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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in North Carolina:
$555 $588 $730 $977 $1,158
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 30th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in North Carolina ranges from $648 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Graham County, NC to $1,150 for a 2-bedroom unit in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2016, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC HUD Metro FMR Area (Currituck County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $947 per month and $2,008 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 $730 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in North Carolina is around 9,535,483 people. So, there are around 1,430,322 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
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Alamance County Metro $635 $642 $809 $1,101 $1,208 151,131
Alexander County Metro $548 $553 $665 $852 $1,015 37,198
Alleghany County $534 $538 $648 $885 $888 11,155
Anson County $534 $560 $648 $908 $1,131 26,948
Ashe County $477 $484 $648 $910 $961 27,281
Avery County $587 $591 $713 $965 $1,122 17,797
Beaufort County $501 $504 $648 $926 $982 47,759
Bertie County $481 $484 $648 $842 $888 21,282
Bladen County $481 $484 $648 $804 $888 35,190
Brunswick County Metro $671 $675 $825 $1,052 $1,232 107,431
Buncombe County Metro $588 $664 $819 $1,073 $1,360 238,318
Burke County Metro $548 $553 $665 $852 $1,015 90,912
Cabarrus County Metro $653 $745 $864 $1,173 $1,469 178,011
Caldwell County Metro $548 $553 $665 $852 $1,015 83,029
Camden County $665 $669 $819 $1,055 $1,430 9,980
Carteret County $665 $669 $818 $1,091 $1,419 66,469
Caswell County $481 $484 $648 $944 $1,131 23,719
Catawba County Metro $548 $553 $665 $852 $1,015 154,358
Chatham County Metro $639 $796 $937 $1,262 $1,405 63,505
Cherokee County $455 $484 $648 $939 $1,037 27,444
Chowan County $546 $573 $663 $950 $1,043 14,793
Clay County $534 $560 $648 $828 $1,020 10,587
Cleveland County $527 $531 $648 $870 $1,088 98,078
Columbus County $467 $519 $648 $823 $948 58,098
Craven County Metro $680 $684 $916 $1,281 $1,495 103,505
Cumberland County Metro $661 $665 $835 $1,143 $1,417 319,431
Currituck County Metro $947 $953 $1,150 $1,601 $2,008 23,547
Dare County $639 $678 $908 $1,277 $1,502 33,920
Davidson County Metro $517 $527 $648 $923 $962 162,878
Davie County Metro $556 $569 $698 $974 $1,105 41,240
Duplin County $522 $526 $648 $841 $1,024 58,505
Durham County Metro $639 $796 $937 $1,262 $1,405 267,587
Edgecombe County Metro $536 $540 $671 $908 $1,010 56,552
Forsyth County Metro $556 $569 $698 $974 $1,105 350,670
Franklin County Metro $644 $818 $947 $1,228 $1,513 60,619
Gaston County Metro $653 $745 $864 $1,173 $1,469 206,086
Gates County Metro $534 $537 $648 $944 $1,131 12,197
Graham County $506 $509 $648 $895 $1,131 8,861
Granville County $545 $548 $734 $911 $1,049 59,916
Greene County $526 $529 $648 $804 $888 21,362
Guilford County Metro $538 $637 $741 $1,003 $1,185 488,406
Halifax County $534 $548 $648 $846 $989 54,691
Harnett County $506 $524 $702 $941 $1,226 114,678
Haywood County Metro $534 $541 $724 $928 $1,264 59,036
Henderson County Metro $588 $664 $819 $1,073 $1,360 106,740
Hertford County $476 $532 $670 $834 $1,054 24,669
Hoke County Metro $498 $501 $671 $978 $1,112 46,952
Hyde County $649 $653 $799 $991 $1,257 5,810
Iredell County Metro $703 $738 $854 $1,082 $1,491 159,437
Jackson County $509 $512 $648 $804 $984 40,271
Johnston County Metro $644 $818 $947 $1,228 $1,513 168,878
Jones County Metro $481 $484 $648 $845 $1,024 10,153
Lee County $571 $574 $703 $872 $964 57,866
Lenoir County $468 $496 $650 $823 $1,000 59,495
Lincoln County Metro $610 $667 $772 $1,050 $1,348 78,265
Macon County $522 $552 $704 $883 $1,044 33,922
Madison County Metro $588 $664 $819 $1,073 $1,360 20,764
Martin County $481 $484 $648 $822 $888 24,505
McDowell County $491 $528 $648 $813 $962 44,996
Mecklenburg County Metro $653 $745 $864 $1,173 $1,469 919,628
Mitchell County $481 $484 $648 $820 $1,020 15,579
Montgomery County $523 $526 $648 $888 $1,036 27,798
Moore County $642 $674 $780 $1,065 $1,069 88,247
Nash County Metro $536 $540 $671 $908 $1,010 95,840
New Hanover County Metro $686 $690 $897 $1,260 $1,514 202,667
Northampton County $481 $484 $648 $888 $1,131 22,099
Onslow County Metro $652 $656 $792 $1,154 $1,383 177,772
Orange County Metro $639 $796 $937 $1,262 $1,405 133,801
Pamlico County Metro $518 $521 $676 $985 $1,180 13,144
Pasquotank County $621 $625 $837 $1,158 $1,415 40,661
Pender County Metro $565 $593 $686 $915 $1,198 52,217
Perquimans County $588 $592 $792 $1,094 $1,246 13,453
Person County Metro $457 $499 $648 $804 $914 39,464
Pitt County Metro $579 $583 $742 $1,034 $1,261 168,148
Polk County $547 $551 $737 $915 $1,088 20,510
Randolph County Metro $538 $637 $741 $1,003 $1,185 141,752
Richmond County $534 $536 $648 $871 $967 46,639
Robeson County $481 $484 $648 $812 $962 134,168
Rockingham County Metro $481 $484 $648 $827 $888 93,643
Rowan County Metro $527 $531 $684 $885 $1,007 138,428
Rutherford County $603 $629 $733 $983 $1,140 67,810
Sampson County $400 $552 $648 $891 $960 63,431
Scotland County $489 $492 $659 $853 $975 36,157
Stanly County $406 $484 $648 $885 $1,131 60,585
Stokes County Metro $556 $569 $698 $974 $1,105 47,401
Surry County $564 $583 $685 $978 $1,196 73,673
Swain County $530 $533 $648 $804 $1,049 13,981
Transylvania County $540 $546 $656 $920 $1,032 33,090
Tyrrell County $526 $529 $648 $944 $1,020 4,407
Union County Metro $653 $745 $864 $1,173 $1,469 201,292
Vance County $400 $495 $649 $828 $1,016 45,422
Wake County Metro $644 $818 $947 $1,228 $1,513 900,993
Warren County $400 $484 $648 $944 $1,131 20,972
Washington County $541 $544 $666 $826 $1,163 13,228
Watauga County $538 $675 $872 $1,191 $1,195 51,079
Wayne County Metro $554 $557 $746 $1,001 $1,150 122,623
Wilkes County $479 $560 $648 $847 $1,094 69,340
Wilson County $537 $540 $723 $984 $991 81,234
Yadkin County Metro $556 $569 $698 $974 $1,105 38,406
Yancey County $524 $527 $671 $958 $1,056 17,818
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