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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Marcos, CA
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Average rent in San Marcos, CA

$2,541/mo San Marcos, CA average rental price, March 2023
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Apartments for rent in San Marcos, CA have an average price of $2,541 per month.

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Getting around in San Marcos, CA

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Somewhat Walkable
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Walk Score®: 68, Bike Score®: 50

Frequently asked questions

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

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $3,588 and $6,650. Search 3 bedroom apartments in San Marcos, CA.

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

The average San Marcos, CA 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,135 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos, 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, 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 RentCafe apartments for rent in San Marcos, CA.

San Marcos, CA demographics

A total population of 94,313 lives in San Marcos, CA, according to data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. Population statistics show that 47,240 of San Marcos’s residents are women and 47,073 are men. The median age of the population in San Marcos, CA is 35.6.

San Marcos, CA households

  • 22,517 Family
    7,787 Non-family
  • 12,575 Children
    17,729 No Children
  • 30,304Total Number of Households
  • 3.08Average People Per Household
  • $90,620Median Household Income

According to the U.S. Census, there are 30,304 households in San Marcos, CA. The Census estimates also show that 22,517 are family households and 7,787 are non-family households. Moreover, San Marcos has 12,575 households with children in San Marcos and 17,729 households without children. On average, about 3.08 people constitute a household in San Marcos, CA.

San Marcos, CA education statistics

According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the share of residents in San Marcos, CA that have no high school education is 6%, and the share of those who went to high school is 25%. 25% of residents have some college education, 8% have an Associate Degree, while 24% have a Bachelor Degree, and a share of 12% have a Graduate Degree.

Look for 3 bedroom apartments near me

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 RentCafe 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!

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos, CA

If you are looking for a home with a lot of space for you and your family, but a house doesn’t really seem like the right fit, consider looking for a 3 bedroom apartment. In San Marcos, CA there are 25 properties that offer about 37 3 bedroom apartments. These apartments are spacious enough to fit an entire family, and they come with a plethora of benefits. In general, apartments tend to be very low maintenance, and if you live in an apartment complex, you’ll have access to all the amazing common space amenities. The average size for a 3 bedroom unit is about 1,019 Sqft, but these versatile apartments come in all shapes and sizes, so don’t worry about cutting down on any precious living space. Location is key when you are renting. If you search in San Marcos City, you’ll find affordable 3 bedroom units for as little as $792. If you are looking for an apartment in one of the more expensive parts of town, like San Marcos City, you should know that the monthly rent can go up to $5,223.

Cheap 3 bedroom rentals are no hidden treasure

A cheap 3 bedroom apartment might sound too good to be true, but it isn’t. Looking for affordable 3 bedroom apartments doesn’t have to become a treasure hunt. Indiana Jones might have had too much time on his hands, but we’ll spare you the trouble. On RentCafe you can filter the results, so the quest for your dream home can be as easy as ABC. Use the location, price and amenities filters to browse through the 37 San Marcos, CA units and, in no time, you’ll find the right apartment for you. Before you start, we’ll give you a cheat sheet. Furnished 3 bedroom apartments that are located in modern, well-maintained buildings tend to be more expensive. The same goes for properties that are located next to public transportation, restaurants and shopping. Of course, a cheaper, unfurnished apartment could be a great project for you and your family to bond over. Now, organize your search results according to your own preferences and you’re sure to find the right apartment.

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