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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Francisco, CA - 107 Rentals available

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San Francisco, CA Demographics

  • Total Population840,763
  • Female 427,909
    Male 412,854
  • Median Age38.5

Average Rent in San Francisco, CA

  • San Francisco, CA Average Rental Price, January 2019$3,609/mo

San Francisco, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $1,001-$1,5002%
  • $1,501-$2,0004%
  • > $2,00093%

San Francisco, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 Jan / 2019
San Francisco, CA $3,474 $3,485 $3,426 $3,355 $3,448 $3,426 $3,441 $3,442 $3,609
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396
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San Francisco, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households353,287
  • Family 161,887
    Non-family 191,400
  • Children 65,704
    No Children 287,583
  • Average People Per Household2.32
  • Median Household Income$81,294
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,740

San Francisco, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School7%
  • Some High School18%
  • Some College18%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree32%
  • Graduate Degree19%

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA

Upgrading to a 3 bedroom apartment can have its pros and cons. Most renters who are looking for a three bedroom rental is because they need extra space for a home office, or for a child. This size apartment is also practical to share with roommates as it actually saves money on rent when 3 or 4 people get together to rent a 3 bedroom unit. They are very spacious, averaging around 978 Sqft. Or you can get even more space if you select “3+” beds in the top menu. The only down side is that they cost more. In San Francisco, CA, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $13,000. 93 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in San Francisco, CA to choose from. You are more likely to find 3 bedroom apartments in primarily residential neighborhoods, away from business districts and urban cores.

Tips on finding a cheap 3 bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA

For most renters, the cost of rent is the major pain point. The larger the apartment, the more money comes out of their pocket. For that reason, cheap 3 bedroom apartments are in high demand and hard to come by. Though rent prices can go as low as $2,295 in San Francisco, CA, the market is still tight. But with a little diligence and some handy search tools, you will find an affordable apartment. Try an area that’s further away from the main city attractions, or try an older building that may have cheaper apartments and a ton of charm. Try searching in more affordable neighborhoods, like Forest Hill Extension or another nearby. Sometimes lower-priced residential areas have diversity and ethnic authenticity that lend them a lot of character and color.