""
Save This Search

1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in El Cerrito, CA
64 Rentals Available

  • Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    512 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,219+
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    11720 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,204+
    View Property
  • Today

    10944 SAN PABLO AVE, EL CERRITO, CA 94530
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,075
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    2520 Ohio Ave. - 2601 Center Ave., Richmond, CA 94804
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,295+
    View Property
  • Today

    2100 Nevin Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner rent
    What's your rent budget?
  • 1 day ago

    1425 Seventh Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,950
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    5405 Morrow Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,725
    View Property
  • Today

    1432-1434 Arch St., Berkeley, CA 94708
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,495
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    4576 Appian Way, El Sobrante, CA 94803
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    2025 Francisco St., Berkeley, CA 94709
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    1749 Oxford Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
    3 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,900+
    View Property
  • 50 days ago

    1114 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94702
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,200
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    1799 Euclid Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    2010 Fifth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    1950 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,235+
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    1771 Highland Place, Berkeley, CA 94709
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner rent special
    See properties that offer
    rent specials.
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    2161 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,325
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    2030-2032 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    2025 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
    11 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,895+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    3185 Garrity Way, Richmond, CA 94806
    4 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,857+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    2124 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,195+
    View Property
  • Interactive banner pet policy
    View pet-friendly rentals
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    2322 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,595
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    2310 Fulton Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    2021 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • 1 day ago

    2015 Haste St., Berkeley, CA 94704
    4 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,395+
    View Property

Look for 1 bedroom apartments near me

Looking for that perfect apartment that's just the right size for you and maybe you and someone else? You can now look at 1 bedroom apartment listings on RentCafe in your area to find the one that meets your needs in terms of price and location. Whether you are looking for a 1 bedroom apartment near you, or anywhere in the U.S., we can help you find a home you'll love. Filter apartments by type, size, price, and amenities, check property reviews, and save your favorites.

Search for 1 bedroom apartments near you, whether it's in your neighborhood, or ZIP code, or any city in any state you plan to move to in the U.S. Somewhere out there is the perfect apartment for you. Let us help you find your next home!

Frequently Asked Questions

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in El Cerrito, CA on RentCafe?

There are 3 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in El Cerrito, CA were last updated on 25 May 2022.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in El Cerrito, CA?

The average El Cerrito, CA 1 bedroom apartment size is 722 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in El Cerrito, CA?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in El Cerrito, CA?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in El Cerrito, CA.

El Cerrito, CA Demographics

  • Total Population31,028
  • Female 14,578
    Male 16,450
  • Median Age42

In total, El Cerrito, CA has 31,028 residents, 16,450 women and 14,578 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of East Bay’s population is 42.

Average Rent in El Cerrito, CA

  • El Cerrito, CA Average Rental Price, April 2022 $2,592 /mo

The average rent for an apartment in El Cerrito, CA is $2,592 per month.

El Cerrito, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

El Cerrito, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Apr / 2022
El Cerrito, CA $2,481 $2,504 $2,444 $2,490 $2,642 $2,476 $2,448 $2,551 $2,581 $2,592
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The average rent for an apartment in El Cerrito, CA is $2,592, whereas the average monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,628.

El Cerrito, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households11,551
  • Family 7,974
    Non-family 3,577
  • Children 3,385
    No Children 8,166
  • Average People Per Household3
  • Median Household Income$97,708
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,888

El Cerrito, CA has 11,551 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 7,974 family households and 3,577 non-family households in the city. 3,385 East Bay households have children and 8,166 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in El Cerrito, CA is 3. The median income in East Bay is $97,708 per household per year, with $1,888 spent on housing monthly.

El Cerrito, CA Education Statistics

4% of the El Cerrito, CA population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 17% of the city’s residents went to high school, 19% completed some college, 7% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 28% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 25% earned a Graduate Degree.

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in El Cerrito, CA

Searching for great one bedroom apartments in El Cerrito, CA? We are here to lend a helping hand and some useful information. You will find 67 apartments in El Cerrito, CA, with prices starting from $1,295 going all the way up to $4,895. Whether you are browsing for chic single bedroom apartments with a higher price-tag or a cheap one bedroom efficiency, we want to make sure that you find a fabulous apartment, regardless. You can rent beautiful, spacious 1 bedroom apartments if you can fork a higher monthly rent. But if your budget is on the low-low, you will need stellar searching skills to land a nice apartment. If that happens to be the case, don’t lose hope, just keep on reading.

Is it possible to find a nice cheap apartment?

Yes, it is. If you want to find a quality apartment in a great location, as close to $1,295 as possible, which is as cheap as it gets in El Cerrito, CA, keep in mind that this is kind of like bargain shopping for clothes. You have to look carefully, check often, and be quick, because there’s always a deal waiting to be discovered. Of the 25 listings in El Cerrito, CA that have units available for rent, many offer weekly or monthly specials and discounts. Unbelievably good deals come up all the time. Keep checking, get notified by using saved searches, be the first one to see it, act fast and apply for it right away. You are not the only one looking for cheap one bedroom apartments, so these deals disappear quickly. A great deal on a one bedroom furnished apartment can be gone in no time. In order to find that perfect, affordable 1 bedroom we suggest you order your search results by price and hit the refresh button often. If you’ve studied the market and did your homework, you will know when a bargain hits the market.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!