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What is the average monthly rent for studio apartments in Medford, MA?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Medford is $1,370.

What is the average rent price for one-bedroom apartments in Medford, MA?

The average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Medford is $1,491.

What is the average rent price for two-bedroom apartments in Medford, MA?

The average rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Medford is $2,084.

What is the average rent price for three-bedroom apartments in Medford, MA?

The average rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in Medford is $2,784.

What is the average rent price for four-bedroom apartments in Medford, MA?

The average rent for a 4-bedroom apartment in Medford is $3,543.

Can I find cheap apartments for rent in Medford, MA?

You can find cheap apartments in Medford if you know where to look. With countless amenities, excellent public transportation, Tufts University, and easy access to Boston, Medford is a great place to live. That means the best deals rent extremely fast. Boston Pads is the right place to start your search. Enlisting the help of a real estate professional can make it much easier to find these sought-after apartments.

View Medford, MA apartment listings from the area’s largest real-time rental database. Use our search tool to refine your results and find the perfect place to live. When you find an apartment you like, contacting one of our helpful agents is only a click away. In addition to property details, each listing provides the agent information and a contact form. Boston Pads makes it easy for you to find your next Medford apartment!

About Medford, MA

Apartments for Rent in Medford, MA

Just 6.7 miles northwest of Boston, Medford, MA is an extremely popular place to live. With multiple public transportation options, Medford makes it easy to commute to Boston and surrounding areas while providing the suburban atmosphere and green space that you crave. Homes for rent in Medford place you in close-proximity to tennis courts, twelve parks, horse stables, two beaches, an ice skating rink, and other recreational facilities. Living in an apartment for rent in Medford allows you to enjoy Boston nightlife and the comforts of a quiet neighborhood all in the same day.

History of Medford, MA

Colonized in 1630, Medford, MA is one of the oldest settlements in the United States of America. A Native American leader, Squaw Sachem of Mytick, granted a deed to the colonists and for decades, the town was called Mystick. It was later called Meadford due to the importance of “the ford by the meadow” that allowed people to cross the Mystic River. Medford incorporated as a town in 1892.

The economy of Medford was robust and the town was famous for tiles, bricks, Medford Rum, Medford Crackers, and clipper ships. However, it was home to an infamous event. In 1868, the naturalist Leopold Trouvelot was attempting to breed an improved silkworm. Unfortunately, he used Gypsy moths. Some of them escaped, multiplied, and devastated foliage throughout North America.

Geography of Medford, MA

The total area of Medford, MA is 8.6 square miles; 5.79% of it is water. Stoneham, Winchester, Malden, Arlington, Everett, and Somerville border the city. From the west to the southeast, the Mystic River moves through the center of Medford. Middlesex Fells Reservation is to the north of Medford and is partially within Medford, MA city limits.

When asked where they live, Medford, MA residents will often give their neighborhoods: Glenwood, West Medford, The Hillside, Fulton Heights (North Medford), South Medford, Brooks Estates, Lawrence Estates, Tufts University, and Wellington.

Notable Medford, MA Apartments for Rent

Medford, MA is becoming the go-to place for renters looking for an apartment for rent outside of Boston yet minutes away. Whether you are looking for apartments for rent, townhomes for rent, condos for rent, or a duplex for rent, your apartment search should start with Medford, MA. Homes for rent in Medford provide a terrific mix of urban/suburban with their great schools, beautiful outdoor spaces, and trendy restaurants and stores.

Modera Medford

Luxury apartments at Modera Medford offer apartment features that would rival apartments in Boston. Contact Boston Pads to apply now and take advantage of a virtual tour, a personal tour, or one of the 3d tours. Ask about the available specials including no-fee apartments.

When looking for apartments for rent in Medford, MA, find an apartment building that offers a variety of floorplans. You might be looking for studio apartments for rent or a one bedroom apartment for rent at first, but then acquire a roommate. An apartment rental providing 602 square feet might be a little cramped with a second person, but a two-bedroom apartment providing 1,009 sq ft might be great. Modera Medford offers studio apartments for rent, one bedroom apartments for rent, two bedroom apartments for rent, and three bedroom apartments for rent. Since many tenants like lofts, there are apartments available with loft layouts. Whatever your floorplan requirements, your search for apartments for rent can be fulfilled here.

