Average Rent in Queens, New York, NY

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Current Versus Historical Queens, New York, NY Rents

Queens rentals average $2,700 for a studio rental to $4,500 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $3,100, or roughly $3 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 $511 (20.24%) year-over-year from $2,525 to $3,036. 1-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $87 (3.11%) year-over-year from $2,783 to $2,870. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $285 (9.45%) year-over-year from $3,015 to $3,300. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $183 (5.70%) year-over-year from $3,217 to $3,400. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $433 (11.50%) year-over-year from $3,767 to $4,200. 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 1.12% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone down by 3.48% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone down by 3.65% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone up by 2.00% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 2.34% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
Feb 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $4.02 $3,036 $2,525 (20.24%) $1,708 (77.72%)
1 BR $3.50 $2,870 $2,783 (3.11%) $1,965 (46.06%)
2 BR $3.25 $3,300 $3,015 (9.45%) $2,388 (38.17%)
3 BR $2.75 $3,400 $3,217 (5.70%) $2,667 (27.50%)
4+ BR $2.68 $4,200 $3,767 (11.50%) $3,283 (27.92%)

Historical Rents in Queens, New York, NY

Studio
1 Bed
2 Bed
3 Bed
4 Bed

Top Cities Near Queens

There are a total of 32 cities nearby Queens. The average rent in Queens is currently $3,149 per month. A total of 16 cities nearby have an average rent lower than that. Our records show that Bridgeport, CT, with an average rent of $1,800, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near Queens, New York, NY is Westport, CT. Monthly rents here are on average $16,999 per month.

Let's compare Queens, New York, NY's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in Queens, New York, NY is 39.12% more expensive than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 13.21% more expensive. Two bedrooms in Queens, New York, NY are about 2.89% more expensive. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 14.39% more affordable. Want more information? Check out the top 10 cities out of 32 total cities near Queens, New York, NY in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Newark, NJ $2,200 $2,000 $2,100 $2,300
Bayonne, NJ N/A $2,143 $2,407 $2,357
Union City, NJ N/A $2,200 $2,700 $2,795
West New York, NJ N/A $2,600 $3,000 $2,800
Jersey City, NJ $2,225 $2,875 $2,800 $2,900
Fort Lee, NJ $1,613 $2,650 $3,400 $3,098
Cliffside Park, NJ $1,525 $2,650 $3,095 $3,275
Hoboken, NJ $2,500 $3,075 $3,850 $3,391
Long Beach, NY $2,000 $2,500 $3,650 $3,700
New York, NY $3,357 $4,089 $4,900 $4,150

Top Neighborhoods Near Queens

There are a total of 59 neighborhoods in or near Queens. Some of these neighborhoods include Flatbush, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Washington Heights. We've included the top 30 neighborhoods out of 59 total neighborhoods in or near Queens, New York, NY in the following chart.

The average rent for these 30 neighborhoods in or near Queens, New York, NY is currently around $3,900 per month. A total of 16 neighborhoods have a lower average rent. Meaning, only fourteen neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $3,900. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than Queens's average rent, which is only $3,100. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near Queens, Elmhurst has the most affordable average rent at $2,450 per month. Whereas, at $8,200 average rent per month, Ocean Beach is the most expensive neighborhood in or near Queens. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Flatbush, New York, NY $2,800 $2,800 $3,150 $3,000
Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, NY $2,250 $2,800 $2,999 $3,100
Washington Heights, New York, NY $2,088 $2,250 $2,795 $3,195
Crown Heights, New York, NY $2,800 $2,900 $3,675 $3,200
Bushwick, New York, NY $2,350 $2,850 $3,199 $3,250
Harlem, New York, NY $2,598 $2,995 $3,200 $3,400
West Harlem, New York, NY $2,500 $2,995 $3,200 $3,425
East Harlem, New York, NY $2,837 $3,063 $3,395 $3,495
Murray Hill, New York, NY $3,450 $3,900 $4,403 $3,900
Upper East Side, New York, NY $2,741 $3,600 $5,395 $3,995
Downtown Brooklyn, New York, NY $3,487 $4,118 $5,700 $4,100
Long Island City, New York, NY $3,319 $3,969 $5,572 $4,124
Financial District, New York, NY $3,410 $4,334 $5,619 $4,175
Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY $3,393 $4,060 $5,500 $4,395
Midtown East, New York, NY $3,250 $4,375 $5,900 $4,400
Prospect Heights, New York, NY $3,450 $4,275 $5,995 $4,430
Williamsburg, New York, NY $3,720 $4,311 $4,170 $4,442
Kips Bay, New York, NY $3,743 $3,845 $4,995 $4,463
East Village, New York, NY $2,795 $3,595 $4,495 $4,495
Lower East Side, New York, NY $3,899 $3,250 $4,495 $4,495
Upper West Side, New York, NY $3,038 $4,201 $5,600 $4,500
Chelsea, New York, NY $3,500 $5,160 $7,241 $4,814
Hudson Yards, New York, NY $3,573 $4,495 $6,700 $4,850
Midtown, New York, NY $3,595 $4,400 $6,950 $4,895
Midtown South, New York, NY $3,690 $4,995 $8,160 $4,900
Greenwich Village, New York, NY $4,003 $5,175 $7,850 $5,100
West Village, New York, NY $3,695 $5,175 $6,250 $5,150
NoMad, New York, NY $4,383 $5,546 $8,549 $5,570
Gramercy Park, New York, NY $3,725 $5,000 $5,660 $5,855
Tribeca, New York, NY $4,375 $5,695 $7,395 $6,895

