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Cambridge may be the most expensive city for renters, but Revere saw a 15.3 percent year-over-year increase, according to a report released Tuesday. Shown: A scene from the 2015 Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival at Revere Beach. John Blanding/Globe staff/File 2015

Cambridge is the most expensive Eastern Massachusetts city for renters, according to a new report, with Boston coming in second and Brookline third.

The least expensive rents can be found in Fall River and Brockton, but Fall River saw the second-largest increase from August 2018 to August 2019 — 12 percent, according to the Zumper real estate site. Revere experienced the biggest jump (15.3 percent), and Waltham the largest decline (3.7 percent).

The median rent for a one-bedroom unit in Massachusetts was $1,973 in August.

Here’s how several cities stacked up for the cost of renting a one-bedroom apartment and the percentage change year over year:

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