Apartments in Lexington, KY (1,102 Rentals)

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The Reserve At Merrick Apartments

The Reserve At Merrick Apartments

3300 Montavesta Rd Lexington, KY 40502

1 to 3 bedrooms $655 to $1,200

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Pinebrook Apartments

Pinebrook Apartments

3650 Tates Creek Rd Lexington, KY 40517

1 to 2 bedrooms $675 to $1,145

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Veridian of Lexington Apartments

Veridian of Lexington Apartments

2020 Armstrong Mill Rd Lexington, KY 40515

1 to 2 bedrooms $679 to $829

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Stoney Brooke Apartments

Stoney Brooke Apartments

175 N Mt Tabor Rd Lexington, KY 40509

1 to 2 bedrooms $680 to $875

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Element Apartments

Element Apartments

3200 Loch Ness Dr Lexington, KY 40517

1 to 2 bedrooms $690 to $919

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Merrick Place Apartments

Merrick Place Apartments

3260 Commodore Dr Lexington, KY 40502

1 to 3 bedrooms $700 to $1,650

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Park Thirty99 Apartments

Park Thirty99 Apartments

3099 Kirklevington Dr Lexington, KY 40517

1 to 2 bedrooms $725 to $829

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Shillito Park Apartments

Shillito Park Apartments

3500 Beaver Place Rd Lexington, KY 40503

1 to 2 bedrooms $751 to $1,210

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The Racquet Club Apartments

The Racquet Club Apartments

3900 Crosby Dr Lexington, KY 40515

1 to 2 bedrooms $770 to $1,195

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The Wellington Apartments

The Wellington Apartments

3312 Keithshire Way Lexington, KY 40503

1 to 2 bedrooms $779 to $899

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Vue Lexington Apartments

Vue Lexington Apartments

2070 Garden Springs Dr Lexington, KY 40504

1 to 2 bedrooms $789 to $829

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The Flats at 345 Apartments

The Flats at 345 Apartments

345 Blackburn Ave Lexington, KY 40508

1 to 2 bedrooms $795 to $1,495

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Metropolitan Lexington Apartments

Metropolitan Lexington Apartments

3751 Appian Way Lexington, KY 40517

1 to 2 bedrooms $799 to $1,049

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The BLVD at Hays Apartments

The BLVD at Hays Apartments

840 Hays Blvd Lexington, KY 40509

1 to 3 bedrooms $894 to $1,484

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Colts Run Apartments

Colts Run Apartments

3170 Mapleleaf Dr Lexington, KY 40509

1 to 3 bedrooms $899 to $1,359

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Rabbit Run Apartments

Rabbit Run Apartments

3655 Rabbits Foot Trl Lexington, KY 40503

1 to 3 bedrooms $905 to $1,535

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Park Place Apartments

Park Place Apartments

4030 Tates Creek Rd Lexington, KY 40517

1 to 3 bedrooms $925 to $1,505

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Hamburg Farms Apartments

Hamburg Farms Apartments

2498 Aristocracy Cir Lexington, KY 40509

1 to 2 bedrooms $1,080 to $1,455

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Limestone Square Apartments

Limestone Square Apartments

129 Transcript Ave Lexington, KY 40508

1 to 3 bedrooms $510 to $825

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The Wyatt Apartments

The Wyatt Apartments

497 S Angliana Ave Lexington, KY 40508

1 to 4 bedrooms $545 to $929

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Pegasus Place Apartments

Pegasus Place Apartments

2504 Larkin Rd Lexington, KY 40503

1 to 2 bedrooms $575 to $925

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Raintree Apartments

Raintree Apartments

175 N Locust Hill Dr Lexington, KY 40509

1 to 2 bedrooms $595 to $995

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Tates Creek Village Apartments

Tates Creek Village Apartments

3051 Kirklevington Dr Lexington, KY 40517

Studio to 3 bedrooms $641 to $1,336

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The Village Apartments

The Village Apartments

151 S Locust Hill Dr Lexington, KY 40517

1 to 2 bedrooms $663 to $1,473

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Cove Lake Village Apartments

Cove Lake Village Apartments

3351 Cove Lake Dr Lexington, KY 40515

1 to 2 bedrooms $665 to $834

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The Mansion Apartments

The Mansion Apartments

3820 Nicholasville Rd Lexington, KY 40503

1 to 2 bedrooms $668 to $1,533

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Emerald Twenty Four Apartments

Emerald Twenty Four Apartments

1024 Greendale Rd Lexington, KY 40511

Studio to 3 bedrooms $749 to $1,327

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Regency Apartments at Southland

Regency Apartments at Southland

2075 Regency Rd Lexington, KY 40503

1 to 2 bedrooms $775 to $995

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Apartments for rent in Lexington, KY

How much does it cost to rent an apartment in Lexington?

Bedrooms Average Rent Cheapest Rent Highest Rent
Studio Apartments $821 $430 $2,850
1 Bedroom Apartments $817 $250 $3,049
2 Bedroom Apartments $961 $377 $3,449
3 Bedroom Apartments $1,054 $399 $2,250

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Your Guide to Apartments in Lexington

The "Horse Capital of the World" and one of the nation's most eye-catching locales among bluegrass fans, Lexington apartments have much to offer those in the market for a new Kentucky address to call home.


As your Lexington apartment guide it's my duty to make sure that you are able to find the perfect apartment this dynamic city has to offer. From the area's famous horse racing to its impressive nightlife, apartments in Lexington, KY are sure to please even the most discriminating resident.


Looking for fun? Visit the American Saddlebred Museum, shop for bargains at A Blooming Miracle, or grab a bite to eat at Sawyers Downtown. Or if you are feeling adventurous...get out and find your own local dives convenient to your Lexington apartment rental.The Dame and the Blue Moon Saloon are also noteworthy after dark hot spots, both located just a short trip from an array of Lexington apartments.


