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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Essex County, NJ - 28 Rentals available

Apartments Under $700

Apartments Under $800

Apartments Under $1,000

Apartments Under $1,300

  • 292-296 Wainwright St, Newark, NJ 07112
    $1,273
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Opex Realty Management Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 10 Mar 2021
    (973) 910-8283

Apartments Under $1,400

Apartments Under $1,600


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Essex County, NJ?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $1,273 and $2,250. Find cheap apartments in Essex County, NJ.

How many cheap rentals are available in Essex County, NJ on RENTCafé?

There are 15 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Essex County, NJ were last updated on 10 Apr 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Essex County, NJ?

The average Essex County, NJ cheap apartment size is 708 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Essex County, NJ?

Cheap apartments in Essex County, NJ 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 Essex County, NJ?

A cheap apartment in Essex County, NJ 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 Essex County, NJ.

Essex County, NJ Demographics

  • Total Population796,068
  • Female 382,729
    Male 413,339
  • Median Age38.5

Average Rent in Essex County, NJ

  • Essex County, NJ Average Rental Price, April 2021 $1,526 /mo

Essex County, NJ Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00014%
  • $1,001-$1,50042%
  • $1,501-$2,00023%
  • > $2,00019%

Essex County, NJ Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Apr / 2021
Essex County, NJ $1,379 $1,381 $1,418 $1,430 $1,450 $1,477 $1,480 $1,486 $1,512 $1,526
National $1,317 $1,348 $1,357 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,401 $1,391 $1,393 $1,399
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Essex County, NJ Households

  • Total Number of Households286,035
  • Family 184,358
    Non-family 101,677
  • Children 98,628
    No Children 187,407
  • Average People Per Household2.71
  • Median Household Income$99,507
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,856

Essex County, NJ Education Statistics

  • No High School7%
  • Some High School41%
  • Some College23%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree23%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Essex County, NJ? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Essex County, NJ has never been easier. We feature 28 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Essex County, NJ average. What is a cheap rent in Essex County, NJ? The average apartment rent in Essex County is $1,526 per month so any rental south of $1,221 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Essex County, NJ rents go as low as $931/mo.

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