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Study: The average rent for an apartment in Detroit is $1,071 per month

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 18:40:42-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The average rent for a Detroit apartment is $1,071, according to a new report from Rent Cafe.

It is $29 higher than this time last year.

In Michigan, the most expensive rent was found in Allendale, with an average of $1,611, followed by Ann Arbor, where the average rent in $1,582.

The national average rent is $1,463, up 3 percent compared to the same time last year.

The data for the report comes from competitively-rented multifamily properties via telephone survey.

The cheapest city to rent an apartment is in Flint, Rent Cafe said, with an average of $629.