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A Charlotte Neighborhood


Can you imagine what this neighborhood might be centered around? UNC Charlotte is – unsurprisingly – the hub of University City. Of course, there are also a few great hotels for visiting parents and friends from home. Everything is close set compared to other neighborhoods in Charlotte, making it incredibly walkable. There are numerous shopping centers, lovely restaurants, and the fantastic amphitheatre for entertainment. Of course, this neighborhood is not entirely self-contained. It’s near a freeway with easy access to the rest of the city. There is no greater neighborhood for college students in Charlotte.


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

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October Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2022 Charlotte Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the October 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 September to October

Charlotte rent prices increased over the last month. From September to October, 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 September to October, 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.

October 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.

October 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 October 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 October 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR October 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.