What is the average rent in Saitama?

The overall average rent for the city of Saitama is ¥69,549 ($668), but of course average rent varies widely by the size and location of the property, among many other factors.

Average rent in Saitama by Ward

1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜
Saitama City Average Monthly Rent in JPY 47,830 49,270 61,350 75,220 97,140 125,278

Main factors affecting how rent is set

There are many factors that affect average rent. Even units in the same building can have different rent, depending on some of the main factors below.

  • Size and layout
  • Distance from nearest station (measured by number of minutes to walk to station)
  • Year built
  • Construction material (wood, reinforced concrete, steel-reinforced concrete, steel frame)
  • Floor number (the higher the floor, the higher the rent. First-floor apartments are on average less expensive)
  • Corner unit (corner units have higher average rent than middle units on the same floor)
  • Direction facing (south-facing apartments on average have higher rent)
  • Amenities
    • Examples include pre-installed A/C unit, auto lock, on-site building manager, garbage room, whether is a balcony and size of balcony, availability of on-site parking, availability of earthquake resistant construction. For very high-end apartments, amenities can include on-site gym, bilingual concierge service, party room, communal observation deck, city views from high floors, and much more.

Wards of Saitama

  • 1 = Chuo
  • 2 = Iwatsuki
  • 3 = Kita
  • 4 = Midori
  • 5= Minami
  • 6= Minuma
  • 7= Nishi
  • 8= Omiya
  • 9= Sakura
  • 10 = Urawa

Saitama – By Average Monthly Rent and Layout

Apartment layouts in Japan are described by the number of rooms + the living/dining/kitchen area, if any.

In the charts below:

  • 1R = 1 Room: One room studio apartment. Usually between 13-sqm and 20-sqm in size.
  • 1K = K stands for kitchen. One-room studio apartment with a kitchen that is usually separated from the other room by a wall. Usually between 13-sqm and 25-sqm of floor space.
  • 1DK = D stands for dining, K stands for kitchen. Two-room apartment with a kitchen and dining space that is separated from the other room. Usually between 25-sqm and 30-sqm of floor space.
  • 1LDK = L stands for living, D stands for dining, K stands for kitchen. One-bedroom apartment with a living/dining room and a kitchen separate from the living/dining area. Usually between 23-sqm and 35-sqm of floor space.
  • 2LDK = Two-bedroom apartment with a living/dining room and a kitchen separate from the living/dining area. Usually between 40-sqm and 80-sqm of floor space but can be bigger in the case of higher-end apartments.
  • 3LDK = Three-bedroom apartment with a living/dining room and a kitchen separate from the living/dining area. Usually at least 70-sqm of living space but can be bigger in the case of higher-end apartments.
  • 4LDK = Four-bedroom apartment with a living/dining room and a kitchen separate from the living/dining area.

AVERAGE MONTHLY RENT IN SAITAMA BY WARD AND BY LAYOUT IN JPY

Source: National Association of Real Estate Transaction Associations (全国宅地建物取業協会連合会), November 2020 Data

Please click on the ward name to see properties currently available for rent in this ward.

Ward 1R 1K・1DK 1LDK・2K・2DK 2LDK・3K・3DK 3LDK・4K・4DK 4LDK〜
Nishi 44,000 49,400 54,100 64,000 88,000 99,000
Kita 42,500 45,200 57,000 66,500 90,500 110,000
Omiya 83,900 55,000 71,800 77,600 99,700 130,000
Minuma 40,200 38,400 57,600 68,900 84,200 N/A
Chuo 50,600 52,000 69,300 81,900 117,600 145,000
Sakura 34,300 37,600 56,800 77,200 90,400 97,000
Urawa 47,800 54,100 68,900 96,800 129,400 141,000
Minami 43,400 54,500 68,200 82,100 110,600 200,800
Midori 46,600 53,300 59,900 75,400 82,100 115,000
Iwatsuki 45,000 53,200 49,900 61,800 78,900 89,700
Average 47,830 49,270 61,350 75,220 97,140 125,278