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Average Rent in Gardner, MA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Gardner 1 Bed - $1,267+6%
Gardner 2 Beds - $1,600-
Last updated 6/16/2024

Local Guide

See what Gardner, MA has to offer.

Local Reviews

I like that the train goes by, it's soothing at night. Airplanes too, but I think most people ho eiet grow up to way I did wouldt like it

Demographics

Education

High School

46%

Associate's

36%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

20%

4 people

21%

5 people

5%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

11%

20-45

33%

45-65

30%

65+

15%

Affordability

Percentage: 1/51/5

Renters gave this area a 1 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/16/2024

*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 Gardner, MA

In Gardner, MA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,267 to $1,600. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,267. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,600.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

+6%

Changed from $1,195 to $1,267
2 Beds

-

Changed from $1,600 to $1,600
Last updated 6/16/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
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33%
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Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Medford$4,028+16%
Chestnut Hill$3,090-26%
Cambridge$3,0690%
Brighton$2,971+56%
Jamaica Plain$2,971+15%
Waltham$2,875+130%
Brookline$2,788+13%
Somerville$2,750+28%
Watertown$2,548+21%
Allston$2,350+9%
Malden$2,100+17%
Roxbury$1,9000%
Nashua$1,860+20%
Newton$1,8500%
Worcester$1,611+1%
Framingham$1,460+1%
Lowell$1,350-5%
Manchester$950-37%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Charlestown$4,708-13%
Roxbury$3,750+26%
Cambridge$3,671+4%
Watertown$3,572+59%
Chestnut Hill$3,380-10%
Jamaica Plain$3,279+8%
Brighton$3,262+30%
Malden$3,045-8%
Waltham$2,996-6%
Somerville$2,995-4%
Norwood$2,935+1%
Brookline$2,886+7%
Newton$2,750-12%
Allston$2,675-15%
Nashua$2,075+19%
Lowell$2,009+6%
Framingham$1,990+21%
Worcester$1,812+15%
Manchester$1,750-4%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Medford$6,743+44%
Allston$4,925+16%
Cambridge$4,772+1%
Brighton$4,638+72%
Chestnut Hill$4,460-7%
Waltham$4,0670%
Brookline$4,032+10%
Roxbury$3,966+7%
Jamaica Plain$3,962+13%
Malden$3,732-1%
Somerville$3,637-2%
Newton$3,000-20%
Norwood$2,874-14%
Watertown$2,8000%
Lowell$2,324-1%
Nashua$2,312+6%
Worcester$2,174+12%
Manchester$2,130+5%
Framingham$2,100+11%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

32%

15-30 Mins

23%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

19%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5151

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3030

Bike Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 56% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 11% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Gardner.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 25% more parks 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. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 11% fewer gyms than average
  3. 30% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Gardner could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 51% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 5% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% more 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. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. 14% more gas stations than 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. 51% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 13% fewer 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. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs 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. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. 55% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance 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

Schools

Percentage: 2/52/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Gardner

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About

Gardner, MA

Overview of Gardner

Located in the heart of central Massachusetts, Gardner is a small community just outside of Worcester with about 20,200 people, perfect for anyone looking for a traditional East Coast lifestyle in Gardner apartments for rent. The area is well-known among outdoors enthusiasts because there are plenty of trails and lake activities to entertain many residents of Gardner apartments.

Anyone looking for Gardner apartments for rent will have the luxury of watching all four seasons change each year, while being tucked away from the city each day.

Living in Gardner, MA

The quaint community of Gardner was first established as a town in 1764. More people began to migrate to Gardner, and by 1805, it became a known center for the furniture and lumber industries.

Residents living in Gardner apartments for rent have an average cost of living that is estimated to be 5.2 percent less than the rest of the state of Massachusetts and 13.5 percent greater than the rest of the nation, reported AreaVibes.

Gardner is the home of one of the most well-known furniture production companies in the country, Heywood-Wakefield furniture. To this day, the company makes some of what furniture enthusiasts believe to be valuable collectibles. Aside from the interior design industry, Gardner offers job opportunities within health care, education and technology. The top five employers near apartments in Gardner include Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, Maki Building Centers, Mt. Wachusett Community College, 360 Imaging Inc., and Act Fastening Solutions.

Gardner Attractions and Special Events

This tight-knit town offers a number of family-oriented activities near apartments for rent in Gardner, especially in the summer. Each summer, families are invited to gather with other members of the community for events that feature live music and games, family movie night in the park, classic car shows, walking tours and block parties.

There are several hiking, biking and walking trails that hug the coast of Crystal Lake, one of the city's most beloved spots for community members and out of towners to hang out.

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