Average Rent in Harlem, New York, NY

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Current Versus Historical Harlem, New York, NY Rents

Harlem rentals average $2,600 for a studio rental to $4,550 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $3,450, or roughly $4 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in February 2024, median rents have been roughly unchanged over the last year. Studio rentals prices have increased by $280 (12.10%) year-over-year from $2,315 to $2,595. 1-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $132 (4.94%) year-over-year from $2,663 to $2,795. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $323 (10.50%) year-over-year from $3,072 to $3,395. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $367 (10.38%) year-over-year from $3,533 to $3,900. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $442 (10.39%) year-over-year from $4,253 to $4,695. 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 up by 2.84% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone up by 0.85% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 1.44% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone up by 1.90% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 6.54% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
Feb 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $6.97 $2,595 $2,315 (12.10%) $1,617 (60.52%)
1 BR $5.23 $2,795 $2,663 (4.94%) $2,007 (39.24%)
2 BR $4.49 $3,395 $3,072 (10.50%) $2,269 (49.61%)
3 BR $3.82 $3,900 $3,533 (10.38%) $2,604 (49.76%)
4+ BR $3.92 $4,695 $4,253 (10.39%) $3,342 (40.50%)

Historical Rents in Harlem, New York, NY

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2 Bed
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4 Bed

Top Cities Near Harlem

There are a total of 32 cities nearby Harlem. The average rent in Harlem is currently $3,111 per month. A total of 19 cities nearby have an average rent lower than that. Our records show that Bridgeport, CT, with an average rent of $1,825, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near Harlem, New York, NY is Westport, CT. Monthly rents here are on average $18,000 per month.

Let's compare Harlem, New York, NY's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in Harlem, New York, NY is 36.30% more expensive than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 21.75% more expensive. Two bedrooms in Harlem, New York, NY are about 3.19% more expensive. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 3.08% more expensive. Want more information? Check out the top 10 cities out of 32 total cities near Harlem, New York, NY in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Hackensack, NJ $1,940 $1,950 $2,500 $2,340
West New York, NJ N/A $2,588 $2,800 $2,794
Union City, NJ N/A $2,200 $2,700 $2,800
Jersey City, NJ $2,300 $2,775 $2,800 $2,900
Yonkers, NY $2,013 $2,250 $2,850 $2,900
New Rochelle, NY $2,230 $2,745 $3,800 $2,960
Fort Lee, NJ $1,400 $2,600 $3,400 $3,023
Cliffside Park, NJ $1,525 $2,650 $3,150 $3,250
Hoboken, NJ $2,500 $3,186 $3,875 $3,450
New York, NY $3,350 $4,095 $4,904 $4,150

Top Neighborhoods Near Harlem

There are a total of 57 neighborhoods in or near Harlem. Some of these neighborhoods include Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Astoria. We've included the top 30 neighborhoods out of 57 total neighborhoods in or near Harlem, New York, NY in the following chart.

The average rent for these 30 neighborhoods in or near Harlem, New York, NY is currently around $3,900 per month. A total of 21 neighborhoods have a lower average rent. Meaning, only nine neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $3,900. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than Harlem's average rent, which is only $3,450. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near Harlem, Elmhurst has the most affordable average rent at $2,520 per month. Whereas, at $8,200 average rent per month, Ocean Beach is the most expensive neighborhood in or near Harlem. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Elmhurst, New York, NY $2,200 $2,400 $3,200 $2,520
Jackson Heights, New York, NY $1,995 $2,395 $3,000 $2,937
Astoria, New York, NY $2,495 $2,870 $3,800 $2,950
Riverdale, New York, NY $2,588 $2,673 $3,475 $3,000
Washington Heights, New York, NY $2,025 $2,250 $2,775 $3,050
Mott Haven, New York, NY $2,403 $3,025 $3,250 $3,050
Central Harlem, New York, NY $2,322 $2,700 $3,048 $3,198
West Harlem, New York, NY $2,520 $2,875 $3,200 $3,425
Bowery, New York, NY $2,600 $3,272 $3,795 $3,499
East Harlem, New York, NY $3,345 $3,092 $3,395 $3,638
NoHo, New York, NY $3,700 $3,875 $6,450 $3,875
Murray Hill, New York, NY $3,450 $3,850 $4,469 $3,900
Upper East Side, New York, NY $2,741 $3,450 $5,400 $4,000
Long Island City, New York, NY $3,360 $4,035 $5,670 $4,110
Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY $3,397 $4,095 $5,500 $4,395
Kips Bay, New York, NY $3,673 $3,808 $4,995 $4,400
Midtown East, New York, NY $3,275 $4,375 $5,850 $4,400
East Village, New York, NY $2,795 $3,595 $4,495 $4,495
Upper West Side, New York, NY $3,038 $4,321 $5,750 $4,550
Hudson Yards, New York, NY $3,723 $4,678 $6,700 $4,712
Greenpoint, New York, NY $3,500 $4,495 $6,243 $4,800
Chelsea, New York, NY $3,500 $5,187 $7,680 $4,895
Midtown South, New York, NY $3,575 $4,913 $7,995 $4,898
Midtown, New York, NY $3,513 $4,400 $6,858 $5,000
Greenwich Village, New York, NY $4,003 $5,195 $6,975 $5,075
West Village, New York, NY $3,600 $5,000 $6,598 $5,100
Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village, New York, NY N/A $5,014 $6,257 $5,380
NoMad, New York, NY $4,383 $5,548 $8,549 $5,554
Flatiron District, New York, NY $3,999 $5,800 $8,825 $5,800
Gramercy Park, New York, NY $3,725 $5,175 $5,675 $5,989

