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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Marcos City, CA
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Are you looking to upgrade to a larger apartment? Are there certain requirements that you and your family need to be able to find the perfect apartment? Browse 3 bedroom apartments near you on RENTCafé to find the one that fits your family. Filter by size, price, and amenities both inside and outside the apartment, and check reviews by verified residents, to make sure you are choosing the apartment that is perfect for you and your family.

Browse for 3 bedroom apartments near you, whether you want to stay in the same neighborhood or ZIP code, or in any city in the U.S. that you plan on moving to. We can help you find the one that is near all the essential places, such as stores, parks, schools and even your job, at the price that suits your budget. Your next home is waiting, let's find it!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos City, CA?

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $3,134 and $4,644. Search 3 bedroom apartments in San Marcos City, CA.

What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos City, CA?

The average San Marcos City, CA 3 bedroom apartment size is 824 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos City, CA?

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment offers extra space compared to a 2 bedroom apartment, suited for a family or for sharing it with someone else.

What are the downsides of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos City, CA?

A 3 bedroom apartment is more expensive than smaller units and it usually comes with higher utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 2 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in San Marcos City, CA.

San Marcos City, CA Demographics

  • Total Population95,355
  • Female 46,896
    Male 48,459
  • Median Age35.5

Average Rent in San Marcos City, CA

  • San Marcos City, CA Average Rental Price, July 2021 $2,113 /mo

San Marcos City, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

San Marcos City, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021
San Marcos City, CA $1,958 $2,015 $1,998 $2,090 $2,013 $2,035 $2,000 $1,998 $2,038 $2,113
National $1,348 $1,357 $1,362 $1,394 $1,401 $1,403 $1,394 $1,397 $1,404 $1,482
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San Marcos City, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households29,771
  • Family 21,987
    Non-family 7,784
  • Children 12,046
    No Children 17,725
  • Average People Per Household3.17
  • Median Household Income$78,797
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,914

San Marcos City, CA Education Statistics

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos City, 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 1,024 Sq.Ft.. 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 Marcos City, CA, rents on 3 bedroom apartments go up to $4,376. 9 rental properties offer 3 bedroom units in San Marcos City, 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 Marcos City, 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 $2,270 in San Marcos City, 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 San Marcos City or another nearby. Sometimes lower-priced residential areas have diversity and ethnic authenticity that lend them a lot of character and color.

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