Indianapolis apartment hunting made easy

From cozy + historic lofts to luxurious downtown living, we’re providing pro tips and 11 apartments around the city to help you find a fresh start.

View from balcony of penthouse apartment on Mass Avenue

You can’t really beat a view like this of Mass Avenue, but it comes at a luxury price.

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Not quite ready to purchase your dream home? According to RentCafe, the average rent price is $1,191 for an 879-sqft Indianapolis apartment, which is lower than the national average of $1,702.

Apartment shopping doesn’t have to be frustrating — from modest flats to lavish living, we’re sharing some of the best one-bedroom apartments around the city ranging from $1,000 to $1,872.

Note: Rent pricing varies depending on location, size, and quality — plus, pricing fluctuates. This article is based on pricing found in late November 2023.

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Applications for this brand new apartment complex are open and move-ins start in December 2023.

Photo by @monon46indy

First, a few pro tips:

  1. The lowest rates are typically found between October and April, and are best right after the December holiday season.
  2. The highest priced months for move in are usually May through September.
  3. Download apps for apartment hunting like Apartment List and
  4. If possible, schedule on-site tours (not everything is as it seems).
  5. Take photos of the property, just in case you decide to move in.

Standard | Starting price $1,000-$1,300+

333 Penn Apartments, 333 N. Pennsylvania Ave. | Starting at $1,000
Stadium Lofts, 1510 Stadium Way | Starting at $1,075
The Assembly, 1301 E. Washington St. | Starting at $1,150
Riverview Apartments, 460 N. White River Pkwy W. Dr. | Starting at $1,200
Artistry Apartments, 451 E. Market St. | Starting at $1,342

Downtown apartment patio space with bonfire

This patio space is perfect for hanging out and roasting s’mores.

Photo by @gridapts

Luxury living | Starting price $1,400-$1,800+

The Residences at CityWay, 229 S. Delaware St. | Starting at $1,445
The Block Apartments, 114 W. Market St. | Starting at $1,499
Monon 46, 4560 Ocean St. | Starting at $1,595
Penrose on Mass Apartments, 530 Massachusetts Ave. | Starting at $1,637
City’s End Apartments, 1441 Prospect St. | Starting at $1,750
Grid Apartments, 520 E. Washington St. | Starting at $1,872

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