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Apartments for Rent in Malden, MA
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    180 Eastern Avenue, Malden, MA 02148
    1 BED $2,705+
    2 BEDS $3,275
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    211 Kennedy Drive, Malden, MA 02148
    1 BED $2,000+
    2 BEDS $2,740
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    21 Quarry Lane, Malden, MA 02148
    Studio $2,778+
    1 BED $2,773+
    2 BEDS $3,687+
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    12 Island Hill Ave., Melrose, MA 02176
    1 BED $2,650+
    2 BEDS $3,350+
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    520 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148
    1 BED $2,350+
    2 BEDS $2,775+
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    36 Dartmouth Street, Malden, MA 02148
    1 BED $2,350+
    2 BEDS $2,775+
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    99 Washington St, Melrose, MA 02176
    Studio $2,530+
    1 BED $2,595+
    2+ BEDS $3,415+
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    1072-1078 Fellsway, Medford, MA 02155
    1 BED $1,785+
    2 BEDS $1,925
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    965-983 Fellsway, Medford, MA 02155
    Studio $2,095
    1 BED $2,595
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    150 Rivers Edge Dr., Medford, MA 02155
    Studio $2,749+
    1 BED $2,906+
    2+ BEDS $3,711+
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    100 River's Edge Drive, Medford, MA 02155
    Studio $2,862+
    1 BED $3,033+
    2+ BEDS $4,050+
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    42 West Emerson Street, Melrose, MA 02176
    1 BED $1,950+
    2 BEDS $2,300+
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    21 Executive Drive, Stoneham, MA 02180
    1 BED $2,689+
    2 BEDS $3,581+
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    50 Station Landing,, Medford, MA 02155
    Studio $2,942+
    1 BED $2,782+
    2+ BEDS $3,543+
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    50 Station Landing, Medford, MA 02155
    1 BED $2,782+
    2 BEDS $3,543+
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    274 Revere Beach Pkwy - DO NOT USE, Chelsea, MA 02150
    2 BEDS $2,000
    3 BEDS $2,000
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    255 Vale St., Chelsea, MA 02150
    Studio $2,375+
    1 BED $2,430+
    2 BEDS $3,370+
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    250 Vale ST, Chelsea, MA 02150
    Studio $2,549+
    1 BED $2,590+
    2 BEDS $3,465+
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    61 Locust Street, Medford, MA 02155
    Studio $2,485+
    1 BED $2,815+
    2+ BEDS $3,675+
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    100 Stockton Street, Chelsea, MA 02150
    Studio $2,158+
    1 BED $2,320+
    2+ BEDS $2,896+
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    325 Commandants Way, Chelsea, MA 02150
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    1 BED $2,430+
    2+ BEDS $3,530+
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    99 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA 02155
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    25 Eleanor Street, Chelsea, MA 02150
    1 BED $2,250
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    640 Mystic Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
    3 BEDS $4,000+
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    94-96 Grant Street, Somerville, MA 02145
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Average rent in Malden, MA

$2,563/mo Malden, MA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Malden, MA is $2,563.

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Getting around in Malden, MA

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Good Transit
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Walk Score®: 81, Transit Score®: 52, Bike Score®: 54

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Malden, MA last updated?

Prices and availability in Malden, MA were last updated on 13 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Malden, MA?

The best apartments in Malden, MA are: The Point @ 180, Altitude Apartments, The Emery at Overlook Ridge, Windsor at Oak Grove and Malden Gardens.

What is the average rent in Malden, MA?

The average rent in Malden, MA is $2,563. Start your search for apartments in Malden, MA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Malden, MA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Malden, MA is between $1,730 and $5,424. View all studio apartments in Malden, MA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Malden, MA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Malden, MA is between $1,935 and $5,696. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Malden, MA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Malden, MA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Malden, MA is between $2,740 and $6,881. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Malden, MA.

What type of rental buildings are in Malden, MA?

In Malden 58% of the housing is rented out compared to 42% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 29% of Malden’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 67% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 4% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Malden, MA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Malden are about 35 years old, on average. Of these, 37% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 8 stories. About 39% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 68% are mid-rises, and 27% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Malden, MA?

Rental apartments in Malden come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 9% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 47% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 40% of all rentals in Malden. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Malden, MA

A suburb of Boston, Malden is a beautifully hilly, but urban area. In fact, it’s just five miles from the downtown area of good old “Beantown.” As such, the town of Malden is an appealing place to rent an apartment for young professionals who work in the area and want a short commute from their rental apartments. North of the Mystic River, this location is a pretty place to rent even in an urban and diverse setting. For families, the public schools are above average, and renters love having access to at least 30 local parks, like Pine Banks Park, Fellsmere Park and Devir Park. The city also offers tons of green space to enjoy, which is key to living near the big city with everything that Boston has to offer that’s near many renter households.

Renting in Malden, MA

There are more renters in Malden than homeowners, so the availability of rental apartments is vast. The types of apartments for rent in Malden run the gamut from large high-rises to more modern buildings with four or five stories. Plus, the amenities for rental apartments are amazing! For example, the newest rental apartment communities have pools, fitness centers, furnished units and rooftop terraces. Many are even pet-friendly with pet play areas around the property for renters to walk their dogs. What’s more, most rental apartments are located near walkable places around the neighborhoods, including restaurants and coffee shops.

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Shopping in Malden, MA

There are a few shopping plazas around rental apartments in Malden. These include Broadway Plaza and Adams Shopping Center. There are also other independent and convenience stores all around town where renters can get their daily goods. Notably, if you’re looking to shop at a larger, indoor mall, you’ll likely need to travel to Boston and go to CambridgeSide. This mall has a couple of anchor stores and more than 80 other retailers, most of which are chain stores. For renters, some of the grocery stores in Malden are a Stop & Shop; a Baba Supermarket; and Super 88, which is a fun, Asian grocery store that’s popular with locals.

Transportation in Malden, MA

Malden is known as a “sidewalk community” due to the availability of walkable areas, which is good news for renters who don’t have cars. The public transportation here is excellent, as well, because Malden is so close to Boston and commuters who work downtown often live in rental communities. It’s run by the MBTA Rail service, and the Orange Line offers access to get to downtown Boston from Malden with ease. The major highway that goes through Malden is U.S. 1, and it connects to other routes slightly outside of the city. For air travel, most renters fly out of Boston Logan International Airport (one of the busiest airports in the world), which is only a nine-mile drive south of Malden by car. Plus, public transportation can take you there in a short amount of time without traffic.

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