Exuding small town charm combined with big city amenities, apartments in Lexington are definitely worth racing towards. Start your search from our extensive apartment listings and connect with your sure bet today!

Lexington Overview

Lexington, a vibrant, diverse city, offers its residents a high quality of life in a beautiful setting. The city is one of the oldest in the nation and distinguished itself early on as a destination for thoroughbred horse farms and racing. The city lies in the heart of the Blue Grass region of Kentucky with rolling, verdant hills and a moderate four-season climate. Life in Lexington apartments provides lots of options and conveniences to enjoy this region where employment opportunities are abundant in academia, manufacturing and services. Wages in the region are higher than the national rate, but the cost of housing ranks 26 percent lower than the U.S. average.

Lexington History

Named for Lexington, MA where the first battle of the American Revolution took place, Lexington predates the formation of Kentucky as a state by 17 years. The city became one of the most influential and largest cities by 1820. During the post-Civil War period, Kentucky’s image tarnished, but aggressive promotion of its soil, water and bluegrass turf to wealthy New Yorkers revived interest in Kentucky. Lexington is now the home of Churchill Downs and other world-renowned horse racetracks.

Lexington Weather

Lexington is a place where you can enjoy four distinct seasons, but without the extremes in places further north or south. Average winter daytime highs reach 43.4 degrees F and winter temperatures drop to 27.8 degrees. Spring’s average high reaches just over 65 degrees with lows hovering in the mid-40s. Average summer temperatures reach a high of nearly 86 degrees, dropping to lows around 65. On average, 45 inches of precipitation falls in Lexington, just 13 of which are snow that seldom lasts more than a week.

Lexington Media

Five broadcast television stations are available in Lexington that include WLEX-TV (Channel 18-NBC), WKYT-TV (Channel 27-CBS), WTVQ-TV (Channel 36-ABC), WDKY-TV (Channel 56-FOX) and KET (Channel 46-Kentucky Educational Television). WLAP AM is a politically conservative news-talk radio station. WUKY FM 91.3 is the public radio station in Lexington. WVLK AM is a news-talk radio station serving Lexington listeners. The local daily newspaper is the Lexington Herald Leader.

Lexington Landmarks

McDonnell Springs is the 21+ acre site where the news about the American Revolution broke that offers guided history and nature tours year-round. The University of Kentucky lies just south of the core of Lexington on 716 acres and is home to 26,000 students.

Things to do in Lexington

Entertainment in Lexington runs the gamut from collegiate sports to the fine and folk arts. As the host city for the Kentucky Derby and the University of Kentucky, you’ll find plenty of nightlife. The city itself offers many hiking, walking and cycling trails. The Legacy Trail takes cyclists and walkers on a 10-mile trail from the Lexington YMCA to the Kentucky Horse Park.

Lexington Festivals

From the end of April to mid-May, horse racing dominates the scene in Lexington. It starts with the Rolex Kentucky, an equestrian event that showcases dressage, show jumping and cross country. The Kentucky Derby, the first leg of the Triple Crown, follows in May. Over 1.5 million people take part in the local celebration that includes races and concerts. The incredible spectacle takes place in Lexington and over the airwaves around the world.

Lexington Vacation spots

Not only does the Kentucky Bourbon Trail offer beautiful scenery and tours of local whiskey distilleries and vineyards, you can find charming bed and breakfasts in historic southern mansions or simple cabins in the woods. The trail is within an easy drive on the Blue Grass Trail and starts in Bardstown.

Getting Around Lexington

The city encompasses nearly 300 square miles, and a car will make navigating the area much easier, although bus service provides public transportation on 24 routes throughout Lexington. You can pay a daily fare or obtain a seasonal pass. LexTrans provides bus service to the Blue Grass Airport located close to the central core of Lexington. The airport offers nonstop service to New York/Newark and 14 other airports in the U.S. for convenient connections or destinations. You’ll find rental cars and shuttles at the airport. The city also has a Greyhound Bus Station, and the nearest Amtrack connection is in Maysville, to the north of Lexington.

Commuting in Lexington

The New Circle Road in Lexington provides a 360 degree way to travel the city on a freeway. The balance of roadways are streets and arterials in the area. Traffic builds during rush hour, but once it’s over, traffic runs smoothly. The I-75 runs on the east side of Lexington and Interstate 64 connects Lexington and Louisville, the largest city in Kentucky.

Why Here

Few cities in the U.S. offer the diversity found in Lexington, from historical significance to a vibrant economic base rooted in higher education, manufacturing, high tech and services. The cost of living in Lexington is lower than the U.S. average, while wages for some jobs tend to be higher - since Kentucky isn’t a right-to-work state. The unemployment rate is typically lower than the national average, while the climate in Lexington offers four distinct seasons without the extremes and outdoor recreation is abundant. The city and surrounding environment offer stunning beauty and recreation, along with the world-class horse racing. All of this and much more make life in apartments in Lexington oamong the best in the country!

Where to move in Lexington

Chevy Chase-Ashland Park, neighbors the University of Kentucky to the east, and offers abundant shopping, transportation, entertainment and dining. Apartment homes in this area range from resort-style to classic apartments with indoor/outdoor access. Lansdowne lies just south of the University where you’ll find comfortable apartments and townhomes close to all of the amenities in this area, along with luxury community features for your year-round enjoyment. Both Chevy Chase-Ashland Park and Lansdowne are within an easy drive of Xerox, the area’s second largest employer. These neighborhoods in Lexington lie within walking or cycling distance to the University of Kentucky, Lexington’s largest employer, where 12,500 people work as faculty and staff.