Enter the total monthly rent ($) and the monthly gross income ($) into the Rent to Income Ratio Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Rent to Income Ratio.

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## Rent to Income Ratio Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Rent to Income Ratio.

**RIR = R / I **

- Where RIR is the Rent to Income Ratio (rent:income)
- R is the total monthly rent ($)
- I is the monthly gross income ($)

## How to Calculate Rent to Income Ratio?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Rent to Income Ratio.

Example Problem #1:

- First, determine the total monthly rent ($).
- The total monthly rent ($) is given as: 3,000.

- Next, determine the monthly gross income ($).
- The monthly gross income ($) is provided as: 7,000.

- Finally, calculate the Rent to Income Ratio using the equation above:

RIR = R / I

The values given above are inserted into the equation below and the solution is calculated:

RIR = 3,000 / 7,000 = .428:1 (rent:income)

Example Problem #2:** **

For this problem, the variables required are provided below:

total monthly rent ($) = 2,000

monthly gross income ($) = 5,000

Test your knowledge using the equation and check your answer with the calculator above.

RIR = R / I ** = ?**