Average Rent In Connecticut For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Connecticut?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Connecticut for December 2020 is $1,800. With an averge apartment size of 1,299 sqft, the average price per square foot in Connecticut is $1.385.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Connecticut rent costs 9.1% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Connecticut ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

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How Does Connecticut Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticCTUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,800$1,650 9.1%
Average $/sqft $1.385$1.135 22.0%
M-o-M Change $0$0 nan%
Y-o-Y Change $100$5 1900.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.0%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 5.9%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Connecticut


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Connecticut increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Connecticut clocking in at $1,300, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,100 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,425 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $525/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Connecticut check out:

Month Over Month Connecticut Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Connecticut has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,800 to $1,800. That change comes out to 0.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Connecticut:

Year Over Year Connecticut Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Connecticut changed $100 from $1,700 to $1,800. A change of $100 means that rents changed 5.9% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Connecticut:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Connecticut

Stamford, CT
Source: Public domain

Population: 128,851
Median Rent: $1,823
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Norwalk, CT

Population: 88,537
Median Rent: $1,671
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Milford, CT

Population: 52,331
Median Rent: $1,659
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Danbury, CT
Source: Public domain

Population: 84,573
Median Rent: $1,502
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Shelton, CT

Population: 41,282
Median Rent: $1,392
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Bridgeport, CT

Population: 147,586
Median Rent: $1,221
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New Haven, CT

Population: 130,884
Median Rent: $1,216
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Derby, CT
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Population: 12,700
Median Rent: $1,210
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West Haven, CT
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Population: 55,044
Median Rent: $1,199
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Middletown, CT

Population: 46,747
Median Rent: $1,170
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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