2,017 Apartments for Rent near Lexington, KY

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Living & Renting in Lexington

Lexington at a Glance
Average Rent
$895
School Rating:
6/10
Transit Score
38
Bike Score
55

Lexington, KY Apartments for Rent

There’s an incredible variety of cultures and communities that meet in Lexington. As the Horse Capital of the World, Lexington showcases the incredible pastoral surroundings of Kentucky with a vibrant urban heart at the center. Lexington is also a college town, home to the University of Kentucky. The city caters to students’ needs with shops and businesses that cater to young people. Of course, everyone gets in on the act during basketball season, when the University of Kentucky Wildcats are all the rage! The nearby universities also lend Lexington an energetic atmosphere, that when combined with the city’s equine history and Southern flare, make this a unique city. There are affordable student friendly apartments and upscale townhomes in the city’s downtown center as well.

Why Lexington?

  • The Kentucky Bourbon Trail consists of six historic distilleries, each offering tours and tasting.
  • Lexington is home to the University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, and Bluegrass Community and Technical College.
  • The Kentucky Horse Park opened in 1978 and features several horse sculptures and a twice-daily Parade of Breeds.
  • Founded in 1775, Lexington is home to beautiful historic sites and districts, such as downtown’s Victorian Square.
  • Lexington has a strong economy and is home to many major companies, such as Tempur-Pedic, Amazon.com, and Lexmark International.
  • The Festival of the Bluegrass, held annually in June, is the oldest bluegrass music festival in Kentucky.

Getting Around in Lexington

    With a Transit Score of 38, Lexington has a few nearby public transportation options.
    Lexington is somewhat walkable, some errands can be accomplished on foot, but you may need access to a car to get all places.
    Lexington is bikeable with a 55 BikeScore, there is some bike infrastructure but not all areas are bikeable.

Education in Lexington

    Lexington has 3 colleges nearby, including University of Kentucky, Transylvania University and National College, Lexington Lexington Campus.
  • Cassidy Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    8 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, 728 Students
  • Garrett Morgan Elementary
    Public Elementary School
    8 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, 724 Students
  • Liberty Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    8 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, 705 Students
  • Clays Mill Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    8 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, 596 Students
  • Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
    Public Middle School
    7 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 1,091 Students
  • Morton Middle School
    Public Middle School
    7 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 716 Students
  • Beaumont Middle School
    Public Middle School
    6 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 1,063 Students
  • Leestown Middle School
    Public Middle School
    6 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 867 Students
  • Lafayette High School
    Public High School
    6 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 2,293 Students
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
    Public High School
    6 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 2,054 Students
  • Henry Clay High School
    Public High School
    5 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 2,219 Students
  • Tates Creek High School
    Public High School
    3 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 1,842 Students
  • Bryan Station High School
    Public High School
    1 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 1,417 Students

Renting in Lexington

Average size and rates

  • Studio 430 Sq Ft $643 / mo
  • 1 Bed 712 Sq Ft $895 / mo
  • 2 Beds 1,095 Sq Ft $1,083 / mo
  • 3 Beds 1,295 Sq Ft $1,401 / mo
  • 4 Beds 1,804 Sq Ft $1,451 / mo

Nearby Cities Average Rents

for a 1 bedroom apartment

  • Lexington $998 / mo
  • Nicholasville $667 / mo
  • Georgetown $1050 / mo
  • Richmond $592 / mo
  • Frankfort $745 / mo

Frequently asked questions about renting in Lexington, KY

How transit friendly is Lexington, KY?

Lexington, KY has a transit score of 38.

What elementary schools are near Lexington, KY?

The top elementary schools in Lexington, KY are

  • Cassidy Elementary School
  • Garrett Morgan Elementary
  • Liberty Elementary School
  • Clays Mill Elementary School

What middle schools are near Lexington, KY?

The top middle schools in Lexington, KY are

  • Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
  • Morton Middle School
  • Beaumont Middle School
  • Leestown Middle School

What high schools are near Lexington, KY?

The top high schools in Lexington, KY are

  • Lafayette High School
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
  • Henry Clay High School
  • Tates Creek High School
  • Bryan Station High School

What colleges and universities are near Lexington, KY?

The top colleges and universities in Lexington, KY are

  • University of Kentucky
  • Transylvania University
  • National College, Lexington Lexington Campus

What are the average rent costs in Lexington, KY?

The average rent in Lexington, KY is $895.

What are the average rent costs of a studio apartment in Lexington, KY?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Lexington, KY is $643.

What are the average rent costs of a one bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is $895.

What are the average rent costs of a two bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is $1083.

What are the average rent costs of a three bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is $1401.

What are the average rent costs of a four bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY?

The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in Lexington, KY is $1451.

2,017 Apartments for Rent near Lexington, KY

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