18 Apartments under 500 for rent in Westland, MI

Last updated November 21 at 2:04am UTC
36403 Warren Road
Westland
Westland, MI
Updated October 31 at 2:33am UTC
Studio
$200
Results within 10 miles of Westland, MI
4227 8th St
Ecorse
Ecorse, MI
Updated November 17 at 11:09am UTC
1 Bedroom
$475
7932 COOLEY LAKE Road
, MI
Updated November 21 at 1:40am UTC
Studio
$225
Results within 20 miles of Westland, MI
1899 ORCHARD LAKE Road
Keego Harbor
Keego Harbor, MI
Updated November 21 at 1:42am UTC
Studio
$480
1160 Holcomb St
Foch
Detroit, MI
Updated November 3 at 7:02pm UTC
Studio
$475
4780 Wayburn St
Finney
Detroit, MI
Updated October 17 at 10:50am UTC
1 Bedroom
$495
2690 W BOSTON Boulevard
Durfee
Detroit, MI
Updated August 15 at 4:57am UTC
Studio
$450
1630 E State Fair
State Fair-Nolan
Detroit, MI
Updated November 15 at 11:33am UTC
1 Bedroom
$475
7930 COOLEY LAKE Road
, MI
Updated August 15 at 4:49am UTC
Studio
$270
35 W FRONT ST
Central Monroe
Monroe, MI
Updated November 18 at 1:35am UTC
1 Bedroom
$495
7938 COOLEY LAKE Road
, MI
Updated November 21 at 1:40am UTC
Studio
$180
6695 Highland Road
, MI
Updated August 15 at 5:00am UTC
Studio
$300
1152 Holcomb St
Foch
Detroit, MI
Updated October 31 at 1:47am UTC
Studio
$400
2501 Alter Rd
Mack
Detroit, MI
Updated October 26 at 11:41am UTC
1 Bedroom
$450
Prairie St
Winterhalter
Detroit, MI
Updated November 2 at 7:47am UTC
1 Bedroom
$450
1141 Holcomb St
Foch
Detroit, MI
Updated November 21 at 2:04am UTC
Studio
$450
2912 Whitney St
Rosa Parks
Detroit, MI
Updated September 28 at 10:46am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$450
1152 Holcomb St
Foch
Detroit, MI
Updated October 22 at 1:51am UTC
1 Bedroom
$485
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November 2017 Westland Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Westland Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Westland rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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November 2017 Westland Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2017 Westland Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Westland rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Westland rents increased marginally over the past month

Westland rents have increased 0.1% over the past month, and are up moderately by 2.7% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Westland stand at $730 for a one-bedroom apartment and $950 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in July. Westland's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 2.4%, but is in line with the national average of 2.7%.

Rents rising across the Detroit Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Westland, 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.

  • Warren has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 7.7%. The median two-bedroom there costs $980, while one-bedrooms go for $750.
  • Over the past month, Sterling Heights has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.5%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,050, while one-bedrooms go for $810.
  • Detroit proper has the least expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $890; rents fell 0.2% over the past month but rose 1.4% over the past year.
  • Dearborn has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,340; rents increased 0.1% over the past month and 5.9% over the past year.

Westland rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Westland, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Westland is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with Michigan as a whole logging rent growth of 2.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.4% in Lansing and 1.7% in Grand Rapids.
  • Westland's median two-bedroom rent of $950 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.7% over the past year, which matches the rise in Westland.
  • While Westland's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Fresno (+6.1%), Las Vegas (+4.8%), and Charlotte (+3.0%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Westland 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% 1.4%
Warren $750 $980 2.4% 7.7%
Sterling Heights $810 $1,050 -0.5% 2.2%
Dearborn $1,030 $1,340 0.1% 5.9%
Westland $730 $950 0.1% 2.7%
Troy $980 $1,280 -0.3% 2.4%
Southfield $890 $1,160 0.1% 0.8%
Taylor $680 $890 -0.1% 0.2%
Pontiac $720 $940 0.0% 3.6%
Royal Oak $830 $1,080 0.3% 3.4%
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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.

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