Average Rent in Cambridge MA

 

Good information on the average rent in Cambridge at the neighborhood level is hard to come by. One source says it’s something, another says it’s hundreds more. At Jumpshell, we’re doing our best to find out what the real figures are. We took a shot at compiling some local data to get a more accurate picture of the average rent in Cambridge. How’d we do? Is this what you’re paying? We want your feedback!

Average Rent in Cambridge MA

North Cambridge

Average Rent: $2,240 ($2.30 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,654 ($3.61 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $2,250 ($3.17 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,696 ($2.51 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $3,144 ($2.36 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,700 ($2.14 per sq. ft.)

Porter Square

Average Rent: $2,041 ($3.04 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,556 ($4.66 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,785 ($3.23 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,479 ($2.55 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $2,823 ($2.38 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,607 ($2.36 per sq. ft.)

Mid-Cambridge

Average Rent: $2,199 ($3.03 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,566 ($4.21 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,876 ($3.12 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,612 ($2.73 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $3,194 ($2.72 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,947 ($2.38 per sq. ft.)

Harvard Square

Average Rent: $2,351 ($3.39 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,650 ($4.40 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,924 ($3.50 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,555 ($2.74 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $3,481 ($2.90 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $4,500 ($3.39 per sq. ft.)

Inman Square

Average Rent: $2,423 ($2.33 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,620 ($3.43 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,736 ($2.81 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,405 ($2.60 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $2,862 ($2.68 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,493 ($2.47 per sq. ft.)

Central Square

Average Rent: $2,131 ($2.93 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,560 ($3.78 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,923 ($3.00 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,588 ($2.74 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $2,994 ($2.63 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,725 ($2.48 per sq. ft.)

East Cambridge

Average Rent: $2,212 ($2.82 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,800 ($3.27 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,963 ($2.89 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,623 ($2.57 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $3,089 ($2.54 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,800 ($2.35 per sq. ft.) — Jumpshell estimate based on available data.

Kendall Square

Average Rent: $3,462 ($3.00 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $2,455 ($4.13 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $3,001 ($3.88 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $3,587 ($3.36 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $5,334 ($3.35 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $6,400 ($3.25 per sq. ft.) — Jumpshell estimate based on available data.

Cambridgeport

Average Rent: $2,408 ($2.33 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,433 ($3.48 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,851 ($2.97 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,630 ($2.60 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $4,038 ($2.46 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $4,500 ($2.45 per sq. ft.)

Riverside

Average Rent: $1,949 ($2.36 per sq. ft.)

  • Studio: $1,567 ($3.88 per sq. ft.)
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,946 ($3.01 per sq. ft.)
  • 2 Bedroom: $2,499 ($2.84 per sq. ft.)
  • 3 Bedroom: $2,900 ($2.80 per sq. ft.)
  • 4 Bedroom: $3,621 ($2.79 per sq. ft.) — Jumpshell estimate based on available data.