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131 Apartments for rent in Middletown, CT

Last updated August 17 at 1:19am UTC
Windshire Terrace
72 Forest Glen Cir
Middletown, CT
Updated August 17 at 1:07am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,405
Northwoods Apartments
1 Dove Lane
Middletown, CT
Updated August 17 at 12:46am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
2 Bedrooms
$1,330
3 Bedrooms
$1,640
238 Carriage Crossing Lane
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 16 at 6:36pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,225
105 Saybrook Road
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 16 at 6:36pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
526 High Street
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 16 at 6:36pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,175
264 Carriage Crossing Lane
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 15 at 11:22am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
17L Rising Trail Court
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 9 at 9:51am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,395
158 College Street
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 8 at 11:00pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
259 Pearl Street
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 8 at 2:37am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
19 Eastbury Hill Drive
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 2 at 10:14pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,325
138 Eagle Hollow Road
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 1 at 10:47am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,475
18 Warwick Street
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 1 at 10:40am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
138 Eagle Hollow
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated July 28 at 11:19pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,475
128 East Street
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated July 25 at 3:13am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,675
18 Warwick Street
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated July 16 at 10:52pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
19 Eastbury Hill Drive
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 3 at 10:09am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,325
305 S Main St
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 17 at 1:14am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
400 Washington St
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 13 at 1:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
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305 S Main St
Middletown
Middletown, CT
Updated August 5 at 5:21pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
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City Guide
Middletown
Middletown Apartments

Located in the middle of Connecticut, in the middle of dozens of lakes, in the middle of a handful of rivers and streams, and in the middle of suburban life, this city is the Malcolm In The Middle of Connecticut suburbs: unbelievably brilliant, yet underappreciated and overlooked. We're already dangerously close to limit for the word "middle" in this here apartment guide, so let's get right down to it.

Neighborhoods

Central: Main Street and Route 66 form the central triangle that encompasses Middletown's three most popular attractions: historic downtown, Wadsworth Falls State Park, and the prestigious Wesleyan University. The neighborhoods around downtown have a variety of rental types, and the number of places with great river views make it very tempting for both city slickers and nature lovers alike. There are new townhouses and condo rentals, high-rise apartments, renovated multi-family houses, historic homes converted into duplexes and fourplexes, as well as a few old fashioned single-family home rentals.

Wherever you end up renting, you will be surrounded by culture, education, breathtaking natural beauty, and historic architecture. The university brings neighbors together with community collaborations, such as open jam sessions, open mic nights for writers and poets, as well as other programs.

The Coginchaug River, which stretches over to the western edge of central Middletown, is just one of the natural formations that’ll gladly take your breath away, especially the Wadsworth Falls State Park. Seriously, try to remember how to breathe whenever you see the stunning Big Falls, the Little Falls, and the fresh water-swimming hole that are especially fun in the summer and simply beautiful when they freeze over in the winter.

Northwest: On the eastern border of this area, you have the Mattabesett River, which eventually flows into the Connecticut River. On the western border is a mountainous ridge traversed by hiking trails that weave around Lamentation Mountain, Silver Lake, Guiffrida Park, and the Hunter Memorial Golf Course. And, in between is a picture-perfect snapshot of small town, suburban living. Most of the winding, circling, cul-de-sac streets are all owner-occupied, making for great neighborhoods.

There is also a small neighborhood known as West Lake that is just for you. It is clustered living at its finest, with very nice apartments, green common areas, and access to some great bike trails running between shopping areas, rivers, and downtown. It is a very dynamic and peculiar lifestyle, where suburban views meet urban living, and where a fun-loving apartment dweller can reside among house dwellers.

Southeast: Do you enjoy the quiet intimacy of a secret swimming hole? How about the loud, yet infectious laughter of neighbors having an awesome day on the lake? Or, for the surrealist-thrill-seekers, how about mountain biking to the top of Indian Hill as the sun rises over the Connecticut River? Well, if any of these sounds like your cup of tea, then this is the area for you.

In the tree-covered southeast side of town, miles of hiking trails, creeks, ponds, lakes, and the Connecticut River make up the city's most expansive year-round playground. This area is also home to two hospitals and Middlesex Community College, making the commutes times fairly low. There are some affordable apartments here. However, you can also find some amazing duplexes renovated from historic homes that sit on large, open plots of land or fork over the big bucks for aluxurious Tudor rental home surrounded by woods and walking trails, and miles away from noisy urban areas.

Transportation

Like many suburban cities, a good number of residents commute out of town for work, causing some painful interstate traffic. However, getting around town is usually a breeze. There is public transportation provided by Middletown Area Transit, New Britain Transportation, Connecticut Transit, and the Estuary Transit District.

Trails

A hiker/biker's delight, this city has miles of trails that run through town, along the rivers, up mountainous ridges, and through scenic parks. No matter where you live, there is most certainly a trail worth taking nearby. For more information, see the Middletown Trail Guide. For even more information, get out there and find the best-kept secrets by exploring the old fashioned way: hike it and bike it!

Middletown has a number of activities for younger residents:

Oddfellows Playhouse: A well-known organization of children's theater and circus arts, which not only teaches and enlightens children, but also opens doors for a bright and creative future.

Youth Gamelan: Gamelan is a type of music from Indonesia, which features a variety of eclectic instruments, such as xylophones, bamboo flutes, drums, gongs, and more. The youth ensemble is open with no experience necessary.

Kidcity: An interactive playscape for kids 1 through 8, featuring underwater and outer space play areas.

Whether you want to be a city slicker in downtown, a hermit in the woods, or other type of neighborhood, Middletown has a rental home for you somewhere. You really can’t lose, so it’s time to get moving. Happy hunting!

August 2018 Middletown Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Middletown Rent Report. Middletown rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Middletown rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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Rent Report
Middletown

August 2018 Middletown Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Middletown Rent Report. Middletown rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Middletown rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Middletown rents decline sharply over the past month

Middletown rents have declined 0.8% over the past month, but are up slightly by 1.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Middletown stand at $980 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,230 for a two-bedroom. Middletown's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.3%, but is in line with the national average of 1.2%.

Rents rising across cities in Connecticut

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Middletown, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Connecticut, 9 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.3% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Stamford is the most expensive of all Connecticut's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,910; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, New Haven, where a two-bedroom goes for $1,330, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.1%).
  • East Hartford, West Haven, and Waterbury have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (2.8%, 2.0%, and 1.8%, respectively).

Middletown rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Middletown, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Middletown is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Middletown's median two-bedroom rent of $1,230 is slightly above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.2% over the past year, which matches the rise in Middletown.
  • While Middletown's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.4%) and Minneapolis (-0.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Middletown than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,090, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Middletown.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

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We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.