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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Elizabeth, NJ
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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 average size of a cheap apartment in Elizabeth, NJ?

The average Elizabeth, NJ cheap apartment size is 1,019 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Elizabeth, 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 Elizabeth, NJ?

A cheap apartment in Elizabeth, 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 Elizabeth, NJ.

Elizabeth, NJ Demographics

  • Total Population128,333
  • Female 64,483
    Male 63,850
  • Median Age34.5

Average Rent in Elizabeth, NJ

  • Elizabeth, NJ Average Rental Price, August 2021 $1,439 /mo

    Elizabeth, NJ Apartment Rent Ranges

    Elizabeth, NJ Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Aug / 2021
    Elizabeth, NJ $1,216 $1,228 $1,235 $1,267 $1,296 $1,295 $1,320 $1,344 $1,348 $1,413 $1,439
    National $1,347 $1,356 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,402 $1,393 $1,397 $1,485 $1,510 $1,539
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    Elizabeth, NJ Households

    • Total Number of Households40,785
    • Family 29,338
      Non-family 11,447
    • Children 17,374
      No Children 23,411
    • Average People Per Household3.1
    • Median Household Income$48,407
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,231

    Elizabeth, NJ Education Statistics

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