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Mesa, Arizona, 85206
2 Bedrooms$865 - $925
Mesa, Arizona, 85205
1 BedroomUp to $550
2 BedroomsUp to $629
Mesa, Arizona, 85202
2 Bedrooms$640 - $680
3 Bedrooms$900 - $1,039
Mesa, Arizona, 85206
1 Bedroom$814 - $1,004
2 Bedrooms$1,011 - $1,162
3 Bedrooms$975 - $1,516
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Mesa Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 6.0% 8.6% -2.6% $10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 6.4% -0.9% $15,000 to $19,999 6.3% 6.7% -0.4% $20,000 to $24,999 6.7% 7.2% -0.5% $25,000 to $29,999 7.2% 7.0% +0.2% $30,000 to $34,999 7.2% 6.9% +0.3% $35,000 to $39,999 6.9% 6.4% +0.5% $40,000 to $44,999 6.5% 5.9% +0.6% $45,000 to $49,999 6.0% 5.2% +0.8% $50,000 to $59,999 10.3% 9.1% +1.2% $60,000 to $74,999 11.2% 10.1% +1.1% $75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 9.7% +1.0% $100,000 to $124,999 4.8% 4.7% +0.1% $125,000 to $149,999 2.1% 2.2% -0.1% $150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 1.9% -0.3% $200,000 or more 1.1% 2.0% -0.9%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.1% 5.6% -1.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.4% 10.1% +0.3% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.5% 13.8% +1.7% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.5% 13.1% +1.4% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.3% 11.0% +1.3% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.4% 7.8% +0.6% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.3% 5.8% +0.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.3% 7.4% -0.1% 50.0% or more 16.9% 17.7% -0.8% Not computed 4.3% 7.7% -3.4%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 19.2% 16.1% +3.1% 25 to 34 years 31.0% 29.0% +2.0% 35 to 44 years 20.7% 22.1% -1.4% 45 to 54 years 12.3% 14.3% -2.0% 55 to 64 years 5.9% 7.3% -1.4% 65 to 74 years 4.0% 4.8% -0.8% 75 to 84 years 4.5% 4.2% +0.3% 85 years and over 2.4% 2.1% +0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 34.7% 36.5% -1.8% 30 to 44 minutes 30.4% 27.9% +2.5% 45 to 59 minutes 15.5% 13.9% +1.6% 60 or more minutes 19.5% 21.7% -2.2%
Source: 2000 Census
Making Mesa Your Home
Nestled between Phoenix to the west and the Tonto Nation Forest to the east, Mesa has a growing population and it’s easy to see why. This sunny city has a happening downtown known as “a square mile of unique style” and plenty of residential neighborhoods to choose from. Home to the Arizona Museum of Natural History, the Arizona Museum for Youth, the Mesa Arts Center, and the Mesa Historical Museum, the city celebrates and honors its history and has an appreciation for the arts.
With thousands of acres of park land and tons of outdoor adventures available, it’s easy to enjoy nature and catch some rays. Add to that the golf courses with stunning views, funky antique shops, relaxing spas, and the amazing diversity of species in the surrounding desert habitat, and you have a unique place just waiting to be explored. For the real scoop on living in Mesa, check out the [LocalTalkLink] section. Then for moving, decorating, and money saving tips, the [AptGuideLink] is loaded with practical and fun advice that will make transitioning to your new apartment a piece of cake!
A Range of Rental Rates
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Settle In and Relax
If moving all those boxes into your new apartment left you with sore muscles, consider checking out the Floating Lotus Yoga Studio and Natural Healing Center and take a deep breath, stretch, and get a much deserved massage. When you need a pick-me-up, head on over to the Sweet Cakes Cafe and treat your taste buds to a sweet reward. But if it’s time to really stock up that new apartment fridge, the Mesa Community Farmers’ Market offers up all sorts of seasonally fresh goodies, as well as meat, spices, salsas, soaps, and more. Plus you’re neighbors with Phoenix and Scottsdale, so all your entertainment and big city needs can be met with the super convenient Valley Metro.
