Top 10 Popular Residential Areas in Japan for Foreign Residents (2021 Edition)

Top 10 Popular Residential Areas in Japan for Foreign Residents (2021 Edition)

2022-02-20

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wagaya Japan is one of Japan’s largest property listing sites for foreign residents, featuring only properties that foreign residents can rent. We have compiled page view data on every residential area in our site for the year 2021, and we now present to you the top 10 most viewed residential areas.

 

Prefecture Area
No.1 Tokyo Adachi-ku
No.2 Tokyo Itabashi-ku
No.3 Saitama Kawaguchi
No.4 Tokyo Ota-ku
No.5 Tokyo Hachioji
No.6 Tokyo Nerima-ku
No.7 Tokyo Shinjuku-ku
No.8 Tokyo Sumida-ku
No.9 Saitama Kawagoe
No.10 Tokyo Setagay-ku

※Based on data from 2021/01/01 to 2022/01/01

 

Although our site lists properties all over Japan, as you can see, the top 10 most viewed areas are all in Tokyo and Saitama. Even outside of the top 10, most of the highly-ranked areas are in the Greater Tokyo Area (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba).

 

 

Most of the Tokyo areas that made the top 10 are relatively cheaper residential areas within Tokyo. Let’s take a look at the average monthly rents for the top 5 areas in the list.

 

▼Tokyo Adachi-ku

1K         64,000 yen

1DK      73,000 yen

1LDK    86,000 yen

2LDK    103,000 yen

3LDK    120,000 yen

 

⇒Click here to search for foreigner-friendly properties in Tokyo Adachi-ku

 

▼Tokyo Itabashi-ku

1K         68,000 yen

1DK      78,000 yen

1LDK    94,000 yen

2LDK    116,000 yen

3LDK    136,000 yen

 

⇒Click here to search for foreigner-friendly properties in Tokyo Itabashi-ku

 

▼Saitama Kawaguchi

1K         60,000 yen

1DK      66,000 yen

1LDK    79,000 yen

2LDK    91,000 yen

3LDK    101,000 yen

 

⇒Click here to search for foreigner-friendly properties in Saitama Kawaguchi

 

▼Tokyo Ota-ku

1K         73,000 yen

1DK      86,000 yen

1LDK    108,000 yen

2LDK    136,000 yen

3LDK    162,000 yen

 

⇒Click here to search for foreigner-friendly properties in Tokyo Ota-ku

 

▼Tokyo Hachioji

1K         52,000 yen

1DK      58,000 yen

1LDK    69,000 yen

2LDK    83,000 yen

3LDK    97,000 yen

 

⇒Click here to search for foreigner-friendly properties in Tokyo Hachioji

 

We hope this list serves as a useful reference for your house hunting in Japan. If you want to know more about the many residential areas in Japan, feel free to contact us, and we’ll be happy to give you professional advice.

 

⇒Click here to inquire with our real estate staff

 

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