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Renting in Jersey City: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

Renting in Jersey City: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?
52 Bergen Ave. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 19, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Jersey City are hovering around $1,476. But how does the low-end pricing on a Jersey City rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find.

Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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256 Princeton Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,099/month, this 500-square-foot studio apartment, located at 256 Princeton Ave. in Greenville, is 15.1 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Jersey City, which is currently estimated at around $1,295/month.

The apartment includes hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances and central heating. Good news for animal lovers: Both dogs and cats are welcome here.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, has some bike infrastructure and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

166 Seaview Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 166 Seaview Ave. in Greenville, is also listed for $1,099/month for its 650 square feet.

In the unit, the listing promises hardwood flooring. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are permitted.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is convenient for biking and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

20 Tonnele Ave.

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Next up is this studio apartment, located at 20 Tonnele Ave. in Journal Square and listed for $1,250/month.

In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring and central heating. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a $50 application fee.

Walk Score indicates that this location is extremely walkable, is fairly bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(Here's the listing.)

117 Ocean Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 117 Ocean Ave. in Greenville, which is going for $1,294/month.

The apartment comes with hardwood flooring. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(Check out the listing here.)

52 Bergen Ave.

Photo: Zumper

Finally, over at 52 Bergen Ave. in Greenville, there's this 500-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, going for $1,295/month.

The apartment includes granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The building has an intercom. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are allowed.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(View the listing here.)


This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Additionally, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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