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Overview of Salem

Located 18 miles north of Boston on the Atlantic coast, Salem, Mass., is a seaside town with a very famous history. The city is very pedestrian friendly, allowing both recreational and commercial ventures to thrive in the urban community. Approximately 42,000 people live here and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with eclectic local attractions. Search for Salem apartments for rent and find one of the most unique cities in New England.

Living in Salem, MA

Salem was first established as a fishing settlement on Cape Ann in 1624. The city gained historical significance in 1692 when Reverend Samuel Parris' daughter and niece fell ill and were believed to be bewitched. The famous Salem Witch Trials resulted in the hanging deaths of 19 individuals suspected of being involved with witchcraft.

Residents looking at Salem apartments for rent have an annual cost of living index that is estimated to be 8.7 percent greater than the rest of Massachusetts and 30.2 percent greater than the national average, reported AreaVibes. The Salem community pays an estimated $3.85 for a gallon of gas, $5.31 for a cup of coffee and $8.99 for pizza, added the source.

Those new to the area have access to job opportunities near Salem apartments in leading industries such as healthcare, education and tourism. The Major employers in the city near Salem apartments for rent are Mass General for Children, North Shore Medical Center, NSMC Outpatient Mental Health, Seacoast Lock & Safe Co. and PBD Essex Museum.

Salem Attractions and Special Events

There are many museums in Salem that offer diverse exhibits for residents of apartments for rent in Salem to enjoy, including the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Toy Museum, Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, the Salem Witch Memorial and the House of the Seven Gables. The Festival of the Dead is the city's largest Halloween event, celebrating the witches of Salem. The festival explores death's strange rituals, macabre customs and heretical histories. The city also hosts the annual Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, which aims to recreate Salem's vibrant jazz scene of the early 1900s. Other local favorite events include the Salem Maritime Festival, A3D Culture Fest, the Witches Cup Bicycle Race and Salem So Sweet.

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Avalon at Assembly Row - Somerville, MA 02145
19

Somerville, MA 02145

$2895 - $4230

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Somerville, MA (Mystic River)


$2895 - $4230

195 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

eaves North Quincy - Quincy, MA 02171
17
(167)

Quincy, MA 02171

$1692 - $2587

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Quincy, MA (East Milton, Montclair...)

(167)

$1692 - $2587

224 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Inwood West - Woburn, MA 01801
11
(553)

Woburn, MA 01801

$1761 - $4424

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Woburn, MA

(553)

$1761 - $4424

446 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

14 North - Peabody, MA 01960
11
(488)

Peabody, MA 01960

$1685 - $10913

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Peabody, MA

(488)

$1685 - $10913

387 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Garrison Square - Boston, MA 02116
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(171)

Boston, MA 02116

$4099 - $7854

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Prudential)

(171)

$4099 - $7854

160 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Avalon North Point - Cambridge, MA 02141
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(234)

Cambridge, MA 02141

$3210 - $6830

0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (East Cambridge)

(234)

$3210 - $6830

426 Units 0-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Avalon at Lexington - Lexington, MA 02421
20
(226)

Lexington, MA 02421

$2485 - $3115

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lexington, MA (Five Fields)

(226)

$2485 - $3115

168 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

AVA Back Bay - Boston, MA 02199
42

Boston, MA 02199

$3025 - $8765

0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Boston, MA (Prudential)


$3025 - $8765

271 Units 0-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

AVA Theater District - Boston, MA 02116
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(61)

Boston, MA 02116

$2764 - $7010

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Boston, MA (Downtown)

(61)

$2764 - $7010

398 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Captain Parker Arms - Lexington, MA 02421
21
(103)

Lexington, MA 02421

$2405 - $3150

1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Lexington, MA

(103)

$2405 - $3150

94 Units 1-3 Beds 1-2 Baths

Avalon Essex - Peabody, MA 01960
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(220)

Peabody, MA 01960

$2090 - $2450

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Peabody, MA (Central Peabody)

(220)

$2090 - $2450

156 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Avalon Cohasset - Cohasset, MA 02025
45
(319)

Cohasset, MA 02025

$2175 - $3345

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cohasset, MA

(319)

$2175 - $3345

220 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Avalon at The Hingham Shipyard - Hingham, MA 02043
23
(189)

Hingham, MA 02043

$2049 - $3190

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Hingham, MA (North Weymouth)

(189)

$2049 - $3190

235 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Watermark - Cambridge, MA 02142
11

Cambridge, MA 02142

$2944 - $5459

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (East Cambridge, Kendall Square)


$2944 - $5459

322 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

AVA Somerville - Somerville, MA 02145
21

Somerville, MA 02145

$2525 - $2955

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Somerville, MA (Mystic River)


$2525 - $2955

250 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Vantage Pointe Apartments - Swampscott, MA 01907
14
(160)

Swampscott, MA 01907

$1919 - $2508

2 Beds 2 Baths

Axiom Apartment Homes - Cambridge, MA 02142
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(20)

Cambridge, MA 02142

$2499 - $6165

0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Cambridge, MA (East Cambridge, Kendall Square)

(20)

$2499 - $6165

115 Units 0-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

eaves Peabody - Peabody, MA 01960
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(328)

Peabody, MA 01960

$1550 - $2025

1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Peabody, MA (Central Peabody)

(328)

$1550 - $2025

286 Units 1-2 Beds 1 Bath

Highpoint - Quincy, MA 02169
26

Quincy, MA 02169

$1623 - $2493

1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Quincy, MA (North Commons, Quincy Center)


$1623 - $2493

394 Units 1-2 Beds 1-2 Baths

Avalon at Prudential Center - Boston, MA 02199
25
(719)

Boston, MA 02199

$2725 - $5105

1-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

Boston, MA (Back Bay)

(719)

$2725 - $5105

781 Units 1-3 Beds 1-3 Baths

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