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Apartments for Rent in Somerville, MA
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    625 Mcgrath Highway, Somerville, MA 02145
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    1 BED $2,895
    2+ BEDS $3,495+
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    123 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143
    Studio $2,100+
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    Kent Street Apartments, Brookline, MA 02446
    1 BED $2,075+
    2 BEDS $2,740
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    346 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
    Studio $2,745
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    136 & 138 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143
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    1 BED $2,350+
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    315 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
    1 BED $1,576+
    2 BEDS $3,000+
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    10 Innerbelt Rd, Somerville, MA 02143
    Studio $2,835+
    1 BED $2,825+
    2+ BEDS $3,915
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    346 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143
    Studio $2,745
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    162 Summer Street, Somerville, MA 02143
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    97 College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
    Studio $1,350
    1 BED $2,080
    2 BEDS $3,000
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    1 Maxwells Green, Somerville, MA 02144
    Studio $2,760+
    1 BED $3,145+
    2+ BEDS $5,210+
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    72 Marshall Street, Somerville, MA 02145
    1 BED $2,498
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    9-39 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02143
    1 BED $1,315
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    456 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02144
    1 BED $2,140
    2 BEDS $3,425
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    57-59 Vinal Avenue & 23 Grand View Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143
    Studio $1,234
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    2 BEDS $2,288
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    11-11A Austin Street, Somerville, MA 02145
    3 BEDS $1,823
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    18-20 Illinois Avenue, Somerville, MA 02145
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    24 Walnut Street, Somerville, MA 02143
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    657-659 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143
    1 BED $1,315
    2 BEDS $2,288
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    21 Cutter Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
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    52 Sydney Street, Somerville, MA 02145
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    355 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
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    210 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143
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    35-37 Merriam Street, Somerville, MA 02143
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    94-96 Grant Street, Somerville, MA 02145
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Average rent in Somerville, MA

$3,431/mo Somerville, MA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Somerville, MA is $3,431.

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Getting around in Somerville, MA

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Walker's Paradise
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Good Transit
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Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 92, Transit Score®: 57, Bike Score®: 79

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Somerville, MA were last updated on 28 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Somerville, MA?

The best apartments in Somerville, MA are: 625 McGrath Apartments, 123 Highland Avenue, Kent Street Apartments, Union 346 and 136 & 138 Highland Avenue.

What is the average rent in Somerville, MA?

The average rent in Somerville, MA is $3,431. Start your search for apartments in Somerville, MA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Somerville, MA is between $1,144 and $5,250. View all studio apartments in Somerville, MA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Somerville, MA is between $1,274 and $6,425. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Somerville, MA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Somerville, MA is between $1,315 and $10,690. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Somerville, MA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Somerville, MA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Somerville, MA is between $1,576 and $10,690. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Somerville, MA.

What type of rental buildings are in Somerville, MA?

In Somerville, 66% of the residents are renting compared to 34% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Somerville’s rentals, 84% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 3% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Somerville, 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 Somerville are about 34 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 9 stories. About 36% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 50% are mid-rises, and 38% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Somerville, MA?

Studio apartments in Somerville are around 7% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 51% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 32% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Somerville, MA

Widely considered one of the best suburbs in Boston is the small town of Somerville. It’s located in Middlesex County northwest of good old “Bean Town,” which is about four miles away. For those who rent and want to live outside of Boston, Somerville is a popular place with access to an urban and suburban mix of amenities. There are also great restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops that make it fun for both young professionals and renters with families. The weather in this part of the country is typically seasonal with chilly winters that get some snow, as well as summers that can get pretty humid and hot. A city with a rich history, Somerville is a place where renters will love all of the walkable locations near rental apartments. You also won’t have to go far to get daily goods and services, like banks, salons, and grocery stores, which are also located near apartments in Somerville.

Renting in Somerville, MA

Because renting is so popular in this area, it’s estimated that three-quarters of the residents rent their homes. The type of rental apartments available are usually in five- to six-story apartment buildings with tons of competitive amenities that renters will enjoy. That includes technology centers, pools and fitness rooms. As a friendly and artistic community, renters will also enjoy the camaraderie of neighbors and an active nightlife scene nearby. There’s also an abundance of music venues, dining options, and clubs all around town, especially near Davis Square, which makes it a vibrant place for renters to live.

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Shopping in Somerville, MA

One of the best parts of shopping in Somerville is the abundance of local shops and stores. Notably, there’s a real drive for independent business here, so renters will find a lot of unique places that aren’t your typical big-box or chain stores. Specifically, Assembly Row and Assembly Square are sister locations that are both open-air shopping plazas with a variety of home goods, antiques and gift shops. Both are located near the waterfront of Somerville and include entertainment options like an AMC movie theater, Legoland Discovery Center and Lucky Strike Social. For grocery stores around the area, renters can choose from Market Basket, Whole Foods Market, and Stop & Shop, just to name a few.

Transportation in Somerville, MA

The public transportation near rental apartments in Somerville is ideal. Additionally, the number of renters who don’t have a car is high here, thanks to the option around every corner to jump on a rail or bus. To that end, the local public transportation is run by the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA). It has two rails that go through Somerville that many renters use to commute into Boston for work. The buses run all around town, as well, for access to many locations in Somerville. Otherwise, the McGrath Highway and Massachusetts Route 28 are both major highways that run through Somerville near rental apartments. For air travel, renters can utilize Logan International Airport in Boston, which is only five miles away.

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