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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA
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    101 Felix Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    • $3,199+
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    120 San Lorenzo Blvd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    304 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    200 Button Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    314 Spruce Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    630 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    101 Cedar St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    350 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    1360 41St Ave., Capitola, CA 95010
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    Bay Hill Apartments, Inc., Capitola, CA 95010
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    611 Tuttle Ave., Watsonville, CA 95076
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    20 E Main St., Los Gatos, CA 95030
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    55 Pennsylvania Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
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    121 Massol Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
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    909 University Ave., Los Gatos, CA 95032
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    1977 Heimgartner Lane, San Jose, CA 95124
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $2,000 and $3,695. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Santa Cruz, CA.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Santa Cruz, CA on RentCafe?

There are 7 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Santa Cruz, CA were last updated on 30 Jun 2022.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

The average Santa Cruz, CA 1 bedroom apartment size is 442 sq. ft.

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

Santa Cruz, CA Demographics

  • Total Population65,011
  • Female 32,123
    Male 32,888
  • Median Age28.1

In total, Santa Cruz, CA has 65,011 residents, 32,888 women and 32,123 men, per U.S. Census records. The median age of Santa Cruz’s population is 28.1.

Average Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

  • Santa Cruz, CA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $3,080 /mo

The average rent for an apartment in Santa Cruz, CA is $3,080 per month.

    Santa Cruz, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    Santa Cruz, 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
    Santa Cruz, CA $2,529 $2,513 $2,663 $2,575 $2,570 $2,406 $2,475 $2,502 $2,740 $3,073 $3,080
    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 Santa Cruz, CA is $3,080, whereas the average monthly rent in the U.S. is $1,628.

    Santa Cruz, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households22,644
    • Family 10,694
      Non-family 11,950
    • Children 4,859
      No Children 17,785
    • Average People Per Household2.41
    • Median Household Income$86,618
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,080

    Santa Cruz, CA has 22,644 households. According to the most recent Census data, there are 10,694 family households and 11,950 non-family households in the city. 4,859 Santa Cruz households have children and 17,785 households do not. The average number of people living in a household in Santa Cruz, CA is 2.41. The median income in Santa Cruz is $86,618 per household per year, with $2,080 spent on housing monthly.

    Santa Cruz, CA Education Statistics

    2% of the Santa Cruz, CA population have no high school education, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 21% of the city’s residents went to high school, 22% completed some college, 8% of the population earned an Associate Degree, 26% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 20% earned a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA

    You’re searching for one bedroom apartments in Santa Cruz, CA and wondering how to go about it to save time and money? Currently there are 23 apartments available for rent, from $2,000 to $4,316 with an average living space of 689 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 Santa Cruz, CA . If you find a good deal, act fast and apply instantly. Currently our cheapest apartments in the Santa Cruz, CA start at $2,000. But there are many deals to be found in as many as 17 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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