Average Rent In Kansas For December 2020

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

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Kansas for December 2020 is $1,025. With an averge apartment size of 1,197 sqft, the average price per square foot in Kansas is $0.856.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Kansas rent costs -37.9% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Kansas ranks.

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

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

StatisticKSUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,025$1,650 -37.9%
Average $/sqft $0.856$1.135 -24.5%
M-o-M Change $-22$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $-50$5 -1100.0%
M-o-M % Change -2.1%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change -4.7%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Kansas


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Kansas increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Kansas clocking in at $650, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,395 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $850 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $348/room/month.

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

Month Over Month Kansas Rent Statistics

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

Kansas has experienced a $-22 change in rent over the past month going from $1,047 to $1,025. That change comes out to -2.1%.

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 Kansas:

Year Over Year Kansas Rent Statistics

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

Over the past year, the average rent in Kansas changed $-50 from $1,075 to $1,025. A change of $-50 means that rents changed -4.7% 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 Kansas:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Kansas

Leawood, KS
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Population: 34,195
Median Rent: $1,458
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Prairie Village, KS

Population: 21,932
Median Rent: $1,351
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Andover, KS

Population: 12,661
Median Rent: $1,282
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Population: 7,422
Median Rent: $1,197
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Overland Park, KS

Population: 186,147
Median Rent: $1,159
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Population: 6,810
Median Rent: $1,159
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Population: 5,401
Median Rent: $1,151
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Lenexa, KS

Population: 52,030
Median Rent: $1,114
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Lansing, KS

Population: 11,771
Median Rent: $1,114
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Gardner, KS

Population: 21,059
Median Rent: $1,105
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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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