Tennessee Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

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

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FMRs vary across Tennessee based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Tennessee is $798.

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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Tennessee is $1,253 in Dickson County, Wilson County, and 8 others. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $676 in Jackson County.

Tennessee ($798) has a 20% lower FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a lower gross rent.

Tennessee is rank 42nd out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is lower than 41 other States and territories. Tennessee is the 15th cheapest State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Tennessee

42nd
Rank
$619
Studio
$650
1-person
$798
2-person
$1,048
3-person
$1,211
4-person
Counties in Tennessee (95)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Dickson County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Wilson County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Williamson County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Davidson County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Robertson County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Rutherford County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Cannon County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Trousdale County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Sumner County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Cheatham County 1st $1,079 $1,100 $1,253 $1,587 $1,975
Loudon County 11th $717 $800 $980 $1,287 $1,512
Union County 11th $717 $800 $980 $1,287 $1,512
Knox County 11th $717 $800 $980 $1,287 $1,512
Blount County 11th $717 $800 $980 $1,287 $1,512
Anderson County 11th $717 $800 $980 $1,287 $1,512
Maury County 16th $728 $733 $964 $1,329 $1,436
Montgomery County 17th $634 $707 $910 $1,293 $1,558
Tipton County 18th $694 $792 $912 $1,219 $1,404
Shelby County 18th $694 $792 $912 $1,219 $1,404
Fayette County 18th $694 $792 $912 $1,219 $1,404
Hamilton County 21st $721 $742 $883 $1,148 $1,380
Marion County 21st $721 $742 $883 $1,148 $1,380
Sequatchie County 21st $721 $742 $883 $1,148 $1,380
Sevier County 24th $674 $706 $840 $1,083 $1,163
Madison County 25th $561 $651 $845 $1,160 $1,165
Chester County 25th $561 $651 $845 $1,160 $1,165
Polk County 27th $570 $631 $830 $1,079 $1,224
Bradley County 27th $570 $631 $830 $1,079 $1,224
Roane County 29th $543 $666 $818 $1,066 $1,228
Bedford County 30th $630 $635 $835 $1,032 $1,181
Carter County 31st $609 $648 $781 $997 $1,182
Unicoi County 31st $609 $648 $781 $997 $1,182
Washington County 31st $609 $648 $781 $997 $1,182
Putnam County 34th $572 $576 $758 $1,035 $1,185
Coffee County 35th $561 $564 $739 $996 $1,265
Hamblen County 36th $577 $581 $763 $1,054 $1,128
Jefferson County 36th $577 $581 $763 $1,054 $1,128
Hickman County 38th $583 $617 $703 $960 $1,217
Marshall County 39th $596 $600 $789 $1,005 $1,070
Greene County 40th $583 $593 $676 $960 $1,134
Macon County 41st $556 $559 $736 $940 $1,153
Humphreys County 42nd $547 $593 $676 $953 $1,157
Gibson County 43rd $470 $569 $708 $962 $1,212
Morgan County 44th $521 $541 $712 $1,011 $1,126
Giles County 45th $568 $616 $702 $889 $1,121
Lincoln County 46th $547 $585 $676 $960 $1,102
Cumberland County 47th $541 $545 $695 $987 $1,093
Bledsoe County 48th $510 $514 $676 $960 $1,157
Cocke County 49th $510 $514 $676 $960 $1,154
Crockett County 50th $462 $529 $696 $919 $1,191
Houston County 51st $561 $565 $743 $918 $1,008
Hancock County 52nd $523 $526 $676 $904 $1,157
McMinn County 53rd $584 $610 $699 $944 $948
Stewart County 53rd $487 $531 $699 $872 $1,196
McNairy County 55th $547 $582 $676 $905 $1,070
Clay County 56th $528 $532 $676 $960 $1,080
Lawrence County 57th $543 $547 $703 $907 $1,061
Franklin County 58th $539 $542 $677 $941 $1,052
Meigs County 59th $547 $579 $676 $960 $979
Smith County 60th $486 $551 $725 $920 $1,043
Campbell County 61st $473 $541 $712 $964 $1,034
Rhea County 62nd $521 $524 $690 $935 $1,051
Warren County 63rd $539 $543 $714 $895 $1,029
Lewis County 63rd $510 $514 $676 $865 $1,155
Wayne County 65th $547 $579 $676 $936 $979
White County 66th $563 $566 $720 $890 $976
Dyer County 67th $457 $523 $688 $977 $1,060
Hawkins County 68th $524 $546 $702 $920 $1,012
Sullivan County 68th $524 $546 $702 $920 $1,012
Grainger County 70th $549 $553 $699 $944 $948
Lauderdale County 71st $510 $514 $676 $892 $1,083
Moore County 72nd $528 $532 $676 $958 $979
Henderson County 73rd $547 $593 $676 $913 $917
Benton County 74th $547 $579 $676 $836 $999
Decatur County 75th $547 $593 $676 $836 $979
Weakley County 76th $547 $561 $676 $836 $1,009
Perry County 77th $518 $522 $676 $929 $979
Van Buren County 78th $530 $533 $676 $885 $979
Carroll County 79th $547 $593 $676 $869 $917
Grundy County 80th $527 $531 $676 $883 $979
Johnson County 81st $547 $557 $676 $836 $979
Overton County 82nd $540 $544 $676 $913 $917
DeKalb County 83rd $510 $514 $676 $907 $979
Scott County 84th $532 $535 $676 $913 $917
Haywood County 85th $508 $514 $676 $897 $966
Claiborne County 86th $547 $569 $676 $850 $917
Fentress County 87th $510 $514 $676 $836 $1,013
Hardin County 88th $510 $514 $676 $848 $990
Lake County 89th $510 $514 $676 $836 $998
Pickett County 89th $511 $532 $676 $836 $979
Monroe County 91st $453 $556 $682 $907 $925
Hardeman County 92nd $510 $514 $676 $881 $922
Obion County 93rd $480 $557 $676 $845 $917
Henry County 94th $510 $514 $676 $852 $917
Jackson County 95th $510 $514 $676 $836 $917

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