Top Counties Near Harlem

There are a total of 57 counties located by Harlem, New York, NY. Some of these counties include West New York, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, and Yonkers, NY. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $3,450. That's roughly around $3 per sqft. A total of 22 counties have a lower average rent. The county that is the most affordable is Bridgeport, CT. It's average rent per month is $1,825. Vice versa, with an average rent of $18,000, Westport, CT is the most expensive county by Harlem, New York, NY.

Typically, rent for studios in Harlem, New York, NY is 29.81% more expensive than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in Harlem, New York, NY is 18.20% more expensive than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in Harlem, New York, NY is 4.81% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed the top 10 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
West New York, NJ N/A $2,588 $2,800 $2,794
Jersey City, NJ $2,300 $2,775 $2,800 $2,900
Yonkers, NY $2,013 $2,250 $2,850 $2,900
Bronx, New York, NY $2,150 $2,466 $2,800 $2,928
New Rochelle, NY $2,230 $2,745 $3,800 $2,960
North Bergen, NJ $2,900 $2,000 $2,925 $3,000
Fort Lee, NJ $1,400 $2,600 $3,400 $3,023
Cliffside Park, NJ $1,525 $2,650 $3,150 $3,250
Hoboken, NJ $2,500 $3,186 $3,875 $3,450
Manhattan, New York, NY $3,390 $4,250 $5,500 $4,400

Top Zipcodes Near Harlem

There are a total of 50 zipcodes in or near Harlem, New York, NY. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $4,336. A total of 10 zipcodes have a average rent that is lower than that. The zipcode with the most affordable average rent for apartment listings is 11375, New York, NY at $2,705 per month. In comparison, the zipcode with the most expensive average rent of $9,500 per month is 07762, Spring Lake Heights, NJ.

Studios in these zipcodes have an average rent of $3,273. That's at least $7 per sqft. Do you need more space than that? Average rent for one bedroom rentals for the zipcodes in or near Harlem, New York, NY is $3,981 per month. Or in other words, $6 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $5,141 per month. Which comes out to $6 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in Harlem, New York, NY. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
10027, New York, NY $2,595 $2,500 $3,071 $3,200
10031, New York, NY $2,500 $2,838 $3,220 $3,413
10025, New York, NY $3,000 $4,050 $5,000 $4,500
10029, New York, NY $3,700 $3,092 $3,195 $3,689
10024, New York, NY $3,038 $4,400 $5,175 $4,750
10032, New York, NY $2,050 $2,250 $2,750 $3,214
10128, New York, NY $3,250 $3,300 $5,132 $3,897
10028, New York, NY $2,550 $2,900 $4,395 $3,500
10075, New York, NY $2,425 $3,200 $3,895 $3,200
10021, New York, NY $3,400 $4,000 $6,400 $4,100

Frequently Asked Questions - Harlem Average Rents

What is the average rent price in Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for Harlem, New York, NY apartments for rent is approximately $3,450. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do Harlem, New York, NY 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 Harlem, New York, NY.
How much is a studio apartment in Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $2,600 and an average price per square feet of $6.97. There are a total of 45 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in Harlem.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,995 and an average price per square feet of $5.23. There are a total of 122 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Harlem.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $3,200 and an average price per square feet of $4.49. There are a total of 228 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Harlem.
How have rent prices in Harlem, New York, NY changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in Harlem, New York, NY can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by 0.12%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.05%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.11%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.10% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in Harlem, New York, NY?
A reasonable rent price in Harlem, New York, NY is around $2,760/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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