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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA
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    200 Button Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    304 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    • $3,510+
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    101 Felix Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    • $3,584+
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    120 San Lorenzo Blvd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    527 Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    801 Nobel Dr, 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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    708 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    350 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    3045 Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    4173, 4177 4181 Viga Court, Capitola, CA 95010
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    100 Acorn Court, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
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    850 Rosedale Ave., Capitola, CA 95010
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    Plumeria Apts, Aptos, CA 95003
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    Bay Hill Apartments, Inc., Capitola, CA 95010
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    201 Pacifica Boulevard, Watsonville, CA 95076
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    116 -120 Elm St., Watsonville, CA 95076
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    790 Vista Montana Drive #105, Watsonville, CA 95076
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    611 Tuttle Ave., Watsonville, CA 95076
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    18 Dittos Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95030
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    55 Pennsylvania Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
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    226 Edelen Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
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    121 Massol Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 2 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

The price range of a 2 bedroom apartment is between $2,500 and $4,430. Search 2 bedroom apartments in Santa Cruz, CA.

How many 2 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Santa Cruz, CA on RentCafe?

There are 8 2 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Santa Cruz, CA were last updated on 22 May 2022.

What is the average size of a 2 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

The average Santa Cruz, CA 2 bedroom apartment size is 703 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

2 bedroom apartments offer more space compared to 1 bedroom or studio apartments. They are more suitable for 2 persons.

What are the downsides of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

A 2 bedroom apartment is usually slightly more expensive than a 1 bedroom apartment. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Santa Cruz, CA.

Santa Cruz, CA Demographics

  • Total Population64,522
  • Female 31,713
    Male 32,809
  • Median Age28.8

According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total population in Santa Cruz, CA is 64,522. The makeup of the population by gender is 31,713 men and 32,809 women. The median age of Santa Cruz’s residents is 28.8.

Average Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

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

The monthly rate for Santa Cruz, CA apartments is on average $3,080.

    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 price of rental apartments nationwide is $1,628, while the monthly rent in Santa Cruz, CA is $3,080, on average.

    Santa Cruz, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households22,579
    • Family 10,940
      Non-family 11,639
    • Children 4,741
      No Children 17,838
    • Average People Per Household2.4
    • Median Household Income$77,921
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,942

    There is a total of 22,579 households in Santa Cruz, CA, of which 4,741 have children and 17,838 are without children. Per Census data, Santa Cruz has 10,940 family households and 11,639 non-family households. The size of a household in Santa Cruz, CA is 2.4 people, on average. The median household annual income in Santa Cruz is $77,921, and the monthly housing costs are $1,942.

    Santa Cruz, CA Education Statistics

    In Santa Cruz, CA, 3% of the population have no high school education, according to estimates published by the U.S. Census Bureau. 21% of the city’s population went to high school, 22% of residents completed some college, 8% of the population hold an Associate Degree, as many as 26% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 20% hold a Graduate Degree.

    Renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Santa Cruz, CA

    A new little family member made its appearance in your life and your apartment suddenly became too small? Having some toys laying around in the living room at noon is one thing. But stepping on Thomas the Tank Engine in your own bedroom, in the middle of the night, when the only thing you want to do is drink some water and go back to sleep, is a truly awakening, eye opening experience. Not something that you’d expect at 2:30 a.m. Frankly, it looks like you’re one bedroom short. But there’s no need to be worried as there are as many as 25 apartments available for rent in Santa Cruz, CA at your fingertips, among which you will surely find plenty of 2 bedroom apartment rentals as well. Whether you want just a few appliances and you’d prefer to bring your own stuff or you’re searching for a fully furnished living space, there are options for either one and solutions for every budget. After all, there can be huge differences between different parts of Santa Cruz, CA. Rents go all the way up to $2,755 in Downtown Santa Cruz but you can also find a place to call home for as cheap as Model.CheapestArea.MinimumPrice in Downtown Santa Cruz.

    Cheap housing for young families

    If you are a small, dynamic family renting a 2 bedroom is a smart choice as it offers the golden ratio of living space, location and price. All these are now important criteria that you have to have. Space? If you want to keep yourself and Thomas the Tank Engine in different rooms, then this one doesn’t need any explanation. Location? You don’t want to totally give-up on those Friday nights out or your Thursday after-hours, but babysitters cannot always stay late in the night, so it helps if you’re in an area close to restaurants and theatres. Price? You could put the extra couple of bucks you’re saving on rent monthly into your child’s college savings plan. Whatever your golden ratio may be, we are convinced that you’ll find something interesting amongst the 25 listings in Santa Cruz, CA. If price is important, finding plenty of cheap 2 bedroom apartments shouldn’t be a problem as the lowest rents start at $2,350 per month.

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