Average Rent In Georgia For July 2019

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-07-01
$1,450
Average Rent
$0.85
Average $/sqft

What is the average rent in Georgia?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Georgia for July 2019 is $1,450. With an averge apartment size of 1,706 sqft, the average price per square foot in Georgia is $0.85.

Compared to the national average of $1,715, Georgia rent costs -15.5% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Georgia ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

10 Cheapest Places To Live In Georgia

How Does Georgia Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticGAUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,450$1,715 -15.5%
Average $/sqft $0.85$1.19 -28.6%
M-o-M Change $25$15 66.7%
Y-o-Y Change $55$20 175.0%
M-o-M % Change 1.8%0.9% -
Y-o-Y % Change 3.9%1.2% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Georgia

$1,400
Studio
$1,355
1-Bedroom
$1,490
2-Bedroom
$1,401
3-Bedroom
$1,700
4-Bedroom

As you would expect, the median price for rent in Georgia increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Georgia clocking in at $1,400, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,700 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,490 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $425/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Georgia check out:

Month Over Month Georgia Rent Statistics

$25
M-o-M Increase
1.8%
M-o-M Increase

Georgia has experienced a $25 change in rent over the past month going from $1,425 to $1,450. That change comes out to 1.8%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $15 in the past month or 0.9%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Georgia:

Year Over Year Georgia Rent Statistics

$55
Y-o-Y Increase
3.9%
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Georgia changed $55 from $1,395 to $1,450. A change of $55 means that rents changed 3.9% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $20 in the past year or 1.2%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Georgia:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Georgia

Johns Creek, GA
Source: Public domain

Population: 83,397
Median Rent: $1,571
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Suwanee, GA
Source: Public domain

Population: 18,655
Median Rent: $1,544
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Braselton, GA

Population: 9,316
Median Rent: $1,505
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Dunwoody, GA

Population: 48,857
Median Rent: $1,460
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Population: 5,366
Median Rent: $1,445
More on Dacula: Real Estate | Data

Peachtree City, GA

Population: 34,988
Median Rent: $1,438
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Alpharetta, GA
Source: Public domain

Population: 63,929
Median Rent: $1,415
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Richmond Hill, GA

Population: 11,766
Median Rent: $1,382
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Milton, GA
Source: Public domain

Population: 37,556
Median Rent: $1,372
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Woodstock, GA
Source: Public domain

Population: 29,227
Median Rent: $1,357
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Learn More About Living In Georgia

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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