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    55 Triton Park Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
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    1 Plaza View Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
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    888 N. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    3068 Kyne Street West, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    250 Baldwin Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    55 Triton Park Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
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    1987 Bridgepointe Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94404
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    3135 Campus Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    1950 Elkhorn Ct, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    100 27Th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    816-864 N Humboldt Ave., San Mateo, CA 94401
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    1333 Palos Verdes Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    1000 Foster City Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
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    525 N El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    1241 W. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    212 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    3098 Kyne Street West, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    82 E. 39Th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    810 Polhemus Rd., San Mateo, CA 94402
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    1650 Delaware Street, San Mateo, CA 94402
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    3214 Palos Verdes Court, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    128 N Humboldt Street, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    100 Grand Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
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    145 N El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    400 E Hillsdale Bolevard, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    52 East 41St Place, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    518, 520 E Bellevue Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    123 N El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    100 Dartmouth Road, San Mateo, CA 94402
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    112 N Bayshore Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    150 West 3Rd Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402
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    244 N Ellsworth Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $2,185 and $6,176. Search 1 bedroom apartments in San Mateo, CA.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in San Mateo, CA on RentCafe?

There are 16 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Mateo, CA were last updated on 28 Jun 2022.

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

The average San Mateo, CA 1 bedroom apartment size is 734 sq. ft.

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

San Mateo, CA Demographics

  • Total Population103,619
  • Female 51,823
    Male 51,796
  • Median Age37.8

In total, San Mateo, CA has 103,619 residents, 51,796 women and 51,823 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of San Mateo’s population is 37.8.

Average Rent in San Mateo, CA

  • San Mateo, CA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $3,218 /mo

The average rent for an apartment in San Mateo, CA is $3,218 per month.

    San Mateo, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    San Mateo, 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 Mateo, CA $3,227 $3,212 $3,361 $3,283 $3,380 $3,156 $2,891 $2,842 $3,077 $3,147 $3,218
    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 Mateo, CA is $3,218, whereas the average monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,628.

    San Mateo, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households39,072
    • Family 24,745
      Non-family 14,327
    • Children 11,560
      No Children 27,512
    • Average People Per Household2.61
    • Median Household Income$126,102
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,685

    San Mateo, CA has 39,072 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 24,745 family households and 14,327 non-family households in the city. 11,560 San Mateo households have children and 27,512 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in San Mateo, CA is 2.61. The median income in San Mateo is $126,102 per household per year, with $2,685 spent on housing monthly.

    San Mateo, CA Education Statistics

    5% of the San Mateo, CA population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 18% of the city’s residents went to high school, 19% completed some college, 6% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 30% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 22% earned a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in San Mateo, CA

    You’re searching for one bedroom apartments in San Mateo, CA and wondering how to go about it to save time and money? Currently there are 40 apartments available for rent, from $1,895 to $10,000 with an average living space of 902 Sq.Ft.. 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 Mateo, CA . If you find a good deal, act fast and apply instantly. Currently our cheapest apartments in the San Mateo, CA start at $1,895. But there are many deals to be found in as many as 31 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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