 (-19.22%) year-over-year from $2,228 to $1,800. 2-bedroom rentals prices have decreased by $757 (-29.60%) year-over-year from $2,557 to $1,800. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $131 (6.83%) year-over-year from $1,917 to $2,048. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $573 (25.36%) year-over-year from $2,258 to $2,830. Note that this figure includes all active and rented listings throughout the month.
Month-to-month, seasonality might have a bigger impact than overall trend price changes. Studio rents have gone down by 15.09% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone down by 13.74% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone down by 14.69% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone up by 3.37% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 1.98% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
Apr 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
1 BR $2.00 $1,800 $2,228 (-19.22%) $1,827 (-1.50%)
2 BR $1.69 $1,800 $2,557 (-29.60%) $2,107 (-14.56%)
3 BR $1.40 $2,048 $1,917 (6.83%) $1,690 (21.18%)
4+ BR $1.32 $2,830 $2,258 (25.36%) $1,915 (47.79%)

Historical Rents in DeKalb, GA

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Top Cities Near DeKalb

There are a total of 2 cities nearby DeKalb. The average rent in DeKalb is currently $2,825 per month. Our records show that Atlanta, GA, with an average rent of $2,599, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near DeKalb, GA is Sandy Springs, GA. Monthly rents here are on average $3,050 per month.

Let's compare DeKalb, GA's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in DeKalb, GA is inf% more affordable than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 37.10% more affordable. Two bedrooms in DeKalb, GA are about 18.67% more affordable. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 29.79% more affordable. Want more information? Check out the top 2 cities near DeKalb, GA in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Atlanta, GA $1,512 $1,850 $2,498 $2,599
Sandy Springs, GA N/A $1,981 $2,000 $3,050

Top Neighborhoods Near DeKalb

There are a total of 1 neighborhoods in or near DeKalb. We've included all of these top 1 neighborhoods in or near DeKalb, GA in the following chart.

The average rent for these 1 neighborhoods in or near DeKalb, GA is currently around $2,625 per month. Meaning, only a single neighborhood out of these neighborhoods has a higher average rent. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than DeKalb's average rent, which is only $2,300. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near DeKalb, Midtown has the most affordable average rent at $2,625 per month. Whereas, at $2,625 average rent per month, Midtown is the most expensive neighborhood in or near DeKalb. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Midtown, Atlanta, GA $1,410 $2,000 $2,775 $2,625

Top Counties Near DeKalb

There are a total of 1 counties located by DeKalb, GA. Some of these counties include Clayton, GA, Newton, GA, and Henry, GA. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $2,373. That's roughly around $1 per sqft. A total of 4 counties have a lower average rent. The county that is the most affordable is Clayton, GA. It's average rent per month is $1,750. Vice versa, with an average rent of $2,700, Forsyth, GA is the most expensive county by DeKalb, GA.

In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in DeKalb, GA is 36.38% more expensive than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in DeKalb, GA is 6.33% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed all of these counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Clayton, GA N/A $995 $1,295 $1,750
Newton, GA N/A $783 N/A $1,833
Henry, GA N/A N/A $1,750 $2,200
Cobb, GA N/A $1,750 $1,800 $2,250
Gwinnett, GA N/A $1,467 $1,750 $2,495
Cherokee, GA N/A N/A $1,800 $2,500
Fulton, GA $1,460 $1,850 $2,375 $2,600
Forsyth, GA N/A N/A $2,050 $2,700

Top Zipcodes Near DeKalb

There are a total of 5 zipcodes in or near DeKalb, GA. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $2,650.

The following chart includes the top 5 zipcodes in DeKalb, GA. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
30318, Atlanta, GA $1,516 $1,685 $2,488 $2,648
30309, Atlanta, GA N/A $1,950 $2,800 $2,500
30308, Atlanta, GA $1,410 $2,125 $2,700 $2,700
30312, Atlanta, GA N/A $1,715 $2,500 $2,650
30024, Gwinnett County, GA N/A $1,545 $1,780 $2,750

Frequently Asked Questions - DeKalb Average Rents

What is the average rent price in DeKalb, GA?
The average monthly rental price for DeKalb, GA apartments for rent is approximately $2,300. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do DeKalb, GA rent prices drop in winter?
Yes! On average we see a 3.4% drop in rental prices between the peak summer months and the slower winter months. With the added bonus of decreased competition from other renters looking to move, winter is generally considered the best time of the year to find an apartment for rent in DeKalb, GA.
How much is a studio apartment in DeKalb, GA?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $0 and an average price per square feet of $0.00. There are a total of 0 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in DeKalb.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in DeKalb, GA?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $1,397 and an average price per square feet of $2.00. There are a total of 38 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in DeKalb.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in DeKalb, GA?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $1,895 and an average price per square feet of $1.69. There are a total of 63 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in DeKalb.
How have rent prices in DeKalb, GA changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in DeKalb, GA can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by -0.10%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by -0.19%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by -0.30%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.07% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in DeKalb, GA?
A reasonable rent price in DeKalb, GA is around $1,840/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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