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The Best Cities for Healthcare Professionals to Rent

The Best Cities for Healthcare Professionals to Rent

With the salaries of healthcare employees on the rise and employers trying to draw talent from far and wide, the percent of your income taken by your monthly rent can play a major factor in choosing a location to settle down.

Luckily,, a national apartment search engine, has put together a series titled Cost and Opportunity and, in it, covered the best cities for health care workers who rent to keep a roof over their head.

In their analysis 76 major U.S. cities, used "data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on employment per 1,000 jobs and median annual wages for all health care occupations by metropolitan statistical area and paired it with ABODO data on media 1-bedroom rent prices" in order to determine their rankings.

Best Cities for Healthcare Professionals

According to their rankings, the best cities for renters in healthcare include:

  1. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
  2. Toledo, OH
  3. Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI (MD)
  4. Cleveland-Elyria, OH
  5. Lubbock, TX
  6. Birmingham-Hoover, AL
  7. Winston-Salem, NC
  8. Philadelphia, PA (MD)
  9. Lexington-Fayette, KY
  10. Tuscon, AZ

However, this is just a small overview of the comprehensive data that the study covers. If you're looking for a new place to lay roots and start building your career, make sure you head over to and check out the Cost & Opportunities: Health Care Jobs study.

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