The average rent in Staffordshire is £678 according to a survey of properties carried out by HMRC's Valuation Office Agency between September 2020 and September 2021. Between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021, average rents in Staffordshire grew by £32. Compare average rent by area.
Staffordshire's average rent of £678 is £220 lower than the £898 average rent in England. Staffordshire is the 19th most expensive county (of 24 total) based on average rent price.
The average rent growth rate in Staffordshire between the years ending September 2020 and September 2021 was 5.0%. If rents continue to grow at this rate, average rents will reach £823 by 2025.
The average cost of rent in Staffordshire varies depending on property type, prices start at £396 for a single room and rise to £1,109 for a house with four or more bedrooms.
Rental data for Staffordshire is based on a sample that may change over time. Some differences in trends may be due to changes in the sample rather than true changes in the rental market.
Within each property type, rent price can vary depending on variables such as property size and condition of fittings. For example, the lower quartile rent for two bed flats in Staffordshire is £550, increasing to £675 for the upper quartile rent.
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Based on the 4,840 properties surveyed, the most common type of rental property within Staffordshire is 2 beds, which account for 43.0% of properties. In England, the most common type of property is 2 bed flats, which account for 42.1% of the rental market stock.
The least commonly available type of rental property is Studios, which account for 0.8% of properties. In England, the least common type of property is Studio flats, which account for 2.5% of the rental market stock.
The cheapest rents in Staffordshire are found in Staffordshire Moorlands, where the average cost of rent is £568. In the past year, rents have changed by 1.1% in Staffordshire Moorlands (compared to 5.0% in Staffordshire)
YoY change in average Rent
|1|| Staffordshire Moorlands |
|2|| Cannock Chase |
|3|| East Staffordshire |
|4|| Stafford |
|5|| Newcastle-under-Lyme |
The most expensive rents in Staffordshire are found in Lichfield, where the average cost of rent is £792. In the past year, rents have changed by 2.6% in Lichfield (compared to 5.0% in Staffordshire)
YoY CHANGE in AVERAGE Rent
|1|| Lichfield |
|2|| South Staffordshire |
|3|| Tamworth |
|4|| Newcastle-under-Lyme |
|5|| Stafford |
Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0. Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2021. Data sources: ONS Local statistics