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Average Rent in Boston, MA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Boston Studio - $3,334-2%
Boston 1 Bed - $4,107-2%
Boston 2 Beds - $5,587+6%

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Demographics

Education

High School

7%

Associate's

9%

Bachelor's

46%

Master's

30%

Doctorate

8%

Family Size

2 people

73%

3 people

18%

4 people

9%

5 people

0%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

11%

50-100k

16%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

17%

200k+

43%

Age

0-10

6%

10-20

1%

20-45

63%

45-65

24%

65+

6%

Affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Fort Point, Boston, MA

In Boston, MA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $3,334 to $5,587. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Fort Point, Boston, MA is $3,334. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $4,107. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $5,587.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-2%

Changed from $3,402 to $3,334
1 Bed

-2%

Changed from $4,191 to $4,107
2 Beds

+6%

Changed from $5,271 to $5,587

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.2%

Compared to National Average

38.8%

The cost of living in Fort Point, Boston, MA is 0.2% higher than the state average and 38.8% higher than the national average. Fort Point, Boston, MA housing is 119.5% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 37.5% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 5.1% more in Fort Point, Boston, MA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 15.2% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Fort Point, Boston, MACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
0.5%
119.5%
Utilities
0.3%
37.5%
Food
0%
5.1%
Transportation
0.1%
16.9%
Healthcare
0%
15.2%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$3,334-2%
Cambridge$3,299+17%
Chestnut Hill$3,160-9%
Jamaica Plain$2,900+2%
Brighton$2,811+41%
Brookline$2,575+3%
Somerville$2,555+19%
Quincy$2,285-1%
Allston$2,275-1%
Roxbury$1,9000%
Nashua$1,860+20%
Providence$1,437+10%
Worcester$1,425-11%
Lowell$1,350-5%
Manchester$9500%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$5,169-6%
Boston$4,107-2%
Cambridge$3,816+1%
Roxbury$3,700+28%
Chestnut Hill$3,610+4%
Brighton$3,363+35%
Jamaica Plain$3,222+9%
Somerville$3,081-7%
South Boston$2,937+1%
Brookline$2,8250%
Quincy$2,700-1%
Allston$2,675-24%
Providence$2,075+1%
Nashua$2,056+17%
Lowell$1,977+1%
Worcester$1,8120%
Manchester$1,777+10%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$7,390+4%
Boston$5,587+6%
Allston$4,925+9%
Cambridge$4,860-1%
Chestnut Hill$4,645-2%
Brighton$4,642+68%
Roxbury$4,145+2%
Jamaica Plain$3,950+4%
Somerville$3,702+16%
Brookline$3,6500%
Quincy$3,560+10%
South Boston$3,447-2%
Providence$2,800+17%
Lowell$2,4150%
Nashua$2,280+5%
Worcester$2,179+9%
Manchester$2,105+2%

Compare Neighborhoods

Brook Farm

$1,950

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Downtown Watertown

$2,100

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Hyde Square

$2,200

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Boston, MA?

For renters in Boston seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Brook Farm, Downtown Watertown, and Hyde Square, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,950, $2,100, and $2,200 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Greater Mattapan and Southern Mattapan, where the rents are $2,298 and $2,298, a favorable comparison to Boston's overall 1-bedroom average of $4,107.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Boston, MA?

In Boston, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are West End, Seaport District, and D Street - West Broadway. A 1-bedroom apartment in West End averages at $4,432, in Seaport District it averages $4,390, and in D Street - West Broadway, the average is $4,319. For additional high-end living options, Shawmut offers 1-bedroom apartments at $4,319, and Central at $4,189. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $4,107 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Boston, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Boston, MA?

