Average Rent In North Dakota For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in North Dakota?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in North Dakota for December 2020 is $1,250. With an averge apartment size of 1,364 sqft, the average price per square foot in North Dakota is $0.916.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, North Dakota rent costs -24.2% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how North Dakota ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

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How Does North Dakota Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticNDUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,250$1,650 -24.2%
Average $/sqft $0.916$1.135 -19.2%
M-o-M Change $-45$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $-25$5 -600.0%
M-o-M % Change -3.5%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change -2.0%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In North Dakota


As you would expect, the median price for rent in North Dakota increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in North Dakota clocking in at $890, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,400 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $789 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $350/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on North Dakota check out:

Month Over Month North Dakota Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

North Dakota has experienced a $-45 change in rent over the past month going from $1,295 to $1,250. That change comes out to -3.5%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for North Dakota:

Year Over Year North Dakota Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in North Dakota changed $-25 from $1,275 to $1,250. A change of $-25 means that rents changed -2.0% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for North Dakota:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In North Dakota

Population: 1,165
Median Rent: $1,409
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Population: 1,332
Median Rent: $1,330
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Watford City, ND

Population: 5,441
Median Rent: $1,187
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Population: 1,116
Median Rent: $1,158
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Lincoln, ND

Population: 3,467
Median Rent: $1,122
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Williston, ND

Population: 25,072
Median Rent: $1,012
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Dickinson, ND

Population: 22,309
Median Rent: $996
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Minot, ND

Population: 48,171
Median Rent: $975
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Mandan, ND

Population: 21,472
Median Rent: $908
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West Fargo, ND

Population: 33,089
Median Rent: $883
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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