Newton, MA Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in Newton?
The average rent for an apartment in Newton is $3,163. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality.
Average Rent in Newton, MA
|Average Rent||Average Apartment Size|
|$3,163||1,023 sq. ft.|
What is the average apartment size in Newton?
The average size for a Newton, MA apartment is 1,023 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Newton, MA Apartment Rent Ranges
Newton, MA Occupied Housing Units
8,424 or 27% of the households in Newton, MA are renter-occupied while 22,233 or 72% are owner-occupied.
Newton, MA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Newton, MA By Neighborhood
|South of Beacon Street to Route 9||$3,580|
|South of Route 9||$3,580|
|Oak Hill Park||$3,451|
|Old Oak Hill||$3,451|
|Farlow Hill-North Chestnut Hill||$3,261|
|South Side Newton||$3,261|
|Newtonville-South of Mass. Pike||$2,621|
|Newtonville-North of Mass. Pike||$2,620|
|West Newton Hill||$2,473|
What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Newton?
The most affordable neighborhoods in Newton are Auburndale, where the average rent goes for $2,432/month, West Newton, where renters pay $2,473/mo on average, and West Newton Hill, where the average rent goes for $2,473/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Newtonville-North of Mass. Pike ($2,620), Newtonville-South of Mass. Pike ($2,621), and Nonantum ($2,621), where the asking prices are below the average Newton rent of $3,163/mo.
What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Newton?
The most expensive neighborhoods in Newton are South of Beacon Street to Route 9 ($3,580), South of Route 9 ($3,580) and Upper Falls ($3,580).
What are the most popular neighborhoods in Newton?
The most popular neighborhood in Newton is Newtonville-South of Mass. Pike, where there are 2 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $2,621. Next up is Chestnut Hill, where apartments go for $3,261/month, followed by Newton Highlands with $3,451 If you’re looking to rent in Newton’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out West Newton Hill, where renters pay $2,473 on average, and Auburndale, where the average monthly rent is $2,432.
Newton | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Auburndale is 25% lower than in Chestnut Hill
Auburndale rent is 23% lower than Newton average
Chestnut Hill rent is 3% higher than Newton average
How Newton Compares to Other Cities