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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in San Marcos, CA
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    570 East Barham Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078
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    • $3,291+
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    1045 Amorlite Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069
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    1257 Armorlite Dr, San Marcos, CA 92069
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    422 Los Vallecitos, San Marcos, CA 92069
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    1820 Melrose Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078
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    432 W. Mission Road -106, San Marcos, CA 92069
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    1245 Morning View Drive, Escondido, CA 92026
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    1204 N ESCONDIDO BLVD, ESCONDIDO, CA 92026
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    1982 Wellington Lane #80, Vista, CA 92081
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $3,457+
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    1850 Thibodo Rd, Vista, CA 92081
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    1011 Eucalyptus Avenue, Vista, CA 92084
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    • $2,795
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    4401 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92057
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    501 West Bobier Drive, Vista, CA 92083
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    151 GAYLAND STREET, ESCONDIDO, CA 92027
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    1401 North Melrose Drive, Vista, CA 92083
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $3,399+
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    3402 Piazza De Oro Way, Ste. 110, Oceanside, CA 92056
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    2510 West Ranch St, Carlsbad, CA 92010
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    • 3 BEDS
    • $4,124+
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    6610 Ambrosia Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011
    2 Units available
    • 3 BEDS
    • $3,660+
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    2300 Rising Glen Way, Carlsbad, CA 92008
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    365 Pomelo Dr, Vista, CA 92081
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    832 JUNIPER STREET, ESCONDIDO, CA 92025
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    10411 Reserve Drive, San Diego, CA 92127
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    515 Meander Glen, Escondido, CA 92025
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    4158 Kimberly Ln, Oceanside, CA 92056
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    • $2,445
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    4624 Windfall Terrace, Oceanside, CA 92056
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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 $3,291 and $5,031. 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 989 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 RENTCafé apartments for rent in San Marcos, CA.

San Marcos, CA Demographics

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

Average Rent in San Marcos, CA

  • San Marcos, CA Average Rental Price, January 2022 $2,330 /mo

San Marcos, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

San Marcos, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Jan / 2022
San Marcos, CA $1,998 $2,090 $2,013 $2,035 $2,000 $1,998 $2,038 $2,113 $2,330
National $1,344 $1,376 $1,384 $1,387 $1,379 $1,383 $1,393 $1,476 $1,572

San Marcos, 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, CA Education Statistics

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in San Marcos, CA

A 3 bedroom apartment is the perfect home for you to share with family or roommates. It’s spacious enough, so you can always enjoy some much-needed alone time, but you’ll never feel left out in case you get lonely because your roommates or family will always be nearby. There’s certainly no shortage of 3 bedroom apartments in San Marcos, CA for you to choose from. There are 25 San Marcos, CA properties that offer about 29 3 bedroom units. An average 3 bedroom apartment is 1,033 Sq.Ft., and rents for about $3,477. The monthly rent does vary depending on property type. If you are looking for an apartment that’s close to public transportation, dining and entertainment, expect to pay more. Location is a key factor. The same goes for furnished apartments and units located in newer, well-maintained buildings. The monthly rent can go up to $6,602.

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If finding the perfect rental gets too overwhelming, here’s a tip. Use the RENTCafé filters and, in no time, you will be living in the home of your dreams. So, if you’re trying to put some money aside and you’re on a budget, you can sort the results by using the price filter and eliminate the properties that exceed your budget. A big apartment does not have be a black hole for your wallet. With perseverance, you can also find cheap 3 bedroom apartments. Some apartments rent for as little as $2,206, so don’t give up on the search. If you find an apartment that fits your criteria, don’t let it slip. Contact the property to check availability, and you can apply for a lease directly on RENTCafé.

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