1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Sacramento, CA - 111 Rentals available
$1,530 - $1,953
- 1 Bed
- 1 Bath
$2,060 - $2,480
- 1 Bed
- 1 Bath
$1,775 - $2,410
- 1 Bed
- 1 Bath
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Sacramento, CA?
The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $1,175 and $5,013. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Sacramento, CA.
How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Sacramento, CA on RENTCafé?
There are 67 1 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Sacramento, CA were last updated on 18 Jun 2021.
What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Sacramento, CA?
The average Sacramento, CA 1 bedroom apartment size is 644 sq. ft.
What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, 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 RENTCafé apartments for rent in Sacramento, CA.
Renter's Guide to Sacramento
Sacramento, the state capital of California is also its sixth largest city. It’s located in Northern California at the junction of the Sacramento and American Rivers. Sacramento to San Francisco is a journey 87.9 miles west, which takes 1 ½ hours without traffic. Sacramento to Lake Tahoe is a popular trek as it is just 118 miles inland, a 2-hour drive. If you were to travel from Sacramento to Los Angeles, you would go 386 miles south along 99 to Interstate 5; if you instead wanted to go to Las Vegas, you would begin traveling east at Bakersfield, a total of 571 miles.
Weather in Sacramento Ca. throughout much of the year is full of sun, as it is a Mediterranean climate with mild lows. In fact Sacramento has the most amount of sunshine per year than any other city in the United States; average high is around 84°F and its low in December is 38°F. Still, the dense tule fog in winter months can sometimes last for days.
Sacramento, CA Demographics
- Total Population500,930
Female 245,188Male 255,742
- Median Age34.5
Cost of Living in Sacramento, CA
Sacramento is served by Regional Transit, which has buses and light rail in and around the area; an adult one way is $2.75. However, most Sacramento residents still drive, with the average commute time being 26 minutes, which is also average for the nation.
There are of course a variety of fast food options and low cost restaurants like Round Table Pizza in Sacramento where an average meal is $14. You can also find more upscale fare that runs about $50 for a dinner for two.
For utilities, however, Sacramento residents pay on average $153.91 per month for a 915 sq. foot apartment, substantially higher than either San Francisco or Los Angeles, largely due to a recent slate of taxe increases.
Average Rent in Sacramento, CA
- Sacramento, CA Average Rental Price, May 2021 $1,584 /mo
Sacramento, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
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Living in Sacramento
For upper-middle class residents, Sacramento is very enjoyable, with nice suburbs and a generally sunny climate. There is much to do in the way of outdoor activities. Downtown Sacramento has been going through a revitalization and now has a hip vibe.
On the other hand, if you’re not making a lot of money or working for the government, you may find Sacramento to be costly… and dull. The summer months can get quite hot and the commute can be expensive and long.
Sacramento is considered one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the nation, a distinction it has had since Time Magazine voted it #1 in 2002. Since then, it continues to attract a wide variety of people of different races and classes. In 2010, the U.S. Census found Whites at 34.5 percent, Hispanics and Latinos at 26.9 percent, 13.9 percent African-American, and Asians at 18 percent.
However, Sacramento has also made the Top 10 of Forbes’ Most Miserable Cities in 2011, due to high unemployment, commute, and crime.
Things to do in Sacramento
There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Sacramento, especially if you like the outdoors. At the top of the list is Old Sacramento State Park, with historic buildings dating from 1849 and interesting shops right along the delta. Every citizen should also visit the California State Capitol and surrounding Capitol Park, designed after the U.S Capitol building in Washington D.C., as well as McKinley Park, a custom designed playground, which is based on East Sacramento’s 125 year old past.
Families looking to cool off can have a splashing good time at Raging Waters, see exotic animals at the Sacramento Zoo, or enjoy a movie night at West Wind Sacramento 6 Drive-In. Paradise Beach, located near California State University, is also an excellent spot to have a picnic, indulge in a swim, or simply relax by the water. Fishing is also popular here in the off-season.
