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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Cleveland

it use to be a family friendly neighboorhood , too many young renters not caring about the streets or maintaining where they live

These in nothing fun to safely to do at night around here just dive bars and drug dealers udd have to go downtown maybe a lil bit safer and bun but not much else

The things I like most about living in my neighborhood my neighborhood is the privacy of my home and the size of my backyard and the size of my backyard

Schools near by. Variety of bares and restaurants located here. The parks and zoo are not too far some where you can definitely go

I like that there is public busing at the end of my street. I love that I can easily get to stores.

Many restaurants and bars I know everyone. Have fun with family and friends when we go out and about.

Who Lives Here

Cleveland Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

11%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

26%

4 people

16%

5 people

9%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

69%

50-100k

22%

100-150k

6%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

12%

20-45

35%

45-65

26%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Cleveland?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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Feb '24$1019$1500$2050$2039
Jan '24$1009$1525$2050$2135
Dec '23$1012$1525$2100$2039
Nov '23$1017$1525$2087$2069
Oct '23$1002$1512$2075$1542
Sep '23$997$1500$2074$1614
Aug '23$998$1475$2074$1949
Jul '23$960$1472$2137$1865
Jun '23$955$1407$2125$1735
May '23$955$1405$2112$1692
Apr '23$964$1427$2100$1762
Mar '23$952$1437$2075$1790

*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 Cleveland

Cleveland Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

23%

15-30 Mins

47%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6161

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 76 of 140 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 113 of 140 renters

Percentage: 5757

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 81 of 140 renters

Percentage: 4646

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 91 of 140 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 94 of 140 renters

Top Scores: Nightlife, Parks, Gas

Things To Do In Cleveland

Top Score

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Cleveland looks good for nightlife.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 66% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cleveland is team green. Parks get a high score.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 46% more parks than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

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

Grocery Stores

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Suffice to say, this place is great for groceries.

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

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

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

Retail Shops

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You can shop till you drop in Cleveland.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 10% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Cleveland scores high for health and fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 11% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Cleveland is a good place for pets.

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

Fine Arts

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cleveland draws a crowd for its fine art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 15% fewer fine art centers 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. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 15% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Cleveland gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 45% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Cleveland Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 120 of 140 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 110 of 140 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 107 of 140 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 101 of 140 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 97 of 140 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 96 of 140 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 95 of 140 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 92 of 140 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 86 of 140 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 81 of 140 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 76 of 140 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 75 of 140 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 73 of 140 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 73 of 140 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 75 of 140 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 78 of 140 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 82 of 140 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 90 of 140 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 111 of 140 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 121 of 140 renters

Cleveland Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Cleveland

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Cleveland, OH

EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT RENTING AN APARTMENT IN CLEVELAND, OH

Home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Playhouse Square, Cleveland is a cosmopolitan city that is always changing. Once known mostly for its industry, this city now draws residents for a thriving cultural scene with world-class museums, winning professional sports teams and beautiful green spaces. Rent an apartment in Cleveland to discover what has changed in its 200-plus year history, and to see what is coming next.

Professionals in Cleveland will find easy access to Burke Lakefront Airport (BKL) and Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) for convenient domestic and international travel. Apartments all over Cleveland are also within easy reach of regional businesses and vacation destinations thanks to major interstates like I-77, I-80 and I-90.

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THE BEST NEIGHBORHOODS TO FIND APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN CLEVELAND

Cleveland has it all – from hip urban areas to historic neighborhoods to the beachfront. For charming, tree-lined streets near the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western University, look east to the University Circle and Little Italy neighborhoods. Check out these great Cleveland neighborhoods:

