Georgia renters looking for the least expensive areas to rent should look for the areas towards the red end of the spectrum on the rent cost map. Those who don't mind paying for high-end and luxury apartments should seek out apartments in the purple and dark green areas.

Georgia map of rent costs by neighborhood

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On average, the cost of rent in Georgia is about $1,279 per month. This puts it in the 60th percentile compared to the nation average cost of rent, which is $1,385. Households in Georgia have a median income of $5,487 per month so the average renter in Georgia is spending roughly 23% of their earnings on housing.

Nationally, and in Georgia, home values are the data point most closely correlated with the cost of rent. The median price of a home in Georgia is $264,949 right now, which is higher than states nearby, meaning that rents in Georgia also tend to be higher versus these nearby states.

Higher rent prices are common in the northern parts of Georgia while lower rent rates are often available in southwestern areas.

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