201 Apartments under 800 for rent in Southfield, MI

Last updated September 25 at 7:34PM
Results within 1 miles of Southfield, MI
19490 Houghton St
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated September 14 at 11:17AM
3 Bedrooms
$750
19202 Appleton St
Redford
Detroit, MI
Updated September 22 at 1:39AM
1 Bedroom
$625
19413 Stahelin Ave
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 25 at 9:01AM
3 Bedrooms
$650
18425 Evergreen Rd
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 1 at 9:22AM
3 Bedrooms
$700
18911 Oakfield St
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated September 2 at 10:39AM
3 Bedrooms
$675
19110 BEAVERLAND Street Street
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated September 25 at 2:02AM
2 Bedrooms
$725
19187 Montrose St
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated September 25 at 9:01AM
3 Bedrooms
$750
19110 BEAVERLAND Street
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated September 25 at 2:02AM
1 Bedroom
$625
20036 Greenview Ave
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 20 at 9:42AM
3 Bedrooms
$799
19170 St Marys St
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated September 24 at 6:09PM
3 Bedrooms
$750
19222 Appleton St
Redford
Detroit, MI
Updated September 25 at 9:46AM
1 Bedroom
$625
19334 Bentler St
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 24 at 9:34AM
2 Bedrooms
$675
19455 Trinity St
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 1 at 9:26AM
2 Bedrooms
$600
Asbury Park
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 7:41AM
3 Bedrooms
$700
Huntington Rd
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 21 at 7:41AM
3 Bedrooms
$750
Plainview Ave
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 20 at 7:20AM
3 Bedrooms
$750
Results within 5 miles of Southfield, MI
Winthrop St
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated September 24 at 7:26AM
3 Bedrooms
$750
19041 Bentler St
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated September 25 at 5:40PM
1 Bedroom
$525
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Rent Report
Southfield

September 2017 Southfield Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Southfield Rent Report. Southfield rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Southfield rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro and nation.

Southfield rents held steady over the past month

Southfield rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased slightly by 1.4% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Southfield stand at $890 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,160 for a two-bedroom. Southfield's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.5%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Rents rising across the Detroit Metro

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

  • Dearborn has the most expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,340; the city has also seen rent growth of 7.1% over the past year, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Taylor has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $890, while one-bedrooms go for $680.
  • Detroit proper has the least expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $890; rents increased 0.2% over the past month and 2.0% over the past year.

Southfield rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

Rent growth in Southfield has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases. Southfield is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents increase, with Michigan as a whole logging rent growth of 2.5% over the past year.
  • Southfield's median two-bedroom rent of $1,160 is equal to the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 1.4% rise in Southfield.
  • While rents in Southfield remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Fresno (+6.3%), Las Vegas (+5.2%), and Charlotte (+3.9%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,010, $1,110, and $1,110 respectively.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Southfield than most large cities. For example, Chicago has a median 2BR rent of $1,290.

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 $680 $890 0.2% 2.0%
Warren $720 $940 1.7% 2.8%
Sterling Heights $810 $1,060 0.7% 3.6%
Dearborn $1,030 $1,340 0.8% 7.1%
Westland $730 $950 0.1% 2.5%
Troy $980 $1,280 0.0% 2.7%
Southfield $890 $1,160 -0.1% 1.4%
Taylor $680 $890 -0.3% 0.7%
Pontiac $720 $930 0.0% 3.3%
Royal Oak $830 $1,080 -0.2% 3.7%
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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:

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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.