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Boston apartment rents among priciest in the U.S. heading into February

One-bedroom median at $2,420, two-bedroom at $2,740

An aerial shot of apartment buildings in Boston. jiawangkun/Shutterstock

Unsurprisingly, Boston apartment rents remain some of the priciest in the nation heading into February, according to a new report from listings site Zumper.

The median one-bedroom rent in Boston was $2,420 a month heading into February, a 5.2 percent increase from the same time in 2018, though a slight decrease (1.2 percent) from the start of January.

The median two-bedroom rent was up 1.5 percent both yearly and monthly, to $2,740.

Zumper’s reports track vacant and available apartments, so they are pretty good gauges of where the market is at. And they tend to tell the same story month after month: Along with the likes of San Francisco, New York, San Jose, and Los Angeles, Boston is one of the most expensive U.S. cities for renting.

Below is a breakdown of the 25 most expensive from the Zumper report. What are you seeing out there leasing-wise?