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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Diego, CA
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    801 A Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    19 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,822+
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    15639 Avenida Alcachofa, San Diego, CA 92128
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    610 Del Sol Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
    74 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,820+
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    4440 Twain Ave, San Diego, CA 92120
    20 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,576+
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    3801 Marquette Place #2N, San Diego, CA 92106
    10 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,422+
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    3200 Paseo Village Way, San Diego, CA 92130
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,850+
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    7568 Charmant Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,712+
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    1399 9Th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
    9 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,592+
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    13385 Highlands Pl, San Diego, CA 92130
    7 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,203
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    702 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
    7 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,589
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    13385 Highlands Pl, San Diego, CA 92130
    7 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,172
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    1810 State Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    7 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,130+
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    10802-B Camino Ruiz, San Diego, CA 92126
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,139
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    7800 Westside Drive, Suite 108, San Diego, CA 92108
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,903+
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    5080 Camino Del Arroyo, San Diego, CA 92108
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,880+
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    4499 Ohio Street, San Diego, CA 92116
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,925+
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    9320 Hillery Drive, San Diego, CA 92126
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,680
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    3866 Ingraham St, San Diego, CA 92109
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,133+
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    453 13Th Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,755+
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    Diemerparklaan 35, Amsterdam 1087 EK
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $12,000
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    2242 Gill Village Way, San Diego, CA 92108
    4 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,573+
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    3707 Nobel Dr, San Diego, CA 92122
    4 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,425
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    2155 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
    3 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,144+
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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
    3 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,206+
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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,208+
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    10802-B Camino Ruiz, San Diego, CA 92126
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,304+
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    707 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,639+
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    2 Units available
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    • $1,600+
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    11921 Carmel Creek Rd, San Diego, CA 92130
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,515
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    915 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,535+
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    2401 SEASIDE STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92107
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,517+
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    7980 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,180
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    5540 Ocean Gate Lane, San Diego, CA 92154
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,200+
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    2420 Cardinal Drive, San Diego, CA 92123
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,250
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    4805 Wind Surf Way, San Diego, CA 92154
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,600
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    655 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $3,494+
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    4981 Catoctin Drive, San Diego, CA 92115
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $2,111+
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    6670 Doriana St, San Diego, CA 92139
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,900+
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    10411 Reserve Drive, San Diego, CA 92127
    1 Unit available
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    • $2,984+
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    2924 F STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92102
    1 Unit available
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    • $1,350
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    9840 Carroll Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92131
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    5305 Toscana Way, San Diego, CA 92122
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    677 Seventh Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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    3235 ARMSTRONG STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92111
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    3889 Midway Drive, San Diego, CA 92110
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    7777 Westside Drive, Suite 118, San Diego, CA 92108
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    1100 Dennery Rd, San Diego, CA 92154
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    9830 Reagan Road, San Diego, CA 92126
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    455 Dennery Rd, San Diego, CA 92154
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    2185 Station Village Way, San Diego, CA 92108
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    • $2,594+
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $1,350 and $12,000. Search 1 bedroom apartments in San Diego, CA.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA?

The average San Diego, CA 1 bedroom apartment size is 724 sq. ft.

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

San Diego, CA Demographics

  • Total Population1,409,573
  • Female 711,134
    Male 698,439
  • Median Age34.9

In total, San Diego, CA has 1,409,573 residents, 698,439 women and 711,134 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of San Diego’s population is 34.9.

Average Rent in San Diego, CA

  • San Diego, CA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $2,756 /mo

The average rent for an apartment in San Diego, CA is $2,756 per month.

    San Diego, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    A share of 1% of apartments in San Diego, CA are in the lowest price range of $701-$1,000. Around 84% of rentals in this city are in the highest price range of > $2,000. Around 2% of San Diego’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 12% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

    San Diego, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
    San Diego, CA $2,186 $2,155 $2,216 $2,223 $2,235 $2,176 $2,201 $2,237 $2,377 $2,610 $2,756
    National $1,362 $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 San Diego, CA is $2,756, whereas the average monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,628.

    San Diego, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households507,580
    • Family 307,217
      Non-family 200,363
    • Children 148,671
      No Children 358,909
    • Average People Per Household2.7
    • Median Household Income$79,673
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,806

    San Diego, CA has 507,580 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 307,217 family households and 200,363 non-family households in the city. 148,671 San Diego households have children and 358,909 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in San Diego, CA is 2.7. The median income in San Diego is $79,673 per household per year, with $1,806 spent on housing monthly.

    San Diego, CA Education Statistics

    6% of the San Diego, CA population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 23% of the city’s residents went to high school, 23% completed some college, 7% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 25% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 16% earned a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA

    You’re searching for one bedroom apartments in San Diego, CA and wondering how to go about it to save time and money? Whether you’re searching for a one bedroom efficiency that offers the basics or a one bedroom furnished apartment for a bit more comfort, finding just the right apartment can be a little challenging. Now if you’re also on a budget, finding an affordable 1 bedroom that is better than just good enough, could be the struggle of the year. Plus, there are 1-bedroom apartments in low-rise buildings, or in high-rises, there are 1-bedroom apartments plus a den, or tiny 1 bedrooms with little wiggle room. There are brand new modern apartment buildings and landmark historic buildings. You certainly have a lot to consider.

    Hunting Down the Cheap Ones

    Remember the times when your mother was telling you that money doesn’t grow on trees? Now you’re browsing through our selection of single bedroom apartments and you suddenly realize: she was right. Again. As annoying as that may be, when you’re paying monthly rent with hard earned money, hunting down cheap one bedroom apartments suddenly makes sense. Use the search tools to sort rent prices in ascending order. Make sure to come back and check daily if there are new listings in San Diego, CA . If you find a good deal, act fast and apply instantly. Currently our cheapest apartments in the San Diego, CA start at $600. But there are many deals to be found in as many as 8 listings for rent. Tip: you can save your search and we will e-mail to you when new apartments and floor plans become available.

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