Michigan Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

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

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FMRs vary across Michigan based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Michigan is $836.

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 Michigan 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 Michigan compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Michigan is $1,262 in Washtenaw County. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $757 in Gladwin County.

Michigan ($836) has a 16.1% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

Michigan is rank 40th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is lower than 39 other States and territories. Michigan is the 17th cheapest State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Michigan

40th
Rank
$596
Studio
$664
1-person
$836
2-person
$1,089
3-person
$1,211
4-person
Counties in Michigan (83)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Washtenaw County 1st $1,047 $1,048 $1,262 $1,560 $1,816
Livingston County 2nd $747 $938 $1,125 $1,504 $1,664
Kent County 3rd $798 $859 $1,041 $1,356 $1,538
Macomb County 4th $733 $848 $1,084 $1,371 $1,473
Lapeer County 4th $733 $848 $1,084 $1,371 $1,473
St. Clair County 4th $733 $848 $1,084 $1,371 $1,473
Wayne County 4th $733 $848 $1,084 $1,371 $1,473
Oakland County 4th $733 $848 $1,084 $1,371 $1,473
Ottawa County 9th $814 $852 $971 $1,329 $1,381
Grand Traverse County 10th $698 $863 $1,009 $1,248 $1,368
Leelanau County 11th $658 $739 $933 $1,234 $1,597
Monroe County 12th $631 $723 $941 $1,237 $1,503
Ingham County 13th $733 $767 $936 $1,203 $1,269
Eaton County 13th $733 $767 $936 $1,203 $1,269
Clinton County 13th $733 $767 $936 $1,203 $1,269
Midland County 16th $582 $661 $870 $1,210 $1,341
Allegan County 17th $678 $683 $890 $1,184 $1,207
Emmet County 18th $595 $685 $896 $1,161 $1,296
Jackson County 19th $615 $734 $866 $1,136 $1,274
Ionia County 20th $667 $672 $884 $1,097 $1,302
Kalamazoo County 21st $613 $711 $879 $1,160 $1,252
Otsego County 22nd $609 $669 $880 $1,128 $1,291
Charlevoix County 23rd $571 $647 $825 $1,172 $1,339
Benzie County 24th $607 $667 $877 $1,084 $1,290
Marquette County 25th $556 $643 $835 $1,032 $1,429
Berrien County 26th $646 $655 $845 $1,094 $1,252
Barry County 27th $582 $687 $830 $1,135 $1,190
Calhoun County 28th $602 $670 $841 $1,091 $1,183
Iosco County 29th $645 $649 $757 $1,025 $1,296
Muskegon County 30th $591 $655 $855 $1,091 $1,159
Manistee County 31st $639 $643 $846 $1,072 $1,147
Cass County 32nd $593 $655 $845 $1,102 $1,151
Lenawee County 33rd $541 $642 $815 $1,099 $1,213
Isabella County 34th $611 $680 $810 $1,057 $1,098
Houghton County 35th $503 $612 $757 $1,075 $1,296
Gogebic County 36th $524 $606 $757 $1,075 $1,280
Montcalm County 37th $608 $639 $782 $978 $1,230
Mackinac County 38th $524 $664 $757 $983 $1,291
Alcona County 39th $653 $653 $757 $983 $1,161
Saginaw County 40th $553 $633 $833 $1,041 $1,130
Van Buren County 41st $561 $635 $793 $1,053 $1,134
Delta County 42nd $587 $591 $757 $1,053 $1,181
Missaukee County 43rd $571 $628 $826 $1,021 $1,120
Menominee County 44th $566 $644 $757 $1,040 $1,158
Genesee County 45th $545 $645 $821 $1,034 $1,113
Antrim County 46th $503 $649 $757 $1,028 $1,209
Branch County 47th $619 $629 $796 $1,009 $1,079
Wexford County 48th $547 $608 $791 $1,007 $1,173
Alpena County 49th $524 $621 $757 $1,065 $1,154
Arenac County 50th $519 $599 $757 $1,043 $1,175
Crawford County 51st $565 $611 $804 $1,022 $1,090
Hillsdale County 52nd $561 $616 $811 $1,003 $1,100
Mecosta County 53rd $552 $646 $766 $974 $1,136
Newaygo County 53rd $538 $615 $809 $1,015 $1,097
Bay County 55th $522 $611 $786 $1,031 $1,118
Shiawassee County 56th $581 $585 $770 $1,026 $1,105
Tuscola County 57th $524 $626 $757 $1,050 $1,108
Gratiot County 58th $503 $575 $757 $986 $1,240
Montmorency County 59th $524 $635 $757 $1,068 $1,072
Clare County 60th $524 $575 $757 $1,016 $1,163
Oscoda County 61st $524 $648 $757 $1,027 $1,072
Ogemaw County 62nd $582 $664 $757 $958 $1,055
Chippewa County 63rd $532 $608 $800 $989 $1,085
Iron County 64th $513 $592 $757 $1,068 $1,072
Presque Isle County 65th $524 $575 $757 $993 $1,152
Oceana County 66th $575 $575 $757 $1,002 $1,091
Keweenaw County 67th $524 $578 $757 $1,068 $1,072
Sanilac County 68th $559 $575 $757 $985 $1,116
Roscommon County 69th $578 $581 $757 $1,023 $1,027
Mason County 70th $576 $588 $774 $973 $1,050
St. Joseph County 71st $526 $592 $760 $1,004 $1,071
Lake County 72nd $524 $575 $757 $1,022 $1,072
Dickinson County 73rd $533 $639 $770 $952 $1,044
Ontonagon County 74th $524 $647 $757 $936 $1,072
Kalkaska County 74th $503 $575 $757 $998 $1,103
Alger County 76th $524 $637 $757 $936 $1,072
Huron County 77th $572 $575 $757 $936 $1,085
Baraga County 78th $572 $579 $757 $936 $1,080
Cheboygan County 79th $537 $590 $776 $959 $1,052
Schoolcraft County 80th $524 $575 $757 $974 $1,072
Osceola County 81st $524 $575 $757 $945 $1,091
Luce County 81st $525 $600 $759 $979 $1,029
Gladwin County 83rd $524 $577 $757 $966 $1,032

More on Michigan

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.