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Sterling Heights Apartments
Last updated February 27 2024 at 1:51 PM

Sterling Heights, MI
304 Apartments for Rent

Sterling Heights Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 132,438
Population Density: 3,635 people/sq mile
Median Age: 42
Percentage of Family Households: 72%
Median Annual Income: $69,104 / year
Median Rent: $1,110 / month

What locals are saying

Sterling Heights, Michigan: friendly suburban city and home of Sterlingfest, a premier jazz and art fair.

Sterling Heights, Michigan is Detroit’s second largest suburb and Michigan’s fourth largest city

Sterling Heights Demographics


How diverse is Sterling Heights?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Sterling Heights is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Sterling Heights are White (77.5%), Asian (9.7%), Black Or African American (5.9%), Two Or More (4%), Hispanic Or Latino (2.4%), Other (0.4%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Sterling Heights residents?

The median age in Sterling Heights is 42 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Sterling Heights?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Sterling Heights is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Sterling Heights are White (77.5%), Asian (9.7%), Black Or African American (5.9%), Two Or More (4%), Hispanic Or Latino (2.4%), Other (0.4%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Sterling Heights residents?

The median age in Sterling Heights is 42 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Sterling Heights Crime


Overall Crime

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

Violent Crime

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

Property Crime

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

Top Schools in Sterling Heights


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Dekeyser Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
543 Students
14 Reviews
543
Students
14 Reviews
9 /10
Havel Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
559 Students
4 Reviews
559
Students
4 Reviews
9 /10
Messmore Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
328 Students
13 Reviews
328
Students
13 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Dekeyser Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
543 Students
14 Reviews
543
Students
14 Reviews
9 /10
Havel Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
559 Students
4 Reviews
559
Students
4 Reviews
9 /10
Messmore Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
328 Students
13 Reviews
328
Students
13 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Havel Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
559 Students
4 Reviews
559
Students
4 Reviews
9 /10
Dekeyser Elementary School
Public
K-12
Public
K-12
543 Students
14 Reviews
543
Students
14 Reviews
9 /10
Henry Ford Ii High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,970 Students
2 Reviews
1,970
Students
2 Reviews
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Average rent in Sterling Heights, Michigan

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights is $1,190, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,523. Rent rates updated 5 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 Sterling Heights, MI


Searching for an apartment for rent in Sterling Heights, MI? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 304 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Sterling Heights. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Sterling Heights is $863 for a studio, $1,190 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,523 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 Sterling Heights 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 Sterling Heights, MI apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Sterling Heights?

In Sterling Heights, the average rent is $863 for a studio, $1,190 for a 1-bedroom, $1,523 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,738 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Sterling Heights, check out our monthly Sterling Heights Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Sterling Heights?

You can filter cheap apartments in Sterling Heights by price: under $800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Sterling Heights?

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

How much should I pay for rent in Sterling Heights?

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 Sterling Heights.

How can I find off-campus housing in Sterling Heights?

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