The average monthly rent of apartments in Elk Grove, CA is $2,273.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Elk Grove, CA is $2,273.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Elk Grove, CA is $2,273.
Prices and availability in Elk Grove, CA were last updated on 2 Oct 2022.
The average rent in Elk Grove, CA is $2,273. Start your search for apartments in Elk Grove, CA now.
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Elk Grove, CA is between $1,273 and $4,713. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Elk Grove, CA now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Elk Grove, CA is between $1,256 and $4,278. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Elk Grove, CA.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Elk Grove, CA is between $1,181 and $5,956. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Elk Grove, CA.
In Elk Grove 26% of the housing is rented out compared to 74% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 9% of Elk Grove’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 27% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 63% are single-family rentals.
The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city. In this case, the apartment buildings in Elk Grove are about 19 years old, on average. Of these, 84% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 92% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.
Rental apartments in Elk Grove come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 29% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 52% of all rentals in Elk Grove. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.
Elk Grove is a small city in Sacramento, CA, just 16 miles south of Sacramento, the state capital. It’s a family-oriented city with high-ranking schools, beautiful nature and various community centers with activities for all ages. With a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, Elk Grove’s summers are hot and arid, while winters are cool and mild. Average temperatures vary from 39°F to 93°F, with clear, sunny skies for most of the year, allowing renters to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities. Because of its geographic location, Elk Grove is a great place for renters commuting to Sacramento and San Francisco. This small suburban city keeps growing in popularity due to robust job market, safety, community diversity and proximity to large California cities.
Most properties for rent in Elk Grove are single-family houses, with a few apartment communities near the major thoroughfares to Sacramento. People renting in these neighborhoods are mostly commuters to Sacramento and the Bay Area. The southwest part of Elk Grove is a popular suburban area with a mix of apartment communities and single-family homes. Several high-ranking schools are located here, making it popular for families. In these neighborhoods, renters also have access to chain grocery stores, parks, gas stations and food stores, all within walking distance. The neighborhoods of Sheldon, Camden, and Laguna West are home to affluent renters living in spacious properties with landscaped gardens and luxury amenities. Elk Grove is a rent-controlled city, meaning that rent prices cannot increase above a reasonable yearly limit. What’s more, it is forbidden for a landlord to evict someone living in a rental for more than a year without a reasonable cause. You may be required to pay a nonrefundable application fee for the screening costs and put forth a security deposit before signing the lease. An important thing to note is that East Franklin, Poppy Ridge and Laguna Ridge in Elk Grove have extra taxes residents pay for neighborhood improvement projects.
Elk Grove, CA has a population of 173,370 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 89,907 of Elk Grove’s residents are women and 83,463 are men. The median age of those who live in Elk Grove, CA is 37.7.
Shopping options in Elk Grove are limited, so most renters drive to Sacramento for brand shopping. There are a few shopping malls featuring brand names such as Old Navy, Kohl’s, T.J. Maxx, Tilly’s and Burlington, as well as several outlet stores where you can find brand apparel for discounted prices. Retail stores are mainly located along Highway 99 and main intersections, while chain grocery stores are scattered throughout the city. Walmart, Target, Safeway, WinCo Foods, Dollar Tree, Bed, Bath & Beyond are some of the names where locals do their daily shopping. Renters also have access to antique shops, retail boutiques, craft stores and small businesses in Old Town Elk Grove.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 53,627 households in Elk Grove, CA. 43,024 are family households and 10,603 are non-family households. There are 24,061 households with children in Elk Grove and 29,566 households without children. On average, about 3.22 people live in a household in Elk Grove, CA.
Most parts of Elk Grove aren’t very walkable or bike-friendly, so most renters use their cars to get around. Interstate 5 and Highway 99 are the main pathways providing access to Sacramento and other California cities. Because most renters use a car, commuting is slow, with frequent traffic congestion. Elk Grove Transit (e-tran) provides fixed-route local, commuter and paratransit public bus services and also offers Dial-A-Ride service to ADA-certified passengers. While there is no rail service in the city, there are plans to include a passenger rail station and siding track that will provide a new passenger rail service between Stockton and Sacramento. For air travel, the nearest airports are the Sacramento International Airport, located 26 miles north of Elk Grove, and Stockton Metropolitan Airport, which is 41 miles south.
The level of education of the population of Elk Grove, CA is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 32% partially completed college, 10% have an Associate Degree, 21% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.
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