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Key US city rents ranked

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Average rents correct as of July 2021

With remote working becoming a permanent fixture for many of us, we've got more choice than ever in terms of where we want to live. So much choice it can feel a little overwhelming.

So, we've put together a handy guide to average room rents in over 20 key US cities/metro areas, to help you decide.

What's your budget?

Under $700 per month

City Average rent
San Antonio $664
Las Vegas $671

Under $800 per month

City Average rent
Dallas $737
Philadelphia $739
Houston $741
Portland $748
Orlando $751
Baltimore $752
Atlanta $758
Phoenix $771
Chicago $779
Tampa $795

Under $900 per month

City Average rent
Austin $811
Riverside $815
Sacramento $828
Seattle $865
Denver $887

Under $1,000 per month

City Average rent
Miami $976

Under $1,100 per month

City Average rent
San Diego $1,011
Washington DC $1,039
Boston $1,046

Under $1,200 per month

City Average rent
Los Angeles $1,129
New York $1,148
San Francisco/Bay Area $1,185

If you're still not sure where to go (or you want to live somewhere that's not on the list), just hit the big orange button and start the search for your next home.

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