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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Cambridge, MA - 169 Rentals available


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Finding the right apartment as far as size and location go is one aspect of apartment searching, but making sure that it provides all that you need within a reasonable price is another. On RENTCafé, you can search for cheap apartments near you and ensure that you find one that suites your needs. Worried the neighborhood or city you are looking to move to is known to have higher rents? You can browse our listings and find the cheap apartments in any location, whether you are looking at a specific neighborhood, ZIP code, or city.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Cambridge, MA?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $2,000 and $8,048. Find cheap apartments in Cambridge, MA.

How many cheap rentals are available in Cambridge, MA on RENTCafé?

There are 131 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Cambridge, MA were last updated on 21 Jun 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Cambridge, MA?

The average Cambridge, MA cheap apartment size is 827 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Cambridge, MA?

Cheap apartments in Cambridge, MA are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in Cambridge, MA?

A cheap apartment in Cambridge, MA offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Cambridge, MA.

Cambridge, MA Demographics

  • Total Population116,632
  • Female 58,150
    Male 58,482
  • Median Age30.5

Average Rent in Cambridge, MA

  • Cambridge, MA Average Rental Price, May 2021 $2,951 /mo

    Cambridge, MA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $1,501-$2,0006%
    • > $2,00094%

    Cambridge, MA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 May / 2021
    Cambridge, MA $3,001 $3,107 $3,067 $3,044 $3,236 $3,172 $3,200 $3,101 $2,966 $2,933 $2,951
    National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407 $1,428
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    Cambridge, MA Households

    • Total Number of Households46,835
    • Family 20,109
      Non-family 26,726
    • Children 8,776
      No Children 38,059
    • Average People Per Household2.13
    • Median Household Income$103,154
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,179

    Cambridge, MA Education Statistics

    • No High School2%
    • Some High School13%
    • Some College7%
    • Associate Degree2%
    • Bachelor Degree32%
    • Graduate Degree44%

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