The apartment community amenities are amazing at Modera Medford: state-of-the-art fitness center, sundeck, grilling facilities, swimming-pool, and a clubhouse. They also provide flexible lease terms and leases can be paid online. Your furry friends will love these apartments too. Modera Medford is pet-friendly – dog friendly and cat friendly. As an added amenity, there is a pet spa so you can pamper them all you want. Garages are not always available for apartment renters, but there is one here. The plentiful living-space inside and outside creates an expansive ambience in these homes for rent in Medford, MA. In addition, these apartments on the riverfront provide easy access to the natural environment.

Apartment amenities in these Medford apartments for rent include stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, plank flooring, custom kitchen cabinetry, walk in closets, and in-unit washers and dryers.

Rivers Edge

Rivers Edge is located at 100 Rivers Edge Drive, Medford, MA 02155. This is a convenient location for apartments for rent in Medford, MA. The MBTA Orange Line at Wellington Station provides quick access to Boston. If you have a car, covered parking is available. A virtual tour and 3d tours are handy; don’t neglect viewing a luxury apartment for rent at Rivers Edge.

These apartments in Medford offer four floor plans for rent: studio apartments, one-bedroom apartments, and apartments with two or three bedrooms. There are also apartments for rent with two bathrooms. If you are looking for a small apartment for rent, they have a 594 square-foot studio. If you are looking for more square footage, they have a 1,358 square foot apartment available. At the time of this writing, there were a number of apartment listings.

Nature is never far from these apartments for rent in Medford, MA. These apartments near the river encourage outdoor fun and the magnificent landscaping of their courtyard provides relaxing green space. If swimming pools are a must when you look for apartments for rent, they have a resort-style swimming pool that creates a great location for getting acquainted with your apartment community.

These apartments in Medford are pet friendly. There are some minor breed restrictions in their pet policy, but these residences are both dog friendly and cat friendly. When you lease an apartment for rent at Rivers Edge, your pets are welcome.
The apartment amenities in these Medford apartments for rent are lavish: gourmet kitchens, granite countertops, soaking tubs, hardwood floors, washer and dryer, dishwasher, air conditioning, eco-friendly carpeting, and balconies and patios in some apartments. The property management company, Lincoln Property Company, assures that these apartments in Medford are run efficiently.

Wellington Place

For people looking for apartments for rent in Medford, MA that provide a dog park, these are the apartments for rent for you. These are pet friendly apartments for both dogs and cats. With the many amenities offered, this is a gem among apartment communities. Get to know your neighbors at their clubroom with media lounge and breakfast bar. To make these upscale apartments even more tenant-friendly, short term leasing is available. Experience a virtual tour or one of the 3d tours of these centrally located Medford apartments for rent.

Station Landing

These apartments for rent in Medford, MA should be on your shortlist. They make it easy to select apartments with a choice of a virtual tour, in-person tour, or 3d tours. A variety of layouts makes finding the floor-plan that suites your needs effortless. Available apartments for rent include a one bedroom apartment with one bath, a two bedroom apartment with two baths, and a three bedroom apartment with two baths. Unique features in these Medford apartments for rent include a smoke free environment, large closets, and library rooms. If you have a car, these homes for rent include a parking space. The utilities included in the rent are gas, water, and trash removal.

Lumiere

If you want to find an apartment for rent with a view of the sparkling Boston skyline and the Mystic River, these apartments for rent in Medford, MA are waiting for you. Enjoy the panorama from the sizable windows, private patio, and private balcony. Located at 3780 Mystic Valley Parkway, Medford, MA 02155, these Medford apartments offer extraordinary interiors and exceptional amenities. A virtual tour and 3d tours are available, so don’t miss a chance to view these gorgeous apartments for rent.

Location is important when you are looking for apartments for rent in Medford, MA. These Medford apartments are only 2.7 miles from the MBTA Commuter Rail at West Medford Station on High Street. And, if finding an apartment for rent near shopping is a priority in your apartment search, you will be glad to know that Medford Square is only an approximate 1.2 miles away.

If you want to rent an apartment that encourages community interaction, this is a terrific place to be. They provide resident events, a pool with a sundeck, and a lookout lounge. Not far from these apartments in Medford is a playground on Winthrop St.
The unique apartment amenities include nine foot to ten foot ceilings, garden tubs, chef style kitchens, and spacious bathrooms. A Lumiere apartment for rent is designed for gracious living.

