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Average Rent in Queens, NY

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Queens Studio - $1,800+9%
Queens 1 Bed - $2,400+20%
Queens 2 Beds - $2,800+12%
Last updated 6/19/2024

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Last updated 6/19/2024

*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.

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Average rent in Downtown, Queens, NY

In Queens, NY, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,800 to $2,800. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, Queens, NY is $1,800. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,400. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,800.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+9%

Changed from $1,651 to $1,800
1 Bed

+20%

Changed from $2,000 to $2,400
2 Beds

+12%

Changed from $2,500 to $2,800
Last updated 6/19/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

0.3%

Compared to National Average

1.1%

The cost of living in Downtown, Queens, NY is 0.3% lower than the state average and 1.1% lower than the national average. Downtown, Queens, NY housing is 1.8% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 10.3% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 1.7% less in Downtown, Queens, NY than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 0.6% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, Queens, NYCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
0.3%
1.8%
Utilities
7.4%
10.3%
Food
0.2%
1.7%
Transportation
5.9%
8.7%
Healthcare
0.4%
0.6%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$4,010-6%
Jersey City$3,449-3%
Brooklyn$3,313-10%
Weehawken$3,212-1%
Princeton$2,794+7%
Newark$2,6850%
Elizabeth$2,295+6%
Yonkers$2,187-4%
Norwalk$2,060-34%
Stamford$1,928-4%
Clifton$1,900+15%
Queens$1,800+9%
Montclair$1,650+2%
Bronx$1,517-37%
Edison$1,495+15%
New Brunswick$1,174-23%
Staten Island$1,000-17%
Trenton$7210%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$5,097-5%
Brooklyn$4,456+6%
Greenwich$3,8220%
Jersey City$3,792-1%
Weehawken$3,703-5%
Princeton$3,075-5%
Newark$2,542-5%
Yonkers$2,519+2%
Stamford$2,516-2%
New Brunswick$2,503+4%
Union$2,406+2%
Queens$2,400+20%
Norwalk$2,3000%
Elizabeth$2,2800%
Montclair$2,249+5%
Clifton$2,225+23%
Edison$2,0450%
Staten Island$1,800+13%
Bronx$1,767-31%
Trenton$1,400-5%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$6,992-8%
Brooklyn$6,169+116%
Weehawken$5,826+2%
Greenwich$5,8130%
Jersey City$4,862-1%
Yonkers$3,450+6%
New Brunswick$3,438-2%
Princeton$3,401-18%
Stamford$3,300-4%
Union$2,9250%
Norwalk$2,825+4%
Queens$2,800+12%
Elizabeth$2,800+9%
Staten Island$2,675+3%
Montclair$2,575+7%
Edison$2,535+3%
Clifton$2,350-13%
Newark$2,1000%
Bronx$2,0170%
Trenton$1,600-10%

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Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown$5,512$7,285
Downtown Manhattan 0.2 miles$5,513$7,237
East Village 1.1 miles$5,010$4,250
Financial District 1.1 miles$5,049$4,600
Alphabet City 1.2 miles$5,690$4,750
Bowery 0.5 miles$6,798$4,095
Chelsea 1.8 miles$5,703$8,246
SoHo 0.3 miles$9,000$12,000
NoLita 0.3 miles$3,000$5,100
Gramercy Park 1.3 miles$4,550$5,950