The average rent for an apartment in Bridgeport in the fourth quarter went up by an average of $65 in 2010, according to rentjungle.com, an apartment market research website. The figures mark a 5 percent increase in rent. The average rent in Bridgeport in December was $1,350.
In Stamford, meanwhile, average rent was up by $209 in the fourth quarter over last year, an increase of 12 percent. The averege rent in Stamford in December was $1,914.
The majority of cities around the country realized increases in the 5 – 9 percent range, according to rentjungle.com
Average rent in December for other cities in Fairfield County, compared to the same time last year
Milford – $1,147; $1,095
Norwalk – $1,788; $1,648