Top Counties Near Queens

There are a total of 59 counties located by Queens, New York, NY. Some of these counties include Union City, NJ, West New York, NJ, and Jersey City, NJ. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $3,275. That's roughly around $3 per sqft. A total of 19 counties have a lower average rent. The county that is the most affordable is Bridgeport, CT. It's average rent per month is $1,800. Vice versa, with an average rent of $16,999, Westport, CT is the most expensive county by Queens, New York, NY.

Typically, rent for studios in Queens, New York, NY is 32.41% more expensive than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in Queens, New York, NY is 9.43% more expensive than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in Queens, New York, NY is 4.76% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed the top 10 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Union City, NJ N/A $2,200 $2,700 $2,795
West New York, NJ N/A $2,600 $3,000 $2,800
Jersey City, NJ $2,225 $2,875 $2,800 $2,900
Bronx, New York, NY $2,150 $2,471 $2,800 $2,900
Hoboken, NJ $2,500 $3,075 $3,850 $3,391
Hempstead, NY $2,000 $2,438 $3,000 $3,550
Brooklyn, New York, NY $3,437 $3,625 $3,675 $3,600
Long Beach, NY $2,000 $2,500 $3,650 $3,700
North Hempstead, NY $2,200 $2,275 $3,400 $3,700
Manhattan, New York, NY $3,390 $4,245 $5,495 $4,400

Top Zipcodes Near Queens

There are a total of 50 zipcodes in or near Queens, New York, NY. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $4,344. A total of 3 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 $2,676 per month. In comparison, the zipcode with the most expensive average rent of $9,700 per month is 07762, Spring Lake Heights, NJ.

Studios in these zipcodes have an average rent of $3,251. 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 Queens, New York, NY is $3,949 per month. Or in other words, $6 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $5,066 per month. Which comes out to $6 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in Queens, New York, NY. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
10016, New York, NY $3,450 $4,050 $4,850 $4,295
10003, New York, NY $3,513 $4,895 $5,200 $5,075
10019, New York, NY $3,500 $4,095 $5,954 $4,495
10009, New York, NY $2,615 $3,595 $4,495 $4,495
10128, New York, NY $3,226 $3,675 $5,132 $3,920
10038, New York, NY $3,377 $4,300 $5,620 $4,250
10022, New York, NY $3,200 $4,300 $5,800 $4,400
10005, New York, NY $3,550 $4,334 $5,340 $4,171
10011, New York, NY $3,350 $5,175 $6,775 $4,650
10010, New York, NY $3,750 $3,913 $5,605 $5,116

Frequently Asked Questions - Queens Average Rents

What is the average rent price in Queens, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for Queens, New York, NY apartments for rent is approximately $3,100. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do Queens, 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 Queens, New York, NY.
How much is a studio apartment in Queens, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $2,700 and an average price per square feet of $4.02. There are a total of 208 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in Queens.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in Queens, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,650 and an average price per square feet of $3.50. There are a total of 503 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Queens.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in Queens, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $3,150 and an average price per square feet of $3.25. There are a total of 489 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Queens.
How have rent prices in Queens, New York, NY changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in Queens, New York, NY can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by 0.20%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.03%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.09%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.06% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in Queens, New York, NY?
A reasonable rent price in Queens, New York, NY is around $2,480/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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