Every New Yorker knows that living farther away from where the action is saves you money.
But just how much?
The analysis of Renthop's own rental listing prices within less than half a mile from major subway stations shows that the city's most expensive one-bedroom rentals can be found near the 23rd Street station on the 1 line, where the median price is $4,000 a month.
The most affordable are in the Bronx on the 5 and 6 lines, where the median is $1,250 near the Gun Hill Road and Pelham Bay Park stations.
The median rent for one-bedroom apartments near the 66th Street stop on the 1 line is $845 greater than for those near the 72nd Street stop. (Maybe the perk of having Lincoln Center in your backyard isn't quite worth all that extra cash?)
You could also save about $800 by living one stop south of 23rd Street on the 1 line and $700 by living one stop east of Court Square on the E train in Queens. On average, barring incidents or traffic, it takes a train two minutes to travel from one station to the next, RentHop estimated.
As for year-over-year changes in rent, you'll particularly want to avoid the Upper East Side's 96th Street stop on the 6 train, near which prices jumped 22.3 percent, and the Union Square subway hub, near which prices rose 18.3 percent.
Better bets — excluding those along the cursed L train, which is slated for renovation and closure at some point within the next few years — include one-bedroom apartments near the Queens Plaza stop on the E/M/R lines, rents for which have dropped 13.4 percent in 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, and those near the Flushing Avenue stop on the J/M lines in Bed Stuy, which saw rent decreases of 12.4 percent.
(In case you're looking, the beleaguered 7 train, which closes down frequently for repairs and which stretches through many affordable neighborhoods, was largely not included on the map.)