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Studio Apartments for Rent in Salem, MA
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Are you looking to land a small but cool studio apartment near you? Is an unbeatable location more important to you than lots of space? You can now browse through all available RentCafe listings, to find the perfect studio apartment near you, in your favorite neighborhood, ZIP code, or in another city or state in the U.S. wherever life takes you. Check the ratings and reviews of properties with studio apartments, filter them based on your criteria, and find the one that suits your needs.

Compare the size, price and location, as well as amenities, both inside and outside the apartment. Whether you are looking for a more modern studio near you, or one in a charming old building, or maybe you want to be close to a certain park, the downtown area of your city, or near family or friends, RentCafe allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

Frequently Asked Questions

How many studio apartments for rent are available in Salem, MA on RentCafe?

There are 3 studio rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Salem, MA were last updated on 15 May 2022.

What is the average size of a studio apartment in Salem, MA?

The average Salem, MA studio apartment size is 380 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in Salem, MA?

Studio apartments in Salem, MA tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in Salem, MA?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Salem, MA.

Salem, MA Demographics

  • Total Population43,252
  • Female 19,614
    Male 23,638
  • Median Age37.1

The total population of Salem, MA is 43,252, of which 19,614 are men and 23,638 are women, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The residents of Salem have a median age of 37.1.

Average Rent in Salem, MA

  • Salem, MA Average Rental Price, April 2022 $2,313 /mo

Apartments in Salem, MA rent for $2,313 per month, on average.

Salem, MA Apartment Rent Ranges

Salem, MA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Apr / 2022
Salem, MA $1,988 $2,077 $2,096 $2,098 $2,068 $2,091 $2,097 $2,243 $2,390 $2,313
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The average monthly rent in Salem, MA is around $2,313, while the national average rent is $1,628.

Salem, MA Households

  • Total Number of Households18,437
  • Family 9,945
    Non-family 8,492
  • Children 4,049
    No Children 14,388
  • Average People Per Household2.25
  • Median Household Income$68,808
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,472

A total of 18,437 households live in Salem, MA, of which 9,945 are family households and 8,492 are non-family households, per U.S. Census estimates. Of these, approximately 4,049 households have children and 14,388 households do not have children. The average size of a household in Salem, MA is 2.25. The median household income in Salem is $68,808 annually, with $1,472 per month going towards housing.

Salem, MA Education Statistics

According to Census data, 4% of the population in Salem, MA have no high school education, 31% went to high school, 20% have some college education, 6% earned an Associate Degree, 24% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 15% earned a Graduate Degree.

Renting a studio apartment in Salem, MA

If you are looking for affordable housing you’re in the right place. There are 3 rental units, with prices starting from as low as $996. Are you the typical bachelor who thinks a house is four wheels with a bed and not a zen-zone where happiness lives? Or maybe you are a very active professional, living the big-city life, practically spending all your existence downtown: working, eating and having fun. Essentially, you’re only going home for sleeping. So why would it bother you that you have your kitchen in the main room and there is no balcony with beautiful views? You don’t have time to enjoy it anyway. And besides, you’re not the type to be staying in anyways. In that case, all you need is a cheap studio. The average size for apartments in Salem, MA is 398 Sq.Ft., but you will end up most probably with something much smaller, which will be nonetheless a good deal. If you’ve already set your mind on the “find efficiency apartment” mode, stop reading now and select “Studio” from our Beds filter. On the other hand, if you’re looking for something that is a bit homier, keep reading.

If you are not Mr. or Mrs. efficiency apartment…

It looks like you’re ballin’ on a budget, but you like your alone time at home. There can be huge differences between a small apartment and a studio apartment. If you like unwinding at home after a long day and cooking on the weekends, we recommend you to search for single bedroom apartments, where you will have a bit more space and a separate kitchen. Let’s face it, moving into a studio just because it’s a good deal it’s not always a good idea. Yes, probably your apartment will be more expensive than the cheapest pad in Salem, MA which is going for $996, but it’s hard to put a price on feeling comfortable in your own home.

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