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Apartments for Rent in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA
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Average rent in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA

$2,455/mo San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA is around $2,455.

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Getting around in San Pedro, CA

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Walker's Paradise
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Good Transit
83 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 94, Transit Score®: 50, Bike Score®: 83

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA were last updated on 1 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

The best apartments in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA are: Harbor Riviera, 663 W. 35th St., Bayridge Apartment Homes, 2041 S. Pacific Ave. and Merit Western.

What is the average rent in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

The average rent in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA is $2,455. Start your search for apartments in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

The price range for a studio apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA is between $1,385 and $4,407. View all studio apartments in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA is between $1,385 and $3,900. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA is between $1,695 and $5,052. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA is between $3,200 and $6,319. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA?

In San Pedro 52% of the housing is rented out compared to 48% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 13% of San Pedro’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 66% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 21% are single-family rentals.

Renter's guide to San Pedro, CA

Home to The Port of Los Angeles, one of the largest and busiest ports in the world, San Pedro is a small but bustling neighborhood in the Los Angeles Metropolitan area. The former fishing town has grown in recent years, lending the neighborhood a more urban feel, while retaining a laid-back beach town mentality. It’s popular with families and young professionals alike, with a large working class, and a high ethnically diverse demographic.

San Pedro has a population of around 86,000 and an area of 12.06 sq. miles, resulting in a small, tight-knit community. It’s about 40 times smaller than LA proper in terms of physical size, and around 44 times smaller in terms of population, while neighboring Long Beach is around 5 times larger. Downtown LA is just 25 miles north of San Pedro, while Long Beach, 7 miles east, can be reached by crossing the iconic Vincent Thomas Bridge.

San Pedro enjoys a warm and welcoming climate, with dry summers and warm winters. July and August are the hottest months, with highs averaging at around 95°F. The coldest month is generally January, with lows of 36°F. Annual precipitation averages at around 14 inches, though with the ocean on the doorstep, conditions are likely to change without warning.

Tips for renting in San Pedro, CA

San Pedro is split into 3 main areas; Coastal San Pedro, Central San Pedro, and Northwest San Pedro. For those craving ocean views and a short walk to the beach, Coastal San Pedro is the place to go. Neighborhoods in this region typically enjoy lower crime rates, and are more modern, though generally more expensive.

Central San Pedro is more urbanized, which can result in issues plagued by urban areas, such as higher crime rates and homeless populations. However, certain regions of Central San Pedro are well regarded by the locals. A good example is the Barrow Hills area, close to downtown and south of the St. Thomas Bridge. It’s a cultural hub near the harbor, and home to many festivals and events, as well as the bustling art district. Homes in this area tend to be older, with some buildings over 100 years old. As a result, you might find more affordable housing in this area.

Northwest San Pedro is also well regarded, with new neighborhoods in development, particularly in the north. This area is great for views over the town and out to the ocean, plus open green spaces.

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San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA demographics

In total, San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA has 55,824 residents, 28,817 women and 27,007 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of ’s population is 43.

Living in San Pedro, CA

The residents of San Pedro enjoy the beach town vibe and appreciate a close-knit sense of community. It’s a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of a larger town, and with spectacular ocean views, and nearby beaches, it offers a calm environment. Proximity to Downtown LA and neighboring Long Beach, as well as numerous nature reserves to the West, ensure there’s something for everyone.

However, those seeking a more suburban vibe may find San Pedro slightly densely populated. While the neighborhood is close to the beach, it’s also home to an incredibly busy shipping port, which can spoil views and create noise and pollution in some areas. There’s also a growing homeless population, and few initiatives in place to tackle the issue, as well as increasing crime rates in certain, central areas. It’s also in need of refurbishment in certain parts, to beautify the town and bring it up to date.

San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA households

  • 13,287 Family
    8,189 Non-family
  • 5,911 Children
    15,565 No Children
  • 21,477Total Number of Households
  • 2.46Average People Per Household
  • $79,310Median Household Income

There is a total of 21,477 households in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA. Of these, 5,911 have children and 15,565 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 13,287 family households and 8,189 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in is 2.46 people, on average. The median household annual income in equals $79,310, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,872.

Things to do in San Pedro, CA

There’s no shortage of things to do in San Pedro, with activities and sights to please everyone. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a wealth of parks and beaches within the town limits and take in anything from paddling in tide pools and surfing, to hiking or picnicking. Dog lovers will enjoy the Knoll Hill Off-Leash Dog Park, while Peck Park offers a shady retreat, swimming pool, tennis courts, and areas for BBQs.

Things to do

Those with an interest in anything maritime will love San Pedro, with its many museums and attractions, including the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. Additionally, the Battleship IOWA Museum is a must, and is the only battleship on the West Coast that is open to the public. Seafood lovers will be spoilt for choice in terms of great eating spots, the most famous being the San Pedro Fish Market and Restaurant, the largest seafood restaurant in California.

Besides seafood and nautical adventures, there’s plenty more to enjoy in San Pedro. Avid local shoppers congregate at Crafted, a local craft market that is home to over 45 stores, plus masterpieces from over 150 artisans and crafters. There are almost daily events and workshops, plus an array of food trucks and an on-site brewery, ensuring the whole family can easily spend the day. Downtown San Pedro is home to the arts district, which bursts into life on the first Thursday of each month, with more than 40 open galleries, theater shows, live music events, plus bustling restaurants and bars.

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San Pedro, CA employment & economy

With a median household income of $52,000, San Pedro is slightly under the national average. While the nearby Los Angeles Port is a major employer in the area, the most common industries are restaurants and food service, construction, and elementary education. However, industries such as water transportation and freight management are also fairly common.

The most common jobs held by residents of San Pedro are in construction laboring, freight, stock and material movement, and cashiers. San Pedro is also home to numerous residents employed as sailors, ship engineers, and marine oilers. The highest paid residents are those employed as ship/cruise line captains, surgeons, and chief executives.

Education in San Pedro, CA

Served by the Los Angeles Unified School District, there are 43 public schools in San Pedro. The top rated public high school that serves San Pedro is the Larchmont Charter School, which is ranked as the #160 best public high school in California. Other primary high schools include the San Pedro High School, Mary Star of the Sea High School, and the Port of Los Angeles High School. Focusing on local maritime industries, the Port of Los Angeles High School also offers a preparatory program based on international business studies and maritime studies. Park Western Place Elementary, Point Fermin Elementary, and Taper Avenue Elementary are the top-rated elementary schools in the neighborhood.

San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 5% of the population in San Pedro, Greater Los Angeles, CA have no high school education, 32% went to high-school, and 27% have partially completed college. Moreover, 8% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 19% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 9% hold a Graduate Degree.

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