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Wakefield Apartments
Last updated February 25 2024 at 11:51 AM

Wakefield, MA
180 Apartments for Rent

Wakefield Apartment Renter's Guide

What locals are saying

Old beginnings: the town of Wakefield, MA dates back to 1638 when it was colonized by Pilgrims who arrived at Plymouth Harbor on the epic Mayflower voyage in 1620.

In 2010, the United States Census Bureau pegged its resident count at 24,932 able-bodied souls, which ranked it as the 73rd largest enclave in the state of Massachusetts

Wakefield Crime


Overall Crime

Low
Overall crime in Wakefield is low in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Wakefield is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Low
The level of property crime in Wakefield is low compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Wakefield


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Greenwood Elementary School
Public
K-4
Public
K-4
221 Students
4 Reviews
221
Students
4 Reviews
4 /10
Woodville School
Public
K-4
Public
K-4
433 Students
4 Reviews
433
Students
4 Reviews
3 /10
Walton Elementary School
Public
1-4
Public
1-4
205 Students
5 Reviews
205
Students
5 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Galvin Middle School
Public
5-8
Public
5-8
1,044 Students
10 Reviews
1,044
Students
10 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Wakefield Memorial High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,028 Students
3 Reviews
1,028
Students
3 Reviews
3 /10
Northeast Metro Regional Vocational
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,246 Students
6 Reviews
1,246
Students
6 Reviews
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Average rent in Wakefield, Massachusetts

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Wakefield is $2,610, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,155. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Wakefield, MA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 180 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Wakefield. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Wakefield is $2,313 for a studio, $2,610 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,155 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Wakefield, MA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Wakefield?

In Wakefield, the average rent is $2,313 for a studio, $2,610 for a 1-bedroom, $3,155 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,697 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Wakefield, check out our monthly Wakefield Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Wakefield?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Wakefield apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Wakefield?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Wakefield.

How can I find off-campus housing in Wakefield?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Wakefield. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Northeastern University, and Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network.