The average rent in Scarborough is £572 according to a survey of properties carried out by HMRC's Valuation Office Agency between September 2020 and September 2021. Between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021, average rents in Scarborough fell by . Compare average rent by area.
Scarborough's average rent of £572 is £326 lower than the £898 average rent in England. Scarborough is the 169th most expensive non-metropolitan district (of 181 total) based on average rent price.
The average rent growth rate in Scarborough between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021 was 5.9%. If rents continue to grow at this rate, average rents will reach £720 by 2025.
The average cost of rent in Scarborough varies depending on property type, prices start at £377 for a single room and rise to £876 for a house with four or more bedrooms.
Rental data for Scarborough is based on a sample that may change over time. Some differences in trends may be due to changes in the sample rather than true changes in the rental market.
Within each property type, rent price can vary depending on variables such as property size and condition of fittings. For example, the lower quartile rent for two bed flats in Scarborough is £500, increasing to £600 for the upper quartile rent.
Based on the 720 properties surveyed, the most common type of rental property within Scarborough is 2 beds, which account for 38.9% of properties. In England, the most common type of property is 2 bed flats, which account for 42.1% of the rental market stock.
The least commonly available type of rental property is Studios, which account for 1.4% of properties. In England, the least common type of property is Studio flats, which account for 2.5% of the rental market stock.
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Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics