Worcester, MA Rental Market Trends
What is the average rent in Worcester?
The average rent for an apartment in Worcester is $1,448, a 6% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Worcester, MA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,448||6%||787 sq. ft.|
What is the average apartment size in Worcester?
The average size for a Worcester, MA apartment is 787 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.
Worcester, MA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0008%
Worcester, MA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households47%
- Owner-occupied Households52%
33,806 or 47% of the households in Worcester, MA are renter-occupied while 37,789 or 52% are owner-occupied.
Worcester, MA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Worcester, MA By Neighborhood
|Great Brook Valley||$1,627|
|West Side Worcester||$1,551|
|East Side Worcester||$1,530|
What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Worcester?
The most affordable neighborhoods in Worcester are Piedmont, where the average rent goes for $1,159/month, Main South, where renters pay $1,161/mo on average, and College Hill, where the average rent goes for $1,225/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Vernon-Union-Oak Hill ($1,403), Broadmeadow Brook ($1,458), and East Side Worcester ($1,530), where the asking prices are below the average Worcester rent of $1,448/mo.
What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Worcester?
What are the most popular neighborhoods in Worcester?
The most popular neighborhood in Worcester is DownTown Worcester, where there are 16 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,576. Next up is Main South, where apartments go for $1,161/month, followed by Piedmont with $1,159 If you’re looking to rent in Worcester’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Broadmeadow Brook, where renters pay $1,458 on average, and East Side Worcester, where the average monthly rent is $1,530.
Worcester | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Beaver Brook is 18% higher than in Broadmeadow Brook
Beaver Brook rent is 19% higher than Worcester average
Broadmeadow Brook rent is 1% higher than Worcester average
How Worcester Compares to Other Cities
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