Single-family rentals have been the most in-demand rental option for renters since early in the COVID pandemic, and here at Dwellsy, we’ve been tracking the market across the country.  

In the chart below, you can find the 50 largest markets for single-family rentals across the U.S. Houston is number one for the third month in a row, with over 23,300 single-family rentals available on Dwellsy in April.

The median monthly asking rent for these markets varies widely, from $3,550/mo in Los Angeles, CA to $1,220/mo in Indianapolis, IN.

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Last Updated: May 3, 2022

50 Largest Single Family Rental (SFR) Markets

RankMetropolitan
Statistical Area
April '22
Median
Asking
Rent
# of Rentals
1Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX $2,320 23,327
2Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA $2,420 21,343
3Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $2,490 16,664
4Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ $2,400 11,514
5Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL $2,700 10,262
6San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX $2,130 8,985
7Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL $2,470 8,663
8Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL $2,410 8,146
9Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX $3,290 6,593
10Las Vegas-Paradise, NV $2,190 6,126
11Jacksonville, FL $2,180 6,008
12Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI $2,330 4,758
13Kansas City, MO-KS $2,200 4,690
14Memphis, TN-MS-AR $2,040 3,919
15Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC $1,980 3,420
16Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA $3,550 3,420
17Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO $2,660 3,312
18Tucson, AZ $2,040 2,917
19Fort Collins-Loveland, CO $2,610 2,908
20Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL $1,975 2,827
21Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN $2,210 2,556
22Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL $2,110 2,423
23Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL $2,220 2,420
24Colorado Springs, CO $2,470 2,410
25San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA $3,250 2,249
26Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD $1,500 2,210
27Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL $2,010 2,012
28St. Louis, MO-IL $1,790 1,954
29Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI $1,390 1,907
30Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI $1,550 1,866
31Greeley, CO $2,310 1,632
32Indianapolis-Carmel, IN $1,220 1,631
33Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV $2,014 1,608
34Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH $3,165 1,600
35New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA$2,000 1,531
36Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA $3,500 1,423
37Columbus, OH $1,249 1,409
38Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA $2,500 1,369
39Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA $2,000 1,274
40Baltimore-Towson, MD $1,630 1,238
41Raleigh-Cary, NC $1,895 1,218
42Pittsburgh, PA $1,400 1,180
43Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA $2,371 1,151
44San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA $3,000 1,143
45North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL $2,270 1,123
46Oklahoma City, OK $1,325 1,119
47Knoxville, TN $2,110 966
48Birmingham-Hoover, AL $1,350 958
49Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC $1,500 946
50Durham-Chapel Hill, NC $1,943 906
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