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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Reno

My neighborhood is old. The people are nice and we help each other. There is a swimming pool and a public park nearby.

The school is really great we're really close to downtown and the neighbors are genuinely OK And the price of a rat is not too bad

My neighborhood is unique because it is very close to the river and downtown while still being tucked away. I love the coffee shops in my neighborhood, as well as the churches there are plenty of grocery stores and pharmacies nearby, as well as quick places to eat being close to downtown, it's close to bars and restaurants for a night out. It's also close enough to the outdoors. There are many trails and parks nearby.

Feels secluded, charming older well kept homes, it's beautiful to walk in. Lots of squirrels and birds. Quiet and safe. Walkable to shops and restaurants.

Theres a school right across the street. Theres grocery stores a few feet away. We usually go to a park down the street. So the kids can go and be loud nd and eun around.

I like that I live close to my mom. I like this area of town . Lastly, it's near some good schools. There's some nice clean parks nearby that I enjoy walking through.

Who Lives Here

Reno Demographics


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How expensive is it in Reno?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
May '24$1162$1460$1735$2100
Apr '24$1162$1392$1719$2268
Mar '24$1162$1405$1745$2240
Feb '24$1125$1435$1693$2224
Jan '24$1132$1492$1772$2212
Dec '23$1187$1470$1791$2245
Nov '23$1162$1540$1810$2195
Oct '23$1195$1531$1804$2162
Sep '23$1230$1495$1775$2107
Aug '23$1230$1448$1787$2200
Jul '23$1285$1523$1825$2276
Jun '23$1285$1509$1762$2265
May '23$1230$1522$1750$2145

*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 Reno

Reno Transportation

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Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5252

Walk Score®



Say 26 of 40 renters

Has Sidewalks


Say 31 of 40 renters

Percentage: 5959

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly


Say 23 of 40 renters

Percentage: 3434

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation


Say 21 of 40 renters

Need A Car


Say 30 of 40 renters

Top Scores: Parks, Medicine, Pet

Things To Do In Reno

Top Score


3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Reno.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 37% more parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. Significantly more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's pawsible that your pets will fall in love with Reno.

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

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Reno gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 9% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size


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. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 13% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size


2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 17% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size


2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Reno.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 91% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Reno.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 7% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 14% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Reno.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Reno.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Reno Features

Area Has Litter


Say 36 of 40 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family


Say 36 of 40 renters

Area Has Potholes


Say 33 of 40 renters

Pet Friendly


Say 32 of 40 renters

Noise Late At Night


Say 31 of 40 renters

Nearby Parks


Say 30 of 40 renters

Busy Streets


Say 29 of 40 renters

Near Schools


Say 29 of 40 renters

Near Grocery Stores


Say 25 of 40 renters

Mostly Older Buildings


Say 24 of 40 renters

Quiet Area


Say 24 of 40 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside


Say 22 of 40 renters

Near Highways


Say 22 of 40 renters

Safe For Families


Say 22 of 40 renters

Maintained Yards


Say 20 of 40 renters

Near Downtown


Say 23 of 40 renters

Nice Views


Say 23 of 40 renters

Well Lit


Say 25 of 40 renters

Tree Lined Streets


Say 26 of 40 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings


Say 35 of 40 renters

Reno Education


Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Reno

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Reno, NV


Famously known as “The Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno has far more to offer than a simple catchphrase. In fact, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in the western United States and boasts a stunning roster of cultural and natural amenities. With its world-famous gaming houses and gorgeous views of the Sierra Nevadas, there’s far more to Reno than meets the eye.

Reno is located in the Washoe County School District, which includes highly rated schools such as Elizabeth Lenz and Roy Gomm elementary schools, Kendyl Depoali Middle School, TMCC High School and the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology. The University of Nevada also lives in Reno.

Whether you need a spacious downtown studio apartment or a family-friendly two-bedroom townhouse in an exclusive part of town, Apartment Guide can connect you with budget-friendly apartments in Reno, NV through two convenient search features.

To browse an updated list of rent specials and move-in deals, click through our photographic descriptions of apartments for rent in the area. If you know exactly what you need in a new place to live, you can customize your search for apartments in Reno with amenities like outdoor pool access, central air conditioning and 24-hour gym facilities. With Apartment Guide, finding your next apartment is easy.