Popular places to eat with the family include the Firehouse Restaurant in Sacramento’s Old Town. The Waterboy in Sacramento is known for great Italian and French food with locally grown ingredients. Adults that like their adult beverages can find many different local breweries serving food and beer, like Sactown Union Brewery or Rubicon Brewing Company. There’s also the Dive Bar in Sacramento that has live “mermaids” swimming in giant tanks. Couples looking for laughs on a night out may want to visit the Punchline, Sacramento’s premiere standup venue. The Ace of Spades is an all-ages club where a lot of local and touring acts play a variety of styles of music.
As for shopping, there are countless options in Sacramento from quaint, locally-owned boutiques to bustling shopping centers. Located on Arden Way, Arden Fair Mall features over 165 stores and retailers, including Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, Apple Store, Madewell. Then there’s Midway Antique Mall for vintage design lovers, with thousands of unique pieces, from antique furniture and decorations to jewelry and vintage clothing.
Sports fans don’t have much choice in terms of major teams - the only franchise is the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team that play at the Sleep Train Arena. However, Sacramento recently added its first Rugby team, the Sacramento Express in 2016.
Annual Sacramento events include Sacramento Museum Day, where the first Saturday in February more than 30 local museums are free. There’s also the Grape Escape in June celebrating regional wines, and the giant California State Fair in July.
Employment and Economy in Sacramento
Being the state capital, Sacramento is of course filled with politicians and government jobs. The top two employers are the State of California and Sacramento County. Other major companies in the area are Intel and publishers the McClatchy Company. Still, the employment outlook for the Sacramento area is mixed as there are fewer private employers in the area and those that are here offer lower wage positions in retail and hospitality.
Sacramento, CA Households
- Total Number of Households185,331
Family 110,162Non-family 75,169
Children 58,751No Children 126,580
- Average People Per Household2.66
- Median Household Income$62,335
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,324
Education in Sacramento
There are several different school districts in Sacramento, but most students located south of the American River are served by the Sacramento City Unified School District. It has been hailed as having one of the most integrated school districts in the country.
Sacramento, CA Education Statistics
- No High School7%
- Some High School29%
- Some College27%
- Associate Degree8%
- Bachelor Degree19%
- Graduate Degree10%
Tips for Renting in Sacramento
Sacramento renters have access to a rental hotline run in part by Sacramento Self Help Housing, which can help with code violations and landlord/tenant disputes. However, Sacramento does not have rent control and has seen some of the steepest rent increases and housing shortages in the state.
If you are planning to rent an apartment or home in Sacramento, California the best advice is to be prepared. Have all your documentation (paystubs, credit reports, etc.) ready as soon as possible and completely fill out your rental application. For a jump on the coolest places to live, don’t trust Craigslist Sacramento, as it is often filled with scams. Instead, use our free service here at RENTCafé that has only verified listings. With a little persistence and patience, you will find the apartment of your dreams.
Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Sacramento, CA
For maximum efficiency in finding your future home, you should decide on the must-haves. Are you looking for an apartment in need of some TLC or are you interested in a one bedroom furnished apartment ready to move in? Do you want to go for a luxury extra large studio or do you prefer cheap one bedroom apartments? Regardless of your answer, we have you covered. Feel free to use our filters, sorting, saved searches and all the options created to help you manage your search and find your next apartment as soon as possible.
3-in-1 one bedroom apartment: cheap, practical, enjoyable
Since you’re here, chances are you are interested in single bedroom apartments for rent that won’t leave you broke. If you were to describe your definition of a great deal, we assume you’d summarize it as such: spend as little money as possible and get the most apartment out of it. We’re with you on this one! Affordable 1 bedroom apartments are not out of your reach: the lowest asking rent for such an apartment in Sacramento, CA is $1,600. Yup, you’ve read that right. One bedroom apartments overtake studios in terms of square footage and they offer just enough space to fulfill your earnest need for privacy, for just a few extra dollars per month. If you prefer something smaller, one bedroom efficiency apartments are even cheaper and equally convenient. It is important that you find pleasure in your living space, so don’t focus just on the price, rather pick the apartment that measures up to your expectations and satisfies your aesthetic taste.