  • Downtown: With everything from upscale apartments in reclaimed warehouses to pet-friendly perches in high rises, downtown Cleveland is a great choice for singles who want to feel the energy of the city day and night.
  • The Flats: This waterfront neighborhood consists of renovated warehouses and industrial buildings now repurposed into shops, bars and apartments in Cleveland.
  • Gordon Square Arts District: This walkable community is known for its amazing art as well as dining and retail shops.
  • Little Italy: One of the historic neighborhoods in Cleveland, Little Italy is now known for its glass, fabric, paper and ceramic artists.
  • Ohio City: Established in 1836, Ohio City is a vibrant, walkable neighborhood with eclectic people from all walks of life. You can also get great Italian food here.
  • Old Brooklyn: A diverse neighborhood of Cleveland located on the western side, Old Brooklyn has a community feel and lots of parks and good schools.
  • Tremont: Tremont used to be a section of Ohio City and is another historic Cleveland neighborhood listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • University Circle: Museums, universities, parks and more – University Circle is a great place to live, work and visit.
  • Warehouse District: Love old buildings? Then you’ll love the Warehouse District, recognized in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • West Park: Near the CLE airport to the west, suburbs like West Park and Rocky River draw families and hip young professionals for brand-name shopping, golf and green spaces.

If you prefer the suburbs, you might like these areas for apartments for rent in Cleveland:

  • If you want an apartment in the area’s best school districts, search west of downtown in neighborhoods like Westlake and Rocky River or look to eastern suburbs near Beachwood.
  • Along Lake Erie, Lakewood wins raves with empty-nesters who enjoy front-porch friendliness, affordability and walkability to top-notch restaurants.

FUN THINGS TO DO IN CLEVELAND

Located on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland has something for just about every interest. Rent an apartment in the bustling downtown, or pick a place to live near outstanding attractions like the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Cleveland also has you covered for great food and drink, with restaurants all over the city celebrating the area's Polish and Italian roots, plus chef-driven joints focused on a wide array of other cuisines. Here are our top picks for the best fun things to do in Cleveland:

  • Cleveland sometimes surprises first-time visitors with the variety and quality of its cultural institutions, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra. One of America’s largest performing arts centers, Playhouse Square brings in more than a million visitors every year.
  • Boredom is no excuse in Cleveland, with enough family-friendly activities to keep kids engaged 365 days a year. Go on an adventure at the Children's Museum of Cleveland, get a hands-on education at the Great Lakes Science Center, or become an archaeologist for a day at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
  • Obsessive about beer, Clevelanders flock to neighborhoods like Ohio City to sample offerings by local breweries and enjoy free brewery tours.
  • Save up for your new apartment by taking advantage of Cleveland’s incredible array of free things to do, from free concerts at the Cleveland Institute of Music (located near Case Western University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) to great public parks and a quirky museum dedicated to polka music.
  • Cleveland Museum of Art: Located near the famous Cleveland Clinic, this museum is known for its impressive collections of Asian and Egyptian art. The museum pushes kids’ imaginations with scavenger hunts and cool exhibits featuring medieval armor and weapons.
  • Nature Center at Shaker Lakes: Take kids outside to learn more about the Cleveland area’s diverse natural habitats, from lakes and swamps to woodlands and marshes.
  • Edgewater Beach: With 1,000 feet of swimming access, posted lifeguards, a dog-friendly western section and delicious ice cream at the concession stand, this beach is a can’t-miss stop every summer.
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Learning Center and Money Museum near Cleveland Public Square: Kids can make their own currency, spot counterfeits and see a 23-foot-tall money tree at this branch of the Federal Reserve.
  • Cleveland Browns Training Camp: Every summer, the Cleveland Browns invite fans of all ages to watch the team work out in Berea. Check the schedule to get an autograph on family night.
  • After a 52-year drought with no championships in any professional sport, the Cleveland Cavaliers broke the “Cleveland Curse” by winning the NBA Finals in 2016. Get tickets for an Indians baseball game or a Browns football game to cheer for another Cleveland victory at First Energy Stadium.

GETAWAYS FROM CLEVELAND

Looking for the best beaches in Ohio? Lake Erie beckons every summer with an excellent beach in Cleveland’s Edgewater State Park and farther afield at spots like Maumee Bay State Park, about two hours west of Cleveland near Toledo. The state’s longest beach is at Headlands Beach State Park, about 30 miles to the east near Grand River. For bigger thrills, head 60 miles west to Sandusky’s Cedar Point amusement park, home of some of the world’s largest roller coasters.

FIND APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN CLEVELAND, OH

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