According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Washington for December 2019 is $1,995. With an averge apartment size of 1,455 sqft, the average price per square foot in Washington is $1.371.
Compared to the national average of $1,650, Washington rent costs 20.9% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Washington ranks.
Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:
As you would expect, the median price for rent in Washington increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Washington clocking in at $1,495, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,320 per month.
We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,700 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $580/room/month.
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Washington has experienced a $-5 change in rent over the past month going from $2,000 to $1,995. That change comes out to -0.2%.
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 Washington:
Over the past year, the average rent in Washington changed $0 from $1,995 to $1,995. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% 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 Washington: