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596 Apartments for rent in Essex County, NJ

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Check out 596 verified apartments for rent in Essex County, NJ with rents starting as low as $900. Some apartments for rent in Essex County might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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Valley and Bloom Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,665
691 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,485
987 sqft
Apartments located in multiple buildings; many with hardwood flooring, in-unit washer/dryer, stainless steel kitchen appliances and Caesarstone countertops. Indoor bike storage, internet cafe, spin and yoga classes. New York City views from rooftop lounge.
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The Green at Bloomfield Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,150
702 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,495
1260 sqft
Located in the heart of downtown Bloomfield just a short walk to the train station, The Green offers everything you need to help you flourish. Stylish studio, one and two bedroom residences combine with all-inclusive amenities and an ultra-convenient location near the Montclair border to create the ideal launch pad for your busy lifestyle. Bloomfield, New Jersey, Apartments Luxurious living has a new name – The Green at Bloomfield Apartments! Focused on comfort and high-level sophistication, our apartments in Bloomfield, NJ, come with an elegant selection of studio, one, and two-bedroom options. Here, you will find the perfect harmony of form and function thanks to features such as lofty 9-foot ceilings or custom Portobello cabinetry. There are kitchens adorned with white stone counters and gray tile backsplashes, as well as sun-kissed living rooms with oversized windows. Our Bloomfield, New Jersey, apartments have all the expected convenience, as each selection includes washer
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1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
$2,010
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Mary Ann Apartments is a large garden-style community consisting of one and two-bedroom apartments, some newly renovated and with separate dining areas. Located in beautiful Caldwell, New Jersey, all of the apartments have hard wood floors, modern kitchens and bathrooms. There are laundry facilities located throughout the complex and there is both off-street and public parking as well as garages available. The superintendent lives on the premises and 24/7 emergency maintenance is available. The borough of Caldwell is a lovely historic town with many conveniences. Schools in the district include the elementary, middle and high school levels as well as Caldwell College. The Grover Cleveland Park named after Grover Cleveland, the 22nd and 24th President of the United States is close by the property and features tennis courts, a jogging path, playgrounds, a baseball field and picnic areas.
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1 Bedroom
$1,725
461 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,170
579 sqft
The apartments at Belleview Gardens feature one and two-bedroom apartments. Newly renovated kitchens include quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and elevated finishes in-select units. Our apartments also feature modern, renovated bathrooms, hardwood floors, and on-site laundry facilities. Off-street parking is provided and garages are available to rent at an additional cost. Heat and hot water are included and the on-site maintenance team is available 24/7 for all of your service needs. Our community is in very close proximity to NJ Transit bus stations which provide an easy commute to New York City. We are conveniently located near shopping and entertainment and just a short distance to Routes 280, 3, 21, and the Garden State Parkway. Experience exceptional living with a personal touch as our friendly and professional on-site team is available and happy to assist you! Call or stop by today! *Advertised photos may not be of actual unit available, please contact for more
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Essex County

Average Rent
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Essex County is $2,181, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,956. Last updated December 1 2022
Studio
$1,892
1 Bed
$2,181
2 Beds
$2,956
3+ Beds
$2,497
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
Eagle Rock Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,910
546 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
694 sqft
Welcome to Eagle Rock Apartments! Newly renovated one and two bedroom apartments. Renovated units feature quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and elevated finishes. Enjoy a beautiful, quiet park-like setting that is close to everything! The city of West Orange has so much to offer including great shops and dining, easy commutes, great schools and a laundry list of events and attractions. We are excited for you to call Eagle Rock Apartments your new home. *Advertised photos may not be of actual unit available, please contact for more details.
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Parc at Maplewood Station Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$3,535
1029 sqft
Welcome to Parc at Maplewood Station We don't just rent apartments. From the moment you walk through the front door you'll feel the comfort and security that makes our residents happy to call us home. Cutting edge amenities, meticulously-groomed grounds, and a dedicated staff contributes to a higher standard of living. Convenient shopping, award-winning schools, local museums and parks are all close at hand, with sponsored activities to develop new hobbies while getting to know your neighbors.
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Parkview Commons Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,440
1166 sqft
Parkview Commons means first class living with amenities, convenience and everything you could ask. Located in the lovely town of Caldwell, with great schools, fine dining and excellent shopping and conveniently located close to parks, recreation, all major highways and public transportation. Parkview Commons features a washer and dryer in every unit, two full baths, one with a walk-in double shower, unmatched service and professional management. Parkview Commons is the home you have been looking for.
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Pompton Gardens, LLC Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,965
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Not Just an Apartment, it is a Neighborhood!Quiet and peaceful, your new home is located close to parks and walking trails, yet near public transportation ready to whisk you away to New York City. Pompton Gardens boasts abundant amenities and professional management that caters to your every need. If you are looking for the best, you will find it at Pompton Gardens.
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Carlyle Towers Photo Gallery 1
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$1,505
457 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,880
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Luxury Mid-rise Living in a Mountain Top Setting.Carlyle Towers, perched on a hilltop in the historic borough of Caldwell, is a luxury non-smoking community offering high-quality service and top of the line amenities. No detail is overlooked at Carlyle Towers, where amenities and service are unmatched. Conveniently located at the center of everything, Carlyle Towers means deluxe living and a place you will want to come home to. Move up and move in to Carlyle Towers.
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The Woodlands Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,580
450 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,185
1000 sqft
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Silver Lake Photo Gallery 1
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19 Units Available
Studio
$1,785
388 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,050
615 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,660
972 sqft
Located in the charming town of Belleville, New Jersey, SilverLake, an upscale rental community, is the epitome of luxury living, with unmatched amenities and extensive interior features to suit your needs. Located in a vibrant neighborhood offering charming boutiques, trendy restaurants, coffee shops, and more. With SilverLake’s prime location, less than 15 miles from Manhattan and adjacent to the Silver Lake light rail station that connects directly to Newark Penn Station, this community is designed to exceed your expectations with an unparalleled location and amenities. SilverLake brings together sought-after amenities, top-quality entertaining spaces, and stylish interiors with studio, 1 and 2 bedroom luxury apartment options. Welcome to your new home at SilverLake — Designed for you.
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One Theatre Square Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
One Theatre Square
2 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102
Newark Central Business District
Studio
$2,303
504 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,616
710 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,966
1047 sqft
A symbol of Newark’s downtown revival, One Theater Square is a brand-new, 22-story tower with sweeping city views and a dynamic location. Each spacious, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartment features must-have details like soaring ceilings, over-sized windows and hardwood floors. Amenities include 24-hour concierge services, a beautiful demonstration kitchen with fireplace and an outdoor terrace with multiple lounge areas. Just steps away from the famed New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), One Theater Square is located within minutes to the redesigned Military Park, Whole Foods and a variety of great restaurants and retailers.
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Third & Valley Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,395
728 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,369
1106 sqft
Never-lived-in, smoke-free apartments that blend urban decor with a home feel, close enough for residents to walk to many shops in historic downtown Orange. Hardwood floors, stainless-steel appliances, in-unit laundry. Bike storage, dog grooming area.
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Hutton Lafayette Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,390
785 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,045
990 sqft
Welcome to Hutton Lafayettes newly renovated apartment homes. Beautiful colonial style community nestled on twenty landscaped acres, Hutton Lafayette emulates the architecture of historical West Orange, NJ while affording you all the luxuries of modern living. A glimpse of the past and a the best of the future, we invite you to take a look at the place you will love to call home. We are a pet friendly community; welcoming four-legged family members of all sizes, breed restrictions may apply. Offering award winning on-site management and maintenance, we are here to help you in any way possible. With all the conveniences youd ever desire, from daily trash removal, online resident portals and payments and 24 hour emergency maintenance, you will want for nothing more.
