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Delight in eclectic small-town living near NYC

  • Suburban
  • Family-Friendly
  • Close-Knit
  • Welcoming
  • Quaint
  • Historic
  • Riverside
  • Scenic
  • Convenient
  • Commuter

Cranford is a peaceful suburb situated in the heart of Union County. Lush with township and county parks as well as the Rahway River Parkway, Cranford offers ample opportunities to engage in outdoor recreation and connect with nature. Cranford is also home to the last working farm in Union County, Dreyer Farms, which provides fresh produce in addition to hosting a variety of special events.

Cranford’s vibrant downtown area contains a slew of restaurants, specialty shops, cafes, and art galleries in colorful buildings, serving as a gathering place for the close-knit community. Commuting and traveling from Cranford is easy with access to the NJ Transit bus, Raritan Valley train line, and the Garden State Parkway. New York City and its many dynamic amenities are less than an hour’s drive or train ride away from Cranford.

Rent Trends

As of September 2018, the average apartment rent in Cranford, NJ is $1,101 for a studio, $2,052 for one bedroom, $2,890 for two bedrooms, and $2,977 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Cranford has increased by 7.3% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 369 $1,101
1 BR 751 $2,052
2 BR 1,171 $2,890
3 BR 1,235 $2,977


72 Walk Score® Very Walkable
40 Transit Score® Some Transit

Top Apartments in Cranford

  1. Woodmont Station at Cranford, 1-3 Bed, $2,210 - 3,545
  2. Warren J. Lockwood Village, 1-2 Bed, $993 - 1,450
  3. 24 Springfield Ave, 1-2 Bed, $1,700 - 2,475
  4. Cranford Crossing Apartment Homes, 1-2 Bed, $2,910 - 3,660
  5. Mountainview Gardens, 1-3 Bed, $1,560 - 2,750
  6. Lexington Village, 1-2 Bed, $1,310 - 1,670
  7. The Lofts at Garwood II, 1 Bed, $2,070


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