BAH Rate Calculator

BAH Calculator

BAH Calculator for US military personnel and their families  who are relocating or planning to move.  Also can be used by veterans as a Post 911 GI Bill BAH Rate calculator.

BAH Calculator (Basic Allowance For Housing)

** UPDATED for 2020**

Calculate your 2020 BAH rate entering your paygrade, location and dependent status.

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BAH Allowance

BAH Rates (Basic Allowance for Housing) are an allowance for U.S. based housing.

Post 9/11 GI Bill BAH Rates

Monthly Housing Allowance rates for 2020 / 2021 academic year.  These will be in effect until Aug 31, 2021.

StateMHA NameMHA Rate
AKKetchikan1,944
AKSitka2,265
AKJuneau2,454
AKKodiak Island1,950
AKAnchorage2,067
AKFairbanks1,977
ALAnniston/Fort McClellan858
ALFort Rucker1,113
ALHuntsville1,236
ALMobile1,374
ALMontgomery1,248
ALAuburn1,182
ALBirmingham1,530
ARLittle Rock1,326
ARFort Chaffee/Fort Smith840
ARFayetteville1,047
AZPhoenix1,698
AZFort Huachuca1,011
AZDavis-Monthan AFB1,425
AZYuma1,008
CAOakland3,243
CASan Francisco4,614
CAChina Lake984
CAFresno1,539
CALemoore Nas1,506
CACamp Pendleton2,589
CAVentura2,586
CAVandenberg AFB2,094
CAMarin/Sonoma3,234
CABarstow/Fort Irwin1,359
CASan Bernardino2,370
CATwenty Nine Palms MCB1,038
CABeale AFB2,115
CASacramento2,289
CAStockton1,917
CAVallejo/Travis AFB2,736
CALos Angeles3,114
CASan Diego2,850
CAMonterey2,508
CARiverside2,268
CAHumboldt County1,446
CASanta Clara County4,122
CASan Luis Obispo1,998
CABridgeport1,218
CAEl Centro1,254
CAEdwards AFB/Palmdale1,911
CODenver2,208
COColorado Springs1,839
COFort Collins1,740
COBoulder2,010
CTNew London1,608
CTHartford1,956
CTNew Haven/Fairfield2,901
DCWashington Dc Metro Area2,352
DEDover AFB/Rehoboth1,536
FLEglin AFB1,536
FLGainesville1,431
FLJacksonville1,641
FLPatrick AFB1,761
FLMiami/Fort Lauderdale2,547
FLOrlando1,902
FLPanama City1,794
FLPensacola1,467
FLTallahassee1,326
FLTampa2,097
FLWest Palm Beach2,349
FLOcala1,482
FLFlorida Keys2,976
FLVolusia County1,698
FLFort Pierce1,710
FLFt Myers Bch1,692
GAAtlanta2,262
GAAlbany960
GAFort Gordon1,305
GAKings Bay/Brunswick1,284
GAFort Benning1,212
GARobins AFB1,320
GASavannah1,566
GADahlonega1,332
GAFort Stewart1,434
GAMoody AFB1,068
HIMaui County2,844
HIHonolulu County2,913
HIHawaii County2,346
HIKauai County2,379
IADes Moines1,398
IDBoise1,236
IDMountain Home AFB1,356
ILChampaign/Urbana1,020
ILRock Island1,617
ILPeoria1,323
ILGreat Lakes Navtracen1,722
ILScott AFB1,173
ILChicago2,142
ILSpringfield/Decatur1,059
INIndianapolis1,509
INFort Wayne1,338
INTerre Haute1,038
INBloomington1,254
KSFort Riley1,095
KSWichita/Mcconnell AFB1,065
KSFort Leavenworth1,461
KSTopeka1,098
KYFort Campbell1,386
KYLexington1,308
KYLouisville1,530
KYFort Knox966
KYFrankfort888
KYPaducah912
LAAlexandria900
LABaton Rouge1,542
LAFort Polk933
LANew Orleans1,548
LAShreveport/Barksdale AFB1,428
LALafayette1,401
LASt Mary And Terrebonne1,299
LALake Charles1,503
LAMonroe951
MANantucket3,024
MABoston3,024
MAWorcester1,878
MAFitchburg2,115
MACape Cod-Plymouth2,295
MAEssex Co2,556
MAHampden County1,683
MAMartha'S Vineyard2,838
MAHanscom AFB2,850
MDAberdeen Proving Grounds1,785
MDAnnapolis2,169
MDBaltimore2,154
MDFort Detrick1,863
MDFort G. G. Meade2,280
MDIndian Head Navordsta2,190
MDPatuxent River1,827
MDOcean City1,329
MDOxford1,803
MEBrunswick1,632
MEPortland1,983
MECoastal Maine1,605
MEBangor1,332
MIDetroit1,797
MIMarquette1,146
MISault Ste Marie1,119
MITraverse City1,467
MIGrand Haven1,506
MIBattle Creek/Kalamazoo1,344
MILansing1,320
MIGrand Rapids1,662
MIAnn Arbor2,034
MISaginaw1,053
MNDuluth1,536
MNMinneapolis/St Paul1,728
MOKansas City1,548
MOSt. Louis1,641
MOWhiteman AFB1,041
MOFort Leonard Wood870
MOSpringfield936
MOColumbia/Jefferson City1,095
MOSaint Joseph900
MSGulfport1,209
MSColumbus AFB975
MSJackson1,407
MSMeridian972
MSHattiesburg1,203
MTMalmstrom AFB/Great Fls927
MTHelena951
NCOuter Banks1,668
