How Australia’s rental market stacks up vs the USA

Using data from Zillow and Domain here is how Australian cities stack up versus American cities when it comes to the cost of renting an abode on a monthly basis in $US. The top 150 cities were used in the sample… Have fun scrolling down to find Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra to see where they rank. Unfortunately Adelaide missed the cut.

City Monthly Rent Rankings ($USD)

1 San Francisco $4,406

2 Sunnyvale $3,903

3 San Jose $3,288

4 Irvine $3,106

5 Fremont $3,103

6 Huntington Beach $2,966

7 Glendale $2,960

8 Oakland $2,777

9 Arlington $2,738

10 Los Angeles $2,671

11 Yonkers $2,656

12 Washington $2,550

13 Boston $2,516

14 Hayward $2,513

15 Anaheim $2,483

16 Garden Grove $2,452

17 Santa Clarita $2,449

18 Fairfax $2,444

19 Alexandria $2,436

20 Seattle $2,405

21 Santa Rosa $2,401

22 San Diego $2,382

23 Naperville $2,375

24 Santa Ana $2,370

25 Long Beach $2,360

26 New York $2,320

27 Chula Vista $2,298

28 Oxnard $2,296

29 Boca Raton $2,251

30 El Cajon $2,242

31 Oceanside $2,231

32 Silver Spring $2,208

33 Jersey City $2,195

34 Rancho Cucamonga $2,149

35 Miami $2,110

36 Corona $2,107

37 Scottsdale $2,059

38 Salinas $1,964

39 Denver $1,950

40 Plano $1,947

41 Pomona $1,932

42 Lakewood $1,929

43 Overland Park $1,913

44 Pembroke Pines $1,902

45 Fort Lauderdale $1,863

46 Austin $1,814

47 Ontario $1,796

48 Woodbridge $1,793

49 Fontana $1,787

50 Bridgeport $1,783

51 Portland $1,771

52 Boynton Beach $1,760

53 Fort Collins $1,750

54 Hollywood $1,732

55 Charleston $1,729

56 Elk Grove $1,729

57 Aurora $1,718

58 Hialeah $1,717

59 Riverside $1,712

60 Chicago $1,661

61 Sydney $1,642

62 Chesapeake $1,591

63 Moreno Valley $1,591

64 Palmdale $1,587

65 Marietta $1,580

66 Bradenton $1,560

67 Fort Myers $1,560

68 Virginia Beach $1,560

69 Paterson $1,558

70 Fredericksburg $1,548

71 Aurora $1,542

72 Minneapolis $1,502

73 Vancouver $1,500

74 Lancaster $1,497

75 Gilbert $1,494

76 Cape Coral $1,490

77 Madison $1,486

78 Nashville $1,484

79 New Orleans $1,474

80 Worcester $1,474

81 Reno $1,471

82 Providence $1,458

83 Newark $1,455

84 Corpus Christi $1,420

85 Irving $1,416

86 Atlanta $1,414

87 Chandler $1,414

88 Houston $1,414

89 Lafayette $1,414

90 Sacramento $1,408

91 Canberra $1,394

92 Arlington $1,393

93 Salt Lake City $1,384

94 Grand Prairie $1,379

95 Tacoma $1,375

96 Bakersfield $1,372

97 Springfield $1,370

98 Henderson $1,369

99 Saint Paul $1,367

100 Tempe $1,359

101 Port Saint Lucie $1,358

102 Salem $1,354

103 Raleigh $1,351

104 Colorado Springs $1,349

105 San Bernardino $1,343

106 Garland $1,340

107 Murfreesboro $1,327

108 Fort Worth $1,324

109 Baltimore $1,321

110 Lawrenceville $1,316

111 Peoria $1,314

112 Perth $1,301

113 Pasadena $1,299

114 Dallas $1,294

115 Baton Rouge $1,293

116 Tampa $1,290

117 Stockton $1,289

118 Durham $1,264

119 Lincoln $1,262

120 Saint Petersburg $1,262

121 Omaha $1,261

122 Norfolk $1,260

123 Newport News $1,255

124 Visalia $1,249

125 Charlotte $1,247

126 Modesto $1,246

127 Orlando $1,244

128 Brisbane $1,239

129 Mesa $1,233

130 San Antonio $1,226

131 Greenville $1,225

132 Fresno $1,220

133 Tallahassee $1,215

134 Melbourne $1,208

135 Lubbock $1,208

136 Gainesville $1,204

137 Las Vegas $1,202

138 Phoenix $1,198

139 Albuquerque $1,197

140 Glendale $1,195

141 Philadelphia $1,183

142 Laredo $1,178

143 Richmond $1,176

144 North Las Vegas $1,161

145 Boise $1,159

146 Amarillo $1,157

147 Lexington $1,154

148 Jacksonville $1,149

149 Columbus $1,145

150 Chattanooga $1,129

 

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