What it Costs to Rent a 2000-Square-Foot Apartment in 5 Different U.S. Cities

published Nov 4, 2016
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Two thousand square feet is massive in almost anyone’s book, so you can expect that apartments in this tier are going to fetch top dollar in any region. But “top dollar,” it turns out, is quite different depending on where you happen to be apartment hunting.

Although SLC and NYC don’t seem all that different when you abbreviate them, living in a rental in the former would be about $6,000 cheaper than the latter.

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In Salt Lake City, UT: $2,195

Here’s a 2,010-square-foot Utah townhome available for rent, with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a private two-car garage.

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In Atlanta, GA: $3,750

There are two bedrooms, four bathrooms and two private balconies in this 2,000-square foot live/work space in the Old Fourth Ward area of Atlanta—the downstairs area can be used for work or even retail.

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In Denver, CO: $4,995

Here’s a walkable 2,000-square-foot condo for rent in downtown Denver with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It also boasts two parking spots, great views and “multiple balconies,” including one big enough for entertaining a crowd.

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In San Francisco, CA: $7,495

This fully remodeled 2,000-square foot condo for rent in Presidio Heights has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus a sunroom and an enviable array of windows.

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In Manhattan, NYC: $8,500

For the better part of almost $10K a month, you can live like a king in an Upper West Side 3-bedroom, 3-bath apartment. It’s 2,000 square feet includes a “maid’s apartment” and beaucoup light coming from North-, East- and South-facing windows.

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