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110 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Detroit, MI

Last updated September 21 at 3:46pm UTC
DuCharme Place
1544 East Lafayette Street
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 3:46pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,470
8259 Schaefer Hwy
Mackenzie
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 12:56pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$650
9535 Penrod St
Franklin Park
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:28am UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
16500 Tireman Ave
Brooks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 20 at 5:33pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
8900 E JEFFERSON Avenue
Gold Coast
Detroit, MI
Updated September 18 at 2:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
19222 Appleton St
Redford
Detroit, MI
Updated September 15 at 5:42pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$625
12870 Outer Dr W
Brightmoor
Detroit, MI
Updated September 14 at 5:29pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$615
2024 Hubbard St
Vernor
Detroit, MI
Updated September 14 at 5:29pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$545
12050 Bryden St
Winterhalter
Detroit, MI
Updated September 12 at 11:18am UTC
1 Bedroom
$475
5201 Commonwealth St
Jeffries
Detroit, MI
Updated September 12 at 11:15am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
4239 Alter Rd
Mack
Detroit, MI
Updated September 10 at 1:52pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$475
18674 SALEM Street
The Eye
Detroit, MI
Updated September 7 at 10:42pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$400
1116 Iroquois
Indian Village
Detroit, MI
Updated September 6 at 10:16am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,650
20415 W 7 Mile Rd
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 6 at 9:39am UTC
1 Bedroom
$650
15373 Greenfield Rd
Cerveny
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:28am UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
7536 Dunedin St
Rosa Parks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:29am UTC
1 Bedroom
$625
18423 W Chicago
Franklin Park
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:29am UTC
1 Bedroom
$535
16620 Greenfield Rd
Cerveny
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:27am UTC
1 Bedroom
$575
9171 Whittier St
Denby
Detroit, MI
Updated September 19 at 12:32pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
19131 Lahser Rd
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated September 14 at 5:29pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
15097 Greenfield Rd
Cerveny
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:30am UTC
1 Bedroom
$600

September 2018 Detroit Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2018 Detroit Rent Report. Detroit rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Detroit rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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September 2018 Detroit Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2018 Detroit Rent Report. Detroit rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Detroit rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Detroit rents declined over the past month

Detroit rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but are up marginally by 0.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Detroit stand at $690 for a one-bedroom apartment and $890 for a two-bedroom. Detroit's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.1%, as well as the national average of 1.0%.

Rents rising across the Detroit Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Detroit, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Detroit metro, 8 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Taylor has the least expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $880; the city has also seen rents fall by 1.6% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro.
  • Troy has the most expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,320; the city has also seen rent growth of 0.5% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.

Detroit rents more affordable than many comparable cities nationwide

As rents have increased marginally in Detroit, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Detroit is still more affordable than most other large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with Michigan as a whole logging rent growth of 1.1% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 1.6% in Lansing and 1.6% in Grand Rapids.
  • Detroit's median two-bedroom rent of $890 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.0% over the past year compared to the 0.6% rise in Detroit.
  • While Detroit's rents rose marginally over the past year, many cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-2.1%), Chicago (-1.6%), and El Paso (-1.2%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Detroit than most similar cities. For example, Chicago has a median 2BR rent of $1,270, which is nearly one-and-a-half times the price in Detroit.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Detroit $690 $890 -0.1% 0.6%
Warren $770 $1,000 -0.5% 6.3%
Sterling Heights $820 $1,070 -0.3% 1.1%
Dearborn $1,010 $1,320 0.4% 1.8%
Westland $740 $960 -0.1% 1.3%
Troy $1,010 $1,320 0.5% 1.2%
Southfield $900 $1,170 -0.0% 1.1%
Taylor $670 $880 -0.6% -1.6%
Pontiac $730 $940 0.2% 1.2%
Royal Oak $830 $1,080 -0.2% -0.1%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.