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A Cincinnati Neighborhood


This is by far Cincinnati’s hippest neighborhood. Like the name says, it lies on the northern edge of Cincinnati, and, despite its distance from downtown, is extremely walkable. The indie scene here is unchallenged by any other area of Cincinnati, with many delectable restaurants, galleries, shops, and music venues, making it a haven for artists and art-lovers alike. If you’re into sustainable foods, be sure to stop by the Northside Farmers Market, as well as the many progressive co-ops and organizations in the area. In short, you’ll never be bored living in Northside. Plus, it’s right next to Mount Airy Forest, 1,400-plus acres of gorgeous greenery, gardens, and gazebos. Living in Northside means you have a variety of rental options, from older apartments with character to luxury apartments to full homes.


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July Rent Report

Welcome to the July 2021 Cincinnati Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the July 2021 key findings and figures for the Cincinnati rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati average rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

Cincinnati Rent Prices Decrease From June to July

Cincinnati rent prices decreased over the last month. From June to July, the city experienced a -0.55% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Cincinnati one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,090.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from June to July, Cincinnati experienced a -0.69% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Cincinnati two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,289.0.

July Prices: Cincinnati vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Cincinnati and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have decreased in Cincinnati over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 6 of the Cincinnati suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 0 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Fairfield, OH, Florence, KY, West Chester, OH, Liberty Township, OH, Covington, KY, Loveland, OH .

  • Rents did not decrease in any of the Cincinnati suburbs.

  • 4 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Cincinnati.

  • 2 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Cincinnati.

July 2021 Pricing Trends: Cincinnati vs. National Comparisons

Cincinnati Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

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

The price for a Cincinnati 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 July 2021 National Apartment Report and data set here.

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

Data set for Cincinnati and suburbs

1 BR July 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR July 2 BR M/M % Change
Cincinnati, OH $1,096.0 -0.90% $1,298.0 -0.92%
Fairfield, OH $948.0 5.45% $1,228.0 6.41%
Florence, KY $983.0 0.31% $1,223.0 0.00%
West Chester, OH $1,235.0 0.73% $1,597.0 2.18%
Liberty Township, OH $1,282.0 0.63% $1,606.0 1.01%
Covington, KY $1,380.0 1.77% $1,775.0 1.66%
Loveland, OH $1,197.0 0.34% $1,539.0 2.53%


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.