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Avalon Maplewood Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,250
671 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,755
901 sqft
Modern kitchen, central air and hit and extra storage. Community amenities include on-site laundry facilities and covered parking. Short ride to Phoenix Harbor International airport, the Phoenix Zoo and Grand Canyon University.
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Short Hills Gardens Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,600
750 sqft
Welcome to Short Hills Gardens our community is located in a convenient location near fine shopping and dinning. Short Hills Gardens features studios,1 and 2 bedrooms with heat and hot water included.
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Avalon Bloomfield Station Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,168
752 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,945
1124 sqft
Modern apartments with stainless steel appliances. Rooftop patio lounge, ground floor retail and resident lounge on-site. Conveniently located near hiking and jogging trails. Pet friendly.
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South Orange Court Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,560
800 sqft
Welcome to South Orange Court Apartments for rent. This charming town house style complex offers private entrances, 24 hour maintenance on site parking and garages at an additional fee, Combine this with a location that is walking distance to NJ transit trains and buses, area shopping, restaurants, schools and Metcalf Park and you'll have a great place to call home. Visit South Orange Court today!
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Eleven80 Photo Gallery 1
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15 Units Available
Eleven80
1180 Raymond Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
Newark Central Business District
Studio
$1,955
598 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,040
697 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,665
1039 sqft
Distinctive luxury apartment rentals located in the heart of Newark, Eleven80 has everything for those with the most discerning tastes. Each light-filled residence features large floor plans, gourmet kitchens, bowling alley, resident lounge and beautiful views. Eleven80 is nestled in a neighborhood brimming with a variety of retail, dining, and entertainment, and we’re conveniently located near public transit including Newark Penn Station.
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Avalon Roseland Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$3,148
1001 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,817
1673 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,682
1446 sqft
Spacious floor plans with attached garages and driveways in most homes. Balconies available. Contemporary kitchens with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Fitness center, swimming pool and sundeck.
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Newark Makerhoods Photo Gallery 1
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66 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,600
604 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,195
894 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
1153 sqft
Newark Makerhoods, a new community of makers, creators, entrepreneurs and residents, offers upscale one, two and three-bedroom apartments, complemented by a prominent historic site. Enjoy visits to the Krueger Scott Mansion, shop for locally made products in the Maker Shops, attend cooking events in the Newark Food Factory or experience urban greenhouse growing without having to leave your neighborhood. Relax on the rooftop terrace or enjoy the sunshine through your Juliette balcony door. Did we mention every apartment has their own washer and dryer? Located in Newarks Central Ward, Newark Makerhoods is an exceptional living choice for residents seeking modern conveniences and is within walking distance to Downtown and Penn Station. The Michaels Organization offers residents the unique opportunity to apply for college scholarships offered through The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation. The nonprofit Educational Foundation has helped thousands of Michaels residents achieve their dreams of higher education. All Michaels residents are eligible to apply and may reapply each year of their undergraduate education.
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Sofi Gaslight Commons Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$3,710
1033 sqft
Set in beautifully landscaped surroundings, with pool, parking, fire pit and clubhouse. Each unit boasts bathtub, in-unit laundry, stainless steel appliances and more. Located in the heart of historic South Orange, NJ.
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The Upton Short Hills Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$3,290
738 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,783
1136 sqft
NOW LEASING luxury apartments in Short Hills. Attain a Short Hills lifestyle with modern sensibility at The Upton. With luxe finishes and world-class features, our collection of one- and two-bedroom luxury apartments speaks to an elevated style of living.
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The Highlands at Hilltop Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,987
1262 sqft
Highlands at Hilltop

Find an apartment for rent in Essex County, NJ


Searching for an apartment for rent in Essex County, NJ? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 596 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Essex County. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Essex County is $1,892 for a studio, $2,181 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,956 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 County 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 County, NJ apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Essex County?

In Essex County, the average rent is $1,892 for a studio, $2,181 for a 1-bedroom, $2,956 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,497 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Essex County, check out our monthly Essex County Rent Report.

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

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

How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?

While some Essex County properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.

How much should I pay for rent in Essex County?

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 County.

How can I find off-campus housing in Essex County?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Essex County. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, CUNY Hunter College, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and CUNY Graduate School and University Center.

Essex County

Average Rent
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Essex County is $2,181, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,956. Last updated December 1 2022
Studio
$1,892
1 Bed
$2,181
2 Beds
$2,956
3+ Beds
$2,497
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List