Average Rent in Union City, NJ

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Current Versus Historical Union City, NJ Rents

Union City rentals average $1,900 for a studio rental to $5,250 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $2,800, or roughly $3 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in April 2024, median rents have risen substantially over the last year. Studio rentals prices have increased by $2,753 (162.15%) year-over-year from $1,698 to $4,450. 1-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $435 (26.13%) year-over-year from $1,665 to $2,100. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $483 (20.00%) year-over-year from $2,417 to $2,900. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $159 (5.41%) year-over-year from $2,941 to $3,100. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $258 (7.97%) year-over-year from $3,242 to $3,500. 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 64.31% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone up by 11.50% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 12.99% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone up by 4.49% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 2.94% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
Apr 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $1.60 $4,450 $1,698 (162.15%) $1,568 (183.74%)
1 BR $3.08 $2,100 $1,665 (26.13%) $1,398 (50.23%)
2 BR $3.04 $2,900 $2,417 (20.00%) $1,951 (48.64%)
3 BR $2.32 $3,100 $2,941 (5.41%) $2,179 (42.26%)
4+ BR N/A $3,500 $3,242 (7.97%) $3,925 (-10.83%)

Historical Rents in Union City, NJ

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1 Bed
2 Bed
3 Bed
4 Bed

Top Cities Near Union City

There are a total of 2 cities nearby Union City. The average rent in Union City is currently $3,193 per month. Only one city nearby has an average rent lower than that. Our records show that West New York, NJ, with an average rent of $2,686, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near Union City, NJ is Hoboken, NJ. Monthly rents here are on average $3,700 per month.

Let's compare Union City, NJ's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in Union City, NJ is 19.47% more expensive than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 25.00% more affordable. Two bedrooms in Union City, NJ are about 21.74% more affordable. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 32.76% more affordable. Want more information? Check out the top 2 cities near Union City, NJ in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
West New York, NJ N/A $2,425 $2,800 $2,686
Hoboken, NJ $3,060 $3,200 $4,200 $3,700

Top Neighborhoods Near Union City

There are a total of 15 neighborhoods in or near Union City. Some of these neighborhoods include The Heights, Bowery, and The Waterfront. We've included all of these top 15 neighborhoods in or near Union City, NJ in the following chart.

The average rent for these 15 neighborhoods in or near Union City, NJ is currently around $4,800 per month. A total of one neighborhood has a lower average rent. Meaning, only fourteen neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $4,800. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than Union City's average rent, which is only $2,800. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near Union City, The Heights has the most affordable average rent at $2,700 per month. Whereas, at $6,145 average rent per month, Gramercy Park is the most expensive neighborhood in or near Union City. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
The Heights, Jersey City, NJ N/A $2,250 $2,700 $2,700
Bowery, New York, NY $2,800 $3,299 $3,999 $3,499
The Waterfront, Jersey City, NJ $3,000 $3,497 $5,021 $3,600
NoLita, New York, NY $3,495 $4,495 $4,895 $4,495
Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY $3,461 $4,207 $5,900 $4,500
Greenwich Village, New York, NY $4,300 $4,925 $6,000 $4,755
West Village, New York, NY $3,900 $4,595 $5,300 $4,800
Midtown South, New York, NY $3,785 $4,895 $6,900 $4,800
Hudson Yards, New York, NY $3,575 $4,595 $6,950 $5,000
Chelsea, New York, NY $4,195 $5,250 $7,650 $5,070
Flatiron District, New York, NY $4,023 $5,895 $5,475 $5,150
NoHo, New York, NY $4,000 $5,350 $7,750 $5,350
NoMad, New York, NY $4,420 $5,542 $8,123 $5,779
SoHo, New York, NY $2,973 $3,950 $13,500 $6,100
Gramercy Park, New York, NY $3,815 $4,888 $5,312 $6,145

Top Counties Near Union City

There are a total of 15 counties located by Union City, NJ. Some of these counties include West New York, NJ, Union City, NJ, and North Bergen, NJ. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $2,850. That's roughly around $3 per sqft. A total of 2 counties have a lower average rent. The county that is the most affordable is West New York, NJ. It's average rent per month is $2,686. Vice versa, with an average rent of $3,700, Hoboken, NJ is the most expensive county by Union City, NJ.

Typically, rent for studios in Union City, NJ is 30.53% more affordable than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in Union City, NJ is 3.89% more affordable than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in Union City, NJ is 0.87% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed the top 4 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
West New York, NJ N/A $2,425 $2,800 $2,686
Union City, NJ $1,900 $2,250 $2,875 $2,800
North Bergen, NJ $3,300 $2,150 $2,825 $2,900
Hoboken, NJ $3,060 $3,200 $4,200 $3,700

Top Zipcodes Near Union City

There are a total of 16 zipcodes in or near Union City, NJ. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $4,548. A total of 4 zipcodes have a average rent that is lower than that. The zipcode with the most affordable average rent for apartment listings is 07306, Jersey City, NJ at $2,650 per month. In comparison, the zipcode with the most expensive average rent of $6,895 per month is 10013, New York, NY.

Studios in these zipcodes have an average rent of $3,443. That's at least $8 per sqft. Do you need more space than that? Average rent for one bedroom rentals for the zipcodes in or near Union City, NJ is $4,348 per month. Or in other words, $7 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $5,231 per month. Which comes out to $6 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in Union City, NJ. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
10003, New York, NY $3,815 $4,925 $5,063 $5,250
10019, New York, NY $3,550 $4,200 $6,300 $4,595
10011, New York, NY $3,595 $5,500 $5,634 $4,750
10036, New York, NY $3,295 $4,300 $6,325 $4,500
10001, New York, NY $4,213 $5,200 $7,935 $5,200
10013, New York, NY $3,900 $5,500 $7,500 $6,895
10014, New York, NY $4,585 $4,525 $5,400 $5,000
10018, New York, NY $3,570 $4,771 $6,865 $4,900
10012, New York, NY $3,495 $4,395 $4,895 $4,495
10069, New York, NY $3,390 $4,761 $7,846 $5,280

Frequently Asked Questions - Union City Average Rents

What is the average rent price in Union City, NJ?
The average monthly rental price for Union City, NJ apartments for rent is approximately $2,800. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do Union City, NJ 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 Union City, NJ.
How much is a studio apartment in Union City, NJ?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $1,900 and an average price per square feet of $1.60. There are a total of 3 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in Union City.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in Union City, NJ?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,250 and an average price per square feet of $3.08. There are a total of 16 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Union City.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in Union City, NJ?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $2,875 and an average price per square feet of $3.04. There are a total of 36 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Union City.
How have rent prices in Union City, NJ changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in Union City, NJ can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by 1.62%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.26%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.20%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.05% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in Union City, NJ?
A reasonable rent price in Union City, NJ is around $2,240/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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