Average Rent In Utah For December 2020

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

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Utah for December 2020 is $1,500. With an averge apartment size of 1,404 sqft, the average price per square foot in Utah is $1.068.

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

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

Worst Places To Live In Utah

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

StatisticUTUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,500$1,650 -9.1%
Average $/sqft $1.068$1.135 -5.9%
M-o-M Change $-25$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $5$5 0.0%
M-o-M % Change -1.6%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.3%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Utah


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Utah increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Utah clocking in at $1,045, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,700 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,275 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $425/room/month.

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

Month Over Month Utah Rent Statistics

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

Utah has experienced a $-25 change in rent over the past month going from $1,525 to $1,500. That change comes out to -1.6%.

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 Utah:

Year Over Year Utah Rent Statistics

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

Over the past year, the average rent in Utah changed $5 from $1,495 to $1,500. A change of $5 means that rents changed 0.3% 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 Utah:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Utah

Population: 10,266
Median Rent: $1,912
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Highland, UT

Population: 17,952
Median Rent: $1,872
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Alpine, UT
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Population: 10,197
Median Rent: $1,858
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Syracuse, UT

Population: 27,444
Median Rent: $1,728
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Population: 10,258
Median Rent: $1,639
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Santa Clara, UT

Population: 6,835
Median Rent: $1,624
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Riverton, UT

Population: 41,997
Median Rent: $1,616
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Eagle Mountain, UT
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Population: 27,773
Median Rent: $1,538
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Saratoga Springs, UT

Population: 25,671
Median Rent: $1,516
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South Jordan, UT
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Population: 65,523
Median Rent: $1,503
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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.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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