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Search and browse 1706 houses available for rent in Lexington, KY. With houses that span the entire city, you will find a house in Lexington for just the right price. During your search, sort your favorite houses by one of our listed amenities — covered parking, in-unit washer and dryer, a rooftop pool, a modern fitness center, an updated kitchen, energy efficient appliances, smart technology, online leasing, payments, and more. Want to tour a property? Schedule a tour online and you’ll be moving in to your new Lexington house before you know it.

October Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2020 Lexington Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the October 2020 key findings and figures for the Lexington rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Lexington and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Lexington rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Lexington Rent Prices Increase From September to October

Lexington rent prices increased over the last month. From September to October, the city experienced a 0.63% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Lexington one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $804.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from September to October, Lexington experienced a -0.8% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Lexington two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $988.0.

October Prices: Lexington vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Lexington and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Lexington over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 2 of the Lexington suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 2 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Frankfort, KY, Georgetown, KY .

  • Rent decreased in Nicholasville, KY, Richmond, KY.

  • 2 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Lexington.

  • 2 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Lexington.

October 2020 Pricing Trends: Lexington vs. National Comparisons

Lexington Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Lexington over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Lexington rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Lexington one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

You can view the full rundown of ABODO's October 2020 National Apartment Report and data set here.

For more information about Lexington and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Lexington and suburbs

1 BR October 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR October 2 BR M/M % Change
Lexington, KY $799.0 0.50% $996.0 -0.10%
Frankfort, KY $747.0 0.67% $1,030.0 11.47%
Nicholasville, KY $940.0 -9.79% $1,276.0 -0.78%
Georgetown, KY $846.0 0.24% $976.0 -2.79%
Richmond, KY $667.0 -0.89% $831.0 -3.71%


Each month, using over 1 million ABODO listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.