When you live in Downtown Lexington, you are living right at the pulse the city. Whether you’re living in a modern loft or a renovated historic duplex, you’ll never run out of things to do right outside your door. There are numerous restaurants, coffee houses, bars, shops, entertainment venues, and cultural institutions in the area. This is also one of the most walkable areas of the city, so if you’re without a vehicle, this is an incredibly convenient area of town to live in. The area is popular with young professionals because of its proximity to major workplaces. Students also love this area because it borders campus, while also offering the best amenities in Lexington.
If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.
Welcome to the April 2020 Lexington Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the April 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.
Lexington rent prices increased over the last month. From March to April, the city experienced a 0.67% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Lexington one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $754.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from March to April, Lexington experienced a -0.74% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Lexington two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $933.0.
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, 1 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.
More key findings include:
Rent increased in Frankfort, KY, Nicholasville, KY .
Rent decreased in Winchester, KY.
1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of Lexington.
2 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Lexington.
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 April 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.
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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.