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103 Apartments for rent in Carteret, NJ

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Last updated September 23 at 1:06am UTC
6 Chrome Street
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 22 at 11:33pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
136 Bernard Street
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 13 at 10:54am UTC
3 Bedrooms
24 Harrison Avenue
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 7 at 7:10am UTC
3 Bedrooms
20 Pulaski Avenue
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 6 at 3:14am UTC
2 Bedrooms
238 Washington Avenue
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 3 at 10:33pm UTC
1 Bedroom
71 Arthur Avenue
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 1 at 10:53pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
The Grande at Metro Park
3 Ronson Road
Woodbridge, NJ
Updated September 23 at 12:19am UTC
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
Results within 1 miles of Carteret, NJ
Results within 5 miles of Carteret, NJ
Park Square
1 Park Sq
Rahway, NJ
Updated September 23 at 12:19am UTC
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
Hayes House Apartments
330 West Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ
Updated May 21 at 6:52pm UTC
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
577 Wainwright Ave
New York, NY
Updated September 23 at 1:06am UTC
3 Bedrooms
20 Andros Avenue
Mariners Harbor
New York, NY
Updated September 22 at 11:27pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
51 Carteret Avenue
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 20 at 1:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
124 Washington Avenue
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 12 at 11:04am UTC
3 Bedrooms
92 Longfellow Street
Carteret, NJ
Updated August 17 at 6:52pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
56 millennium loop
New York, NY
Updated September 15 at 8:17am UTC
1 Bedroom
88 Renee Place
Bulls Head
New York, NY
Updated September 22 at 3:22pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
19 Essex Street
Carteret, NJ
Updated September 21 at 2:47am UTC
3 Bedrooms
62 Larch St
Carteret, NJ
Updated August 25 at 9:47am UTC
2 Bedrooms
City Guide
Moving to Carteret

Because of its small-town feel and big-city opportunities, Carteret is a popular choice for people looking places to rent in NJ. As with any move, the best way to know if it is the town for you is to spend time exploring the various neighborhoods. Walk the downtown area, eat in the restaurants and explore the shops to see if you can picture yourself living in Carteret. Per Zillow, home sales are at their peak during the spring, making the months of March, April and May the prime time to buy in Carteret. Because many of the homes are older, the town of Carteret recommends that all new home buyers have their property inspected prior to signing on the dotted line.

Neighborhoods in Carteret

Dotted with beautiful older homes and mature trees, it is easy to see why so many people fall in love with the town of Carteret. Let's take a look at some of the most popular neighborhoods to get your house or apartment search started on the right foot.

Port Carteret Rd: Located along the water, the homes in the neighborhood of Port Carteret Road are well maintained single-unit residences. Many of the homes were built between 1950 and 1970 and maintain the historic charm and turn-of-the-century details that appeal to so many residents. If you are looking to rent an apartment in Carteret, this neighborhood would be the ideal place to start.

Chrome: Considered by many to be the most popular neighborhood in Carteret, Chrome has gone through a waterfront revitalization project that made it a luxurious area in just a few years. Premier apartments and studio apartments line the streets while single-unit homes can be found in residential areas.

West Carteret: West Carteret is characterized by small homes built in the 1940's and 1950's. Many of the residents have been living here for years because it is a more established neighborhood, giving West Carteret a real sense of community.

Living in Carteret

Shopaholics will appreciate that parts of Carteret are in located in an Urban Enterprise Zone. In short, shopping in this zone is a win-win for business owners and residents because citizens are charged a sales tax lower than the norm in New Jersey.

Because Carteret has gone through a major revitalization project in recent years, the city is becoming more popular for people looking to move. The past 10 years have seen more than $600 million in private investments that help fund outdoor spaces like the Carteret Waterfront Park and Medwick Park, a state-of-the-art community Fitness and Wellness Center and much more.