Mystic Place

Amenities abound in these apartments for rent in Medford, MA. These beautifully renovated apartments in Medford are just a short distance to the Mystic River where you can enjoy the sunset from your balcony. They also provide a business center, sports courts, billiards room, elevator, clubhouse, and a tot lot. These rental listings are also very pet friendly; they provide pet care and a dog park called “Fenway Bark”. Don’t miss these incredible apartments for rent.

Hanover Mystic River

Sumptuous finishes distinguish these apartments for rent in Medford, MA. Apartments are equipped with designer bathrooms, open-concept kitchens, and large islands.

Apartment community amenities are just as impressive in these apartments in Medford. If you want to find apartments with high-tech fitness centers, they have Peloton Bikes and other advanced exercise equipment. If you enjoy games, they have ping pong, shuffleboard, and bocce ball. Business and educational needs are also addressed in these apartments for rent; there is an E-lounge with high-speed Wi-Fi and there are executive conference rooms. In addition, you don’t have to leave your apartment building for entertainment. These Medford apartments for rent supply a media room with stadium seating, a clubhouse with smart TV, a pool, and grilling stations.

Condos for Rent and Townhomes for Rent in Medford, MA

Mystic River Park Condominiums

These condos for rent in Medford provide some unique amenities: indoor heated pool, sauna, garage, and racquet ball courts. The Mystic River Reservation is only 0.6 miles away, so when you crave a touch of nature, you don’t have to travel far.

Fellsway West Condos

There are condos for rent in this conveniently located building on 500 Salem St., Medford, MA. These condos have a variety of different amenities such as fully furnished apartments, dining-room, and tiled kitchens.

Skyline Condominiums

Adjacent to the Mystic River, these condos for rent have some attractive amenities not seen in many apartments such as self-closing drawers, tray ceilings, computer/bar alcoves, and marble tiled bathrooms.

40 Windsor Road

There are townhomes for rent on this pleasing side street in Medford. These apartments don’t stay on the market for long, so schedule a showing ASAP.

Transportation in Medford, MA

Even if you live in purely residential neighborhoods such as Grove St. or Highland Ave., you’re never far from public transportation in Medford, MA.

Residents of apartments for rent on the east side of Medford have access to Wellington Station on the MBTA Orange Line, as well as the MBTA 90, 97, 99, 100, 106, 108, 110, 112, 134, and 710 bus lines. Residents of apartments for rent on the west side of Medford have access to Boston from West Medford Square Station, using the Lowell Commuter Rail Line.

The Green Line Extension, which is under construction, will bring the MBTA Green Line into Medford. When it is completed, it will follow the Lowell Commuter Rail Tracks and terminate near Tufts University at the intersection of Boston Ave. and College Ave. If you have an apartment for rent in this area, it will make travel even easier.

Schools near Apartments for Rent in Medford, MA

An apartment for rent in any of the Medford neighborhoods assures accessibility to great public schools.

The Medford elementary schools are Columbus Elementary School, Milton Fuller Roberts Elementary School, Brooks Elementary School, and John J. McGlynn Elementary School. The two Medford middle schools are John J. McGlynn Middle School and Madeline Dugger Andrews Middle School. The Medford secondary schools are Medford High School, Medford Vocational-Technical High School, and Curtis/Tufts Alternative School.

Universities

Living in Medford, MA apartments for rent means that you will be close to Tufts University, which is among the most prestigious institutions in the United States. U.S. News and World Report ranked Tufts #27 of the National Universities in its 2019 Best Colleges Issue.

Parks near Apartments for Rent in Medford, MA

Hickey Park

This park provides a full size baseball diamond, a tot lot, a softball field, a tennis court, and a basketball court. People living in apartments for rent in Medford find this a fun place to play and relax.

Dugger Park

This park is located on the Mystic River. It has five tennis courts, so if you live in one of the area’s apartments for rent and tennis is your sport, you can find your place to play.

Wrights Pond

When you want to leave your apartment for rent in Medford, MA and catch some fish, Wrights Pond is where to go. This 148-acre park offers freshwater swimming with a beach and a bathhouse. There is a large parking area and a concession stand. The Middlesex Reservation surrounds the pond, so you can experience a totally organic experience close to your apartment for rent.

Restaurants near Medford, MA Apartments for Rent

If you live in one of the apartments for rent in Medford, MA and enjoy a variety of cuisines, you are in for a treat. When you leave your apartment for a night out or a quick lunch, you can take a culinary stroll around the world.