Outdoor Sports and Recreation
Parks and pools are plentiful throughout the city, so you’re never far from outdoor fun. Let your pup burn some energy off leash at the Countryside Park. Picnic, play volleyball, or shoot some hoops on the more than 20 acres of space at the Falcon Hill Park. Go tubing, kayaking, fishing, or river rafting and enjoy some time on the water. There are plenty of mountain biking, hiking, and off-road adventures to be had in the surrounding area too.
Be sure to check out the Red Mountain Multigenerational Center for a plethora of indoor activities. They have so much more than the traditional fitness equipment. The 30 foot climbing wall, in addition to the kick boxing and zumba classes, make it a must for fitness fans.
Take a trip through space and time at the Arizona Museum of Natural History. View exhibits on the cosmos, dinosaurs, and the native cultures of Mexico and Arizona. Get a feel for what it would have been like to pan for gold, dig for fossils in the Paleo Dig Pit, and watch out for the flash flood of water from the indoor waterfall at Dinosaur Mountain! Whether you’re into paleontology or planets, it’s easy to become a regular at this fantastic museum.
Moving into that new Mesa apartment with little ones in tow? Introduce the kids to the classes offered at the Arizona Museum for Youth where they can build cardboard castles or create printing stamps out of fruits and veggies. They can take a stroll through ArtVille and learn through play. The Garden area exhibit lets kids play with Velco fruit, the Living Room is great for relaxing and reading, and the Performing Arts Center encourages kids to act out their own productions through dress up and puppets.
Average Apartment Rent in Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Mesa have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Mesa apartment cost $598. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Mesa apartment was $703 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,069. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Mesa rentals listed below.
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Why should I move to Mesa?
Located just 20 miles east of Phoenix, Mesa is a family friendly city with a diverse culture. An urban setting within picturesque natural surroundings, Mesa offers its residents great schools, warm weather, and an affordable cost of living. Evenings and weekends in Mesa are lively, with plenty of great local shops and restaurants, and major attractions including the Mesa Arts Center, Mesa Amphitheatre, and the Arizona Museum of Natural History. Outdoor enthusiasts will love to explore the local parks and the nearby beautiful Sonoran Desert.
i need help finding a 2 bd2bath with no credit check in mesa az
You will have to contact apartments in Mesa, AZ directly to see they require a credit check. Some apartment communities only require references, some require proof of employment, and others have strict screening processes.
What areas of Mesa are safe for walking around at night?
Northeast Mesa is known for being a very safe neighborhood, but this tends to come along with a higher housing rate. East Mesa, south of Highway 60, is also a nice and safe part of town, offering more affordable housing. The neighborhoods with the lowest crime rates in Mesa include Rancho de Arboleda, Ciela Grande, Val Vista Drive, Harmony Villa, and Desert Vista.
How is the school system in Mesa?
The schools in Mesa really run the gamut. Almost all of the city of Mesa is served by public schools operated by Mesa Public Schools; however, a small southern portion is served by the Gilbert Public Schools, and a small western portion is served by the Tempe Elementary School District and the Tempe Union High School District. Compared to other school districts in Arizona, Mesa Public Schools were rated better than 82.1 percent of Arizona school districts. The schools in Mesa were also rated 46.1 percent better than other school districts in the entire country. Each school in the district, however, is rated differently, so look into specifics if you're choosing a neighborhood.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Mesa?
With a workforce that is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, Mesa's laborers are employed by a wide range of occupations. Primarily a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers, many Mesa residents work in office and administrative support (18 percent), sales jobs (12 percent), and management occupations (8 percent). The top ten industries in Mesa are manufacturing (14 percent), retail (13 percent), construction (10 percent), healthcare (9 percent), education (7 percent), accommodation (6 percent), finance (6 percent), administration (5 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (5 percent), transportation (4 percent). After that comes wholesale (3 percent), public service (3 percent), information technology (3 percent), and real estate (3 percent).