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Essex Apartments
Last updated February 22 2024 at 9:07 PM

Essex, MD
165 Apartments for Rent

Essex Apartment Renter's Guide

What locals are saying

Essex: “Home of the Ballestone Mansion, a historic place!”

If you are looking for a place with the serene atmosphere of a rural community, mixed with the convenience of modern living, then Essex is the place for you

Essex Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Essex is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Essex is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Essex is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Essex


Elementary Schools

6 /10
Middleborough Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
370 Students
11 Reviews
370
Students
11 Reviews
4 /10
Sandalwood Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
543 Students
9 Reviews
543
Students
9 Reviews
3 /10
Mars Estates Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
434 Students
4 Reviews
434
Students
4 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Deep Creek Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
809 Students
5 Reviews
809
Students
5 Reviews
4 /10
Stemmers Run Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
777 Students
5 Reviews
777
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Eastern Technical High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,176 Students
18 Reviews
1,176
Students
18 Reviews
3 /10
Chesapeake High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
976 Students
2 Reviews
976
Students
2 Reviews
3 /10
Kenwood High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,582 Students
4 Reviews
1,582
Students
4 Reviews
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Average rent in Essex, Maryland

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Essex is $1,097, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,267. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Essex, MD


Searching for an apartment for rent in Essex, MD? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 165 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Essex. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Essex is $1,027 for a studio, $1,097 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,267 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.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Essex apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Essex?

In Essex, the average rent is $1,027 for a studio, $1,097 for a 1-bedroom, $1,267 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,007 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Essex, check out our monthly Essex Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Essex?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Essex by using the cheap apartments filter.

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

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

How much should I pay for rent in Essex?

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 Essex.

How can I find off-campus housing in Essex?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Essex. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of Baltimore, Maryland Institute College of Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, and Coppin State University.