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    44525 Pine Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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    • $1,109+
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    11221 East 14Th Mile Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
    8 Units available
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    • $1,100
    • $1,399
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    13500 Northside Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
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    • $1,045
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    34792 Oceanview Dr., Sterling Heights, MI 48312
    9 Units available
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    • $1,225
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    8600 Beech, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
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    8600 Beech Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
    5 Units available
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    • $995+
    • $1,155
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    8129 Independence Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
    6 Units available
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    • $960+
    • $1,105+
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    34792 Oceanview Dr., Sterling Heights, MI 48312
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    15010 Ashgrove Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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    15127 Olivewood Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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    • $825
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    36505 Northview Blvd, Sterling Heights, MI 48310
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    45600 Oak Hill, Utica, MI 48317
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    5800 Streefkerk, Warren, MI 48092
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    45645 Brownell St, Utica, MI 48317
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    45600 Oak Hill Blvd, Shelby Twp, MI 48317
    41 Units available
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    42480 Green Valley Dr, Clinton Twp, MI 48038
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    42566 Clinton Place Dr., Clinton Township, MI 48038
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    17001 Eleanor Dr, Clinton Twp, MI 48038
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    15770 Lakeside Village Drive, Clinton Township, MI 48038
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    43144 Carlyle Place Drive, Clinton Township, MI 48038
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    15770 Lakeside Village Drive, Clinton Township, MI 48038
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    31499 Mound Rd, Warren, MI 48092
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    45669 Long Fellow Dr., Shelby Township, MI 48315
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    45800 Beacon Drive, Shelby Twp, MI 48315
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    17673 Kingsbrooke Circle, Clinton Twp, MI 48038
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Average rent in Sterling Heights, MI

$1,163/mo Sterling Heights, MI average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Sterling Heights, MI is $1,163.

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    When were prices and availability in Sterling Heights, MI last updated?

    Prices and availability in Sterling Heights, MI were last updated on 6 Oct 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Sterling Heights, MI?

    The best apartments in Sterling Heights, MI are: Maple Creek Apartments, Lakeside Terrace Apartments, Sterling Landings, Maple Grove Apartments and Sterling Lake - Sterling Heights, MI.

    What is the average rent in Sterling Heights, MI?

    The average rent in Sterling Heights, MI is $1,163. Start your search for apartments in Sterling Heights, MI now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI is between $825 and $1,422. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Sterling Heights, MI now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI is between $915 and $1,696. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Sterling Heights, MI is between $1,150 and $2,053. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Sterling Heights, MI.

    What type of rental buildings are in Sterling Heights, MI?

    In Sterling Heights, 26% of the residents are renting compared to 74% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 19% of Sterling Heights’s rentals, 59% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 19% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Sterling Heights, MI?

    The average age of rental buildings in Sterling Heights is 44 years old, with 6% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which 94% are garden-style apartment communities, 6% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Sterling Heights, MI?

    Studio apartments in Sterling Heights are around 0.2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 48% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 47% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Sterling Heights, MI

    Well-known as being one of Detroit's core suburbs, Sterling Heights is the fourth largest city in Michigan, located in Macomb County. The city, which is home to many industrial and commercial businesses, has above-average public schools and a diverse demographic, making it an attractive renting spot for young professionals and families. Sterling Heights is also one of the safest cities in Michigan and offers top attractions such as museums, zoos and more. Sterling Heights has a hot-summer humid continental climate, with very significant rainfall even during dry months. So, renters should be wary of severe storms and flooding during the rainy season. Average temperatures range between 19°F and 83°F throughout the year, with 180 sunny days, 33 inches of rain and 32 inches of snow per year, on average.

    Renting in Sterling Heights, MI

    Sterling Heights is an ideal renting option for young professionals searching for good job opportunities and families looking to settle down. The city’s 27 neighborhoods have a dense suburban makeup, with more homeowners than renters. Milford and Oxford are among the most coveted neighborhoods in Sterling Heights. The city's western areas are more attractive and popular, but the northern neighborhoods offer more affordable apartments for rent. Renters in Sterling Heights are protected against discrimination and provided with habitable units. Renters are in charge of minor repairs and can be evicted with a seven-day notice if they don't follow the lease agreement. Still, renters can withhold and deduct repair costs from the rent if the landlord does not fix major damages.

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    Sterling Heights, MI demographics

    Sterling Heights, MI has a population of 132,296 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 67,799 of Sterling Heights’s residents are women and 64,497 are men. The median age of those who live in Sterling Heights, MI is 40.7.

    Shopping in Sterling Heights, MI

    Sterling Heights has a lot of options for shopping, including grocery, department stores, family-friendly places and more. The city is also a vibrant nightlife with different clubs, pubs, grills, bars and more. Renters have access to massive shopping malls located downtown and in the residential areas, including Lakeside Mall, Riverland Shopping Center, Deli Market, Sterling Shopping Center, Sterling Place Plaza, Clinton Valley Mall Shopping Center and 18 Ryan. There are also department stores like Macy's, Kohl's, JCPenney, Burlington, Bed, Bath & Beyond and Target. As for grocery shopping, there are diverse options like Kroger, Target Grocery, Sterling Heights Bozek’s Market, Jerry's Fruit Market and Bakery, International Foods and Aldi.

    Sterling Heights, MI households

    • 34,456 Family
      16,060 Non-family
    • 14,179 Children
      36,337 No Children
    • 50,516Total Number of Households
    • 2.6Average People Per Household
    • $66,346Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 50,516 households in Sterling Heights, MI. 34,456 are family households and 16,060 are non-family households. There are 14,179 households with children in Sterling Heights and 36,337 households without children. On average, about 2.6 people live in a household in Sterling Heights, MI.

    Transportation in Sterling Heights, MI

    Sterling Heights is not very walkable, so most of the errands require a car. It is only somewhat bikeable since it does not have enough bike lanes, but the city provides efficient public transportation to renters who need to commute. A vast network of SMART buses connects Sterling Heights, but you will have to go to Troy or Royal Oak to access the Amtrak train station. Other alternative transportation methods include local taxis and minibuses. In addition, ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are available in the area. Visitors will find airport shuttles and car rental services working within the city. The closest major airport to Sterling Heights is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, located some 40 miles away.

    Sterling Heights, MI education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Sterling Heights, MI is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 33% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 9% have a Graduate Degree.

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