selected.
of neighborhoods selected. We’ll search anywhere in .
Start your Rockville Centre apartment search!
Select how many bedrooms you want.
S
Studio
1
Bed
2
Beds
3+
Beds
What are you looking to pay?
Where are you looking to move?
Please enter a location.
Where do you work or go to school?
We'll show you how far the commute is
to the places you go to the most.
Please enter a location or skip.
I want to live within
How do you get there?
I drive (without traffic)
I drive (in traffic)
I ride public transit
I bike
What do you prefer?
On-site laundry
In-unit laundry
Washer/dryer connections
What about parking?
Garage
Parking
What other features do you want?
Hardwood Floors
Dishwasher
Air Conditioning
Patio/Balcony
Pool
Gym
What pets do you have?
Dog
Cat
I care most about
Getting all my features
Staying in the location I want
Having the cheapest price
Don’t worry, this won’t remove any matches
About when would you like to move in?
1
I’m just looking
2
I want to move, but I’m not in a hurry
3
I need to move, but can be a little flexible
4
I’ve gotta move!
What lease length are you looking to sign?
Are you signing a lease with anyone else?
A cosigner
Roommates, partner, etc.
Me, myself, and I
What's your monthly household income, before taxes?
Be sure to include the total income from all adults.
(We use this to save you time & help you find rents you will qualify for.)
Great! Your income qualifies you for the rent you chose.
So you know, apartments typically require your monthly income to be 2-3x the rent. Exact income requirements may vary, so always double-check with the apartment.
Apartments require 2-3x the rent in monthly income
Your monthly income only qualifies for a max rent of . Do you want to change your max rent?
Yes
Yes. Set my max rent to
No
No, I'll stick with
Did you know apartments require 2-3x the rent in monthly income?
Depending on your exact income you may not qualify for all apartments up to $500.
Have you been evicted?
No
I've never been evicted
Yes
I've been evicted
How did you hear about Apartment List?
Please select all that apply.
Google
Billboard
Facebook
Radio / Streaming Audio
Postcard / Snail Mail
TV / Streaming Video
Friend or Family
Other
Let’s find that perfect home
We’ll get started finding you the best out there. But first, let’s learn a little more about you.
Renters love us!
We’re rated 4.5 out of 5 because renters have so much success finding places they love.
Oops! Please enter an email.
Welcome to Apartment List
Looks like you've been here before. Welcome back.
Please log in to use this email.
Invalid email or password.
We've sent a password reset email with instructions to
You can close this window
Make your results better
Personalize your results by telling us what you think of your first three matches.
Get pre-qualified for top apartments
Apartments typically require your monthly income to be 2-3x the rent. Based on what you’d like to pay, you should make around or more.
Yes
I make about per month
No
I want to adjust my rent

205 Apartments for rent in Rockville Centre, NY

Read Guide >
Last updated May 26 at 3:49pm UTC
144A N Park Ave
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated May 25 at 11:23pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
22 N Forest Ave
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated May 25 at 5:08pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,950
121 S Kensington Ave
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated May 15 at 5:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
24 Linhurst Pl
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated May 4 at 1:16am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,850
58 Canterbury Rd
Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY
Updated February 28 at 5:15pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$5,550
Results within 1 miles of Rockville Centre, NY
16 Main St
East Rockaway
East Rockaway, NY
Updated May 26 at 3:49pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
124 Denton Ave
Lynbrook
Lynbrook, NY
Updated May 23 at 1:42am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,550
103 Lawson St
Hempstead
Hempstead, NY
Updated May 20 at 11:05am UTC
Studio
$1,500
103 Lawson St
Hempstead
Hempstead, NY
Updated May 20 at 11:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,650
6 Wilson St
East Rockaway
East Rockaway, NY
Updated May 18 at 1:15am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,050
476 Ocean Ave
East Rockaway
East Rockaway, NY
Updated May 15 at 9:58am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,350
94 Franklin St
East Rockaway
East Rockaway, NY
Updated May 15 at 12:58am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,495
38 Spencer Ave
Lynbrook
Lynbrook, NY
Updated May 14 at 11:36am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,850
105 Rolling St
Lynbrook
Lynbrook, NY
Updated May 11 at 4:47am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
1045 Webber Ave
South Hempstead
Hempstead, NY
Updated May 9 at 9:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
21 Edna Ct
Baldwin
Baldwin, NY
Updated May 2 at 2:24pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,700
315 Denton Ave
Lynbrook
Lynbrook, NY
Updated March 28 at 4:12pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,700
Results within 5 miles of Rockville Centre, NY
1452 Dartmouth St
Baldwin
Baldwin, NY
Updated April 20 at 10:47pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,600
Apartment List detective logo

Keep Looking!

