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Southfield Apartments
Last updated April 17 2024 at 4:45 AM

Southfield, MI
350 Apartments for Rent

Southfield Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 72,689
Population Density: 2,768.6 people/sq mile
Median Age: 45
Percentage of Family Households: 53%
Median Annual Income: $55,463 / year
Median Rent: $1,174 / month

What locals are saying

Are you Southfield bound? Maybe not? Can’t decide? Here’s a little guide to give you some helpful information about Southfield, Michigan, its housing culture, its atmosphere, and more. Southfield may not seem like much more than a blip on the map of Metro Detroit, but it has some interesting and important features that make it appealing to many looking to relocate to the area.

First off, Southfield is home to the Southfield Town Center, a giant office complex encompassing over 2 million square feet of office space, including a hotel and conference center

Southfield Demographics


How diverse is Southfield?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Southfield is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Southfield are Black Or African American (63%), White (28.1%), Two Or More (4.6%), Asian (1.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (1.6%), Other (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Southfield residents?

The median age in Southfield is 45 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Southfield?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Southfield is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Southfield are Black Or African American (63%), White (28.1%), Two Or More (4.6%), Asian (1.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (1.6%), Other (0.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Southfield residents?

The median age in Southfield is 45 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Southfield Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Southfield is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Southfield is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Southfield is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Southfield


Elementary Schools

6 /10
Agbu Alex-Marie Manoogian School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
414 Students
4 Reviews
414
Students
4 Reviews
6 /10
Vandenberg Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
366 Students
3 Reviews
366
Students
3 Reviews
5 /10
Mcintyre Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
386 Students
5 Reviews
386
Students
5 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Agbu Alex-Marie Manoogian School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
414 Students
4 Reviews
414
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
Glenn W. Levey Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
444 Students
9 Reviews
444
Students
9 Reviews
4 /10
Dr. Joseph F. Pollack Academic Center Of Excellenc
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
833 Students
17 Reviews
833
Students
17 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Agbu Alex-Marie Manoogian School
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
414 Students
4 Reviews
414
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
Crescent Academy Middle School
Charter
6-12
Charter
6-12
386 Students
30 Reviews
386
Students
30 Reviews
3 /10
Bradford Academy
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,509 Students
49 Reviews
1,509
Students
49 Reviews

What Renters Say about Southfield


Apartment List has released the results for Southfield from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
“Renters in Southfield expressed overall satisfaction with their city,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “However, they did give many categories below-average scores.”
75%
Commute Time
74%
Social Life
69%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
68%
Safety and Crime Rate
60%
Weather
57%
Public Transit
48%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
48%
Affordability
28%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Southfield, Michigan

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Southfield is $1,165, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,517. Rent rates updated 6 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Southfield, MI


Searching for an apartment for rent in Southfield, MI? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 350 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Southfield. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Southfield is $997 for a studio, $1,165 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,517 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Southfield apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Southfield, MI apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Southfield?

In Southfield, the average rent is $997 for a studio, $1,165 for a 1-bedroom, $1,517 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,575 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Southfield, check out our monthly Southfield Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Southfield?

You can filter cheap apartments in Southfield by price: under $800, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Southfield?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Southfield apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Southfield?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Southfield.

How can I find off-campus housing in Southfield?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Southfield. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Wayne State University, College for Creative Studies, Wayne County Community College District, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and Lawrence Technological University.