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13 Apartments under 600 for rent in Sterling Heights, MI

Last updated October 23 at 2:54pm UTC
Results within 5 miles of Sterling Heights, MI
24800 Warner #450
Southwest Warren
Warren, MI
Updated October 23 at 2:54pm UTC
Studio
$450
15538 Frazho
Roseville
Roseville, MI
Updated October 10 at 3:15am UTC
Studio
$450
30050 hoover
Northeast Warren
Warren, MI
Updated August 16 at 10:22pm UTC
Studio
$453
Results within 10 miles of Sterling Heights, MI
2820 W MAPLE Road
The Transit Center
Troy, MI
Updated October 23 at 2:52pm UTC
Studio
$385
1155 W McNichols Rd
Highland Park
Highland Park, MI
Updated October 23 at 9:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
19650 HARPER
Grosse Pointe
Grosse Pointe, MI
Updated October 17 at 12:39am UTC
Studio
$300
300 Whitmore Rd
Palmer Park
Highland Park, MI
Updated October 10 at 1:26am UTC
1 Bedroom
$545
381 Covington Dr
Palmer Park
Highland Park, MI
Updated October 10 at 1:26am UTC
1 Bedroom
$525
14467 Troester
Burbank
Detroit, MI
Updated October 9 at 9:26am UTC
Studio
$100
641 Covington Dr
Palmer Park
Highland Park, MI
Updated September 23 at 5:35pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$545
18417 WYOMING Street
Bagley
Detroit, MI
Updated September 4 at 2:50am UTC
Studio
$500
9171 Whittier St
Denby
Detroit, MI
Updated September 19 at 12:32pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
Roselawn
Bagley
Detroit, MI
Updated October 3 at 7:29am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$550

October 2018 Sterling Heights Rent Report

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

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Sterling Heights

October 2018 Sterling Heights Rent Report

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

Sterling Heights rents declined moderately over the past month

Sterling Heights rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Sterling Heights stand at $820 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,070 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Sterling Heights' year-over-year rent growth is on par with the state average of 1.0%, but exceeds the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the Detroit Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Sterling Heights, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Detroit metro, 9 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 seen rents fall by 1.5% 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 $870.
  • Troy has the most expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,330; the city has also seen rent growth of 0.5% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.

Sterling Heights rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Sterling Heights, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Sterling Heights is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with Michigan as a whole logging rent growth of 1.0% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 1.4% in Lansing and 1.2% in Grand Rapids.
  • Sterling Heights' median two-bedroom rent of $1,070 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.0% increase in Sterling Heights.
  • While Sterling Heights' rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-2.3%), El Paso (-1.4%), and Chicago (-0.9%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Sterling Heights than most large cities. For example, Chicago has a median 2BR rent of $1,270.

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% 0.3%
Warren $760 $990 -0.4% 3.9%
Sterling Heights $820 $1,070 -0.3% 1.0%
Dearborn $1,010 $1,320 -0.1% 1.8%
Westland $740 $960 0.1% 1.1%
Troy $1,020 $1,330 0.5% 1.5%
Southfield $900 $1,170 0.1% 1.3%
Taylor $670 $870 -0.3% -1.5%
Pontiac $730 $950 0.2% 0.8%
Royal Oak $830 $1,080 -0.1% 0.2%
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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.