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    45 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453
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    • $2,745+
    • $2,865+
    • $3,180+
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    The Merc at Moody and Main is central to all that Waltham has to offer. Within a few minutes’ walk or bike ride, you can be browsing local shops, enjoying a movie at Embassy Cinemas, or delighting in culinary creations on Restaurant Row. If you want to venture further out, access to Downtown Boston is simple. Hop on the Commuter Rail, just steps from your front door, or take advantage of on-site Zipcars or a variety of rideshare options to get you where you need to go.

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    20 Cooper Street, Waltham, MA 02453
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,715+
    • $2,845+
    • $3,280+
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    976 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA 02452
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,230+
    • $2,925+
    • $3,480+
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    121 Ash Street, Waltham, MA 02453
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    100 Woodview Way, Watertown, MA 02472
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    • $3,709+
    • $5,421+
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    45 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453
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    • 1 BED
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    • $2,745+
    • $2,865+
    • $3,180+
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    60 Howard Street, Watertown, MA 02472
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    • $2,401
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    7 Stedman Road, Lexington, MA 02421
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,650+
    • $2,250+
    • $2,725+
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    12 Homer Street, Watertown, MA 02472
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,500
    • $2,750
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    28 Austin Street, Newton, MA 02460
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $3,425
    • $4,474
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    492 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778
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    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,695+
    • $1,693
    • $5,125+
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    1940 Washington Street,, Newton, MA 02466
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,930+
    • $3,914+
    • $6,001+
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    40-46 Park Street, Newton, MA 02458
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    • $2,495
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    204 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA 02472
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,805+
    • $3,500+
    • $5,460+
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $3,600
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    106,116 Tremont Street, Brighton, MA 02135
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    50 Wells Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
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    30 Mill Street, Arlington, MA 02476
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    • $2,551+
    • $2,796+
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    223 Concord Turnpike, Cambridge, MA 02140
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,825+
    • $3,010+
    • $3,590+
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    4105 Symmes Circle, Arlington, MA 02474
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    • 1 BED
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    • $2,998+
    • $2,724+
    • $4,010+
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    160 Cambridge Park Drive, Cambridge, MA 02140
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,870+
    • $3,645+
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    80 Fawcett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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    • $2,341+
    • $2,782+
    • $3,439+
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    603 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
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    • $2,600
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    • $3,700+
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    80 Cambridgepark Drive, Cambridge, MA 02140
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    • $2,993+
    • $3,284+
    • $3,917+
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    1 Katahdin Drive, Lexington, MA 02421
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $2,675+
    • $3,485+
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    1550 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02135
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    • $2,805
    • $3,726
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Average rent in Waltham, MA

$3,028/mo Waltham, MA average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Waltham, MA is $3,028.

Waltham, MA apartment rent ranges

Waltham, MA rent trends

Getting around in Waltham, MA

35 /100
Car-Dependent
30 /100
Some Transit
37 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 35, Transit Score®: 30, Bike Score®: 37

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Waltham, MA were last updated on 4 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in Waltham, MA?

The best apartments in Waltham, MA are: The Merc, Edison on the Charles by Windsor, Windsor Village at Waltham and 121 Ash Street Apartments.

What is the average rent in Waltham, MA?

The average rent in Waltham, MA is $3,028. Start your search for apartments in Waltham, MA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Waltham, MA is between $2,710 and $5,185. View all studio apartments in Waltham, MA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waltham, MA is between $2,230 and $5,869. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Waltham, MA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Waltham, MA is between $2,860 and $6,790. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Waltham, MA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Waltham, MA is between $3,445 and $6,620. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Waltham, MA.

What type of rental buildings are in Waltham, MA?

In Waltham, 50% of the residents are renting compared to 50% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 13% of Waltham’s rentals, 79% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 7% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Waltham is 0 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 0 stories, of which none are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Waltham, MA?

Studio apartments in Waltham are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 0% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 0% 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 Waltham, MA

Waltham is considered an outer suburb of Boston. It’s part of Middlesex County with an above-average public school system for families who rent and a fun urban/suburban atmosphere for young professionals who work in the downtown Boston area. In fact, the commute is only about a 25-minute drive. Living in rental apartments in Waltham gives residents access to many things around this small town, including restaurants, coffee shops, and lush parks — like Lyman Park — as well as historic museums. The history in this area is also significant, and the Charles River runs right along Main Street and makes for a beautiful setting. The overall vibe of the town is friendly and neighborly with many options for renters to explore.

Renting in Waltham, MA

Renting is very popular in Waltham. In fact, about half of the population rents their homes. As such, there are many options in all kinds of rental apartments, from studios to four bedrooms. Here, rental apartments are typically located in larger, five-story buildings with features like business centers, bike storage, sundecks and fitness areas. Many of these rental apartments are also dog- and cat-friendly, which is nice for renters with furry friends. There are also walkable neighborhoods around Waltham, including South Side, Bank Square and Chemistry. Green spaces are all around town and another perk for renters living in Waltham. To that end, one of the most popular parks is Prospect Park, which has 250 acres of nature and walking trails all around it.

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Waltham, MA demographics

Waltham, MA has a population of 62,597 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 32,384 of Waltham’s residents are women and 30,213 are men. The median age of those who live in Waltham, MA is 34.3.

Shopping in Waltham, MA

There are plenty of shopping plazas around Waltham near rental homes. That includes the Colonial Shopping Center, Waltham Plaza Shopping Center, and Wal-Lex Shopping Center, which has a variety of home goods stores, clothing shops, chain restaurants and a salon. Meanwhile, Watertown Mall is less than five miles away for an indoor mall shopping experience. For daily food needs, there are quite a few options for grocery stores. These include Hannaford, Market Basket, Star Market and Shaw’s. There are also smaller convenience stores and bodega-style boutiques around town that make it easy to grab a quick sandwich or snack on the go.

Waltham, MA households

  • 12,393 Family
    11,498 Non-family
  • 4,742 Children
    19,149 No Children
  • 23,891Total Number of Households
  • 2.29Average People Per Household
  • $95,851Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 23,891 households in Waltham, MA. 12,393 are family households and 11,498 are non-family households. There are 4,742 households with children in Waltham and 19,149 households without children. On average, about 2.29 people live in a household in Waltham, MA.

Transportation in Waltham, MA

Several highways go through and around rental apartments in Waltham, which makes commuting easy. These include Interstate 95 and Route 128. As far as public transportation, there’s the MBTA commuter rail that goes into Boston as part of the Fitchburg-Boston line that’s located near rental apartments. In particular, two stations are convenient for renters to get to: One in Central Square Waltham and the other that’s part of Brandeis University, a popular college in town. The Charles River also winds through town, with bike trails and walking paths that many renters use to get into Boston, as well. The nearest airport is Logan International Airport in Boston. It’s only about 14 miles away, which takes 25 minutes by car.

Waltham, MA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Waltham, MA is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 26% completed some high school, 16% partially completed college, 6% have an Associate Degree, 28% have a Bachelor Degree, and 20% have a Graduate Degree.

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