Approximate Rent Chart

Rent prices can vary greatly between neighborhoods in Boston. The following table illustrates some of these differences and shows a range of what, in general, you should expect to pay in monthly rent relative to apartment size and neighborhood location.

STUDIO 1 BED 2 BED 3 BED
Allston/Brighton $750-$1300 $1100-$1500 $1200-$1800 $1500-$2400
Back Bay $1150-$1500 $1400-$2000 $2000-$4000 $2400-$5000+
Brookline $1000-$1500 $1200-$1600 $1500-$2000 $1800-$3000
Cambridge $1100-$1500 $1200-$1700 $1500-$2000 $1700-$3000
Dorchester $950-$1400 $1000-$1400 $1100-$1700 $1400-$2000
Fenway/Kenmore $1000-$1500 $1200-$1800 $1500-$2100 $1900-$3200
Jamaica Plain $800-$1200 $1000-$1500 $1200-$1800 $1600-$2400
Malden $800-$1200 $900-$1400 $1000-$1800 $1400-$2000
Newton $800-$1200 $1000-$1500 $1200-$2000 $1600-$3100
Quincy $800-$1200 $900-$1500 $1100-$1800 $1500-$1900
Roslindale/West Roxbury $1000-$1300 $1200-$1700 $1200-$1600 $1600-$2000
Somerville $800-$1400 $900-$1400 $1000-$1600 $1500-$2500
South Boston $950-$1200 $1000-$1400 $1200-$2500 $1800-$2500
South End $1100-$1400 $1400-$2000 $1700-$3000 $2000-$3400+