How much should I be spending on rent?

I have about 8,000 in savings. I make around 1600 a month. I get other jobs here and there other than my full time job, but they all vary monthly. I’ve toured so many apartments and the least expensive while still being safe is $715 a month, not including any utilities. This is a one bedroom because I’d rather live... show more I have about 8,000 in savings. I make around 1600 a month. I get other jobs here and there other than my full time job, but they all vary monthly. I’ve toured so many apartments and the least expensive while still being safe is $715 a month, not including any utilities. This is a one bedroom because I’d rather live alone if I can, but I may end up rooming with someone depending on money. I’m just not sure if i can afford it, help?
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