NCMorehead/Cherry Pt Mcas1,338
NCCamp Lejeune1,251
NCCharlotte1,626
NCDurham/Chapel Hill1,494
NCElizabeth City1,509
NCFort Bragg/Pope1,233
NCSeymour Johnson AFB1,068
NCGreensboro1,260
NCRaleigh1,590
NCWilmington1,380
NCAsheville1,602
NDBismarck1,269
NDFargo1,152
NDGrand Forks1,335
NDMinot AFB1,140
NEOmaha/Offutt AFB1,422
NELincoln1,140
NH, MEPortsmouth, NH / Kittery, ME2,304
NHManchester/Concord2,184
NJAtlantic City1,644
NJCape May1,524
NJFort Monmouth/Earle Nws2,508
NJPerth Amboy2,259
NJNorthern New Jersey2,853
NJTrenton2,448
NJJb Mcguire-Dix-Lakehurst2,016
NMHolloman AFB/Alamogordo1,059
NMAlbuquerque/Kirtland AFB1,404
NMCannon AFB/Clovis1,032
NMWhite Sands Mr/Las Cruces1,101
NMSanta Fe/Los Alamos1,518
NVFallon Nas1,260
NVNellis AFB/Las Vegas1,632
NVReno/Carson City1,929
NYBallston Spa/Albany2,148
NYBuffalo1,938
NYWest Point2,247
NYLong Island3,465
NYNew York City3,234
NYRochester1,578
NYRome/Griffiss AFB1,509
NYSyracuse1,491
NYFort Drum/Watertown1,308
NYWestchester County3,150
NYStaten Island2,781
OHAkron1,140
OHCincinnati1,629
OHCleveland1,461
OHColumbus1,257
OHWright-Patterson AFB1,206
OHToledo1,527
OHYoungstown1,068
OKAltus AFB894
OKVance AFB/Enid936
OKFort Sill/Lawton888
OKOklahoma City1,257
OKTulsa1,056
ORAstoria1,506
ORCoos Bay1,260
ORPortland2,361
ORSalem1,524
ORCorvallis1,653
OREugene1,656
PACarlisle Barracks1,539
PA / NJPhiladelphia, Camden2,049
PAWillow Grove2,226
PAPittsburgh1,830
PAState College1,395
PAErie1,158
PAWilkes-Barre/Scranton1,512
PAAllentown/Bethlehem1,842
PAJohnstown897
RINewport1,995
RIProvidence2,076
SCBeaufort/Parris Island1,677
SCCharleston1,860
SCColumbia/Fort Jackson1,476
SCGreenville1,296
SCMyrtle Beach1,362
SCSumter/Shaw AFB1,095
SDRapid City/Ellsworth AFB1,305
SDSioux Falls1,119
TNChattanooga1,317
TNKnoxville1,305
TNMemphis1,683
TNNashville1,953
TNJohnson City/Kingsport1,011
TXAbilene/Dyess AFB1,167
TXAustin2,097
TXBeaumont1,542
TXCollege Station1,272
TXCorpus Christi1,593
TXDallas1,965
TXLaughlin AFB/Del Rio1,092
TXEl Paso1,206
TXBrownsville1,197
TXHouston1,692
TXLubbock1,077
TXGoodfellow AFB1,221
TXSan Antonio1,656
TXFort Hood1,152
TXWichita Fls/Sheppard AFB1,122
TXFort Worth1,821
TXWaco1,209
UTOgden/Hill AFB1,485
UTSalt Lake City1,500
UTProvo1,482
VACharlottesville1,806
VAQuantico/Woodbridge1,914
VAHampton/Newport News1,542
VANorfolk/Portsmouth1,641
VARichmond/Fort Lee1,422
VAWarrenton2,292
VALexington1,038
VARoanoke1,176
VADahlgren/Fort Ap Hill1,689
VTBurlington1,941
WABremerton2,007
WAEverett2,367
WAPort Angeles1,485
WASeattle2,748
WASpokane1,482
WATacoma1,974
WAWhidbey Island1,413
WAYakima1,410
WIMadison1,656
WIMilwaukee1,824
WISparta/Fort Mccoy1,068
WIStevens Point1,008
WVMorgantown1,401
WVHuntington1,293
WVCharleston1,038
WVEastern Panhandle1,356
WYCheyenne1,194

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Online GI Bill Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA)

The online GI Bill Monthly Housing Allowance is $916.50 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This covers the dates Sep 1, 2020 to Aug 31, 2021.

The online GI Bill BAH Rate calculation is determined by taking half of the national BAH Rate average.  This applies when attending online courses exclusively.

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Calculate Your Post 9/11 Monthly Housing Rate for 2020/2021 School Year

You can use the calculator to determine the Post 911 GI Bill BAH rate for the next school year by doing the following:

Use the E-5 paygrade with dependents BAH Rate for your military housing area.

BAH Rates State Charts

BAH Calculation Factors

BAH or Basic Allowance for Housing Rates are determined by:

  • Location
  • Pay grade
  • Dependency status – with or without dependents

The compensation is affected by the cost of housing (ownership and rental) in local markets within the US.

Official BAH charts in PDF format:

2019 BAH Rates

2020 BAH Rates

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