Fargo, Bismarck ranked among best cities for renters

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Fargo, ND) -- A pair of North Dakota cities near the top of the list when it comes to best places to rent in the country.

WalletHub has released its 2022 rankings, and both Bismarck and Fargo come inside the top 12. The study compared more than 180 cities across the country on 22 key metrics, including rental attractiveness and quality of life.

Bismarck came in fourth best, while boasting being ranked first in Rental Market & Affordability. Fargo finished 12th overall, including fourth in the same market and affordability sub-category.

The personal finance website says roughly 44 million American households have opted to rent rather than buy their homes because of convenience, costs or both.

The best city to rent? Columbia, Maryland. The worst? Detroit, Michigan.

You can view the full study by clicking here.