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Average Rent in Waltham, MA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Waltham Studio - $2,849+128%
Waltham 1 Bed - $3,039+1%
Waltham 2 Beds - $4,059+5%

Local Guide

See what Waltham, MA has to offer.

Local Reviews

I'm 10 minutes from A very busy street that's good to be near and it's amaaaaaazingg. I like being near all the bars and restaurants as well as the night life. Drinking is easy when you can just walk home!

I've stores and supermarket near my house so I don't really need to take the car, we have also bakeries and schools. We use to go near the beach a lot cause we live near the sea

The kids can play outside and have playgrounds nearby. You can also walk to restaurants and parks. I like going on walks and hikes.

I enjoy where I live because it is away from the hustle and bustle and cozily nested in the woods. Lots of hiking and outdoor activities in a short distance.

Well maintained streets and lot of greenery around. Quite and people are mostly helpful. Calm and nice. I love various Indian restaurants nearby. We usually drive to nearby scenic areas in NH and ranges of all the white mountains.

I like living near a river with lots of wildlife. I also like that it is walkable to restaurants, stores, libraries, etc.

Demographics

Education

High School

28%

Associate's

19%

Bachelor's

30%

Master's

20%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

25%

4 people

16%

5 people

7%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

25%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

14%

200k+

14%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

12%

20-45

45%

45-65

21%

65+

14%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for 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 Waltham, MA

In Waltham, MA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,849 to $4,059. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Waltham, MA is $2,849. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $3,039. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $4,059.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+128%

Changed from $1,250 to $2,849
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $3,009 to $3,039
2 Beds

+5%

Changed from $3,866 to $4,059

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
0%
2%
10%
87%

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%
Dorchester$2,288--
Allston$2,275-1%
Roxbury$1,9000%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
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%
Allston$2,675-24%
Dorchester$2,519--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
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%
South Boston$3,447-2%
Dorchester$3,199--
Roslindale$2,800--

Compare Neighborhoods

Lakeview

$2,495

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Bank Square

$3,088

1 Bed Avg. Rent

West End

$3,346

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Waltham, MA?

For renters in Waltham seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Lakeview, Bank Square, and West End, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $2,495, $3,088, and $3,346 respectively. Additional areas offering value are North Waltham and Downtown, where the rents are $3,499 and $3,555, a favorable comparison to Waltham's overall 1-bedroom average of $3,039.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Waltham, MA?

In Waltham, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are South Side, Downtown, and North Waltham. A 1-bedroom apartment in South Side averages at $3,557, in Downtown it averages $3,555, and in North Waltham, the average is $3,499. For additional high-end living options, West End offers 1-bedroom apartments at $3,346, and Bank Square at $3,088. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $3,039 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waltham, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Waltham, MA?

In Waltham, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include South Side, Downtown, and Bank Square. In South Side, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $3,557. Downtown sees average rents of $3,555 for a 1-bedroom unit. Bank Square offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $3,088. For those seeking other popular areas, North Waltham presents 1-bedroom apartments at $3,499, and Lakeview at $2,495. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $3,039 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waltham, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
West End$2,849+1%
Downtown$1,250--
South Side$1,250--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
South Side$3,557+78%
Downtown$3,555+11%
North Waltham$3,499+14%
West End$3,346--
Bank Square$3,088-4%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
West End$4,558--
North Waltham$4,280+7%
Bank Square$4,098+4%
Downtown$4,059+5%
South Side$3,915+1%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

35%

30-40 Mins

20%

40-60 Mins

14%

60+ Mins

7%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7171

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 14 of 16 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

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Percentage: 5656

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 13 of 16 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Waltham are at full-throttle!

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 60% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 41% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's pawsible that your pets will fall in love with Waltham.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 51% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 13% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 53% more parks than average
  3. 43% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 16% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Waltham.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 9% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 49% more fine art centers than average
  3. 20% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Waltham.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 6% more coffee shops than average
  3. 63% 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. Waltham is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 40% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 62% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 66% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 16 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 16 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

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Area Has Litter

No

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Mostly Older Buildings

No

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Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 12 of 16 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 16 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

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Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 16 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

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Near Highways

Yes

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Quiet Area

Yes

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Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 8 of 16 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

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Well Lit

No

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Near Downtown

No

Say 11 of 16 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 13 of 16 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 14 of 16 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Waltham

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