According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Alabama for December 2019 is $1,050. With an averge apartment size of 1,416 sqft, the average price per square foot in Alabama is $0.741.
Compared to the national average of $1,650, Alabama rent costs -36.4% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Alabama ranks.
Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:
As you would expect, the median price for rent in Alabama increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Alabama clocking in at $1,100, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,600 per month.
We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $875 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $400/room/month.
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Alabama has experienced a $5 change in rent over the past month going from $1,045 to $1,050. That change comes out to 0.5%.
For reference, the US national average rent changed $-50 in the past month or -2.9%.
Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Alabama:
Over the past year, the average rent in Alabama changed $50 from $1,000 to $1,050. A change of $50 means that rents changed 5.0% in a year.
That compares to the US national change of $0 in the past year or 0.0%.
Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Alabama: