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Frequently Asked Questions
When were prices and availability in Southfield, MI last updated?
Prices and availability in Southfield, MI were last updated on 27 May 2022.
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What is the average rent in Southfield, MI?
The average rent in Southfield, MI is $1,201. Start your search for apartments in Southfield, MI now.
What is the price range for a studio apartment in Southfield, MI?
The price range for a studio apartment in Southfield, MI is between $899 and $1,500. View all studio apartments in Southfield, MI.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI is between $720 and $1,807. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Southfield, MI now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI is between $900 and $3,150. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Southfield, MI is between $915 and $3,150. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Southfield, MI.
Living in Southfield, MI
Southfield is a suburb of Detroit and a small town in Oakland County, Michigan. This small town shares a southern border with Detroit and is close to Ann Arbor, West Bloomfield and Birmingham, all of which offer good career opportunities. Many Fortune 500 companies have offices in Southfield, making it a popular renting spot among young professionals looking to secure high-paying jobs. Still, Southfield also attracts many families and retirees. The town is also generally safe and has a wide range of public and private schools. Southfield has a hot-summer humid continental climate, with temperatures ranging between 17°F in the winter and 84°F in the summer. On average, it gets 176 days of sun, 34 inches of rain and 35 inches of snow every year.
Southfield, MI Demographics
- Total Population73,174
Female 33,098Male 40,076
- Median Age42.9
Southfield, MI has a population of 73,174 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 40,076 of Southfield’s residents are women and 33,098 are men. The median age of those who live in Southfield, MI is 42.9.
Average Rent in Southfield, MI
- Southfield, MI Average Rental Price, April 2022 $1,201 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Southfield, MI is $1,201.
Southfield, MI Apartment Rent Ranges
About 12% of apartment rents in Southfield, MI range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 2% of apartments. Around 55% of Southfield’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 31% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.
Southfield, MI Rent Trends
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Southfield, MI is $1,201.
Shopping in Southfield, MI
With a vibrant downtown area and many opportunities for outdoor fun, Southfield also offers plenty of options for shopping and nightlife. Renters typically shop at the Southfield Plaza, Gateway Market Place, Tel-Twelve Mall, La Mirage Shopping Center, Harvard Row Mall, Sherwood Square Shopping Center and Clover Leaf Plaza. The most popular department stores in Southfield are Target, Burlington, Forman Mills and Dollar Village, to name just a few. For grocery shopping, the major spots are Imperial Fresh Markets, Meijer, Kroger, Market Fresh and Target Grocery. Most shopping centers are located in residential areas throughout Southfield, along with parks, coffee shops and restaurants.
Transportation in Southfield, MI
Southfield is not very walkable and bikeable. While some errands can be accomplished on foot, most renters prefer to use their car or public transportation provided. There is an extensive public transit network equipped by SMART, Greyhound Bus Lines and Transportation of Southfield Seniors (TOSS). Getting around the town becomes even more convenient with ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft and local taxis. There are airport shuttle services right outside the town, especially in Detroit, but visitors can also find car rental agencies within Southfield. For air travel, the closest major airport to Southfield is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, which is conveniently located about 22 miles away.
Southfield, MI Households
- Total Number of Households32,345
Family 17,122Non-family 15,223
Children 6,842No Children 25,503
- Average People Per Household2.22
- Median Household Income$55,705
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,162
According to U.S. Census data, there are 32,345 households in Southfield, MI. 17,122 are family households and 15,223 are non-family households. There are 6,842 households with children in Southfield and 25,503 households without children. On average, about 2.22 people live in a household in Southfield, MI. The median income of a Southfield household living in Southfield is $55,705 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,162.
Southfield, MI Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Southfield, MI is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 26% completed some high school, 30% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 20% have a Bachelor Degree, and 15% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Southfield, MI
Southfield has a very competitive housing market and a high average income among residents, which also translates to a high cost of living. Since most people living in Southfield are renters, there are plenty of rentals to choose from — ranging from apartments and single-family homes to condos and duplexes — across the town’s 23 neighborhoods. Murray Crescent, Bell, Lincoln, Telegraph and Rock Creek are among Southfield’s upscale neighborhoods, while communities in the southeast part of the town are more affordable. Southfield renters typically pay for minor repairs, while more complex maintenance works are paid by landlords. If a renter refuses to follow the lease agreement, the landlord can send a seven-day eviction notice. If the landlord refuses to fix major damages, the renter can withhold rent or deduct repair costs from the rent.
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