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Average Rent in Chelsea, MA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Chelsea Studio - $2,381-5%
Chelsea 1 Bed - $2,583-7%
Chelsea 2 Beds - $2,972-5%
Last updated 6/23/2024

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Local Reviews

We have 2 parks within walking distance. One park has just been done over and has been a nice meeting place. Getting to know more people in the community.

I like how quiet the neighborhood generally is. I also like the amount of local restaurants (and fast food restaurants) it has.

This is condo community. Neighborhood is not exactly reflective of rest of city. Restaurants in town are ethnic and delicious.

I like my community very much, and I would like to stay here if possible. I usually like to go to bars or other entertainment places, where there are always police or security guards nearby, which makes me feel very safe

Very convenient to downtown and highway access , not hard to be lost if traveling, and good grocery stores

I like to go to out and eat anywhere and I love to have fun with my friends other than that then ya I.

Demographics

Education

High School

64%

Associate's

19%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

25%

3 people

23%

4 people

22%

5 people

16%

6+ people

14%

Household Income

0-50k

45%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

6%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

13%

20-45

42%

45-65

21%

65+

9%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/23/2024

*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 Chelsea, MA

In Chelsea, MA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,381 to $2,972. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Chelsea, MA is $2,381. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,583. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,972.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-5%

Changed from $2,506 to $2,381
1 Bed

-7%

Changed from $2,777 to $2,583
2 Beds

-5%

Changed from $3,128 to $2,972
Last updated 6/23/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
0%
3%
25%
72%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$3,197-4%
Chestnut Hill$3,090-26%
Cambridge$3,0690%
Brighton$2,971+56%
Jamaica Plain$2,971+15%
Brookline$2,788+13%
Allston$2,350+9%
Dorchester$2,288--
Quincy$2,209-7%
Roxbury$1,9000%
Worcester$1,611+1%
Haverhill$1,599-32%
Lowell$1,350-5%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$4,708-13%
Boston$3,939-4%
Roxbury$3,750+26%
Cambridge$3,671+4%
Chestnut Hill$3,380-10%
Jamaica Plain$3,279+8%
Brighton$3,262+30%
Dorchester$3,166--
South Boston$2,937+1%
Brookline$2,886+7%
Quincy$2,740+2%
Allston$2,675-15%
Haverhill$2,292+9%
Lowell$2,009+6%
Worcester$1,812+15%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Boston$5,267+6%
Allston$4,925+16%
Cambridge$4,772+1%
Brighton$4,638+72%
Chestnut Hill$4,460-7%
Brookline$4,032+10%
Roxbury$3,966+7%
Jamaica Plain$3,962+13%
Dorchester$3,464--
South Boston$3,447-2%
Quincy$3,417+8%
Haverhill$2,713+6%
Lowell$2,324-1%
Worcester$2,174+12%

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Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

18%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

19%

60+ Mins

18%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8787

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Percentage: 5252

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 17 of 22 renters

Percentage: 5959

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 16 of 22 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Chelsea gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. Significantly more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 91% more parks than average
  3. 47% more parks than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Chelsea serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 51% more restaurants than average
  3. 33% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Chelsea.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 30% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 50% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Chelsea is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 10% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 9% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Chelsea.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 44% more shops than average
  3. 25% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 49% fewer gyms than average
  3. 59% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Chelsea could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Chelsea's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 17% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 26% more gas stations than average
  3. 14% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 19 of 22 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 16 of 22 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 16 of 22 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 14 of 22 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 16 of 22 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 17 of 22 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Chelsea

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