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What you can rent for $2,000 per month in Greater Boston

Renting Boston Dorchester East Boston Quincy
15 Beale St. in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood is listed for $1,950 per month.
15 Beale St. in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood is listed for $1,950 per month. via MLS

Would you prefer a 500-square-foot, updated apartment in Dorchester or a 1,000-square-foot unit in Quincy? You can get either for about $2,000 per month.

Of course, you can get more bang for your buck if you are willing to live a little bit outside Boston proper, but there are still plenty of options for the price range in and around the city.

Here are five rental units in the Boston area listed for about 2,000 per month, ordered from the highest price per square foot to the lowest.

15 Beale St., Dorchester
$1,950 per month
One bedroom, one bath
500 square feet
$3.90 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

With its location near the Ashmont MBTA stop, this unit provides easy access to downtown Boston. The apartment features granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances in the kitchen, a washer/dryer unit, crown molding, central air, and basement storage. There is a private back deck, perfect for when the weather warms up.

24 Orleans St., #303, East Boston
$2,000 per month
One bedroom, one bath
555 square feet
$3.60 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

This unit is in a new building in East Boston’s Jeffries Point, just a few blocks from the waterfront. The unit includes stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors, granite countertops, central heating and air, an in-unit washer and dryer, and elevator access.

12 N. Bennet St., #3, North End
$2,100 per month
One bedroom, one bath
650 square feet
$3.23 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

This open-concept North End apartment boasts a kitchen with an island/breakfast bar, stainless-steel appliances, including a dishwasher, and high-end cabinets. The living room, which is connected to the kitchen, has enough space for a sectional, and the bedroom is large enough for a queen-sized bed.

46 Lexington St., Everett
$2,000 per month
Three bedrooms, one bath
1,000 square feet
$2.00 per square foot

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. —via MLS

Recently renovated, this Everett three-bedroom apartment features an eat-in kitchen, updated cabinets, and granite countertops. The kitchen is open to the family room, where there is plenty of space for a good-sized couch and television.

209 Atlantic St., Quincy
$1,900 per month
Two bedrooms, one bath
1,000 square feet
$1.90 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

The first-floor unit of a two-family in Quincy, this apartment has custom built-ins in the dining room, a brick fireplace, and lots of natural light. The property also offers two porches, a yard, and plenty of off-street parking.