4,876 Apartments for Rent near Louisville, KY

  1. 3 Hrs. Ago
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    The Ivy

    3300 Altabrook Dr, Louisville, KY 40245
    $1,070 - $2,320 | 1 - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (224) 412-8417
  2. 1 Day Ago
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    Avoca

    1405 Avoca Rd, Louisville, KY 40223
    $1,025 - $1,579 | 1 - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (844) 330-0043
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    The Baxter

    1221 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40204
    $1,001 - $2,098 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (502) 536-9641
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Living & Renting in Louisville

Louisville at a Glance
Average Rent
$1019
School Rating:
7/10
Transit Score
30
Bike Score
51

Louisville, KY Apartments for Rent

With its Kentucky bluegrass and dazzling views of the Ohio River, Kentucky is as beautiful as it is iconic. Oozing southern charm, Louisville is best known for three things: the Louisville Slugger, bourbon, and the Kentucky Derby. Louisville is also the state’s largest city and home to the University of Louisville, blending urban living with a college town feel. Although Louisville’s unique culture and attractions are larger than life, Louisville has a lower cost of living than the national average. The city’s cost of living is slightly higher than the state’s and the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom apartment is just $892. Thanks to its bustling downtown, Churchill Downs, and the University of Louisville, Louisville is a growing city. The city has recently emerged as a hub for the medical sciences and healthcare industries. There is something for every renter with apartments and houses available for rent at every budget throughout the city. There are even some lower-cost apartments in Downtown Louisville and surrounding districts that typically have more expensive options.

Why Louisville?

  • Cheer on the horses at Churchill Downs during the Kentucky Derby!
  • The University of Louisville, the Speed Art Museum, and the Muhammad Ali Center
  • The Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory — the official baseball bat of the MLB
  • Louisville is a stunning riverfront city with more than 2,500 restaurants and shops
  • Easy access to several parks and amusement parks like Cherokee Park, Louisville Mega Cavern, and Hurricane Bay

Getting Around in Louisville

    With a Transit Score of 30, Louisville has a few nearby public transportation options.
    Louisville is somewhat walkable, some errands can be accomplished on foot, but you may need access to a car to get all places.
    Louisville is bikeable with a 51 BikeScore, there is some bike infrastructure but not all areas are bikeable.

Education in Louisville

    Louisville has 3 colleges nearby, including University of Louisville Belknap Campus, University of Louisville Health Sciences Campus and Jefferson Community and Technical College Downtown Campus.
  • Audubon Traditional Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    8 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, 616 Students
  • Greathouse Shryock Traditional
    Public Elementary School
    8 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, 613 Students
  • Jefferson County Traditional Middle School
    Public Middle School
    7 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 931 Students
  • Barret Traditional Middle School
    Public Middle School
    7 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 644 Students
  • Noe Middle School
    Public Middle School
    5 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 1,337 Students
  • Frederick Law Olmsted Academy South
    Public Middle School
    5 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, 692 Students
  • Dupont Manual High School
    Public High School
    10 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 1,917 Students
  • Louisville Male High School
    Public High School
    9 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 1,958 Students
  • Atherton High School
    Public High School
    8 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 1,471 Students
  • Eastern High School
    Public High School
    6 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, 2,080 Students

Renting in Louisville

Average size and rates

  • Studio 446 Sq Ft $647 / mo
  • 1 Bed 738 Sq Ft $1,019 / mo
  • 2 Beds 1,036 Sq Ft $1,173 / mo
  • 3 Beds 1,362 Sq Ft $1,549 / mo
  • 4 Beds 1,261 Sq Ft $1,259 / mo

Nearby Cities Average Rents

for a 1 bedroom apartment

  • Louisville $1102 / mo

Frequently asked questions about renting in Louisville, KY

How transit friendly is Louisville, KY?

Louisville, KY has a transit score of 30.

What elementary schools are near Louisville, KY?

The top elementary schools in Louisville, KY are

  • Audubon Traditional Elementary School
  • Greathouse Shryock Traditional

What middle schools are near Louisville, KY?

The top middle schools in Louisville, KY are

  • Jefferson County Traditional Middle School
  • Barret Traditional Middle School
  • Noe Middle School
  • Frederick Law Olmsted Academy South

What high schools are near Louisville, KY?

The top high schools in Louisville, KY are

  • Dupont Manual High School
  • Louisville Male High School
  • Atherton High School
  • Eastern High School

What colleges and universities are near Louisville, KY?

The top colleges and universities in Louisville, KY are

  • University of Louisville Belknap Campus
  • University of Louisville Health Sciences Campus
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College Downtown Campus
  • Spalding University
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

What are the average rent costs in Louisville, KY?

The average rent in Louisville, KY is $1019.

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

The average rent for a studio apartment in Louisville, KY is $647.

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

The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Louisville, KY is $1019.

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

The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Louisville, KY is $1173.

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

The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Louisville, KY is $1549.

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

The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in Louisville, KY is $1259.

4,876 Apartments for Rent near Louisville, KY

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