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    900 Wessex Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
    1 BED $2,337+
    2 BEDS $2,604+
    3 BEDS $3,188+
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    100 Woodstone Circle, Princeton, NJ 08540
    1 BED $3,205+
    2 BEDS $3,800+
    3 BEDS $4,585+
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    19 Lincoln Court, Princeton, NJ 08540
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    3 BEDS $6,850
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    86 Spruce Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
    Studio $1,600
    1 BED $1,700
    2 BEDS $2,300
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    152 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542
    3 BEDS $4,500
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    35 Quarry Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
    1 BED $2,200+
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    5 Autumn Lane, #100, Skillman, NJ 08558
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    2 BEDS $1,880
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    305 Deer Creek Dr., Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
    1 BED $2,061+
    2 BEDS $2,438+
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    2821 Pheasant Hollow Drive, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
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    1 BED $1,975+
    2 BEDS $2,445
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    2005 Quail Ridge Dr, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
    Studio $1,649+
    1 BED $1,726+
    2 BEDS $2,124+
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    3217 Ravens Crest Dr., Plainsboro, NJ 08536
    1 BED $1,718+
    2 BEDS $2,218+
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    100 Forge Circle, Pennington, NJ 08534
    1 BED $2,360+
    2 BEDS $2,865+
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    100 Forest Ridge Drive, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-1107
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    2 BEDS $1,245
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    226 Dorchester Drive Clubhouse, East Windsor, NJ 08512
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    8 Princeton Arms N1, East Windsor, NJ 08512
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    8 Princeton Arms N1, East Windsor, NJ 08512
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    8 Princeton Arms N1, East Windsor, NJ 08512
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    725 Denow Road, Pennington, NJ 08534
    1 BED $1,295+
    2 BEDS $1,671
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    1 Schindler Court, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
    1 BED $2,571
    2 BEDS $3,142+
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    701 Royal Oaks Court, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
    1 BED $1,835+
    2 BEDS $2,249+
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    2 Justin Dr / GPS: 2687 Rte 130, Cranbury, NJ 08512
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    1 Justin Drive, Cranbury, NJ 08512
    1 BED $1,144
    2 BEDS Ask for Pricing
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    1970 Brunswick Avenue, Lawrence, NJ 08648
    1 BED $727+
    2 BEDS $868+
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    649 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
    1 BED $2,500+
    2 BEDS $2,750+
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    752 Estates Blvd, Mercerville, NJ 08619
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Average rent in Princeton, NJ

$2,911/mo Princeton, NJ average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Princeton, NJ is $2,911.

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Princeton, NJ last updated?

Prices and availability in Princeton, NJ were last updated on 23 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Princeton, NJ?

The best apartments in Princeton, NJ are: The Mews at Princeton Junction, Woodmont Way - West Windsor, 19 Lincoln Court, 86 Spruce Street and 152 Witherspoon Street, Princeton.

What is the average rent in Princeton, NJ?

The average rent in Princeton, NJ is $2,911. Start your search for apartments in Princeton, NJ now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ is between $2,200 and $5,136. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Princeton, NJ now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ is between $2,604 and $7,200. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Princeton, NJ is between $3,183 and $7,200. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Princeton, NJ.

What type of rental buildings are in Princeton, NJ?

In Princeton 36% of the housing is rented out compared to 64% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 19% of Princeton’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 65% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 16% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Princeton, NJ?

The average age of rental buildings in Princeton is 23 years old, with 68% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 98% are garden-style apartment communities, 15% 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 Princeton, NJ?

Rental apartments in Princeton come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% 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 30% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 51% of all rentals in Princeton. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Princeton, NJ

Princeton is a town in central New Jersey that’s best known as the home of the Ivy League university by the same name. As a result, many renters in town are either students, faculty or staff at the university. Princeton is also located halfway between Philadelphia and New York City, making it a convenient location for renters who need to commute to either city. Many families also choose to rent in Princeton for the area’s excellent schools and parks. Princeton is also known for its rich history: The town was founded in the 17th century prior to the Revolutionary War, and there are many historic sites that date back to this era. Princeton also has excellent cultural institutions, such as the Princeton University Art Museum and the Morven Museum and Gardens. Local renters also love the area’s charming, walkable downtown full of excellent restaurants. Clearly, there’s no shortage of things for renters to do throughout the year in Princeton, including sports games, live theater and live music.

Renting in Princeton, NJ

Princeton has many different types of rental properties to choose from, with options for everyone from students to professionals to families. The neighborhoods closest to the university are the densest and most walkable areas and consist of mid-rise apartment complexes and townhomes. While the Princeton campus is known for its gothic architecture style, rental properties in the area tend to have more traditional, colonial influences. Notably, many apartments in Princeton’s downtown area cater to students due to the proximity to the university campus. Alternatively, further out from the university, neighborhoods become more traditionally suburban with spacious, single-family home rentals. These rentals are typically set back from the street with large yards and garages, thereby providing plenty of privacy. Some older homes in Princeton have also been split into multiple apartments to accommodate students and young professionals in the area.

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Shopping in Princeton, NJ

Renters in Princeton have no shortage of shopping options to choose from. For instance, the downtown area along Nassau Street is home to upscale clothing chains — like Hermes, J. Crew, Ralph Lauren and Lululemon — as well as boutiques selling makeup, furniture, wine, records and more. This district is a popular destination for both local renters and visitors. Princeton renters also visit nearby Lawrence Township to shop, where there are many major chains along the Brunswick Pike. This includes stores like Target, REI, Marshall’s and Lowe’s. The nearest major grocery store is McCaffrey’s Food Market in the Princeton North neighborhood. There are also several small markets downtown, including an Italian grocer. Additionally, many Princeton renters enjoy visiting nearby Plainsboro for its excellent selection of Asian grocers.

Transportation in Princeton, NJ

There are a variety of transportation options available to renters in Princeton. Here, many locals opt to drive as it’s the fastest way to get to other towns nearby. As such, most single-family homes in the area come with garages, but some apartment complexes in the downtown area only offer street parking. That said, the downtown Princeton area is very walkable, and many major streets near campus also have bike lanes. The university also runs free local bus services for students and university staff. And, Princeton is also served by NJ Transit trains and buses: NJ Transit’s commuter rail runs a shuttle from the Princeton University campus to nearby Princeton Junction, where renters can catch Amtrak or NJ Transit trains to New York City and Philadelphia. Rides from Princeton Junction to New York City typically take less than 90 minutes.

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