Try removing some filters or broadening your
search area to see more results.

Apartment List sad heart

Something went wrong.

Please try your search again or reload the page.

City Guide
Rockville Centre
Renting in Rockville

Availability

If you have set your eyes on Rockville Centre, you have to be prepared to act quickly. Places to rent here go like sweet cakes, especially the smaller one-bedroom apartments and studio apartments for rent, as they tend to be more affordable. Rental properties in Rockville are not cheap, and although there are plenty of apartment complexes, only 25% of all properties in the village are renter occupied (while only a minuscule 1.14% are available for rent most of the time). The "out with the old, and in with the new" transition usually happens very quickly, and you need to be there to catch it in time.

Costs

As mentioned, house rent is very expensive in the village. Even New Yorkers will need to take a deep breath before looking at the rates, as the rent in Rockville Centre is almost 10% percent more expensive than in the rest of New York. Out-of-towners might want to sit down and take a gulp of whiskey (or extra strong coffee) to soften the blow, as Rockville Centre's rent is 47% greater than the average in America. The cost of living in Rockville is also quite steep, standing 26% higher than the average for New York.

Winning the Battle

Getting into an apartment complex in Rockville Centre really comes down to a battle of wits. Your ultimate goal is to convince your landlord that you are the best candidate out of the long list of other puppy-eyed tenants waiting for a "yes." Ensure that you've prepared glowing references from previous landlords and proof of sufficient income, and check that your credit record is impeccable. Have a check ready for the security deposit along with the first month's rent. Be cordial, dress like a person of very sober habits and omit any foul phrases from your vocabulary.

Rockville Centre Neighborhoods

Check out the following neighborhoods in Rockville Centre before deciding where to put down roots.

Canterbury: This is a beautiful upscale area with stately Tudor and colonial-style houses, each situated on a large plot.

New Canterbury: Situated on the northern side of the village, this area has a lot of newer, colonial-style houses. Many of them have brick construction.

Harvard: This is the western part of Rockville Centre with slightly smaller, mostly colonial-style homes. Harvard is an easy walk away from the downtown area.

Bryn Mawr: This area also has some beautiful Tudor-style houses, although they are a bit smaller than you would find in Canterbury. It's situated east of Harvard and south of Demott street. Most of the homes here have beautiful front gardens.

South Side: Situated just below the downtown area, the south side of Rockville Centre is a bit separated from the rest of the village, but it also features some stunning properties and estate-size houses.

Life in Rockville Centre

People

Happy people are friendly people, and the people from Rockville Centre are very happy with where they live. It's a very involved community with plenty of events, including charity concerts, musical performances and theater plays organized by local groups throughout the year.

Transport

Although many people in Rockville Centre have their own cars, commuting to Manhattan is much quicker by train. The LIRR station is situated in the middle of the village. The train takes about 35 minutes to get to New York City, while you'll sit in traffic between an hour to an hour and a half in a car. There is also a well developed bus system with stops throughout the village.

Recreation

Rockville Centre is a nature lover's dream and very good at convincing you that you're not really living in the city. With seven parks spanning a total of over 140 acres, there are plenty of green spaces to relax, picnic, jog or play. Even closer is Hempstead Lake State Park, which is situated just west of the village. Those who want to enjoy a day on the beach only have to take a 15-minute drive to get to Oceanside or Jones Beach.

Nightlife

There is always something happening in town, and the village has a vibrant nightlife. You can go watch the latest movies at the six-screen Fantasy 5 Loews movie theater or have a delicious dinner at one of the many excellent restaurants. There is something for every taste, such as Mama Lee's with its delicious Taiwanese food, George Martin the Original (a true American bistro serving dishes ranging from steak to seafood) and Gino's Pizzeria for those in the mood for a traditional-style pizza

If you can afford to live in Rockville Centre, this is the place to be on Long Island. You will enjoy all the benefits of city life but still experience peace and tranquility. May your search for your dream house or apartment be fruitful.