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Rent Report
Morrisville

September 2017 Morrisville Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Morrisville Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Morrisville rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Morrisville rents increase sharply over the past month

Morrisville rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, and have increased significantly by 6.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Morrisville stand at $1,150 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,340 for a two-bedroom. This is the seventh straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. Morrisville's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 4.3%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Morrisville

As rents have increased in Morrisville, a few large cities nationwide have seen also rents grow more modestly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Morrisville is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents also increased in other cities across the state, with North Carolina as a whole logging rent growth of 4.3% over the past year.
  • Morrisville's median two-bedroom rent of $1,340 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 6.0% increase in Morrisville.
  • While Morrisville's rents rose over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Charlotte (+3.9%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Morrisville than most large cities. For example, Greensboro has a median 2BR rent of $840, where Morrisville is more than one-and-a-half times that price.

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.

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.