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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in North Carolina:
$490 $551 $647 $843 $947
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

North Carolina (33) has the 55th highest rent in the country out of 108 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in North Carolina ranges from $584 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Alleghany County, NC to $1,064 for a 2-bedroom unit in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA.

For FY 2012, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA (Currituck County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $882 per month and $1,753 per month to rent a house or an apartment with 4 bedrooms. The average Fair Market Rent for a 2-bedroom home in North Carolina is $647 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in North Carolina is around 4,766,102 people. So, there are around 714,915 people in North Carolina who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.

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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 North Carolina. Fair Market Rent is the 40th-percentile of typical rentals in a given region. Learn more

North Carolina Fair Market Rent Map

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Lookup FMR by Zip Code FHA Loan Limits in North Carolina
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County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Burlington, NC MSA Metro $594 $614 $716 $972 $1,002 130,800
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA Metro $491 $516 $593 $761 $886 33,603
Alleghany County, NC $434 $510 $584 $766 $790 10,677
Anson County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $486 $522 $584 $821 $867 25,275
Ashe County, NC $484 $485 $584 $772 $913 24,384
Avery County, NC $464 $574 $678 $811 $957 17,167
Beaufort County, NC $397 $518 $610 $734 $755 44,958
Bertie County, NC $400 $507 $584 $699 $721 19,773
Bladen County, NC $384 $466 $591 $861 $930 32,278
Wilmington, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $605 $668 $807 $1,131 $1,163 73,143
Asheville, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $528 $617 $704 $943 $1,236 206,330
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $657 $713 $791 $997 $1,160 131,063
Camden County, NC $545 $711 $839 $1,133 $1,161 6,885
Carteret County, NC $566 $567 $681 $992 $1,194 59,383
Caswell County, NC $477 $478 $584 $714 $745 23,501
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $507 $695 $779 $1,018 $1,098 49,329
Cherokee County, NC $380 $492 $584 $849 $1,023 24,298
Chowan County, NC $439 $572 $675 $911 $934 14,526
Clay County, NC $486 $489 $586 $769 $895 8,775
Cleveland County, NC $505 $507 $609 $802 $901 96,287
Columbus County, NC $409 $526 $584 $700 $720 54,749
Craven County, NC $558 $637 $730 $984 $1,229 91,436
Fayetteville, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $570 $617 $689 $978 $1,158 302,963
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA Metro $882 $919 $1,064 $1,454 $1,753 18,190
Dare County, NC $797 $798 $979 $1,294 $1,331 29,967
Davidson County, NC $513 $515 $620 $808 $923 147,246
Winston-Salem, NC MSA Metro $468 $533 $618 $842 $990 34,835
Duplin County, NC $485 $524 $584 $739 $762 49,063
Rocky Mount, NC MSA Metro $401 $484 $616 $765 $788 55,606
Raleigh-Cary, NC MSA Metro $681 $763 $849 $1,067 $1,105 47,260
Gates County, NC $387 $504 $595 $803 $823 10,516
Graham County, NC $485 $487 $584 $766 $892 7,993
Granville County, NC $598 $599 $720 $899 $1,068 48,498
Greene County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $485 $486 $584 $825 $852 18,974
Greensboro-High Point, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $513 $586 $653 $827 $885 421,048
Halifax County, NC $390 $541 $599 $762 $874 57,370
Harnett County, NC $564 $613 $680 $918 $1,194 91,025
Haywood County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $512 $513 $640 $829 $1,073 54,033
Hertford County, NC $387 $533 $594 $779 $801 22,601
Hoke County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $485 $527 $584 $799 $975 33,646
Hyde County, NC $499 $650 $767 $1,035 $1,062 5,826
Iredell County, NC $594 $599 $717 $950 $1,240 122,660
Jackson County, NC $499 $516 $614 $806 $832 33,121
Jones County, NC $451 $488 $584 $808 $1,028 10,381
Lee County, NC $409 $559 $631 $775 $1,107 49,040
Lenoir County, NC $474 $476 $626 $748 $1,074 59,648
Lincoln County, NC $395 $547 $608 $734 $755 63,780
McDowell County, NC $379 $452 $584 $721 $742 42,151
Macon County, NC $468 $508 $655 $796 $1,149 29,811
Martin County, NC $485 $515 $584 $756 $778 25,593
Mitchell County, NC $400 $494 $584 $698 $825 15,687
Montgomery County, NC $484 $526 $584 $728 $1,026 26,822
Moore County, NC $516 $517 $651 $936 $1,142 74,769
Northampton County, NC $381 $515 $584 $743 $764 22,086
Jacksonville, NC MSA Metro $580 $621 $698 $980 $1,150 150,355
Pamlico County, NC $429 $545 $641 $807 $830 12,934
Pasquotank County, NC $447 $577 $686 $996 $1,026 34,897
Pender County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $508 $510 $613 $806 $829 41,082
Perquimans County, NC $380 $495 $584 $788 $808 11,368
Person County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $533 $534 $644 $769 $882 35,623
Greenville, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $536 $556 $685 $949 $980 133,798
Polk County, NC $483 $484 $594 $743 $766 18,324
Richmond County, NC $420 $526 $584 $734 $757 46,564
Robeson County, NC $416 $503 $584 $701 $780 123,339
Rockingham County, NC HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $466 $493 $584 $725 $748 91,928
Rowan County, NC $552 $597 $663 $946 $1,010 130,340
Rutherford County, NC $475 $478 $584 $699 $720 62,899
Sampson County, NC $485 $495 $584 $811 $1,028 60,161
Scotland County, NC $494 $495 $628 $763 $951 35,998
Stanly County, NC $469 $506 $619 $843 $917 58,100
Surry County, NC $436 $525 $584 $780 $802 71,219
Swain County, NC $541 $544 $652 $855 $996 12,968
Transylvania County, NC $431 $600 $664 $838 $884 29,334
Tyrrell County, NC $380 $495 $584 $788 $808 4,149
Vance County, NC $541 $543 $653 $782 $806 42,954
Warren County, NC $486 $487 $584 $714 $734 19,972
Washington County, NC $380 $512 $584 $701 $719 13,723
Watauga County, NC $508 $621 $781 $950 $1,226 42,695
Goldsboro, NC MSA Metro $449 $533 $624 $781 $1,044 113,329
Wilkes County, NC $427 $489 $584 $749 $780 65,632
Wilson County, NC $607 $608 $738 $883 $937 73,814
Yancey County, NC $484 $485 $584 $697 $718 17,774
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