Moving to Reno and wondering where to live? Seeking apartments in Reno? Thanks to Reno’s suburban areas and strong educational system, finding a place to live that fits your needs is easy. Take a look at some of the most popular area neighborhoods:

  • Donner Creek Village: Donner Creek Village is a suburban neighborhood in south Reno with beautiful mountain views and access to restaurants and shopping.
  • Double-R-Blvd: Located next to South Central Reno, this area is perfect for young professionals with luxury apartment complexes and easy access to transportation and shopping.
  • Downtown-Reno: With a sparkly skyline against a backdrop of mountains, downtown Reno has a mix of casinos, restaurants and shops, plus great apartments where you can enjoy living in the thick of things.
  • Idlewild Park: The Idlewild Park neighborhood runs south of the Truckee River and includes Idlewild Park. This great location is next to all of the exciting goings-on in Midtown and the Riverwalk.
  • Renown Medical Center: The Renown Medical Center neighborhood is part of midtown Reno, an area known for its abundance of apartment dwellers and renters. It’s also a great space for artists since it borders the Reno Art District and Riverwalk.
  • Smithridge: Southwest of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport and right next to Interstate 580, Smithridge is close to downtown and has affordable apartments for rent in Reno.
  • Stead: This quiet suburban neighborhood is located northwest of Reno and features parks, restaurants and shopping for those who want to live on the outskirts of the city.
  • University of Nevada: The University of Nevada is located in the proximity of Old Northwest – West University. Located on the northern side of town, Old Northwest is a premier spot for music lovers and those who enjoy the look and feel of Old Reno.
  • Virginia Lake: Directly south of Midtown Reno, Virginia Lake sits west of Interstate 580 and provides easy access to downtown and surrounding areas. The namesake, Virginia Lake, has a park with playgrounds, soccer and football fields and a path for walking or jogging.
  • Wells Avenue Neighborhood: The Wells Avenue Neighborhood is situated south of Reno Regional Medical Center and east of South Virginia Street in Midtown Reno. This a great location if you want easy access to the exciting goings-on in Reno.


As one of the birthplaces of Nevada’s gaming industry, Reno still attracts thousands of tourists each year with several large-scale casinos and a vibrant downtown entertainment district. But there’s more to Reno than just gambling. Set in a picturesque valley just steps from the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Reno is also blessed with more than its fair share of natural beauty. Here are some fun things to do when looking for apartments in Reno.

  • With its casinos and tourist attractions, Downtown Reno is a great place to explore. You can also try the “Weird Reno” walking tour, which includes offbeat history and interactive magic by local magicians.
  • If you’re looking for affordable activities in Reno, hop on your bike and take a ride down Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway or stroll down Reno’s Riverwalk and window-shop in the Arts District.
  • Each August, the neighboring city of Sparks is host to Hot August Nights, which features classic cars, concerts and food vendors and is considered to be the largest nostalgic car show in the world.
  • Notable points of interest for local gamers include the Grand Sierra Resort, the Peppermill and an Atlantis outpost.
  • For the curious and families with kids, Reno has many local museums and educational institutions like the Nevada Museum of Art and the Nevada Automobile Museum.
  • For an exciting afternoon activity, take the family to Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, otherwise known as The Discovery, to tour a variety of hands-on exhibits and activities aimed at educating and entertaining young ones.
  • The Sierra Safari Zoo, also called the Sierra Nevada Zoological Park, is a small zoo that offers an opportunity to get up close and feed the animals (safely).
  • If you’re in search of a pet-friendly place to take your furry friend, then check out Link Piazzo Dog Park at Hidden Valley Regional Park and Sparks Marina Dog Park. Both parks allow dogs to enjoy some leash-free exercise time.
  • Reno’s active residents love to cruise the paved biking trails that line the Truckee River waterfront during the spring and fall, and local hikers and joggers can take to Galena Creek Regional Park in the nearby foothills.
  • Built in 1963, the Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium at the University of Nevada was the first United States planetarium with a 360-degree projector that delivered horizon-to-horizon views of a simulated sky.


Meanwhile, folks who prefer a more thrilling outdoor experience can head west to the high Sierras and ski at one of the resorts near Lake Tahoe in Truckee or boat on the lake’s vast blue expanse. No matter the time of year, Lake Tahoe is a hot vacation spot for Reno residents who enjoy boating, skiing, snowboarding and hiking. If you’re looking for a fun weekend vacation, make the three-and-a-half-hour drive to San Francisco to see the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Fisherman’s Wharf. You can also fly by utilizing the Reno-Tahoe International Airport near downtown Reno.


Finding a new place to live is a stressful experience. Be sure to use an apartment finder like Apartment Guide to help you locate your next rental property. Whether you’re looking for a pet-friendly apartment or simply want an affordable place to live, we’ll help you find apartments for rent in Reno that match your needs.

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