Charlotte Local Guide


Introducing Charlotte, North Carolina

Welcome to the ApartmentHomeLiving local rentals overview for Charlotte, truly a well-reviewed city to look in your next home. There are 413 neighborhoods in Charlotte. Many apartment residents find out this is a great area to call home. Residents love Charlotte for many different factors including budget considerations, location, education and schools, and the life they find when living in this town. This is your local resource guide for this area. Let's see if we can help you find next rental. Filter and search through 1,826 multifamily communities on the market in and around this town.

Lifestyle Ratings

ApartmentHomeLiving brings you our detailed rental search system called 'Lifestyle ratings', composed of rentals in metropolitan areas across the United States, including Charlotte. LifeStyle Ratings are the best way to sort through finding a place to live - beyond price and floorplan. This takes in many factors including our Star Ratings to compare for convenient access to the outdoors, luxury amenities, pet-friendly features, family-friendly amenities, proximity to transit, and more. Find Lifestyle Search in the filter options (above). Happy Searching!

Getting Around Charlotte

Apartment shoppers here will find that the area is fairly walkable, but will likely need to have a car or truck to get along comfortably. With the level of traffic and walkable sidewalks and foot paths, residents who so desire can be fairly independent without having to use their automobile at least some of the time.

If you are into riding a bike, Charlotte is a 'middle of the road' choice. Charlotte has a mid-level ranking by BikeScore. This is a ranking based on a survey of available bike lanes, bikeable hills, interesting local places to bike to, and detailed surveys conducted with many bicyclists on how bikeable the area is.

Schools in Charlotte, NC

For parents with school-age kids, education can be an important factor in choosing your rental home. Many parents choose their home and apartment based on the schools zoned for that property address.

For grades 9-12 take notice of Metro School, the highest-rated high school in this city. The highest-rated middle school in this area is Piedmont Open Middle School with a GreatSchools Rating of 9/10. For children be sure to take a look at Elizabeth Trad/Classical, the highest-rated elementary school in this town. Many students from nearby Central Piedmont Community College call this area home.

Charlotte Points of Interest

Freedom Park is located near here. People who call this area home have ZIP Code 28205.

Pet Friendly Apartments

Pet Friendly apartment communities can be found here.

Charlotte Rental Pricing

The average apartment rent in Charlotte costs $1,857. The average home rent in this town is $2,327. A rental apartment unit in this city costs from $300 to $10,000. Studio apartments average $1,594 and range from $735 to $2,662. One bedroom apartments average $1,696 and range from $300 to $5,260. A 2 bedroom apartments averages $2,062 and ranges from $350 to $9,500. On the average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Charlotte costs renters $2,480, and has a range from $400 to $10,000. Four bedroom (and larger) apartments average $2,167 and range from $485 to $7,431.

Low Income / Section 8 in Charlotte

This municipal area lists low income apartment communities for you to lease. 'Low income' apartment complexes are subsidized apartments that have qualifying criteria (primarily income limits) that must be met in order to apply. This area might be worth a look.

US Population Rank for Charlotte, NC -
Top 3 Local Schools in Charlotte, NC - ApartmentHomeLiving.comBain ElementaryArdrey Kell HighJay M Robinson Middle

Frequently Asked Questions about Charlotte

How much are Studio apartments in Charlotte?

The pricing for 166 Studio Apartments in Charlotte currently ranges from $735 to $6,823 with an average price of $1,594.

What is the current price range for One Bedroom Charlotte Apartments for rent?

Today's rental pricing for One Bedroom Apartments in Charlotte ranges from $300 to $6,170 with an average monthly rent of $1,690.

What does renting a Two Bedroom Apartment in Charlotte cost?

The monthly rent prices of Two Bedroom Apartments currently available in Charlotte range from $350 to $10,000. Today's average rental price for Two Bedrooms here is $2,060.

How expensive are Charlotte Three Bedroom Apartments?

There are currently 569 Three Bedroom Apartments listings available in Charlotte on The pricing ranges from $400 to $10,000 - averaging $2,469 for the location.