Welcome to the December 2022 West Lafayette Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the December 2022 key findings and figures for the West Lafayette rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in West Lafayette 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 West Lafayette average rent prices in the chart below.
West Lafayette rent prices increased over the last month. From November to December, the city experienced a 2.66% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a West Lafayette one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $965.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from November to December, West Lafayette experienced a 1.83% increase for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a West Lafayette two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,279.0.
Rent prices have increased in West Lafayette 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 West Lafayette suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 2 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 West Lafayette suburbs
Rent decreased in Lafayette, IN, Crawfordsville, IN.
2 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of West Lafayette.
Rent growth in West Lafayette 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, West Lafayette average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a West Lafayette 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 December 2022 National Apartment Report and data set here.
For more information about West Lafayette and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
|1 BR December||1 BR M/M % Change||2 BR December||2 BR M/M % Change|
|West Lafayette, IN||$940.0||5.38%||$1,256.0||1.95%|
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.