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Welcome to the December 2023 Fairfax Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the December 2023 key findings and figures for the Fairfax rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Fairfax 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 Fairfax average rent prices in the chart below.
Fairfax rent prices decreased over the last month. From November to December, the city experienced a -0.43% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Fairfax one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $2,087.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from November to December, Fairfax experienced a -0.57% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Fairfax two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $2,447.0.
Rent prices have decreased in Fairfax over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 0 of the Fairfax 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:
Rents did not increase in any of the Fairfax suburbs
Rents did not decrease in any of the Fairfax suburbs.
Rent growth in Fairfax over the past year has been declining. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Fairfax average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a Fairfax 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.
For more information about Fairfax and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
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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.