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Apartments Under $600 in Dayton, OH

Search and browse 1550 apartments under $600 available for rent in Dayton, OH. With apartments that span the entire city, you will find an apartment in Dayton for just the right price. During your search, sort your favorite apartments under $600 by one of our listed amenities — covered parking, in-unit washer and dryer, a rooftop pool, a modern fitness center, an updated kitchen, energy efficient appliances, smart technology, online leasing, payments, and more. Want to tour a property? Schedule a tour online and you’ll be moving in to your new Dayton apartment before you know it.

January Rent Report

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

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

Monthly Rent Report

Dayton Rent Prices Decrease From December to January

Dayton rent prices decreased over the last month. From December to January, the city experienced a -2.81% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Dayton one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $622.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from December to January, Dayton experienced a -0.47% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Dayton two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $850.0.

January Prices: Dayton vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in Dayton and Surrounding Areas

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

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in Centerville, OH, Middletown, OH, Troy, OH .

  • Rent decreased in Fairborn, OH, Beavercreek, OH, Miamisburg, OH, Kettering, OH.

  • 7 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Dayton.

January 2021 Pricing Trends: Dayton vs. National Comparisons

Dayton Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

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

The price for a Dayton 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 January 2021 National Apartment Report and data set here.

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

Data set for Dayton and suburbs

1 BR January 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR January 2 BR M/M % Change
Dayton, OH $640.0 -1.23% $854.0 0.12%
Fairborn, OH $679.0 -0.59% $1,596.0 2.24%
Centerville, OH $773.0 0.52% $892.0 -3.88%
Beavercreek, OH $864.0 -0.35% $1,094.0 0.83%
Miamisburg, OH $966.0 -3.50% $1,293.0 -3.51%
Kettering, OH $659.0 -0.90% $846.0 3.93%
Middletown, OH $651.0 0.15% $748.0 -0.40%
Troy, OH $1,044.0 2.96% $918.0 -0.97%


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.