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Average rent in Fairfield, CA

$2,146/mo Fairfield, CA average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Fairfield, CA is $2,146.

    Fairfield, CA apartment rent ranges

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    Getting around in Fairfield, CA

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    36 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 3, Bike Score®: 36

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Fairfield, CA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Fairfield, CA were last updated on 24 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Fairfield, CA?

    The best apartments in Fairfield, CA are: Bridgeport Ranch, Waterscape, Pinewood Village Condominiums, Round Hill Creek Apartments and Nova at Green Valley Apartments.

    What is the average rent in Fairfield, CA?

    The average rent in Fairfield, CA is $2,146. Start your search for apartments in Fairfield, CA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Fairfield, CA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Fairfield, CA is between $1,775 and $2,315. View all studio apartments in Fairfield, CA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA is between $902 and $3,895. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Fairfield, CA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA is between $902 and $4,786. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Fairfield, CA is between $3,199 and $6,398. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Fairfield, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Fairfield, CA?

    In Fairfield, 40% of the residents are renting compared to 60% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 13% of Fairfield’s rentals, 54% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 32% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Fairfield, CA?

    The average age of rental buildings in Fairfield is 37 years old, with 28% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which 96% are garden-style apartment communities, none are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Fairfield, CA?

    Studio apartments in Fairfield are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 43% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 49% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Fairfield, CA

    Fairfield is located in the heart of California’s Bay Area, just between San Francisco and Sacramento. The city is home to a thriving business, arts, and entertainment community that attracts renters who want to live in a calm and safe city, while also being near the job opportunities and amenities of big cities. Fairfield is also known for its mild climate with average temperatures between 40°F and 89°F, which make it a popular destination for outdoor activities. The city is also home to several parks, recreational facilities and golf courses. In addition, Fairfield is also home to California State University, which provides a variety of educational opportunities. As a result, Fairfield is an attractive place to rent for both families and individuals.

    Renting in Fairfield, CA

    From family-friendly neighborhoods to active adult communities, there’s something for everyone who wants to rent in Fairfield. Most rentals in Fairfield are single-family homes and apartments ranging in size from one to four or more bedrooms. The southern area is popular among commuting renters, as this area offers easy access to major highways and transit options. Meanwhile, neighborhoods in the northern areas have tree-lined streets and well-maintained rentals that are close to parks, recreational areas and golf courses. Notably, the Affordable Housing Division has several programs through which renters and residents can find affordable homes and apartments in Fairfield. Plus, California imposes rent controls across the whole state that limit rent increases to 5% plus inflation, for a maximum of 10% per year. Renters also have the right to a habitable rental, but they do have to pay two or three months’ rent as a security deposit, depending on whether the rental unit is furnished.

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    Fairfield, CA demographics

    Fairfield, CA has a population of 118,932 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 59,608 of Fairfield’s residents are women and 59,324 are men. The median age of those who live in Fairfield, CA is 35.2.

    Shopping in Fairfield, CA

    Shopping enthusiasts will enjoy Fairfield’s numerous shopping venues. For instance, Solano Town Center is the primary place where renters go for shopping, dining and entertainment. The retail complex is home to stores like H&M, Foot Locker, Victoria’s Secret, MAC, Old Navy, Sephora, ULTA Beauty, Macy’s, JCPenney, Best Buy and many more. Downtown Fairfield is another place where renters can find locally owned boutiques and restaurants. Most big-box grocery and home goods chains in Fairfield are located along Interstate 80, where renters can shop from stores like Costco, Walmart, Lowe’s, Target, Dollar Tree, and the local Albertsons and Safeway supermarkets. In addition, the local family farms have farm stands or sell fresh produce in the city’s farmers’ markets.

    Fairfield, CA households

    • 28,037 Family
      9,139 Non-family
    • 14,697 Children
      22,479 No Children
    • 37,176Total Number of Households
    • 3.16Average People Per Household
    • $92,625Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 37,176 households in Fairfield, CA. 28,037 are family households and 9,139 are non-family households. There are 14,697 households with children in Fairfield and 22,479 households without children. On average, about 3.16 people live in a household in Fairfield, CA.

    Transportation in Fairfield, CA

    While renters can use a bike or walk in some neighborhoods in Fairfield, a car will likely be necessary to do most errands. However, because Fairfield has both interstates 80 and 680, as well as State Route 12, renters can get in and out of the city easily and connect to other roads. Alternatively, Fairfield and Suisun Transit (FAST) is the primary transportation division that oversees the local fixed-route bus service and SolanoExpress regional fixed bus routes. Similarly, the Capitol Corridor — an intercity passenger rail service between Silicon Valley/San Jose and the Sacramento region — also has a station in Fairfield. Suisun/Fairfield is another station where Amtrak trains and Greyhound intercity buses operate. Otherwise, renters who carpool can use Uber and Lyft’s on-demand services. Finally, renters who need air travel would have to drive 48 miles to Sacramento International Airport or 51 miles to Oakland International Airport.

    Fairfield, CA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Fairfield, CA is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 30% completed some high school, 31% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 17% have a Bachelor Degree, and 8% have a Graduate Degree.

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