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Apartments for Rent in Huntington Beach, CA
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Average rent in Huntington Beach, CA

$2,714/mo Huntington Beach, CA average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Huntington Beach, CA is $2,714.

    Huntington Beach, CA apartment rent ranges

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    Getting around in Huntington Beach, CA

    34 /100
    Car-Dependent
    26 /100
    Some Transit
    44 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 34, Transit Score®: 26, Bike Score®: 44

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Huntington Beach, CA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Huntington Beach, CA were last updated on 26 Jan 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Huntington Beach, CA?

    The best apartments in Huntington Beach, CA are: Ocean Towers, Delaware Pines Apartments, Pacific Breeze Townhomes, 55+ FountainGlen Seacliff and Sendero Huntington Beach.

    What is the average rent in Huntington Beach, CA?

    The average rent in Huntington Beach, CA is $2,714. Start your search for apartments in Huntington Beach, CA now.

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

    The price range for a studio apartment in Huntington Beach, CA is between $2,075 and $4,295. View all studio apartments in Huntington Beach, CA.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Huntington Beach, CA is between $2,100 and $7,603. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Huntington Beach, CA now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Huntington Beach, CA is between $2,075 and $5,563. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Huntington Beach, CA.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Huntington Beach, CA is between $2,075 and $3,195. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Huntington Beach, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Huntington Beach, CA?

    In Huntington Beach 43% of the housing is rented out compared to 57% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 18% of Huntington Beach’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 64% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 17% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Huntington Beach, CA?

    The average age of rental buildings in Huntington Beach is 38 years old, with 27% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 56% are garden-style apartment communities, 18% are mid-sized buildings, and 2% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Huntington Beach, CA?

    Rental apartments in Huntington Beach come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 5% 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 48% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 43% of all rentals in Huntington Beach. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Renter's guide to Huntington Beach, CA

    Planning a move to Huntington Beach? Better bring your summer clothes and surfboard, because you’ll be needing them all year long!

    Huntington Beach is ranked in the top ten for both “healthiest cities” and “cities on the edge of greatness”.

    If you love the ocean and perfect year-round summer weather, you’ll fit right in. The people of Huntington Beach are down to earth, with a surf's up 24/7 mindset. Plus, it's a safe place, with low violent crime.

    Sitting at 27 square miles, Huntington Beach is one of California’s smaller cities. That’s half the size of Newport Beach and about 14 times smaller than San Diego! If you ever want to hit the big cities, Los Angeles is jus 35 miles away. You also have access to awesome attractions like Disneyland, which is 20 miles away.

    If you’re a fan of summer, you’ll absolutely love the weather all year around. Expect average temperatures of 66ºF for summer and fall, with winter months coming in at a cool 50ºF.

    Tips for renting in Huntington Beach, CA

    So you want to move to Huntington Beach? Great choice! Here are a few rental tips to get you started.

    The rental laws of California require a landlord to disclose certain information before renting to a tenant. That includes how gas and electricity is used, and if there's any toxic mold that could cause potential health concerns.

    Other tenant laws in California include the right to withhold rent, sue the landlord in small claims court, and move out without a notice.

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    Huntington Beach, CA demographics

    Huntington Beach, CA has a population of 199,778 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 99,242 of Huntington Beach’s residents are women and 100,536 are men. The median age of those who live in Huntington Beach, CA is 43.2.

    Living in Huntington Beach, CA

    Huntington Beach has fantastic weather year-round, combined with incredible beaches and plenty of surfing. As a result, the people are laid back and there's always something to do outdoors. The friendliness of the locals also contributes to the low crime rates.

    If that weren't enough, it’s ranked as the #3 “best baseball city” and within the top ten for “most competitive colleges”.

    On the flip side, the rent, like many cities in California, can get high. If cheap cost of living is a concern, Huntington Beach may not be your best bet. Also, with such little rainfall, the area can be drought prone.

    Huntington Beach, CA households

    • 49,962 Family
      27,627 Non-family
    • 20,344 Children
      57,245 No Children
    • 77,589Total Number of Households
    • 2.56Average People Per Household
    • $97,469Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 77,589 households in Huntington Beach, CA. 49,962 are family households and 27,627 are non-family households. There are 20,344 households with children in Huntington Beach and 57,245 households without children. On average, about 2.56 people live in a household in Huntington Beach, CA.

    Things to do in Huntington Beach, CA

    You’ll find plenty of beaches here – like Bolsa Chica State Beach, Huntington Dog Beach, and the Huntington Beach Pier – where you can go all out party mode or just have a fun, relaxing time. Whether you’re a single 20-something or raising a family, there’s a beach for everyone.

    Need more to do? You can visit the International Surfing Museum to soak in the culture. How about a night out? Downtown Huntington Beach is packed with bars, restaurants, and gatherings.

    If you'd like to take a stroll with the kids, you also have access to parks like Huntington Beach State Park, Orange County Coast, and Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.

    The city's full of yearly events. Every July, the Bolsa Chica State Beach holds a biathlon (swimming and running) from Santa Ana River to Warner Avenue. Then there's the Cruise of Lights Boat Tour in Huntington Harbour. If you’re a runner, give the Surf City Marathon a shot – it's held every February.

    Things to do

    The city's full of yearly events. Every July, the Bolsa Chica State Beach holds a biathlon (swimming and running) from Santa Ana River to Warner Avenue. Then there's the Cruise of Lights Boat Tour in Huntington Harbour. If you’re a runner, give the Surf City Marathon a shot – it's held every February.

    With Los Angeles so close, sports fans can also make a quick trip to see the Lakers, Clippers, Rams, or Dodgers play.

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    Huntington Beach, CA employment & economy

    The city’s biggest employer is Boeing, which is known for manufacturing and designing large aircraft worldwide. Other major employers include Quicksilver, Cambro Manufacturing, and Ensign United States Drilling.

    As you can probably guess, manufacturing is the city's biggest industry. Though finding a job in any field shouldn’t be too difficult with an unemployment rate that's below the national average. Wal-Mart, C&D Aerospace, and the Huntington Beach Hospital also provide plenty of jobs.

    Education in Huntington Beach, CA

    Huntington Beach doesn’t have many major colleges, but it does have a few competitive community colleges. Golden West College has incredibly cheap tuition, with great programs and degrees. There’s also Apollos College, which ranks 23rd for top online doctoral degree programs in business.

    For high schoolers, there's Edison High School, Huntington Beach High School, and Marina High School.

    Huntington Beach, CA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Huntington Beach, CA is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 28% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 25% have a Bachelor Degree, and 14% have a Graduate Degree.

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