According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Pennsylvania for January 2020 is $1,350. With an averge apartment size of 1,258 sqft, the average price per square foot in Pennsylvania is $1.073.
Compared to the national average of $1,650, Pennsylvania rent costs -18.2% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Pennsylvania ranks.
Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:
As you would expect, the median price for rent in Pennsylvania increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Pennsylvania clocking in at $1,025, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,800 per month.
We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,322 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $450/room/month.
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Pennsylvania has experienced a $-5 change in rent over the past month going from $1,355 to $1,350. That change comes out to -0.4%.
For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.
Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Pennsylvania:
Over the past year, the average rent in Pennsylvania changed $50 from $1,300 to $1,350. A change of $50 means that rents changed 3.8% in a year.
That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.
Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Pennsylvania: