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145 Studio Apartments for rent in Detroit, MI

Last updated September 21 at 10:28am UTC
220 Bagley Ave
Downtown Detroit
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:28am UTC
Studio
$1,280
7330 Woodmont Ave
Brooks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 19 at 9:37am UTC
Studio
$750
18934 Kentucky St
Bagley
Detroit, MI
Updated September 18 at 6:37pm UTC
Studio
$850
12719 W CHICAGO Street
Mackenzie
Detroit, MI
Updated September 18 at 12:51pm UTC
Studio
Ask
12870 Outer Dr W
Brightmoor
Detroit, MI
Updated September 14 at 5:29pm UTC
Studio
$500
13522 FOLEY Street
Mackenzie
Detroit, MI
Updated September 13 at 3:19am UTC
Studio
$5,000
16902 W Warren
Brooks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 11 at 10:31am UTC
Studio
$1,500
4856 W VERNOR Highway
Vernor
Detroit, MI
Updated September 6 at 10:36pm UTC
Studio
$2,500
18663 LIVERNOIS Avenue
Bagley
Detroit, MI
Updated September 6 at 3:09am UTC
Studio
$3,500
6911 GREENFIELD
Brooks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 4 at 7:16pm UTC
Studio
$2,000
18417 WYOMING Street
Bagley
Detroit, MI
Updated September 4 at 2:50am UTC
Studio
$500
12040 Greenfield Rd
Brooks
Detroit, MI
Updated August 28 at 5:32pm UTC
Studio
$1,000
11318 WOODWARD AVE Avenue
Central
Detroit, MI
Updated September 20 at 12:58am UTC
Studio
$3,200
20194 VAN DYKE Street
Osborn
Detroit, MI
Updated September 16 at 1:19am UTC
Studio
$3,500
18300 Stoepel St
Bagley
Detroit, MI
Updated August 24 at 2:42am UTC
Studio
$800
19566 GRAND RIVER Avenue
Rosedale Park
Detroit, MI
Updated August 23 at 10:56pm UTC
Studio
$2,000
445 Field St
Butzel
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 10:28am UTC
Studio
$650
7536 Dunedin St
Rosa Parks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 19 at 7:03pm UTC
Studio
$650
7386 Minock St
Warrendale
Detroit, MI
Updated September 19 at 9:37am UTC
Studio
$750
Oakfield
Cerveny
Detroit, MI
Updated September 14 at 7:38am UTC
Studio
Ask
Alter
Jefferson Chalmers
Detroit, MI
Updated September 13 at 7:34am UTC
Studio
$650
Lauder
Grandmont
Detroit, MI
Updated September 13 at 7:33am UTC
Studio
$900
2408 E 7 Mile
State Fair-Nolan
Detroit, MI
Updated August 29 at 3:03am UTC
Studio
$1,080

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.