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Apartments for rent in Cedar Rapids, IA

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See what Cedar Rapids, IA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Cedar Rapids

We have our own private neighborhood pool that draws us all together. We have frequent neighborhood parties there.

The houses are unique and not cookie cutter. The neighbors are friendly. It feels safe to live here. I love my house.

I like that it's close to both a Walmart and a Target. I have everything I need within a very short driving distance.

Everything is close by like restaurants, grocery stores, sports bars, and family. diCalo's pizza is our favorite local restaurant.

It is geared towards an older group of the population i.e. 55+ years old mostly retired. The isolation of the rural location but close enough to urban areas for groceries and entertainment.

There are multiple places to eat at. I love to eat at Mexican restaurants and Italian restaurants. We are within a few minutes of restaurants

Who Lives Here

Cedar Rapids Demographics

Education

High School

34%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

46%

3 people

24%

4 people

18%

5 people

7%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

5%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

13%

20-45

35%

45-65

24%

65+

15%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Cedar Rapids?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Mar '24$600$737$920$1075
Feb '24$600$769$920$1059
Jan '24$600$765$883$1027
Dec '23$600$755$890$1010
Nov '23$575$750$880$1010
Oct '23$650$757$900$1025
Sep '23$900$750$895$1000
Aug '23$1150$755$881$1060
Jul '23$1150$772$870$1092
Jun '23$1150$762$872$1033
May '23$1150$762$897$1030
Apr '23$995$762$905$951
Mar '23$1150$762$887$1072

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

43%

15-30 Mins

42%

30-40 Mins

8%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4444

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 19 of 27 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 18 of 27 renters

Percentage: 4545

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 27 renters

Top Scores: Art, Coffee, Nightlife

Things To Do In Cedar Rapids

Top Score

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cedar Rapids draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 96% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Cedar Rapids gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 76% more coffee shops than average
  3. 25% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 83% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Cedar Rapids.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 65% more gyms than average
  3. 33% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Cedar Rapids is not too bad for medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 89% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 14% more gas stations than average
  3. 48% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Cedar Rapids gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 60% more grocery stores than average
  3. 12% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 39% more restaurants than average
  3. 9% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 53% more parks than average
  3. 13% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 20% more shops than average
  3. 22% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Cedar Rapids doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 48% more pet facilities than average
  3. 20% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Cedar Rapids Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 24 of 27 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 23 of 27 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 23 of 27 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 22 of 27 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 21 of 27 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 21 of 27 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 20 of 27 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 19 of 27 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 18 of 27 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 18 of 27 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 18 of 27 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 16 of 27 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 15 of 27 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 14 of 27 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 14 of 27 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 15 of 27 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 15 of 27 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 18 of 27 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 21 of 27 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 21 of 27 renters

Cedar Rapids Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Cedar Rapids

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Cedar Rapids, IA

Living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is an attractive proposition for those looking for a balanced blend of urban life and the inherent charm of the Midwest. As you explore apartments for rent in Cedar Rapids, GA, you'll find a city filled with friendly, welcoming residents, vibrant arts and culture scene, and a bounty of outdoor recreation opportunities. Often referred to as the "City of Five Seasons", Cedar Rapids is a city that encourages residents to savor life's simple pleasures. Several neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids stand out as popular zones for apartment rentals. Downtown Cedar Rapids is an excellent choice for those who prioritize proximity to a bustling nightlife, various restaurants, and an array of shopping facilities. The NewBo district, known for its bohemian vibe, offers a variety of unique rental apartments and is home to the thriving NewBo Market and various art galleries. Mound View is another great neighborhood for apartment hunting, offering an eclectic mix of living options and easy access to the city's main hospital, Coe College and the delightful Indian Creek Nature Center. Apart from the neighborhoods, one key draw for living in Cedar Rapids is the range of outdoor activities. Positioned along the Cedar River, residents have access to numerous recreational areas, making it an ideal place for those who love to keep active. Public parks, golf courses, and the Cedar Valley Nature Trail are just some places where you can embrace the great outdoors. In conclusion, whether you're a young professional, a student, or part of a growing family, you'll find that the city has a variety of apartments for rent, all catering to different budget ranges and lifestyle needs. If you're considering apartment rentals in Cedar Rapids, be rest assured that it is a city that offers a unique blend of comfort, convenience, and quality of life. Enjoy your search and welcome to Cedar Rapids!

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