Average Rent In Idaho For December 2020

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

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Idaho for December 2020 is $1,400. With an averge apartment size of 1,447 sqft, the average price per square foot in Idaho is $0.967.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Idaho rent costs -15.2% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Idaho ranks.

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

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

StatisticIDUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,400$1,650 -15.2%
Average $/sqft $0.967$1.135 -14.8%
M-o-M Change $1$0 inf%
Y-o-Y Change $50$5 900.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.1%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 3.7%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Idaho


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Idaho increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Idaho clocking in at $0, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,650 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,010 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $412/room/month.

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

Month Over Month Idaho Rent Statistics

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

Idaho has experienced a $1 change in rent over the past month going from $1,399 to $1,400. That change comes out to 0.1%.

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 Idaho:

Year Over Year Idaho Rent Statistics

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

Over the past year, the average rent in Idaho changed $50 from $1,350 to $1,400. A change of $50 means that rents changed 3.7% 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 Idaho:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Idaho

Kuna, ID

Population: 17,590
Median Rent: $1,246
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Population: 7,832
Median Rent: $1,149
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Meridian, ID
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Population: 91,917
Median Rent: $1,087
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Eagle, ID

Population: 23,708
Median Rent: $1,048
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Rathdrum, ID

Population: 7,592
Median Rent: $1,042
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Post Falls, ID

Population: 30,886
Median Rent: $1,011
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Hayden, ID

Population: 14,096
Median Rent: $1,001
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Hailey, ID
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Population: 8,097
Median Rent: $948
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Coeur D

Population: 48,618
Median Rent: $943
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Ammon, ID

Population: 14,998
Median Rent: $941
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Learn More About Living In Idaho

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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