September Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2019 Auburn Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the September 2019 key findings and figures for the Auburn rental landscape.

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

Monthly Rent Report

Auburn Rent Prices Decreased From August to September

Auburn rent prices increased over the last month. From August to September, the city experienced a 2.2% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Auburn one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $836.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from August to September, Auburn experienced a -2.16% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Auburn two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $949.

September Prices: Auburn vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Auburn and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Auburn over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 0 of the Auburn suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 0 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rents did not increase in any of the Auburn suburbs

  • Rents did not decrease in any of the Auburn suburbs.

September 2019 Pricing Trends: Auburn vs. National Comparisons

Auburn Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Auburn 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, Auburn rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Auburn 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 September 2019 National Apartment Report and data set here.

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

Data set for Auburn and suburbs

1 BR September 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR September 2 BR M/M % Change
Auburn, AL $827 8.39% $970 1.78%


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.