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Average Rent in Bedford, NH

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Bedford 1 Bed - $1,750-
Bedford 2 Beds - $2,200-
Last updated 6/13/2024

Local Guide

See what Bedford, NH has to offer.

Local Reviews

It's green, there are bike lanes, the school district is the best of California, there is a beautiful public library (1 over 5 here in town) nearby, there are a few public parks nearby.

Great restaurants and entertainment options within walking distance. Young and older population interacting. College town feel. Many families with young kids. Lots of playgrounds and parks.


Last updated 6/13/2024

*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 Bedford, NH

In Bedford, NH, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,750 to $2,200. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,750. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,200.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed


Changed from $1,750 to $1,750
2 Beds


Changed from $2,200 to $2,200
Last updated 6/13/2024

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Chestnut Hill$3,090-26%
Jamaica Plain$2,971+15%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Chestnut Hill$3,380-10%
Jamaica Plain$3,279+8%
South Boston$2,937+1%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Chestnut Hill$4,460-7%
Jamaica Plain$3,962+13%
South Boston$3,447-2%


Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2323

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3030

Bike Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score


2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 12% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly more coffee shops 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. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. 67% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Bedford.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 65% more gyms than average
  3. 55% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 38% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 9% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size


2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 67% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 23% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size


2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 70% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 43% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size


2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Bedford.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 62% fewer parks than average
  3. 38% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bedford could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 25% 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 Bedford's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 37% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 38% 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. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 44% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size


Top Schools in Bedford

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Bedford, NH

Overview of Bedford

Bedford, NH, is a small suburb outside Manchester, New Hampshire. Bedford is famous because it is the home of the Segway made by Dean Kamen. It is also known for a very low crime rate and having a lot of professionals and students that rent property in the neighborhood. The closest cities to town are Merrimack, New Boston, Amherst, Goffstown and Manchester allowing residents convenient access to even more entertaining attractions.

Living in Bedford

Bedford started out as Narangassett, named after the Native American tribe that lived in the area in 1733. It was later named Bedford after Lord Russell, the Duke of Bedford, in 1750. The city grew and developed through years of influence from the Manchester Railroad. Retail industries have helped shape the community in recent years.

Currently, there are just over 21,000 people living in the city. The city is known for having a highly educated population with a significant portion of residents who have earned their bachelor's degree or higher. The many large companies offer plenty of access to local corporate employment and entry-level professional jobs. There are also many beautiful spaces higher education campuses in the neighborhood.

Students who rent in the community are often pleased to find plenty of recreational areas to get some exercise or study outdoors. Benedictine Park, Riverfront Park and Heritage Trail, Goad's Trail, Legacy Park, Riley Field, Waterfowl Park, Pulpit Rock Conversation Area, Mcafee Field, Muller Park and Greenfield Farms are popular destinations for residents. You will find that there are Tai Chi lessons, yoga classes, ice fishing groups, Zumba classes, quilting groups and meditation groups that meet daily at the town hall, the Parks and Recreation office or Walnut Hollow Farm.

There are also some beautiful indoor venues that residents should check out in their spare time. The Currier Museum of Art, the Jackson House and the Hilltop Fun Center are great family stops. Oneil Cinemas is a fun place to catch up with friends on rainy days.

Getting around town is relatively easy because of quick access to Interstates 93, 293 and 495 as well as State Routes 3 and 128. The Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is the largest airport in the area servicing North America. Walking and bicycling are popular ways to travel in the downtown area with cabs and ride sharing being more prevalent in the outskirts of town. If you rent in the city, there are plenty of travel options for students attending school to navigate the neighborhood without a car.

Apartments in Bedford-Study

As a student, you will find that there are plenty of places to get an excellent education. Some of the most frequented schools near the area's apartments include Southern New Hampshire University, Hesser College, Concord's Community College, Northern Essex Community College and the University of Massachusetts. If you are looking for a beauty career, then Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics is ideally situated for easy access.

Apartments in Bedford-Work

There are several strong industries that regularly hire residents living in Bedford. Professional, technical and scientific services are the largest sectors hiring with computers and electronics, construction, finance and insurance, and the health care industry is also important in the neighborhood. The largest employers include Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire University, Elliot Hospital, Concord Hospital, J. Jill and Fidelity Investments.

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Manchester, NH 4.6 miles$1,750$2,130
Nashua, NH 12.8 miles$2,075$2,312
Merrimack, NH 5.7 miles$2,273$2,669
Lowell, MA 23.9 miles$2,009$2,324
Concord, NH 18.1 miles$1,405$1,650
Derry, NH 10.6 miles$1,803$3,882
Salem, NH 19.3 miles$2,437$3,132
Londonderry, NH 9.1 miles$1,837$2,275
Haverhill, MA 25.1 miles$2,292$2,713
Milford, NH 10.2 miles$1,711$1,875