Welcome to the September 2023 Salt Lake City Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the September 2023 key findings and figures for the Salt Lake City rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City average rent prices in the chart below.
Salt Lake City rent prices decreased over the last month. From August to September, the city experienced a -0.15% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Salt Lake City one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,356.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from August to September, Salt Lake City experienced a -1.28% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Salt Lake City two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,692.0.
Rent prices have decreased in Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City 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 Murray, UT, Sandy City, UT, West Jordan, UT, Draper, UT .
Rent decreased in North Salt Lake, UT, Sandy, UT, Midvale, UT.
7 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Salt Lake City.
Rent growth in Salt Lake City over the past year has been declining. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Salt Lake City average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
|1 BR September||1 BR M/M % Change||2 BR September||2 BR M/M % Change|
|Salt Lake City, UT||$1,358.0||0.22%||$1,714.0||1.18%|
|North Salt Lake, UT||$1,448.0||-1.96%||$1,727.0||-1.48%|
|Sandy City, UT||$1,428.0||0.63%||$1,803.0||0.22%|
|West Jordan, UT||$1,454.0||1.04%||$1,736.0||-0.57%|
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.