NJ Stats: Renter-Occupied Housing Units by State: 2009

Rank State Median Gross Rent Total Number of
Homes (1,000)
1 Hawaii $1,293 193
2 California $1,155 5,305
3 Maryland $1,108 659
3 New Jersey $1,108 1,068
5 Alaska $1,007 82
6 Connecticut $1,006 413
7 Nevada $993 394
8 Virginia $989 947
9 Massachusetts $988 886
10 New York $984 3,232
11 Florida $952 2,203
12 Delaware $949 86
13 New Hampshire $918 139
14 Washington $911 914
15 Rhode Island $890 149
16 Arizona $859 750
17 Colorado $851 630
18 Vermont $829 72
19 Illinois $828 1,522
20 Oregon $819 549
21 Georgia $800 1,143
22 Utah $793 246
23 Texas $788 3,097
24 Minnesota $757 548
25 Pennsylvania $738 1,450
26 Maine $722 149
27 North Carolina $720 1,196
28 Michigan $716 1,024
29 Louisiana $715 541
30 Wisconsin $708 705
31 South Carolina $706 517
32 Wyoming $700 62
33 Idaho $694 159
34 Indiana $687 733
35 Tennessee $682 755
36 New Mexico $680 228
37 Kansas $671 356
38 Ohio $670 1,446
39 Missouri $668 723
40 Alabama $657 562
41 Mississippi $644 334
41 Nebraska $644 233
43 Oklahoma $636 469
44 Montana $627 116
45 Kentucky $613 531
46 Iowa $611 343
47 Arkansas $606 382
48 North Dakota $564 95
49 South Dakota $562 102
50 West Virginia $552 197


The 50 State Average is
$795

New Jersey is 39% higher than the Average

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Table 997. Renter-Occupied Housing Units–Gross Rent by State: 2009.” Construction & Housing: Homeownership and Housing Costs. September 2013. Accessed March 2014. http://www.bls.gov/cew/