Maryland Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

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

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FMRs vary across Maryland based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Maryland is $1,276.

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 Maryland 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 Maryland compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Maryland is $1,785 in Calvert County, Prince George's County, and 3 others. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $757 in Allegany County.

Maryland ($1,276) has a 28% higher FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a higher gross rent.

Maryland is rank 8th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is higher than 48 other States and territories. Maryland is the 8th most expensive State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Maryland

8th
Rank
$974
Studio
$1,054
1-person
$1,276
2-person
$1,679
3-person
$1,970
4-person
Counties in Maryland (24)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Calvert County 1st $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Prince George's County 1st $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Montgomery County 1st $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Charles County 1st $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Frederick County 1st $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
St. Mary's County 6th $1,058 $1,126 $1,372 $1,920 $2,218
Howard County 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Baltimore city 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Queen Anne's County 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Harford County 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Carroll County 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Baltimore County 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Anne Arundel County 7th $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Cecil County 14th $940 $1,071 $1,298 $1,605 $1,837
Talbot County 15th $929 $957 $1,141 $1,577 $1,953
Kent County 16th $779 $785 $1,028 $1,440 $1,644
Wicomico County 17th $787 $788 $1,037 $1,398 $1,566
Washington County 18th $646 $757 $972 $1,381 $1,637
Worcester County 19th $759 $764 $932 $1,324 $1,595
Caroline County 20th $723 $728 $958 $1,312 $1,600
Dorchester County 21st $726 $731 $894 $1,255 $1,485
Garrett County 22nd $557 $637 $757 $1,075 $1,296
Somerset County 23rd $611 $648 $792 $1,070 $1,098
Allegany County 24th $503 $606 $757 $987 $1,261

More on Maryland

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.