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45 Pet Friendly Apartments for rent in Rochester, MI

Last updated September 25 at 7:57am UTC
1117 Oak Street Unit 2
Woodward Heights
Rochester, MI
Updated September 24 at 2:40pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
Rochester, MI
Updated September 21 at 12:05pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
1630 River View Dr 43
Crestwood Village
Rochester, MI
Updated September 17 at 2:20pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
1420 Tulberry Circle
Stony Creek Ridge North
Rochester, MI
Updated August 29 at 6:51pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
Results within 1 miles of Rochester, MI
Results within 5 miles of Rochester, MI
1825 Van Hill Ct
Streamwood Estates
Rochester Hills, MI
Updated September 23 at 1:06pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
2620 GREENSTONE Boulevard
Auburn Hills
Auburn Hills, MI
Updated September 23 at 3:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
1675 Huntington Park Unit #4
Huntington Park
Rochester Hills, MI
Updated September 21 at 12:58pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
730 Birch Tree Ln
Knorrwood Hills
Rochester Hills, MI
Updated September 15 at 12:54pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
6118 Brittany Tree
Troy, MI
Updated September 14 at 10:34am UTC
3 Bedrooms
1158 Fairways Blvd
Rochester Road
Troy, MI
Updated September 14 at 10:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
2443 Hillendale Dr
Stratford Knolls
Rochester Hills, MI
Updated September 7 at 9:54am UTC
4 Bedrooms
51509 Forster
, MI
Updated August 23 at 3:22am UTC
4 Bedrooms
Results within 10 miles of Rochester, MI
59097 MARY Lane
, MI
Updated September 21 at 6:31am UTC
4 Bedrooms
47567 Van Dyke
, MI
Updated September 17 at 10:19pm UTC
46739 Shelby Court
, MI
Updated September 5 at 10:39am UTC
2 Bedrooms
6145 Windemere
, MI
Updated August 15 at 11:20am UTC
3 Bedrooms

September 2018 Rochester Rent Report

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

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Rent Report

September 2018 Rochester Rent Report

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

Rochester rents increase sharply over the past month

Rochester rents have increased 1.4% over the past month, but have remained steady at 0.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Rochester stand at $1,010 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,320 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Rochester'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

While rents have remained steady in the city of Rochester throughout the past year, cities across the metro have seen a different trend. Rents have risen in 8 of of the largest 10 cities in the Detroit metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Taylor has seen rents fall by 1.6% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro. It also has the least expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $880.
  • 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.

Rochester rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Rochester has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases; in contrast, rents in a few cities have actually declined. Rochester is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents slightly increase, 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.
  • Rochester's median two-bedroom rent of $1,320 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.0% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Rochester.
  • While rents in Rochester remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Las Vegas (+3.1%), Fresno (+1.7%), Charlotte (+1.3%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,140, $1,030, and $1,120 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Rochester than most large cities. For example, Chicago has a median 2BR rent of $1,270, which is undefined the price in Rochester.

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.


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.