Average Rent in 02130, Boston, MA

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Current Versus Historical 02130, Boston, MA Rents

02130 rentals average $2,368 for a studio rental to $4,050 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $2,860, or roughly $4 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in May 2024, median rents have fallenover the last year. Studio rentals prices have decreased by $648 (-39.30%) year-over-year from $1,648 to $1,000. 1-bedroom rentals prices have decreased by $200 (-8.33%) year-over-year from $2,400 to $2,200. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $133 (4.65%) year-over-year from $2,867 to $3,000. 3-bedroom rentals prices have decreased by $167 (-4.81%) year-over-year from $3,467 to $3,300. 4-bedroom rentals prices have decreased by $150 (-3.57%) year-over-year from $4,200 to $4,050. Note that this figure includes all active and rented listings throughout the month.
Month-to-month, seasonality might have a bigger impact than overall trend price changes. Studio rents have gone down by 20.27% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone down by 12.58% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 0.28% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone down by 3.25% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone down by 12.27% this month.
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Price / Sqft
May 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $4.51 $1,000 $1,648 (-39.30%) $1,516 (-34.05%)
1 BR $4.75 $2,200 $2,400 (-8.33%) $1,803 (22.05%)
2 BR $4.37 $3,000 $2,867 (4.65%) $2,414 (24.27%)
3 BR $3.95 $3,300 $3,467 (-4.81%) $3,200 (3.13%)
4+ BR $3.08 $4,050 $4,200 (-3.57%) $3,650 (10.96%)

Historical Rents in 02130, Boston, MA

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Top Cities Near 02130

There are a total of 3 cities nearby 02130. The average rent in 02130 is currently $3,449 per month. Our records show that Brookline, MA, with an average rent of $3,300, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near 02130, Boston, MA is Boston, MA. Monthly rents here are on average $3,669 per month.

Let's compare 02130, Boston, MA's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in 02130, Boston, MA is 23.44% more affordable than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 23.25% more affordable. Two bedrooms in 02130, Boston, MA are about 11.97% more affordable. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 18.63% more expensive. Want more information? Check out the top 3 cities near 02130, Boston, MA in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Brookline, MA $1,985 $2,600 $3,200 $3,300
Cambridge, MA $2,923 $3,075 $3,785 $3,449
Boston, MA $2,979 $3,500 $4,475 $3,669

Top Neighborhoods Near 02130

There are a total of 9 neighborhoods in or near 02130. Some of these neighborhoods include North Cambridge, South End, and East Cambridge. We've included all of these top 9 neighborhoods in or near 02130, Boston, MA in the following chart.

The average rent for these 9 neighborhoods in or near 02130, Boston, MA is currently around $3,700 per month. Meaning, only nine neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $3,700. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than 02130's average rent, which is only $2,860. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near 02130, North Cambridge has the most affordable average rent at $3,065 per month. Whereas, at $4,181 average rent per month, Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood is the most expensive neighborhood in or near 02130. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
North Cambridge, Cambridge, MA $2,814 $2,943 $3,572 $3,065
South End, Boston, MA $2,974 $3,475 $4,932 $3,557
East Cambridge, Cambridge, MA $3,047 $3,404 $4,390 $3,637
Downtown Boston, Boston, MA $2,820 $3,350 $4,365 $3,650
West End, Boston, MA $2,905 $3,450 $4,690 $3,700
Chinatown - Leather District, Boston, MA $3,304 $3,623 $5,122 $3,715
D Street - West Broadway, Boston, MA $3,233 $3,694 $4,832 $3,956
Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA $3,245 $4,022 $4,660 $4,130
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood, Boston, MA $3,400 $4,107 $4,927 $4,181

Top Counties Near 02130

There are a total of 9 counties located by 02130, Boston, MA. Some of these counties include Brookline, MA, Cambridge, MA, and Boston, MA. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $3,449. That's roughly around $4 per sqft. The county that is the most affordable is Brookline, MA. It's average rent per month is $3,300. Vice versa, with an average rent of $3,669, Boston, MA is the most expensive county by 02130, Boston, MA.

Typically, rent for studios in 02130, Boston, MA is 23.44% more affordable than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in 02130, Boston, MA is 23.25% more affordable than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in 02130, Boston, MA is 11.97% more affordable than other counties nearby. We've listed the top 3 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Brookline, MA $1,985 $2,600 $3,200 $3,300
Cambridge, MA $2,923 $3,075 $3,785 $3,449
Boston, MA $2,979 $3,500 $4,475 $3,669

Top Zipcodes Near 02130

There are a total of 12 zipcodes in or near 02130, Boston, MA. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $3,559.

The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in 02130, Boston, MA. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
02114, Boston, MA $2,808 $3,393 $4,425 $3,695
02210, Boston, MA $3,208 $3,688 $4,889 $3,956
02118, Boston, MA $2,974 $3,475 $4,965 $3,585
02215, Boston, MA $2,660 $4,096 $4,987 $4,094
02116, Boston, MA $2,860 $3,500 $4,940 $3,605
02142, Cambridge, MA $3,215 $3,963 $4,507 $4,046
02135, Boston, MA $2,573 $3,094 $3,075 $3,300
02138, Cambridge, MA $2,515 $2,726 $3,573 $2,890
02140, Cambridge, MA $2,635 $2,928 $3,559 $3,091
02134, Boston, MA $3,199 $2,810 $3,200 $3,413

Frequently Asked Questions - 02130 Average Rents

What is the average rent price in 02130, Boston, MA?
The average monthly rental price for 02130, Boston, MA apartments for rent is approximately $2,860. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do 02130, Boston, MA rent prices drop in winter?
Yes! On average we see a 3.4% drop in rental prices between the peak summer months and the slower winter months. With the added bonus of decreased competition from other renters looking to move, winter is generally considered the best time of the year to find an apartment for rent in 02130, Boston, MA.
How much is a studio apartment in 02130, Boston, MA?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $2,368 and an average price per square feet of $4.51. There are a total of 2 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in 02130.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in 02130, Boston, MA?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,495 and an average price per square feet of $4.75. There are a total of 10 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in 02130.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in 02130, Boston, MA?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $3,381 and an average price per square feet of $4.37. There are a total of 8 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in 02130.
How have rent prices in 02130, Boston, MA changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in 02130, Boston, MA can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by -0.39%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by -0.08%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.05%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by -0.05% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in 02130, Boston, MA?
A reasonable rent price in 02130, Boston, MA is around $2,288/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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