Logo El Centro Fair Market Rent FY 2019 El Centro, CA MSA Rental Data

Fair Market Rent Prices in El Centro, CA :
$612 $733 $953 $1,247 $1,657
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR
Moderate 40th Percentile Metro Area

Fair Market Rent prices in El Centro are high compared to the national average. This FMR area is more expensive than 88% of other FMR areas. Fair Market Rent for a two-bedroom apartment in El Centro is $953 per month.

The previous year, rent for a two-bedroom home was $901 per month. This is a 5.77% increase year-over-year.

This FMR rate applies to Bard, CA, Ocotillo, CA, Palo Verde, CA, Salton City, CA, Niland, CA, Seeley, CA, Westmorland, CA, Winterhaven, CA, Calipatria, CA, Heber, CA and other cities within the region. The Metro Code or CBSA code for this region is METRO20940M20940.

Additionally, This Fair Market Rent (FMR) area El Centro, CA MSA spans one county or city in California which is listed in the table below. Estimated population of El Centro, CA MSA FMR area is 174,528 people based on 2010 Census data.

Compared to the rest of California, the El Centro FMR area is less expensive than 74% of the state.

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What is Fair Market Rent?

Fair Market Rent is determined each fiscal year by the HUD and is used to set payment standards for federal housing assistance programs in El Centro. Fair Market Rent is the 40th-percentile of typical rentals in a given region. Learn more

Median Rent Prices in El Centro

To compute the 40th percentile of rent prices the HUD must determine the median or 50th percentile as well. 50th percentile rent prices are NOT fair market rents (unless otherwise noted as a 50th percentile designated region above). However, some home owners or rents may be interested in the median rent prices as well.

50th Percentile Rental Prices:
0-BR Studio / Efficiency $ 644
1-BR 1-Bedroom $ 772
2-BR 2-Bedroom $ 1003
3-BR 3-Bedroom $ 1312
4-BR 4-Bedroom $ 1744
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There is just one county (listed below) within the El Centro, CA MSA FMR area (most regions, especially metro areas, cover multiple counties). This FMR area covers two metro areas: Yuma - El Centro and Palm Springs.

County / Region Est. Population
Imperial County, CA Metro 174,528
Zip Codes in El Centro, CA MSA

There are 19 unique zip codes in this Fair Market Rent (FMR) area:

92222, 92225, 92227, 92231, 92232, 92233, 92243, 92244, 92249, 92250, 92251, 92257, 92259, 92266, 92273, 92274, 92275, 92281 and 92283

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