Average Rent in Upper West Side, New York, NY

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Current Versus Historical Upper West Side, New York, NY Rents

Upper West Side rentals average $3,400 for a studio rental to $21,000 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $4,950, or roughly $7 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in May 2024, median rents have been roughly unchanged over the last year. Studio rentals prices have increased by $148 (4.68%) year-over-year from $3,150 to $3,298. 1-bedroom rentals prices have decreased by $213 (-4.53%) year-over-year from $4,713 to $4,500. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $1,011 (16.42%) year-over-year from $6,159 to $7,170. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $867 (10.92%) year-over-year from $7,933 to $8,800. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $2,333 (18.42%) year-over-year from $12,667 to $15,000. 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 2.70% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone up by 2.09% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 8.62% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone down by 3.54% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 0.68% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
May 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $8.66 $3,298 $3,150 (4.68%) $1,997 (65.15%)
1 BR $7.08 $4,500 $4,713 (-4.53%) $2,952 (52.44%)
2 BR $6.49 $7,170 $6,159 (16.42%) $4,262 (68.24%)
3 BR $6.78 $8,800 $7,933 (10.92%) $5,892 (49.36%)
4+ BR $8.32 $15,000 $12,667 (18.42%) $6,133 (144.57%)

Historical Rents in Upper West Side, New York, NY

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1 Bed
2 Bed
3 Bed
4 Bed

Top Cities Near Upper West Side

There are a total of 30 cities nearby Upper West Side. The average rent in Upper West Side is currently $3,650 per month. A total of 21 cities nearby have an average rent lower than that. Our records show that Bridgeport, CT, with an average rent of $1,950, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near Upper West Side, New York, NY is Westport, CT. Monthly rents here are on average $14,000 per month.

Let's compare Upper West Side, New York, NY's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in Upper West Side, New York, NY is 58.09% more expensive than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 49.44% more expensive. Two bedrooms in Upper West Side, New York, NY are about 53.93% more expensive. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 48.97% more expensive. Want more information? Check out the top 10 cities out of 30 total cities near Upper West Side, New York, NY in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Hackensack, NJ N/A $1,950 $2,748 $2,250
Newark, NJ $1,950 $1,900 $2,100 $2,300
Bayonne, NJ $2,100 $2,100 $2,529 $2,500
West New York, NJ $1,700 $2,463 $2,825 $2,600
Union City, NJ $1,900 $2,100 $2,850 $2,800
Jersey City, NJ $2,088 $2,700 $2,699 $2,800
Fort Lee, NJ $1,550 $2,450 $3,350 $3,000
Edgewater, NJ $2,175 $2,550 $3,750 $3,800
Hoboken, NJ $2,350 $3,100 $3,985 $3,850
New York, NY $3,600 $4,300 $5,200 $4,495

Top Neighborhoods Near Upper West Side

There are a total of 54 neighborhoods in or near Upper West Side. Some of these neighborhoods include The Heights, Mott Haven, and Astoria. We've included the top 30 neighborhoods out of 54 total neighborhoods in or near Upper West Side, New York, NY in the following chart.

The average rent for these 30 neighborhoods in or near Upper West Side, New York, NY is currently around $4,247 per month. A total of 40 neighborhoods have a lower average rent. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near Upper West Side, East Side has the most affordable average rent at $1,950 per month. Whereas, at $8,125 average rent per month, Ocean Beach is the most expensive neighborhood in or near Upper West Side. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
The Heights, Jersey City, NJ $1,475 $2,494 $2,600 $2,700
Mott Haven, New York, NY $2,995 $3,098 $3,700 $3,110
Astoria, New York, NY $3,100 $2,850 $4,000 $3,200
Washington Heights, New York, NY $2,400 $2,600 $3,100 $3,300
Central Harlem, New York, NY $2,430 $3,148 $3,498 $3,300
Harlem, New York, NY $2,650 $2,995 $3,195 $3,400
West Harlem, New York, NY $2,650 $2,895 $3,068 $3,400
East Harlem, New York, NY $3,200 $3,000 $3,195 $3,413
Bowery, New York, NY $2,800 $3,599 $4,250 $3,995
Upper East Side, New York, NY $2,850 $3,250 $4,750 $4,000
Long Island City, New York, NY $3,300 $4,072 $6,045 $4,000
NoHo, New York, NY $4,150 $4,735 $7,875 $4,200
Murray Hill, New York, NY $3,625 $4,400 $5,800 $4,300
NoLita, New York, NY $3,480 $4,395 $5,600 $4,395
Midtown East, New York, NY $3,400 $4,500 $5,300 $4,500
Flatiron District, New York, NY $4,125 $5,900 $9,071 $4,600
Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY $3,700 $4,381 $5,925 $4,695
East Village, New York, NY $2,843 $3,595 $4,675 $4,798
West Village, New York, NY $3,950 $5,000 $6,250 $4,800
Greenwich Village, New York, NY $4,100 $5,000 $4,995 $4,800
Midtown South, New York, NY $3,498 $4,950 $6,995 $4,900
Hudson Yards, New York, NY $3,750 $4,600 $6,995 $5,011
Greenpoint, New York, NY $3,523 $4,400 $6,325 $5,150
Kips Bay, New York, NY $3,865 $4,178 $5,445 $5,163
Chelsea, New York, NY $3,950 $5,526 $8,020 $5,350
SoHo, New York, NY $4,850 $4,850 $6,495 $5,550
NoMad, New York, NY $4,425 $5,590 $8,679 $5,651
Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village, New York, NY N/A $5,047 $6,127 $5,776
Gramercy Park, New York, NY $3,815 $5,000 $5,795 $5,898
Midtown, New York, NY $3,475 $4,750 $6,500 $6,300

Top Counties Near Upper West Side

There are a total of 54 counties located by Upper West Side, New York, NY. Some of these counties include Bloomfield, NJ, Bayonne, NJ, and West New York, NJ. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $4,000. That's roughly around $3 per sqft. A total of 26 counties have a lower average rent. The county that is the most affordable is Bridgeport, CT. It's average rent per month is $1,950. Vice versa, with an average rent of $14,000, Westport, CT is the most expensive county by Upper West Side, New York, NY.

Typically, rent for studios in Upper West Side, New York, NY is 54.41% more expensive than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in Upper West Side, New York, NY is 42.70% more expensive than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in Upper West Side, New York, NY is 51.46% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed the top 10 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Bloomfield, NJ N/A $1,800 $2,495 $2,498
Bayonne, NJ $2,100 $2,100 $2,529 $2,500
West New York, NJ $1,700 $2,463 $2,825 $2,600
Jersey City, NJ $2,088 $2,700 $2,699 $2,800
North Bergen, NJ $2,300 $2,373 $2,850 $2,850
Fort Lee, NJ $1,550 $2,450 $3,350 $3,000
Bronx, New York, NY $2,580 $2,900 $3,398 $3,140
Hoboken, NJ $2,350 $3,100 $3,985 $3,850
Brooklyn, New York, NY $3,599 $4,043 $4,000 $4,000
Manhattan, New York, NY $3,650 $4,450 $5,650 $4,650

Top Zipcodes Near Upper West Side

There are a total of 50 zipcodes in or near Upper West Side, New York, NY. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $4,500. A total of 34 zipcodes have a average rent that is lower than that. The zipcode with the most affordable average rent for apartment listings is 07756, Ocean Grove, NJ at $2,800 per month. In comparison, the zipcode with the most expensive average rent of $9,000 per month is 11561, Lido Beach, NY.

Studios in these zipcodes have an average rent of $3,378. 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 Upper West Side, New York, NY is $4,022 per month. Or in other words, $7 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $5,525 per month. Which comes out to $7 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in Upper West Side, New York, NY. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
10024, New York, NY $3,214 $4,427 $7,200 $5,012
10023, New York, NY $3,750 $4,453 $7,923 $5,000
10025, New York, NY $3,871 $4,000 $5,500 $4,595
10028, New York, NY $2,495 $3,173 $3,800 $3,400
10128, New York, NY $3,200 $3,900 $5,326 $4,200
10075, New York, NY $2,495 $2,895 $3,600 $3,495
10021, New York, NY $2,600 $3,300 $4,295 $3,750
10019, New York, NY $3,500 $4,425 $6,440 $4,996
10029, New York, NY $3,225 $2,995 $3,195 $3,400
10065, New York, NY $3,000 $4,675 $6,395 $4,900

Frequently Asked Questions - Upper West Side Average Rents

What is the average rent price in Upper West Side, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for Upper West Side, New York, NY apartments for rent is approximately $4,950. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do Upper West Side, 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 Upper West Side, New York, NY.
How much is a studio apartment in Upper West Side, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $3,400 and an average price per square feet of $8.66. There are a total of 212 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in Upper West Side.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in Upper West Side, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $4,450 and an average price per square feet of $7.08. There are a total of 623 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Upper West Side.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in Upper West Side, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $7,000 and an average price per square feet of $6.49. There are a total of 333 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Upper West Side.
How have rent prices in Upper West Side, New York, NY changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in Upper West Side, New York, NY can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by 0.05%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by -0.05%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.16%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.11% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in Upper West Side, New York, NY?
A reasonable rent price in Upper West Side, New York, NY is around $3,960/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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