Welcome to the October 2021 Ann Arbor Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, Rentable data scientists and rental experts break down the October 2021 key findings and figures for the Ann Arbor rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Ann Arbor and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of Ann Arbor average rent prices in the chart below.
Ann Arbor rent prices increased over the last month. From September to October, the city experienced a 1.29% increase for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Ann Arbor one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,257.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from September to October, Ann Arbor experienced a 2.48% increase for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Ann Arbor two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,691.0.
Rent prices have increased in Ann Arbor over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 6 of the Ann Arbor suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 1 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.
More key findings include:
Rent increased in Ypsilanti, MI, Northville, MI, Westland, MI, Belleville, MI, Novi, MI, Wixom, MI .
Rent decreased in Canton, MI.
2 suburbs are currently priced higher than the city of Ann Arbor.
5 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Ann Arbor.
Rent growth in Ann Arbor over the past year has been on the rise. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Ann Arbor average rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a Ann Arbor one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.
You can view the full rundown of Rentable's October 2021 National Apartment Report and data set here.
For more information about Ann Arbor and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
|1 BR October||1 BR M/M % Change||2 BR October||2 BR M/M % Change|
|Ann Arbor, MI||$1,241.0||-0.40%||$1,650.0||-0.90%|
Each month, using over 1 million Rentable listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.