What Does $3,500 a Month Rent Get You in the Oil Patch?

If you know anyone looking for an oilfield job, they might pick their basin by looking at how much the monthly rent for a home, apartment or condo is going to set them back. The Bakken wins the “High Rent District” award for a 3-BR modular duplex home with a “two truck garage” going for $3,500 a month in Watford, North Dakota. On a more modest scale, the Niobrara won “Most Affordable Rent” with a 1-BR condo in Greeley, Colorado going for $900 a month. The Denton, Texas example was a...


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