LFP 2017 By Rent Amount

LFP MEASURES BY RENT AMOUNT

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CNMI Total

The median rent was $200 and mean rent was $280, in the CNMI in 2017.
Units with cash rent of less than $200 was 39% of all rented for cash housing units in the CNMI in 2017; units with cash rent between $200 and $399 was 37%; units with cash rent between $400 and $599 was 18%; units with cash rent between $700 and $999 was 4% and units with cash rent of $1,000 or more was 2%.

By Island

Median and mean rent amounts were higher in Saipan, $250 and $304, respectively; followed by Tinian, $130 and $222, respectively; and were lowest in Rota, $100 and $131, respectively.
The percentage of all units with cash rent less than $200 was highest in Rota (83.8%); followed by Tinian 72.4%, and lowest in Saipan (35.6%). The percentage of units with cash rent between $200 and $399 was highest in Saipan (38.5%), followed by Tinian (23.2%) and lowest in Rota (14.0%). The percentage of units with cash rent $400 or more was relatively high in Saipan (26.0%) and low in Tinian (4.4%) and Rota (2.2%).

By Saipan Districts

Median rent was highest in District 5 ($300), followed by Districts 1 and 3 ($250) and lower in Districts 2 and 4 ($200). Mean rent amount was highest in District 4 ($337), followed by District 5 ($332), District 3 ($313), District 1 ($292), and lowest in District 2 ($266).
Within Saipan, percentage of units with cash rent less than $200 was highest in District 4 (43.5%), followed by District 2 (42.6%), District 1 (35.6%%) and District 3 (35.0%); and lowest in District 5 (22.2%). Percentage of units with cash rent between $200 and $399 was highest in District 5 (45.3%), followed by District 1 (44.5%), District 3 (35.3%%), District 2 (34.4%) and lowest in District 4 (28.6%). Percentage of units with cash rent between $400 and $699 was highest in District 5 (25.7%), followed by District 4 (22.9%), District 3 (21.2%), District 2 (18.1%); and lowest in District 1 (15.1%). Percentage of units with cash rent between $700 and $999 was highest in District 3 (5.0%), followed by District 2 (4.9%), District 5 (3.6%) and District 1 (3.2%). Percentage of units with cash rent of $1,000 and above was highest in District 4 (5.1%), followed by District 3 (3.5%), District 5 (3.2%) and District (0.8%). See Chart H3.1 and Table H3.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H3.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H.3.1 Rented Occupied Housing Units by Rent Amount, by Island, and by District: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

    Saipan
District 1
Saipan
District 2
Saipan
District 3
Saipan
District 4
Saipan
District 5
Tinian
District 6
Rota
District 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.
Rent Amount Less than $200 891 504 1,302 137 177 316 196
Rent Amount $200 to $399 1,091 407 1,312 90 362 101 33
Rent Amount $400 to $599 371 215 788 72 206 15 5
Rent Amount $700 to $999 79 58 187 28
Rent Amount $1,000 + 19 130 16 26 4
Rent Amount Mean Rent $292 $266 $313 $337 $332 $222 $131
Rent Amount Median Rent $250 $200 $250 $200 $300 $130 $100
Percent within Less than $200 36.4% 42.6% 35.0% 43.5% 22.2% 72.4% 83.8%
Percent within $200 to $399 44.5% 34.4% 35.3% 28.6% 45.3% 23.2% 14.0%
Percent within $400 to $599 15.1% 18.1% 21.2% 22.9% 25.7% 3.5% 2.2%
Percent within $700 to $999 3.2% 4.9% 5.0% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
Percent within $1,000 + 0.8% 0.0% 3.5% 5.1% 3.2% 0.9% 0.0%
Percent by Less than $200 25.3% 14.3% 36.9% 3.9% 5.0% 9.0% 5.6%
Percent by $200 to $399 32.1% 12.0% 38.6% 2.6% 10.7% 3.0% 1.0%
Percent by $400 to $599 22.2% 12.8% 47.1% 4.3% 12.3% 0.9% 0.3%
Percent by $700 to $999 22.5% 16.4% 53.1% 0.0% 8.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Percent by $1,000 + 9.7% 0.0% 66.9% 8.2% 13.3% 2.0% 0.0%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H3.1


LFP 2017 H3.1a