Battery Park City in New York has the highest rents in the nation according to the website RentCafe.
The zip code 10282 that covers Battery Park has average rents of $5,924 per month, or just under $6,000. The affluent lower Manhattan neighborhood is close to the Financial District and Wall Street and has numerous waterfront residences, green spaces, and quiet streets in the heart of the city.
The second location of choice for wealthy renters is 10065 (Upper East Side), where rental apartments go for $4,898/month, on average. You’ll find the third most expensive apartments in zip code 10023 (Upper West Side), renting for a hefty average of $4,892/month.
Manhattan has 16 of the top 20 most expensive zip codes in the country for renters with only San Francisco taking two spots in the top 10.
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