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20 US Cities With The Fastest Rising Rents

A Trulia.com analysis of rental prices in US includes a roster of cities with the highest rent boosts from August 2013 to August 2014.

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20: Boston, Massachusetts

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 4.9 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 3.3 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,350

 

19: Orange County, California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 5.1 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 2.8 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,100

 

18: Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 5.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 4.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,150

 

17: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 3 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,000

 

16: Riverside-San Bernardino, California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6.3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 4.9 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,550

 

15: St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6.4 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.9 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $950

 

14: San Diego, California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 6.6 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 11 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,000

 

13: New York, New York-New Jersey

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.3 percent

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Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $3,500

 

12: Atlanta, Georgia

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 7.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,250

 

11: Chicago, Illinois

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 7.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.9 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,650

 

10: Phoenix, Arizona

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 6.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,050

 

9: Baltimore, Maryland

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 7.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,600

 

8: Seattle, Washington

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.7 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,850

 

7: Los Angeles,California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 8.8 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,450

 

6: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 9.2 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 5 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,600

 

5: Miami, Florida

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 11. 3 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8.5 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,450

 

4: Denver, Colorado

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 13.1 percent

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 10.4 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,550

 

3: Oakland, California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 14.4 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 10.7 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $2,600

 

2: San Francisco, California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 14.5 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 15.1 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $3,500

 

1: Sacramento, California

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Year-over-year percentage change in rents, August 2014: 14.9 percent

Year-over-year percentage change in rents, May 2014: 8 percent

Median rent for a two-bedroom apartment, August 2014: $1,250

 

Source : Trulia

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