Detroit listed in Top 15 Apartment Boom Towns

March 10, 2014

Detroit made a list of America’s Top 15 Apartment Boom Towns, according to a study by SpareFoot. SpareFoot used data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, factoring in  total apartments per person population growth, housing affordability, per-capita income and more.

Here’s the full list:

  1. San Jose, CA
  2. Austin, TX
  3. Houston, TX
  4. Grand Rapids, MI
  5. Nashville, TN
  6. Dayton, OH
  7. Portland, OR
  8. San Francisco, CA
  9. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
  10. Oklahoma City, OK
  11. Seattle, WA
  12. Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
  13. San Antonio, TX
  14. Des Moines, IA
  15. Detroit, MI

Detroit is one of the cheapest places to rent in the country, considering its size — it’s the eighth lowest out of the top 100 cities by population, according to Crain’s.