Astoria renters looking for the least expensive areas to rent should look for the areas towards the red end of the spectrum on the rent cost map. Those who don't mind paying for high-end and luxury apartments should seek out apartments in the purple and dark green areas.

Astoria, NY map (which includes Astoria) of rent costs by neighborhood

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On average, the cost of rent in Astoria is about $1,722 per month. This puts it in the 65th percentile compared to the city average cost of rent, which is $1,818. Households in Astoria have a median income of $5,439 per month so the average renter in Astoria is spending roughly 32% of their earnings on housing.

Nationally, and in Astoria, home values are the data point most closely correlated with the cost of rent. The median price of a home in Astoria is $962,628 right now, which is lower than neighborhoods nearby, meaning that rents in Astoria also tend to be lower versus these nearby neighborhoods.

Higher rent prices are common in the eastern parts of Astoria while lower rent rates are often available in western areas.

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