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Houses for Rent in East Lansing, MI - 62 Rentals available

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East Lansing, MI Demographics

  • Total Population48,374
  • Female 23,962
    Male 24,412
  • Median Age21.3

Average Rent in East Lansing, MI

  • East Lansing, MI Average Rental Price, May 2020 $1,294 /mo

East Lansing, MI Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7003%
  • $701-$1,00035%
  • $1,001-$1,50035%
  • $1,501-$2,00020%
  • > $2,0007%

East Lansing, MI Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 May / 2020
East Lansing, MI $1,241 $1,231 $1,223 $1,227 $1,231 $1,250 $1,288 $1,299 $1,281 $1,294
National $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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East Lansing, MI Households

  • Total Number of Households13,461
  • Family 4,729
    Non-family 8,732
  • Children 1,803
    No Children 11,658
  • Average People Per Household2.38
  • Median Household Income$38,502
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,036

East Lansing, MI Education Statistics

  • No High School1%
  • Some High School26%
  • Some College10%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree30%
  • Graduate Degree26%

Renting a house in East Lansing, MI

Some people just don’t buy into the American dream of owning your own house and sacrificing flexibility. Also, a 30-year mortgage is not the most pleasant thought to wake up with every morning. We understand. But what if you need some extra storage space? What if you like a backyard where you could throw BBQ parties and the kids could play in a safe environment? Luckily, you can forget the dreaded mortgage. Renting a house is the answer. There are 62 homes for rent in East Lansing, MI. And it won’t necessarily cost an arm and a leg to rent the perfect home for your family. You can look into duplexes for rent too. Prices in East Lansing, MI for rental homes start at $280.

A rental house offers flexibility

Your family situation will change throughout your life. Renting makes it possible to match the size of your home to your lifestyle and financial situation. Maybe it’s just you and your significant other at the moment sharing a charming downtown apartment. But there’s a chance that at some point in time, a third family member will show-up and suddenly that 1 bedroom apartment you were so happy with will become too small. You will realize that you’d much rather prefer the comfort of your own backyard, than all the excitement your current neighborhood provides, that you no longer have time to enjoy anyway. If you want to continue living comfortably, you may want to rent a 2 bedroom house. Or maybe your oldest son turned into a young man who’s going off to college soon. You’ll find yourself in a 4 bedroom house that is suddenly too big. You could downsize and rent a 3 bedroom home with a pool, in a much nicer area. The flexibility of renting makes it possible.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!