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One of the hippest neighborhoods in Charlotte is the historic Plaza/Midwood neighborhood. Once a streetcar suburb, this friendly little town has been reanimated into a haven for socially diverse groups and ethnicities. This is a recipe for amazing restaurants, unique ships, and numerous entertainment venues. The more unique, the better is the philosophy of this neighborhood. If you’re looking for organic markets, bars with arcade games, underground record shops, and more, then this is the perfect neighborhood for you! There are a variety of different residential housing available here, including historic homes, ranchers, apartments, and contemporary homes. Only minutes away from Center City, this neighborhood is also a great option for commuters.


If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.

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August Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2022 Charlotte Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the August 2022 key findings and figures for the Charlotte rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Charlotte and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Charlotte average rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Charlotte Rent Prices Increase From July to August

Charlotte rent prices increased over the last month. From July to August, the city experienced a 1.1% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Charlotte one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,291.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from July to August, Charlotte experienced a 0.66% increase for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Charlotte two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,532.0.

August Prices: Charlotte vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Charlotte and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have increased in Charlotte over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 4 of the Charlotte suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 3 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Concord, NC, Gastonia, NC, Rock Hill, SC, Matthews, NC .

  • Rent decreased in Mooresville, NC, Cornelius, NC, Fort Mill, SC.

  • 2 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Charlotte.

  • 5 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Charlotte.

August 2022 Pricing Trends: Charlotte vs. National Comparisons

Charlotte Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in Charlotte over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Charlotte average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a Charlotte one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

You can view the full rundown of Rentable's August 2022 National Apartment Report and data set here.

For more information about Charlotte and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for Charlotte and suburbs

1 BR August 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR August 2 BR M/M % Change
Charlotte, NC $1,277.0 0.79% $1,522.0 0.53%
Concord, NC $1,218.0 0.08% $1,425.0 0.49%
Gastonia, NC $1,065.0 5.13% $1,146.0 6.80%
Mooresville, NC $1,108.0 0.00% $1,381.0 -0.15%
Cornelius, NC $1,305.0 -0.15% $1,558.0 -0.89%
Rock Hill, SC $1,207.0 1.17% $1,400.0 3.09%
Fort Mill, SC $1,204.0 -0.08% $1,450.0 -0.07%
Matthews, NC $1,518.0 0.13% $1,941.0 -4.95%


Each month, using over 1 million Rentable listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.