Average Rent In Missouri For December 2020

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

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Missouri for December 2020 is $1,042. With an averge apartment size of 1,141 sqft, the average price per square foot in Missouri is $0.913.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Missouri rent costs -36.8% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Missouri ranks.

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

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

StatisticMOUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,042$1,650 -36.8%
Average $/sqft $0.913$1.135 -19.5%
M-o-M Change $17$0 inf%
Y-o-Y Change $47$5 850.0%
M-o-M % Change 1.7%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 4.8%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Missouri


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Missouri increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Missouri clocking in at $850, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,350 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $935 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $337/room/month.

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

Month Over Month Missouri Rent Statistics

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

Missouri has experienced a $17 change in rent over the past month going from $1,025 to $1,042. That change comes out to 1.7%.

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 Missouri:

Year Over Year Missouri Rent Statistics

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

Over the past year, the average rent in Missouri changed $47 from $995 to $1,042. A change of $47 means that rents changed 4.8% 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 Missouri:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Missouri

Population: 12,938
Median Rent: $2,144
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Ladue, MO

Population: 8,591
Median Rent: $1,922
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Des Peres, MO

Population: 8,536
Median Rent: $1,917
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Sunset Hills, MO

Population: 8,511
Median Rent: $1,771
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Weldon Spring, MO
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Population: 5,534
Median Rent: $1,754
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Webster Groves, MO

Population: 23,069
Median Rent: $1,412
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Population: 5,771
Median Rent: $1,402
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Brentwood, MO

Population: 8,025
Median Rent: $1,288
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Wildwood, MO
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Population: 35,524
Median Rent: $1,271
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Creve Coeur, MO

Population: 18,259
Median Rent: $1,270
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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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