The median rents for one- and two-bedrooms homes in the United States are up 2.1 percent and 2.2 percent, respectively, according to a report the Zumper real estate site released Monday.
And Boston is among the priciest, ranking behind only San Francisco and New York. The cost to rent a one-bedroom unit here grew 0.4 percent to $2,510, pushing the city up one spot in the rankings. The price of a two-bedroom in Boston didn’t budge ($2,900).
Here are the top 10 priciest cities for renters, according to the report:
What are the least expensive cities for renters?
100. Akron, Ohio ($590)
99. Shreveport, La. ($610)
98. Lubbock, Texas ($630)
96. Wichita (tie, $640)
96. El Paso (tie, $640)
One other New England city made the top of the list: Providence, R.I., ranked 16th, with a median rent of $1,550.
The Zumper National Rent Report analyzes rental data from more than 1 million active listings across the United States. Data are aggregated monthly to calculate the median asking rents for the top 100 metro areas by population.