Urbandale, Iowa Rental Market Trends
Any shifts in rent prices brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic are not yet reflected in the statistics on this page. Please bear this in mind when referencing the data below, as it may not accurately describe the current context of the Urbandale, Iowa rental market.
Average Apartment Rent in August 2022
Y-o-Y Change in Average
Compared to a year ago, Urbandale, Iowa apartments have recorded a 10.4% rent increase.
Urbandale, Iowa |Average apartment rent trend
Urbandale, Iowa| Average apartment rent
Urbandale, Iowa | Apartment rent ranges
At 69.13%, apartments priced $700 - $1000 represent the bulk of Urbandale, Iowa rentals, while condos priced $500 - $700 hold the lowest share of the market – 0.08%.
Urbandale, Iowa | Housing tenure**
Renters take up 22% of Urbandale, Iowa real estate, occupying a total of 3,648 units, while homeowners live in 12,966 properties.
Median number of rooms of renter-occupied housing units**
Renter median household income**
Average household size of renter-occupied housing units**
Rental vacancy rate**
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied housing units by no. of bedrooms**
There are 2,035 rentals in Urbandale, Iowa with 2 beds making up the highest share of the market, at 56%. Units with 4 beds, on the other hand, hold the lowest percentage (2%), amounting to 81 units. Overall, the median number of rooms in Urbandale, Iowa homes for rent is 4.
Urbandale, Iowa |Renter-occupied units by age of householder**
Most condos for rent in Urbandale, Iowa are occupied by residents in the 25 - 34 years age group (25%), followed by those in the 35 - 44 years age group (22%). At the same time, people in the 85 years and over age group make up the lowest share of the local rental market – 1%.
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied housing units by family type**
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied housing units by the presence of own children**
A total of 1,620 apartments for rent in Urbandale, Iowa, or 44% of all rentals are family households. Additionally, 29% of rental homes include children under the age of 18 – that’s 1,075 units. All in all, the median size of a renter-occupied household in Urbandale, Iowa is 2.23.
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied housing units by educational attainment**
In terms of education, renters holding bachelor degrees or higher make up 33% of the rental market. In contrast, residents with less than a high school degree reside in 3% of the homes for rent in Urbandale, Iowa.
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied units by year structure built**
The highest share of Urbandale, Iowa apartment rentals, namely 35% or 1,276 units, were Built 1970 - 1979, followed by those Built 1990 - 1999 (17%, 630 units), and the ones Built 1980 - 1989 (14%, 506 units).
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied units by year householder moved in**
Median year renter moved into unit2016
Most Urbandale, Iowa renters (60%) moved in 2015 to 2016, while only 1% of them moved in 1990 to 1999. Overall, the median year renters have occupied their Urbandale, Iowa condos for rent is 2016.
Urbandale, Iowa | Renter-occupied housing units by vehicles available**
When it comes to transportation options, 53% of Urbandale, Iowa renters have 1 vehicle available per household, 34% of them have 2 vehicles available, and 6% have No vehicle available.
Urbandale, Iowa | Means of transportation to work of householders living in renter-occupied housing units**
Urbandale, Iowa |Geographical mobility in the past year for householders living in renter-occupied housing units**
Urbandale, Iowa | Average apartment rent by zip codes
The rental statistics on this page were compiled using data provided by our sister company, Yardi Matrix, an apartment market intelligence solution which offers comprehensive information on all Urbandale, Iowa apartment buildings 50 units or larger. Yardi Matrix covers ~80% of the U.S. metro area population, including over 80,000 properties and 15.2 million apartments across 124 U.S. markets.
*Average single-family rent calculated from point2homes.com data.
**Data sourced from U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates