Average Rent in West Harlem, New York, NY

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Current Versus Historical West Harlem, New York, NY Rents

West Harlem rentals average $2,500 for a studio rental to $4,225 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $3,438, or roughly $4 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in February 2024, median rents have risen substantially over the last year. Studio rentals prices have increased by $268 (11.63%) year-over-year from $2,307 to $2,575. 1-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $375 (15.00%) year-over-year from $2,500 to $2,875. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $378 (12.29%) year-over-year from $3,072 to $3,450. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $750 (24.19%) year-over-year from $3,100 to $3,850. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $463 (11.49%) year-over-year from $4,032 to $4,495. 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 2.32% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone up by 4.23% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 0.49% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone down by 0.31% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 4.58% this month.
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Price / Sqft
Feb 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $6.97 $2,575 $2,307 (11.63%) $1,756 (46.65%)
1 BR $6.12 $2,875 $2,500 (15.00%) $1,914 (50.21%)
2 BR $4.48 $3,450 $3,072 (12.29%) $2,265 (52.32%)
3 BR $3.85 $3,850 $3,100 (24.19%) $2,621 (46.87%)
4+ BR $3.84 $4,495 $4,032 (11.49%) $3,277 (37.15%)

Historical Rents in West Harlem, New York, NY

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Top Cities Near West Harlem

There are a total of 34 cities nearby West Harlem. The average rent in West Harlem is currently $3,079 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 $1,800, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near West Harlem, New York, NY is Westport, CT. Monthly rents here are on average $16,999 per month.

Let's compare West Harlem, New York, NY's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in West Harlem, New York, NY is 32.25% more expensive than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 23.84% more expensive. Two bedrooms in West Harlem, New York, NY are about 4.61% more expensive. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 4.08% more affordable. Want more information? Check out the top 10 cities out of 34 total cities near West Harlem, New York, NY in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Garfield, NJ N/A $1,700 $2,100 $2,250
Hackensack, NJ N/A $1,900 $2,525 $2,350
Englewood, NJ $1,873 $2,250 $3,200 $2,700
Union City, NJ N/A $2,250 $2,748 $2,798
West New York, NJ N/A $2,600 $3,000 $2,900
Jersey City, NJ $2,225 $2,875 $2,873 $2,900
Yonkers, NY $1,775 $2,250 $2,850 $2,900
Fort Lee, NJ $1,825 $2,763 $3,345 $3,100
Cliffside Park, NJ N/A $2,623 $3,095 $3,225
Hoboken, NJ $3,001 $3,150 $3,950 $3,359

Top Neighborhoods Near West Harlem

There are a total of 62 neighborhoods in or near West Harlem. Some of these neighborhoods include Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Astoria. We've included the top 30 neighborhoods out of 62 total neighborhoods in or near West Harlem, New York, NY in the following chart.

The average rent for these 30 neighborhoods in or near West Harlem, New York, NY is currently around $3,888 per month. A total of 24 neighborhoods have a lower average rent. Meaning, only six neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $3,888. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than West Harlem's average rent, which is only $3,438. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near West Harlem, Elmhurst has the most affordable average rent at $2,520 per month. Whereas, at $8,000 average rent per month, Ocean Beach is the most expensive neighborhood in or near West Harlem. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Elmhurst, New York, NY $2,220 $2,440 $3,140 $2,520
Jackson Heights, New York, NY $2,009 $2,395 $3,150 $2,800
Astoria, New York, NY $2,525 $2,870 $3,800 $2,985
Riverdale, New York, NY $2,195 $2,673 $3,475 $2,993
Mott Haven, New York, NY $2,403 $2,974 $3,250 $3,050
Central Harlem, New York, NY $2,322 $2,725 $2,990 $3,113
Washington Heights, New York, NY $2,063 $2,250 $2,775 $3,125
Harlem, New York, NY $2,643 $3,000 $3,200 $3,425
East Harlem, New York, NY $3,115 $3,092 $3,395 $3,500
NoHo, New York, NY $3,675 $3,875 $6,450 $3,875
Murray Hill, New York, NY $3,375 $3,995 $4,400 $3,900
Roosevelt Island, New York, NY $2,825 $3,190 $4,266 $3,995
Upper East Side, New York, NY $2,741 $3,600 $5,463 $4,000
Long Island City, New York, NY $3,319 $3,962 $5,572 $4,130
Hell's Kitchen, New York, NY $3,375 $4,053 $5,615 $4,395
Midtown East, New York, NY $3,200 $4,375 $5,900 $4,400
Kips Bay, New York, NY $3,743 $3,815 $4,995 $4,435
Upper West Side, New York, NY $3,000 $4,200 $5,600 $4,492
East Village, New York, NY $2,695 $3,595 $4,495 $4,495
Hudson Yards, New York, NY $3,656 $4,474 $6,700 $4,701
Greenpoint, New York, NY $3,500 $4,500 $6,377 $4,800
Chelsea, New York, NY $3,500 $5,253 $7,067 $4,915
Midtown South, New York, NY $3,608 $4,995 $7,875 $4,995
West Village, New York, NY $3,650 $5,100 $5,769 $5,100
Greenwich Village, New York, NY $4,003 $5,275 $7,850 $5,200
Midtown, New York, NY $3,525 $4,400 $6,923 $5,362
Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village, New York, NY N/A $5,009 $6,254 $5,390
NoMad, New York, NY $4,383 $5,544 $8,506 $5,571
Flatiron District, New York, NY $3,800 $5,800 $9,250 $5,800
Gramercy Park, New York, NY $3,725 $5,131 $5,765 $5,995

Top Counties Near West Harlem

There are a total of 62 counties located by West Harlem, New York, NY. Some of these counties include Englewood, NJ, Bronx, New York, NY, and West New York, NJ. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $3,247. That's roughly around $3 per sqft. A total of 24 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 West Harlem, New York, NY.

Typically, rent for studios in West Harlem, New York, NY is 26.50% more expensive than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in West Harlem, New York, NY is 19.87% more expensive than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in West Harlem, New York, NY is 6.10% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed the top 10 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Englewood, NJ $1,873 $2,250 $3,200 $2,700
Bronx, New York, NY $2,195 $2,450 $2,750 $2,888
West New York, NJ N/A $2,600 $3,000 $2,900
Jersey City, NJ $2,225 $2,875 $2,873 $2,900
Yonkers, NY $1,775 $2,250 $2,850 $2,900
North Bergen, NJ $2,900 $2,050 $2,950 $2,976
Fort Lee, NJ $1,825 $2,763 $3,345 $3,100
Cliffside Park, NJ N/A $2,623 $3,095 $3,225
Hoboken, NJ $3,001 $3,150 $3,950 $3,359
Manhattan, New York, NY $3,389 $4,250 $5,495 $4,400

Top Zipcodes Near West Harlem

There are a total of 50 zipcodes in or near West Harlem, New York, NY. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $4,313. 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 $2,700 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 $3,263. 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 West Harlem, New York, NY is $3,926 per month. Or in other words, $6 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $5,182 per month. Which comes out to $6 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in West 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 $2,600 $3,034 $3,400
10031, New York, NY $2,488 $2,875 $3,199 $3,400
10025, New York, NY $3,175 $3,926 $5,000 $4,326
10024, New York, NY $3,043 $4,363 $5,355 $4,500
10032, New York, NY $2,050 $2,315 $2,725 $3,250
10029, New York, NY $3,550 $3,092 $3,195 $3,500
10128, New York, NY $3,226 $3,700 $5,163 $3,965
10028, New York, NY $2,573 $2,895 $4,395 $3,500
10023, New York, NY $2,900 $4,525 $7,600 $4,492
10075, New York, NY $2,450 $3,200 $4,413 $3,236

Frequently Asked Questions - West Harlem Average Rents

What is the average rent price in West Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for West Harlem, New York, NY apartments for rent is approximately $3,438. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do West 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 West Harlem, New York, NY.
How much is a studio apartment in West Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $2,500 and an average price per square feet of $6.97. There are a total of 16 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in West Harlem.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in West Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,995 and an average price per square feet of $6.12. There are a total of 35 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in West Harlem.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in West Harlem, New York, NY?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $3,207 and an average price per square feet of $4.48. There are a total of 81 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in West Harlem.
How have rent prices in West Harlem, New York, NY changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in West Harlem, New York, NY can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by 0.12%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.15%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.12%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.24% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in West Harlem, New York, NY?
A reasonable rent price in West Harlem, New York, NY is around $2,750/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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