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Average rent in Gardena, CA

$1,636/mo Gardena, CA average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Gardena, CA is $1,636.

Gardena, CA apartment rent ranges

About 65% of apartment rents in Gardena, CA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 9% of apartments. Around 24% of Gardena’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Gardena, CA rent trends

Getting around in Gardena, CA

87 /100
Very Walkable
37 /100
Some Transit
56 /100
Walk Score®: 87, Transit Score®: 37, Bike Score®: 56

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Gardena, CA were last updated on 23 Mar 2023.

What are the best apartments in Gardena, CA?

The best apartments in Gardena, CA are: 1818 W. El Segundo Blvd., 15904 S. Vermont Ave., 1225 W. 166th St., Marine Bay Apartments and Cocoon 63.

What is the average rent in Gardena, CA?

The average rent in Gardena, CA is $1,636. Start your search for apartments in Gardena, CA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Gardena, CA is between $1,450 and $2,500. View all studio apartments in Gardena, CA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gardena, CA is between $1,500 and $2,250. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Gardena, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Gardena, CA is between $1,450 and $2,250. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Gardena, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Gardena, CA is between $1,500 and $3,295. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Gardena, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Gardena, CA?

In Gardena, 52% of the residents are renting compared to 48% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 7% of Gardena’s rentals, 68% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

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

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 Gardena are about 49 years old, on average. Of these, 10% 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 1 stories. About 53% 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.

What apartment floorplans are common in Gardena, CA?

Studio apartments in Gardena are around 24% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 50% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 25% 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 Gardena, CA

Finding a (relatively) affordable place to live in Los Angeles County is no easy feat, but renters who are looking for a location affording a good quality of life without breaking the bank should start their hunt for an apartment for rent in the quaint suburb of Gardena. With easy access to all amenities — including shopping and dining, as well as a short drive from some of Los Angeles’ most celebrated beaches, including Redondo Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach Pier, Hermosa Beach and Dockweiler State Beach — Gardena is a wonderful place to call home. And, with a cost of living on par with the state average, it’s also one of the most affordable options for Los Angeles County. Moreover, renting an apartment in Gardena is also your ticket to an above-average public school district and a friendly, ethnically diverse community. However, renters should stay aware of their surroundings at night and lock the doors to their vehicles.

Renting in Gardena, CA

Renters will find an urban-suburban mixed environment in Gardena. The city features both residential neighborhoods comprised primarily of detached, single-family homes and low-rise communities of condominiums and rental apartments, as well as more industrial areas with shopping malls and higher-density apartments for rent. Renters constitute a slight majority over property owners in Gardena. Plus, renting an apartment here is a more affordable alternative than most of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim metropolitan area. Note that, according to rental laws in California, landlords typically require a security deposit with a maximum amount equivalent to up to two times the rent in an unfurnished rental apartment and up to three times the amount of the rent in a furnished apartment (unless otherwise specified in the rental agreement).

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Gardena, CA demographics

Gardena, CA has a population of 60,917 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,715 of Gardena’s residents are women and 29,202 are men. The median age of those who live in Gardena, CA is 40.

Shopping in Gardena, CA

Gardena is an important retail center for the area. As such, renters will have no difficulty finding some of their favorite supermarket chains within easy distance of their rental apartment. For instance, many national and regional retailers have at least one location within the city’s borders, including Ralphs, Whole Food Markets, Albertsons, Vons, Aldi and Sam’s Club. In addition, thanks to the great cultural diversity among Gardena’s residents, renters will also find numerous ethnic grocery stores offering Asian, Latino, African and Caribbean products. Meanwhile, the Gardena Valley Shopping Center and the Gateway Center are the main shopping malls in the area.

Gardena, CA households

  • 14,131 Family
    6,675 Non-family
  • 6,556 Children
    14,250 No Children
  • 20,806Total Number of Households
  • 2.89Average People Per Household
  • $68,413Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 20,806 households in Gardena, CA. 14,131 are family households and 6,675 are non-family households. There are 6,556 households with children in Gardena and 14,250 households without children. On average, about 2.89 people live in a household in Gardena, CA.

Transportation in Gardena, CA

Renters may need a car to run some errands while renting an apartment in Gardena. That said, there may also be dining and shopping options within walking distance of your rental apartment if you don’t feel like getting behind the wheel at the end of a long day. In addition, Gardena offers several fixed bus routes throughout the town. Specifically, renters commuting to other communities for work can take advantage of the freeways in nearly every direction (Interstate 110, Route 91 and Interstate 405).

Gardena, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Gardena, CA is as follows: 10% have no high school education, 31% completed some high school, 28% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 6% have a Graduate Degree.

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