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300 apartments for rent near Medford, MA

Last updated February 25 at 12:20PM
RE150
150 Rivers Edge Dr
Medford, MA
Updated February 25 at 7:48AM
Studio
$2,045
1 Bedroom
$2,300
2 Bedrooms
$2,890
50/55 Station Landing
50 Station Lndg
Medford, MA
Updated February 25 at 1:20AM
1 Bedroom
$2,293
2 Bedrooms
$2,789
3 Bedrooms
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75 SL
75 Station Lndg
Medford, MA
Updated February 25 at 1:20AM
Studio
$2,173
1 Bedroom
$2,273
2 Bedrooms
$2,946
294 Boston Ave
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated February 24 at 10:25PM
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
399 High Street
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated January 5 at 4:14AM
4 Bedrooms
$4,000
6 Amaranth Place
Wellington
Medford, MA
Updated February 17 at 3:33PM
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
91 Piggott Rd
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated February 23 at 9:34AM
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
34 Burget Ave
South Medford
Medford, MA
Updated February 25 at 1:48AM
4 Bedrooms
$3,600
2500 Mystic Valley Pkwy
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated February 17 at 5:33AM
2 Bedrooms
$2,500
30 Stoughton St
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated February 25 at 5:47AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,450
40 Chranwood
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated January 5 at 4:14AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
39 Lambert Street
Glenwood
Medford, MA
Updated February 12 at 6:21AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
35 Myrtle St.
Glenwood
Medford, MA
Updated February 20 at 12:33PM
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
150 Park St. #1
Glenwood
Medford, MA
Updated February 24 at 10:25AM
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
59 Hillsdale Road
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated February 20 at 10:47PM
2 Bedrooms
$2,300
117 Summer Street
South Medford
Medford, MA
Updated February 23 at 12:54PM
3 Bedrooms
$2,450
57 Quincy St
Medford Hillside
Medford, MA
Updated February 25 at 1:47AM
5 Bedrooms
$4,500
12 Pearl St
South Medford
Medford, MA
Updated February 23 at 9:34AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
68 Central Ave
Glenwood
Medford, MA
Updated February 9 at 7:09AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,100
Results within 1 miles of Medford, MA
The Batch Yard
25 Charlton St
Everett, MA
Updated February 25 at 12:20PM
Studio
$2,052
1 Bedroom
$1,844
2 Bedrooms
$2,535
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City Guide
Medford
Living in Medford

Nestled along the Mystic River, Medford is chock-full of character, both new and old. Amelia Earhart, Fannie Farmer and Elizabeth Short all called Medford home, and the mythical “Grandmother’s House” of the immortal childhood ballad “Over The River and Through the Woods” can be found at 114 South Street.

You can find a plethora of cuisines from all over the world, but seafood and Italian are the names of the dining game. Downtown Medford recently received a revamp, and features great boutique shopping and dining. For those who like to get out into nature, the town is surrounded by many idyllic parks and ponds, and the world-renowned Cape Cod is a short day trip away. One of the highlights of East Coast living comes in the fall, when the foliage turns and you’re treated to a colorful masterpiece right outside your front door.

Many Medford residents commute to Boston, so public transit in the area is fairly well developed. Boston’s Orange Line of the T stops in Wellington, and Massachusetts Bay Area Transportation Authority has a well-established network of buses in the area. Medford is also in ongoing negotiations with MBTA to establish a Green Line station in Medford, a prospect that so far looks very promising.

The public school system is highly regarded, no doubt owing in part to its proximity to a prestigious university. There are also many private grade schools in the area (both religious and non secular). Medford has a lower crime rate than the state average, and is regarded as very family-friendly; although, like most cities and towns bordering Boston, the cost of living in Medford is certainly not cheap.

Medford Neighborhoods

Being a typical Massachusetts town with roots going back to the colonial era, you’ll be sure to find a host of historical, quaint and beautiful housing options in Medford. But it's full of places to rent, how does one decide where they want to live? The area is typically split up into six main neighborhoods:

West Medford: Sometimes known as “the Ville,” West Medford is a historically African-American neighborhood with a rich cultural history. More recently, West Medford has seen a rapid influx of young families and new development. Demand for rental housing in the area is high. West Medford also has a train station, so is an excellent choice if you will be commuting. $$$$

Medford Hillside: Bordering Tufts University, Medford Hillside is densely populated with students. As such, it is vibrant and youthful. There are many affordable apartments in the area, however, if you’re looking for a low-key living situation, Medford Hillside may not be the best choice. $$$

Fulton Heights (North Medford): Fulton Heights borders Middlesex Fells Reservation to the Southeast, and is a great neighborhood if you like getting out into nature on the regular. Not as convenient for public transit as some of Medford’s other neighborhoods. $$$$

Wellington/Glenwood: Bordering the river on three sides, Wellington and Glenwood also provide ready access to the Boston T’s Orange Line, with connections to several bus routes. The waterfront is developing rapidly, with new luxury and premier apartments and businesses cropping up every day. Unfortunately, you’ll pay a premium price for an apartment in this area. $$$$$

South Medford: Closer to downtown Boston than some of the outskirts of Boston proper, this area is for people seeking a more urban vibe (and those who love great Italian food!). $$$$

Lawrence Estates: Lawrence Estates is known as one of the most desirable areas of Medford to live in, and for good reason. Quiet and dense with foliage, Lawrence Estates is the perfect choice for a family. The nearby Middlesex Fells Reservation offers ample opportunities to get out and commune with nature. Schools are great and rents are reasonable, but places for rent are limited. $$$