Kentucky Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

2022 FMRs in Kentucky by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across Kentucky based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Kentucky is $747.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $1,888 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $485 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in Kentucky are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does Kentucky compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Kentucky is $960 in Bullitt County, Henry County, and 3 others. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $674 in Cumberland County.

Kentucky ($747) has a 25.1% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

Kentucky is rank 54th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is lower than 53 other States and territories. Kentucky is the 3rd cheapest State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Kentucky

54th
Rank
$536
Studio
$593
1-person
$747
2-person
$985
3-person
$1,113
4-person
Counties in Kentucky (120)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Bullitt County 1st $690 $800 $960 $1,279 $1,468
Henry County 1st $690 $800 $960 $1,279 $1,468
Jefferson County 1st $690 $800 $960 $1,279 $1,468
Oldham County 1st $690 $800 $960 $1,279 $1,468
Spencer County 1st $690 $800 $960 $1,279 $1,468
Boone County 6th $643 $742 $968 $1,302 $1,483
Bracken County 6th $643 $742 $968 $1,302 $1,483
Campbell County 6th $643 $742 $968 $1,302 $1,483
Gallatin County 6th $643 $742 $968 $1,302 $1,483
Kenton County 6th $643 $742 $968 $1,302 $1,483
Pendleton County 6th $643 $742 $968 $1,302 $1,483
Christian County 12th $634 $707 $910 $1,293 $1,558
Trigg County 12th $634 $707 $910 $1,293 $1,558
Bourbon County 14th $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Clark County 14th $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Fayette County 14th $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Jessamine County 14th $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Scott County 14th $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Woodford County 14th $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Grant County 20th $672 $728 $829 $1,168 $1,419
Henderson County 21st $621 $706 $880 $1,153 $1,326
Hardin County 22nd $630 $635 $835 $1,161 $1,412
Larue County 22nd $630 $635 $835 $1,161 $1,412
Edmonson County 24th $672 $688 $845 $1,063 $1,365
Warren County 24th $672 $688 $845 $1,063 $1,365
Shelby County 26th $641 $672 $884 $1,122 $1,297
Trimble County 27th $585 $684 $827 $1,107 $1,268
Meade County 28th $593 $597 $786 $1,117 $1,345
Franklin County 29th $559 $660 $793 $1,066 $1,327
Daviess County 30th $595 $641 $843 $1,101 $1,143
Hancock County 30th $595 $641 $843 $1,101 $1,143
McLean County 30th $595 $641 $843 $1,101 $1,143
Boyd County 33rd $570 $659 $791 $1,058 $1,179
Greenup County 33rd $570 $659 $791 $1,058 $1,179
Boyle County 35th $540 $574 $755 $1,030 $1,284
Calloway County 36th $560 $632 $831 $1,027 $1,127
McCracken County 37th $577 $613 $807 $999 $1,094
Marshall County 38th $572 $678 $773 $956 $1,048
Simpson County 39th $560 $594 $782 $1,023 $1,060
Anderson County 40th $536 $645 $749 $1,012 $1,016
Nelson County 41st $518 $550 $724 $1,028 $1,108
Montgomery County 42nd $504 $613 $704 $972 $1,080
Mason County 43rd $524 $568 $732 $905 $1,134
Allen County 44th $542 $546 $718 $911 $1,130
Madison County 44th $558 $575 $732 $989 $993
