Back in July, Apartmentlist.com researched median rent prices in cities across the US.

They found that Seattle was the ninth most expensive city in the country for renting. The median cost to rent a studio in Seattle is $1,210 per month, according to their research, while a one-bedroom apartment costs $1,525 and a two-bedroom costs $1,995.

Below are the ten US cities they found were most expensive to rent:

10. San Diego

  • Median studio apartment: $1,095
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $1,445
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $1,795

9. Seattle

  • Median studio apartment: $1,210
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $1,525
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $1,995

8. Miami

  • Median studio apartment: $1,319
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $1,535
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $1,913

7. Oakland

  • Median studio apartment: $1,700
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $1,857
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $1,700

6. San Jose

  • Median studio apartment: $1,455
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $1,857
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $2,350

5. Los Angeles

  • Median studio apartment: $1,405
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $1,740
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $2,406

4. Washington DC

  • Median studio apartment: $1,675
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $2,190
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $3,110

3. Boston

  • Median studio apartment: $2,000
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $2,965
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $3,505

2. New York

  • Median studio apartment: $2,300
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $2,950
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $3,550

1. San Francisco

  • Median studio apartment: $2,295
  • Median one-bedroom apartment: $2,898
  • Median two-bedroom apartment: $3,930

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Owen does servicing and consulting for a software company to pay the bills. He has an amateur interest in urban policy, focusing on housing. His primary mode is a bicycle but isn't ashamed of riding down the hill and taking the bus back up. Feel free to tweet at him: @pickovven.

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