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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Merced, CA
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Average rent in Merced, CA

$1,262/mo Merced, CA average rental price, March 2023
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The average rent for an apartment in Merced, CA is $1,262 per month.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Merced, 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 Merced, 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 Merced, CA.

Merced, CA demographics

In total, Merced, CA has 85,993 residents, 43,293 women and 42,700 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of Merced’s population is 29.6.

Merced, CA households

  • 18,884 Family
    7,789 Non-family
  • 11,211 Children
    15,462 No Children
  • 26,673Total Number of Households
  • 3.19Average People Per Household
  • $52,305Median Household Income

Merced, CA has 26,673 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 18,884 family households and 7,789 non-family households in the city. 11,211 Merced households have children and 15,462 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in Merced, CA is 3.19. The median income in Merced is $52,305 per household per year, with $1,155 spent on housing monthly.

Merced, CA education statistics

12% of the Merced, CA population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 36% of the city’s residents went to high school, 27% completed some college, 8% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 10% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 5% earned a Graduate Degree.

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!

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Merced, CA

A one bedroom apartment is a versatile home that works perfectly not only for single people, but also for couples or roommates. There is also a wide selection of one bedroom apartments in Merced, CA to choose from, so you can snatch your perfect apartment home. An average single bedroom apartment in Merced, CA is about 908 Sqft, so it’s definitely larger than your average studio, and even though it might cost more, it also brings some extra benefits to the table. You’ll get to enjoy the privacy of a separate bedroom, and if guests come over and your bedroom is a mess, you can just close the door. It’s useful to know that if you’re looking for a cheap apartment, one bedroom efficiency apartments can be a great choice. Even though they are a bit smaller that a regular 1-bedroom unit, they are definitely more affordable, and you still get to enjoy the benefit of having a separate kitchen.

Quick guide to finding cheap furnished one bedroom apartments

If you’re looking for a one bedroom furnished apartment, the smartest way to search is by selecting "Furnished" under the "More" menu tab. Your results will only display properties that offer furnished rentals. In total, there is 1 rental unit located in 1 Merced, CA property, and a good percentage of them are furnished. You should know that the monthly rent for these already furnished units is usually bigger, but you’re saving on, well, furniture and decorating costs. These apartments can rent for up to $945. In case you’re feeling overwhelmed by the wide selection, we’ll give you a tip. Sort your selection by "Rent", ascending, to see the cheapest rentals listed first. Don’t let that perfect apartment slip! Contact the property to check its availability and you can secure your lease directly on RentCafe.

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