Detroit Metro Area Guide

Motor City, D-Town, Motown and Hockeytown are all used to refer to the largest city in Michigan, Detroit. With a rich 300-year old history Detroit has long been known as the automobile capital of the world and is also famous for its distinctive Motown music. Be sure and take a break from your apartment search to explore this historic city.

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Detroit has a rich culture which is evident by its abundance of art and performing centers. You can experience the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Opera House, Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Fisher and Fox theatres, all of which are internationally respected establishments. If you enjoy music Detroit is a truly special place to be. Concert venues, bars and clubs are abundant and so are famous musicians who have lived in Detroit such as Aretha Franklin, Eminem, Kid Rock and Madonna.

Teams from each of the four major American sports leagues are represented in Detroit. The NHL’s Detroit Red Wings are one of the original six NHL teams; they play within city limits at the Joe Louis Arena. The popularity of the Red Wings in Detroit earned the city its nickname of Hockeytown. Also, within city limits MLB’s Detroit Tigers play in Comerica Park and the NFL’s Detroit Lions play at Ford Field. The NBA’s Detroit Pistons play in the suburbs inside of The Palace of Auburn Hills. 

Along with their renounced performing art centers and professional sports teams, among many others, there are also tons of beautiful Detroit apartments available as well. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Detroit has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Detroit area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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There are cities in the Detroit Metro Area. Learn more about what each city has to offer when it comes to tips, restaurants, shopping, demographics, and much more.

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Here is the average rent in the Detroit Metro area for a Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom apartment.