The 20 most expensive US cities for renters

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Miami, Florida, came in as the eighth most expensive US city for renters.
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Knowing a city’s rent prices can be helpful when deciding where to settle down.

Zumper, a residential real-estate rental website, recently released its National Rent Report, which analyzes more than 1 million active one- and two-bedroom listings across the US to determine the most expensive cities in the country for renters.

For the second time in six months, six of the top 20 cities on the list are in California.

Keep scrolling to see which city ranked as the most expensive on Zumper’s list:


No. 20. AUSTIN, TEXAS: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,150 a month.

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No. 19. DALLAS, TEXAS: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,180 a month.

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No. 17. MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (TIE): The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,200 a month.

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No. 17. LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (TIE): The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,200 a month.

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No. 16. DENVER, COLORADO: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,210 a month.

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No. 14. BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (TIE): The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,250 a month.

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No. 14. ATLANTA, GEORGIA (TIE): The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,250 a month.

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No. 13. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,280 a month.

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No. 12. PORTLAND, OREGON: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,330 a month.

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No. 11. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,510 a month.

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No. 10. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,750 a month.

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No. 9. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,790 a month.

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No. 8. MIAMI, FLORIDA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,900 a month.

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No. 7. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $1,970 a month.

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No. 6. WASHINGTON, DC: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $2,200 a month.

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No. 5. SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $2,270 a month.

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No. 4. OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $2,280 a month.

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No. 3. BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $2,310 a month.

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No. 2. NEW YORK, NEW YORK: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $3,340 a month.

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No. 1. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: The median rent for a one-bedroom here is $3,590 a month.

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