In Boston, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Kenmore, Fenway, and Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood. In Kenmore, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $3,500. Fenway sees average rents of $3,300 for a 1-bedroom unit. Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $3,300. For those seeking other popular areas, West Fens presents 1-bedroom apartments at $3,000, and Back Bay West at $2,700. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $4,107 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Boston, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
South End$3,557+6%
Columbia Point$3,555+13%
Back Bay$3,475+10%
Prudential - St. Botolph$3,475+7%
West End$3,457+6%
Seaport District$3,439-4%
Shawmut$3,424-6%
D Street - West Broadway$3,423-2%
Fenway - Kenmore$3,413-1%
Downtown$3,237+5%
Financial District$3,217--
Central$3,208-1%
Kenmore$3,177+11%
City Point$2,850--
St. Elizabeth's$2,811+37%
North End$2,730--
West Fens$2,650--
Harrison Lenox$2,5500%
Fenway$2,350-32%
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood$2,350-32%
Back Bay West$2,300-4%
Oak Square$2,300+31%
Watertown West End$2,300+2%
Beacon Hill$2,250--
East Watertown$2,250+34%
North Allston$2,212--
Downtown Watertown$2,000+8%
East Weymouth$1,800+13%
Commonwealth$1,600-64%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
West End$4,432+10%
Seaport District$4,390+1%
D Street - West Broadway$4,3190%
Shawmut$4,319+7%
Central$4,189+2%
Harrison Lenox$4,147+21%
Financial District$4,087+9%
South End$4,067+3%
Downtown$4,004-6%
Fenway - Kenmore$3,973-3%
Columbia Point$3,948+5%
Back Bay East$3,900-11%
Back Bay$3,722-2%
Prudential - St. Botolph$3,722-2%
St. Elizabeth's$3,556-2%
Kenmore$3,500-24%
Sudbury$3,360+19%
Fenway$3,300-27%
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood$3,300-27%
Columbus$3,200-7%
North End$3,075+4%
Waterfront$3,075+3%
South Braintree$3,065+1%
West Fens$3,000-24%
East Weymouth$2,995+59%
Telegraph Hill$2,937+1%
Watertown West End$2,7640%
Oak Square$2,725+9%
Back Bay West$2,700+23%
City Point$2,600--
Jeffries Point$2,425--
East Watertown$2,400+23%
Ashmont$2,400--
Commonwealth$2,300-58%
North Allston$2,300+6%
Fort Hill$2,300--
Highland Park$2,300--
Greater Mattapan$2,298--
Southern Mattapan$2,298--
Hyde Square$2,200--
Downtown Watertown$2,100+20%
Brook Farm$1,950--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Shawmut$6,092+11%
West End$5,812+5%
Harrison Lenox$5,757+35%
Downtown$5,592+2%
Central$5,542+2%
Back Bay$5,500+2%
Prudential - St. Botolph$5,500+2%
Fenway - Kenmore$5,369+3%
South End$5,362+6%
Columbia Point$5,086+13%
Kenmore$4,850-14%
St. Elizabeth's$4,829+14%
Financial District$4,755-1%
West Fens$4,600+167%
Sudbury$4,590+14%
Seaport District$4,435-31%
D Street - West Broadway$4,353-27%
Fenway$4,100-26%
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood$4,100-26%
City Point$4,100--
Waterfront$4,000+5%
Columbus$4,000--
East Weymouth$3,832+78%
South Braintree$3,826+8%
Jeffries Point$3,750--
Watertown West End$3,714+8%
Back Bay West$3,500-22%
Telegraph Hill$3,447-2%
Oak Square$3,400+25%
Eagle Hill$3,400--
North End$3,300-23%
North Allston$3,200+106%
Fort Hill$3,200--
Highland Park$3,200--
Forest Hills - Woodbourne$3,000--
Commonwealth$2,900-55%
Moreland Street Historic District$2,900-12%
Ashmont$2,800--
Greater Mattapan$2,747+4%
Southern Mattapan$2,747+4%
East Watertown$2,700-16%
Hyde Square$2,600--
Egleston Square$2,600--
Downtown Watertown$2,400+19%
Brook Farm$2,350--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

20%

15-30 Mins

45%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

6%

Area Amenities

Top Score

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 80% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 96% more fine art centers than average
  3. 72% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Fort Point Boston is light on amusement parks.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 80% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Fort Point Boston's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 79% more medical facilities than average
  3. 72% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 78% more restaurants than average
  3. 60% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 61% more coffee shops than average
  3. 40% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 77% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 47% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Calling all caregivers: childcare options around here are a bit scarce.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. 37% more daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 67% more shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Fort Point Boston.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Theaters

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Intermission much? Fort Point Boston is low on theater choices.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Top Schools in Fort Point Boston

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Boston, MA 0.8 miles$4,107$5,587
South Boston, MA 1.1 miles$2,937$3,447
East Boston, MA 1.9 miles------
Mission Hill, MA 2.6 miles------
Charlestown, MA 2.1 miles$5,169$7,390
Roxbury, MA 2.9 miles$3,700$4,145
Allston, MA 4 miles$2,675$4,925
Harvard Square, MA 3.7 miles------
Uphams Corner, MA 2.3 miles------
Cambridge, MA 3.4 miles$3,816$4,860

Find Apartments in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
South End 1.4 miles$4,067$5,362
Fenway - Kenmore 1.9 miles$3,973$5,369
Back Bay 1.6 miles$3,722$5,500
North End 1.1 miles$3,075$3,300
Beacon Hill 1.1 miles------
Central 0.8 miles$4,189$5,542
D Street - West Broadway 0.6 miles$4,319$4,353
West End 1.4 miles$4,432$5,812
Seaport District 0.6 miles$4,390$4,435
Downtown 0.7 miles$4,004$5,592

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