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Scottsdale is most expensive Arizona city to rent a home in

(Liv North Scottsdale Facebook)

PHOENIX — Rent in Scottsdale dropped over the last month.

According to Zumper, the price for a one-bedroom fell by 3.9 percent and a two-bedroom by 5 percent.

Despite this, the average cost for both – $1,240 and $1,910, respectively – is by far the most of any Arizona city.

Relatively, though, it might not be that bad. Especially when taking into consideration the prices in San Francisco, California.

A one-bedroom costs a whopping $3,440, while a two-bedroom jumps up to $4,550.

In terms of the entire nation, Scottsdale ranked No. 29 overall, dropping two spots since the last Zumper report.

The next Arizona city on the list is Gilbert, which was tied with Henderson, Nevada and Newark, New Jersey, at No. 44. A one-bedroom costs $1,050, while a two-bedroom is $1,310 in the East Valley city.

Chandler followed closely behind tied at No. 47. Its one-bedroom rental was only $10 cheaper than Gilbert’s, on average, while a two-bedroom was just $40 less.

You don’t have to go far down the list to find the next Arizona city.

Phoenix came in at tied at No. 52 with $950 and $1,170 rent for one- and two-bedroom, respectively.

Mesa concluded the clump of Arizona cities, as it was tied at No. 58.

Glendale was ranked at No.76 overall, while Tucson — the least expensive Arizona city on the list — was tied at No. 91 with a one-bedroom in Tucson costing $640 and a two-bedroom at $850.

The least expensive rent can be found in Detroit, Michigan, with just $590 needed for a one-bedroom and $660 for a two-bedroom.

The most expensive behind San Francisco: New York, San Jose, Calif., Boston and Los Angeles made up the remainder of the top-five.

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