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Houses for Rent in Pontiac, MI
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    389 Bay Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
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    • 3 BEDS
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    389 Bay Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
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    33000 Covington Club Dr., Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    • $2,945
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    1280 Pettibone Lake Dr, Highland, MI 48356
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,600
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    15820 Beech Daly, Redford, MI 48239
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    • 2 BEDS
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    15820 Beech Daly Road, Redford, MI 48239
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    • 2 BEDS
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    14369 Coyle St, Detroit, MI 48227
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $750
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average size of a rental house in Pontiac, MI?

The average Pontiac, MI rental house size is 900 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Pontiac, MI?

Renting a house in Pontiac, MI comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Pontiac, MI?

Houses for rent in Pontiac, MI are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Pontiac, MI.

Pontiac, MI Demographics

  • Total Population59,714
  • Female 28,583
    Male 31,131
  • Median Age33.6

Pontiac, MI has a population of 59,714 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,131 of Pontiac’s residents are women and 28,583 are men. The median age of those who live in Pontiac, MI is 33.6.

Average Rent in Pontiac, MI

  • Pontiac, MI Average Rental Price, June 2022 $975 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Pontiac, MI is $975.

Pontiac, MI Apartment Rent Ranges

Pontiac, MI Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Jun / 2022
Pontiac, MI $815 $822 $839 $833 $854 $875 $894 $897 $953 $975
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Pontiac, MI is $975.

Pontiac, MI Households

  • Total Number of Households23,529
  • Family 12,142
    Non-family 11,387
  • Children 7,167
    No Children 16,362
  • Average People Per Household2.45
  • Median Household Income$34,673
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$769

According to U.S. Census data, there are 23,529 households in Pontiac, MI. 12,142 are family households and 11,387 are non-family households. There are 7,167 households with children in Pontiac and 16,362 households without children. On average, about 2.45 people live in a household in Pontiac, MI. The median income of a Pontiac household living in Pontiac is $34,673 per year. The median housing costs per month are $769.

Pontiac, MI Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Pontiac, MI is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 48% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 9% have a Bachelor Degree, and 4% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting a house in Pontiac, 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 7 homes for rent in Pontiac, 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 Pontiac, MI for rental homes start at $750.

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.

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