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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in North Carolina:
$500 $563 $658 $857 $965
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

North Carolina (NC) has the 27th highest rent in the country out of 54 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in North Carolina ranges from $584 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Yancey 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 $658 per month.

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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
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Alamance County Metro $594 $614 $716 $972 $1,002 130,800
Alexander County Metro $491 $516 $593 $761 $886 33,603
Alleghany County $434 $510 $584 $766 $790 10,677
Anson County Metro $486 $522 $584 $821 $867 25,275
Ashe County $484 $485 $584 $772 $913 24,384
Avery County $464 $574 $678 $811 $957 17,167
Beaufort County $397 $518 $610 $734 $755 44,958
Bertie County $400 $507 $584 $699 $721 19,773
Bladen County $384 $466 $591 $861 $930 32,278
Brunswick County Metro $605 $668 $807 $1,131 $1,163 73,143
Buncombe County Metro $528 $617 $704 $943 $1,236 206,330
Burke County Metro $491 $516 $593 $761 $886 89,148
Cabarrus County Metro $657 $713 $791 $997 $1,160 131,063
Caldwell County Metro $491 $516 $593 $761 $886 77,415
Camden County $545 $711 $839 $1,133 $1,161 6,885
Carteret County $566 $567 $681 $992 $1,194 59,383
Caswell County $477 $478 $584 $714 $745 23,501
Catawba County Metro $491 $516 $593 $761 $886 141,685
Chatham County Metro $507 $695 $779 $1,018 $1,098 49,329
Cherokee County $380 $492 $584 $849 $1,023 24,298
Chowan County $439 $572 $675 $911 $934 14,526
Clay County $486 $489 $586 $769 $895 8,775
Cleveland County $505 $507 $609 $802 $901 96,287
Columbus County $409 $526 $584 $700 $720 54,749
Craven County $558 $637 $730 $984 $1,229 91,436
Cumberland County Metro $570 $617 $689 $978 $1,158 302,963
Currituck County Metro $882 $919 $1,064 $1,454 $1,753 18,190
Dare County $797 $798 $979 $1,294 $1,331 29,967
Davidson County $513 $515 $620 $808 $923 147,246
Davie County Metro $468 $533 $618 $842 $990 34,835
Duplin County $485 $524 $584 $739 $762 49,063
Durham County Metro $507 $695 $779 $1,018 $1,098 223,314
Edgecombe County Metro $401 $484 $616 $765 $788 55,606
Forsyth County Metro $468 $533 $618 $842 $990 306,067
Franklin County Metro $681 $763 $849 $1,067 $1,105 47,260
Gaston County Metro $657 $713 $791 $997 $1,160 190,365
Gates County $387 $504 $595 $803 $823 10,516
Graham County $485 $487 $584 $766 $892 7,993
Granville County $598 $599 $720 $899 $1,068 48,498
Greene County Metro $485 $486 $584 $825 $852 18,974
Guilford County Metro $513 $586 $653 $827 $885 421,048
Halifax County $390 $541 $599 $762 $874 57,370
Harnett County $564 $613 $680 $918 $1,194 91,025
Haywood County Metro $512 $513 $640 $829 $1,073 54,033
Henderson County Metro $528 $617 $704 $943 $1,236 89,173
Hertford County $387 $533 $594 $779 $801 22,601
Hoke County Metro $485 $527 $584 $799 $975 33,646
Hyde County $499 $650 $767 $1,035 $1,062 5,826
Iredell County $594 $599 $717 $950 $1,240 122,660
Jackson County $499 $516 $614 $806 $832 33,121
Johnston County Metro $681 $763 $849 $1,067 $1,105 121,965
Jones County $451 $488 $584 $808 $1,028 10,381
Lee County $409 $559 $631 $775 $1,107 49,040
Lenoir County $474 $476 $626 $748 $1,074 59,648
Lincoln County $395 $547 $608 $734 $755 63,780
Macon County $468 $508 $655 $796 $1,149 29,811
Madison County Metro $528 $617 $704 $943 $1,236 19,635
Martin County $485 $515 $584 $756 $778 25,593
McDowell County $379 $452 $584 $721 $742 42,151
Mecklenburg County Metro $657 $713 $791 $997 $1,160 695,454
Mitchell County $400 $494 $584 $698 $825 15,687
Montgomery County $484 $526 $584 $728 $1,026 26,822
Moore County $516 $517 $651 $936 $1,142 74,769
Nash County Metro $401 $484 $616 $765 $788 87,420
New Hanover County Metro $605 $668 $807 $1,131 $1,163 160,307
Northampton County $381 $515 $584 $743 $764 22,086
Onslow County Metro $580 $621 $698 $980 $1,150 150,355
Orange County Metro $507 $695 $779 $1,018 $1,098 118,227
Pamlico County $429 $545 $641 $807 $830 12,934
Pasquotank County $447 $577 $686 $996 $1,026 34,897
Pender County Metro $508 $510 $613 $806 $829 41,082
Perquimans County $380 $495 $584 $788 $808 11,368
Person County Metro $533 $534 $644 $769 $882 35,623
Pitt County Metro $536 $556 $685 $949 $980 133,798
Polk County $483 $484 $594 $743 $766 18,324
Randolph County Metro $513 $586 $653 $827 $885 130,454
Richmond County $420 $526 $584 $734 $757 46,564
Robeson County $416 $503 $584 $701 $780 123,339
Rockingham County Metro $466 $493 $584 $725 $748 91,928
Rowan County $552 $597 $663 $946 $1,010 130,340
Rutherford County $475 $478 $584 $699 $720 62,899
Sampson County $485 $495 $584 $811 $1,028 60,161
Scotland County $494 $495 $628 $763 $951 35,998
Stanly County $469 $506 $619 $843 $917 58,100
Stokes County Metro $468 $533 $618 $842 $990 44,711
Surry County $436 $525 $584 $780 $802 71,219
Swain County $541 $544 $652 $855 $996 12,968
Transylvania County $431 $600 $664 $838 $884 29,334
Tyrrell County $380 $495 $584 $788 $808 4,149
Union County Metro $657 $713 $791 $997 $1,160 123,677
Vance County $541 $543 $653 $782 $806 42,954
Wake County Metro $681 $763 $849 $1,067 $1,105 627,846
Warren County $486 $487 $584 $714 $734 19,972
Washington County $380 $512 $584 $701 $719 13,723
Watauga County $508 $621 $781 $950 $1,226 42,695
Wayne County Metro $449 $533 $624 $781 $1,044 113,329
Wilkes County $427 $489 $584 $749 $780 65,632
Wilson County $607 $608 $738 $883 $937 73,814
Yadkin County Metro $468 $533 $618 $842 $990 36,348
Yancey County $484 $485 $584 $697 $718 17,774
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