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186 Apartments under 800 for rent in Sterling Heights, MI

Last updated December 16 at 4:14am UTC
Ashgrove
15010 Ashgrove Drive
Sterling Heights, MI
Updated December 14 at 10:44pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$744
2 Bedrooms
$934
13854 LAKESIDE CIRCLE
Sterling Heights
Sterling Heights, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$695
8181 DENWOOD Drive
Sterling Heights
Sterling Heights, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
1 Bedroom
$700
Results within 1 miles of Sterling Heights, MI
11255 HALL
Utica
Utica, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$395
Results within 5 miles of Sterling Heights, MI
11060 Chapp
Southeast Warren
Warren, MI
Updated December 16 at 3:40am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$795
14095 Stephens
Southeast Warren
Warren, MI
Updated December 16 at 3:45am UTC
1 Bedroom
$675
8097 Essex Ave
Southeast Warren
Warren, MI
Updated December 15 at 10:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$600
48380 VAN DYKE
Macomb County
Macomb County, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$395
24800 Warner #103
Southwest Warren
Warren, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$400
31475 Utica
Fraser
Fraser, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$440
34915 Hamilton Dr
Fraser
Fraser, MI
Updated December 15 at 5:52pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$750
15538 Frazho
Roseville
Roseville, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$450
15530 Frazho
Roseville
Roseville, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$695
47519 Van Dyke
Macomb County
Macomb County, MI
Updated December 16 at 1:36am UTC
Studio
$795

December 2018 Sterling Heights Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Sterling Heights Rent Report. Sterling Heights rents increased 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

December 2018 Sterling Heights Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2018 Sterling Heights Rent Report. Sterling Heights rents increased 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 increased significantly over the past month

Sterling Heights rents have increased 0.5% over the past month, and are up moderately by 2.1% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Sterling Heights stand at $830 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,080 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Sterling Heights' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.0%, as well as the national average of 1.3%.

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, 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 $1,330; the city has also seen rent growth of 3.2% over the past year, the fastest in the metro.
  • Taylor has the least expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $890; rents were up 0.6% over the past month but remained flat year-over-year.

Sterling Heights rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Sterling Heights, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Sterling Heights is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased marginally 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 1.2% in Lansing and 1.0% in Grand Rapids.
  • Sterling Heights' median two-bedroom rent of $1,080 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 2.1% rise in Sterling Heights.
  • While Sterling Heights' rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-1.2%) and El Paso (-0.2%).
  • 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 $690 $890 0.2% 1.1%
Warren $780 $1,020 0.8% 3.0%
Sterling Heights $830 $1,080 0.5% 2.1%
Dearborn $1,020 $1,330 0.5% 3.2%
Livonia $940 $1,220 0.1% 3.1%
Westland $740 $970 0.3% 1.6%
Troy $1,020 $1,330 0.1% 1.7%
Southfield $900 $1,180 0.3% 1.8%
Taylor $680 $890 0.6% 0.0%
Pontiac $730 $940 -0.1% 1.1%
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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.

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.