Rowan County 46th $504 $603 $704 $870 $1,162
Clay County 47th $525 $528 $674 $957 $1,154
Casey County 48th $482 $591 $674 $898 $1,154
Powell County 49th $590 $594 $714 $932 $968
Adair County 50th $509 $512 $674 $936 $1,149
Logan County 50th $494 $543 $690 $909 $1,144
Lawrence County 52nd $482 $512 $674 $957 $1,146
Knox County 53rd $482 $512 $674 $935 $1,154
Carroll County 54th $482 $592 $674 $957 $1,047
Pike County 55th $510 $582 $697 $862 $1,069
Garrard County 56th $509 $570 $712 $880 $1,046
Butler County 57th $509 $512 $674 $957 $1,061
Hopkins County 58th $473 $534 $702 $944 $1,054
Knott County 59th $482 $592 $674 $955 $1,002
Wolfe County 60th $482 $512 $674 $866 $1,154
Bell County 61st $482 $592 $674 $957 $967
Webster County 62nd $482 $525 $674 $916 $1,070
Washington County 63rd $484 $524 $676 $836 $1,145
Fleming County 64th $482 $518 $674 $833 $1,154
Nicholas County 65th $482 $512 $674 $833 $1,154
Harlan County 66th $469 $548 $674 $957 $999
Hart County 67th $508 $512 $674 $878 $1,074
Whitley County 68th $482 $592 $674 $856 $1,034
Barren County 69th $501 $565 $700 $920 $949
Livingston County 70th $511 $554 $714 $883 $968
Russell County 70th $511 $514 $674 $897 $1,034
Ballard County 72nd $494 $525 $691 $864 $1,044
Wayne County 73rd $448 $524 $674 $957 $1,010
Ohio County 74th $482 $551 $674 $900 $1,003
Grayson County 75th $551 $554 $674 $911 $914
Mercer County 76th $482 $512 $674 $956 $974
Laurel County 77th $521 $555 $681 $892 $939
Letcher County 78th $482 $568 $674 $891 $964
Taylor County 79th $540 $544 $674 $904 $914
Bath County 80th $482 $566 $674 $833 $1,018
Lyon County 81st $504 $536 $705 $871 $956
Marion County 81st $504 $539 $704 $870 $955
Pulaski County 83rd $468 $536 $705 $899 $956
Owen County 84th $482 $512 $674 $849 $1,040
Lewis County 85th $482 $568 $674 $911 $914
Rockcastle County 86th $482 $512 $674 $922 $949
Todd County 87th $482 $512 $674 $922 $935
Perry County 88th $482 $518 $674 $865 $979
Jackson County 89th $482 $536 $674 $911 $914
Fulton County 90th $482 $568 $674 $874 $914
Breckinridge County 91st $499 $591 $674 $833 $914
Graves County 92nd $485 $515 $678 $911 $919
Leslie County 93rd $482 $523 $674 $911 $914
Menifee County 93rd $482 $523 $674 $911 $914
Lee County 95th $482 $521 $674 $911 $914
Clinton County 96th $482 $557 $674 $870 $914
Floyd County 97th $482 $512 $674 $833 $993
Johnson County 98th $482 $512 $674 $911 $914
Magoffin County 99th $482 $558 $674 $864 $914
Morgan County 100th $482 $524 $674 $896 $914
Caldwell County 101st $482 $583 $674 $833 $914
Crittenden County 102nd $482 $512 $674 $902 $914
Carlisle County 103rd $482 $566 $674 $847 $914
Estill County 104th $482 $512 $674 $833 $980
Harrison County 105th $482 $512 $674 $897 $914
Monroe County 106th $482 $512 $674 $882 $914
Union County 107th $482 $553 $674 $839 $914
Breathitt County 108th $482 $530 $674 $854 $914
Carter County 109th $501 $512 $674 $851 $914
Martin County 110th $487 $518 $681 $842 $923
Metcalfe County 111th $482 $547 $674 $833 $914
Owsley County 112th $482 $523 $674 $854 $914
Elliott County 113th $482 $512 $674 $864 $914
Hickman County 114th $482 $523 $674 $843 $914
McCreary County 115th $482 $523 $674 $833 $914
Lincoln County 116th $482 $512 $674 $842 $914
Green County 117th $482 $512 $674 $833 $914
Muhlenberg County 117th $482 $512 $674 $833 $914
Robertson County 117th $482 $512 $674 $833 $914
Cumberland County 120th $448 $523 $674 $833 $914

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.