Enter the rent ($) and the gross income ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Rent Proportion. 

Rent Proportion Formula

RP = R / GI


  • RP is the Rent Proportion ()
  • R is the rent ($)
  • GI is the gross income ($)

To calculate Rent Proportion, divide the monthly rent by the gross income.

How to Calculate Rent Proportion?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Rent Proportion.

  1. First, determine the rent ($). 
  2. Next, determine the gross income ($). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = RP = R / GI.
  4. Finally, calculate the Rent Proportion.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

rent ($) = 3000

gross income ($) = 4000