Bistro 5

Bistro 5 offers Italian-inspired food, a variety of wines, and seasonal variations. If your apartment for rent is more appealing than eating out, they have a creative take-out menu.

However, if you need a change of scene from your apartment, the dining area is designed to give the feeling of an open kitchen hung with copper pans. It has a harlequin-themed decor that adds an ambiance of fun sophistication for diners in Medford, MA.

Tenoch Mexican

Taco lovers in apartments for rent in Medford, MA are thrilled with Tenoch Mexican. The restaurant offers an impressive variety of tacos- fifteen to be precise. Patrons report that the pescado tacos and tortas are fantastically well made and definitely worth trying.

Kelly’s Roast Beef

This counter-serve place near apartments for rent in Medford, MA is known for its famous takeout roast beef sandwiches. Every Tuesday night from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm they offer a fun time for kids with arts and crafts, balloon animals, and ice cream.

Pizzeria Regina

This restaurant has been serving residents of apartments for rent in Medford, MA since 1926. Customers flock here for the brick-oven, thin-crust pizzas. You can see diners waiting in line for the tasty cheese, spicy sauce, and great toppings.

Real Gusto

The cuisines available at Real Gusto are Italian, European, and Mediterranean. If you are a resident of apartments for rent in Medford, MA and have some food restrictions, they are able to accommodate you. There are vegetarian and gluten-free options. If you can’t see the Mystic River from your apartment for rent, you can see it from the dining area. Fans of Neapolitan pizza in Medford, MA can find it here.

Yoki

Both vegetarians and omnivores living in apartments for rent in Medford, MA will love Yoki. There are many dishes that offer meat, tofu, and vegetables. You can mix and match these Japanese delicacies. This is one of the few places in Medford, MA that has sushi on the menu.

Stores near Medford, MA Apartments for Rent

Swapit

This recycled clothing store enables residents of apartments for rent in Medford, MA to wear trendy fashions without trendy prices. Even if you don’t have one of the cheap apartments for rent, you can still afford designer clothes with their “give something, get something” plan.

4GoodVibes2

When you live in apartments for rent in Medford, MA, shopping here is great way to support local artists. Whether it’s a birthday gift or a house-warming gift for a friend who just found that perfect apartment for rent, this store will have something to cherish.

Ebisuya Japanese Market

Ebisuya caters to people living in apartments for rent in Medford, MA who love authentic Japanese food. You can return to your apartment with their homemade take-out, or if you feel ambitious, get the ingredients and create an apartment-made meal yourself.

Historic Sites near Medford, MA Apartments for Rent

The Brooks Estate

The grounds and house of this 82-acre estate are a lovely place to visit when you live in apartments for rent in Medford, MA. Built in 1880, it is the only estate of that era in Medford that is mostly free from modern development.

The Medford Historical Society and Museum

You can feel part of history when you live in apartments for rent in Medford, MA. This handsome building, built in 1916, houses a Civil War photo collection and a collection of artifacts dating back to pre-Revolutionary Medford, MA.

Wright’s Tower

Residents of apartments for rent in Medford, MA rate this as a wonderful scenic overview of Medford, MA and the surrounding area. The Works Progress Administration built this tower in 1937.

Shepherd Brooks Estate

An apartment for rent near this 19th century estate gives you access to 82 acres of beautiful property in Medford, MA. Tours of the manor house are available in the summer.

Salem Street Burying Ground

This is definitely a place to explore if you are living in an apartment for rent in Medford, MA and are interested in history. In the 17th century to the 19th century, it was used to bury only the wealthy deceased of Medford, MA. However, a number of Revolutionary War soldiers are also buried here.

Old Medford High School

This historic high school dates back to 1894 and currently houses condominiums and a community theater. If you live in an apartment for rent in Medford, MA and enjoy theater, this is a convenient location for performances.

Medford, MA is one of the best places to live in Massachusetts. An apartment for rent here provides hospitable neighborhoods, above average schools, great restaurants, and plenty of recreational facilities. Contact Boston Pads to help you find one of these awesome apartments for rent. Apartments here don’t stay on the market long so don’t wait!

Medford Real-Time Average Rent Prices

  • Studio$1,370
  • 1 Bedroom$1,491
  • 2 Bedroom$2,084
  • 3 Bedroom$2,784
  • 4 Bedroom$3,543
  • 5 Bedroom$4,387
Medford Real-Time Vacancy Rate

1.84%

Medford Real-Time Availability Rate

4.59%

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