Bloomington:
January Rent Report

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

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Bloomington 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 Bloomington rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Bloomington Rent Prices Decreased From December to January

Bloomington rent prices decreased over the last month. From December to January, the city experienced a -0.84% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Bloomington one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $948.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from December to January, Bloomington experienced a -2.81% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Bloomington two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,381.

January Prices: Bloomington vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Bloomington and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have decreased in Bloomington over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 1 of the Bloomington suburb 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 Martinsville, IN .

  • Rent decreased in Bloomfield, IN.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of Bloomington.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced lower than the city of Bloomington.

January 2020 Pricing Trends: Bloomington vs. National Comparisons

Bloomington Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

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

The price for a Bloomington 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 January 2020 National Apartment Report and data set here.

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

Data set for Bloomington and suburbs

1 BR January 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR January 2 BR M/M % Change
Bloomington, IN $956 -1.04% $1,421 -2.07%
Martinsville, IN $603 0.67% $722 1.26%
Bloomfield, IN $1,363 0.00% $595 0.00%

Methodology

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.