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Apartments for rent in Trenton, NJ

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Who Lives Here

Trenton Demographics

Education

High School

64%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

8%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

32%

3 people

25%

4 people

19%

5 people

13%

6+ people

10%

Household Income

0-50k

62%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

8%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

14%

20-45

37%

45-65

24%

65+

10%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Trenton?

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$721$1495$1942$1462
Jan '24$721$1495$1932$1462
Dec '23$721$1495$1962$1462
Nov '23$721$1495$1739$1462
Oct '23$721$1495$1807$1462
Sep '23$721$1452$1807$1462
Aug '23$721$1452$1857$1372
Jul '23$721$1480$1875$1372
Jun '23$721$1452$1807$1372
May '23$721$1475$1775$1372
Apr '23$721$1475$1775$1372
Mar '23$721$1465$1872$1372
Feb '23$721$1455$1775$1372

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Trenton

Trenton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

22%

15-30 Mins

49%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6060

Walk Score®

Percentage: 5656

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Pet, Grocery, Restaurant

Things To Do In Trenton

Top Score

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Trenton is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 47% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 90% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Trenton is not too bad for medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 88% more medical facilities than average
  3. 36% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 6% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 15% more parks than average
  3. 61% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 20% more shops than average
  3. 69% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Trenton.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 15% more gyms than average
  3. 35% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Trenton.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 47% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 71% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 78% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Trenton Education

Schools

Top Schools in Trenton

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All About

Living in Trenton, NJ

Trenton, New Jersey is a small city with a population of just under 85,000. With an average age of just under 35, the city's residents skew decidedly younger than most cities in New Jersey. The majority of residents rent in Trenton, and 37% of residents own their homes. The trend is driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent of $991/month, which is $281 less than the state average.

Trenton has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or GED (24%) compared to the national average. In addition, 5% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in Trenton: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries make up 12% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 6% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of about $50,000, Trenton workers bring in less than the average New Jersey resident. The city's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 27 minutes, the commute time for Trenton residents outperforms the New Jersey average of about 34 minutes. Many residents (33%) drive to work, while public transit is used by just 4% of the city. Not many residents (2%) walk to work, though the number is greater than the national average.