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    940-946 Donax Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
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    1035 Georgia Street, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
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    1401 & 1441 13Th Street, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
    1 BED $1,795+
    2 BEDS $2,195
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    1479-1485 ELDER AVE, SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
    1 BED $1,895
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    1551 Saturn Blvd., San Diego, CA 92154
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    1120 Nestor Way, San Diego, CA 92154
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    1132-1140 TRENTON AVENUE, CHULA VISTA, CA 91911
    1 BED $1,500
    2 BEDS $1,700
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    2885 Palm Avenue, San Diego, CA 92154
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    1689 Broadway #107, Chula Vista, CA 91911
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    1255 & 1271 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91911
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    382 Zenith Street, Chula Vista, CA 91911
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    610 Del Sol Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
    1 BED $2,771+
    2 BEDS $3,442+
    3 BEDS $4,011+
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    610 Del Sol Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
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    307 Orange Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911
    1 BED $1,850+
    2 BEDS $2,195
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    1035 4Th Ave., Chula Vista, CA 91911
    2 BEDS $2,400
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    1901 Del Sur Blvd., San Ysidro, CA 92173
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    535 Woodlawn Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910
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    1 BED $1,950
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    561 W. San Ysidro Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92173
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    517 West San Ysidro, San Diego, CA 92173
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    930 Third Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    1 BED $2,680+
    2 BEDS $2,999+
    3 BEDS $3,726+
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    140 Averil Rd, San Ysidro, CA 92173
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    310 K Street, Chula Vista, CA 91911
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    3878 Beyer Blvd., San Diego, CA 92173
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    3865 Main St, Chula Vista, CA 91911
    1 BED $2,500
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    577-579 PARK WAY, CHULA VISTA, CA 91910
    1 BED $1,150
    2 BEDS $1,350
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Average rent in Imperial Beach, CA

$2,561/mo Imperial Beach, CA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Imperial Beach, CA is $2,561.

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Getting around in Imperial Beach, CA

64 /100
Somewhat Walkable
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Some Transit
67 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 64, Transit Score®: 36, Bike Score®: 67

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Imperial Beach, CA were last updated on 23 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Imperial Beach, CA?

The best apartments in Imperial Beach, CA are: 940-946 Donax Avenue, 1035 Georgia Street 2 bedroom 1 bathroom remodeled units! and Casa Sol Apartments.

What is the average rent in Imperial Beach, CA?

The average rent in Imperial Beach, CA is $2,561. Start your search for apartments in Imperial Beach, CA now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Imperial Beach, CA is between $1,795 and $1,850. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Imperial Beach, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Imperial Beach, CA is between $1,795 and $2,250. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Imperial Beach, CA.

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

In Imperial Beach 68% of the housing is rented out compared to 32% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 4% of Imperial Beach’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 69% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 25% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Imperial Beach is 50 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 1 stories, of which all 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 Imperial Beach, CA?

Studio apartments in Imperial Beach are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 45% 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 Imperial Beach, CA

Imperial Beach is an oceanside town in southern California, approximately 10 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border and 13 miles from downtown San Diego. This laidback beach town is quite diverse and attracts a wide mix of renters. It’s a particularly popular place to rent among surfers and other outdoor enthusiasts due to its proximity to the beach. The Tijuana River Estuary is also just south of Imperial Beach and has a network of walking trails. Imperial Beach has a thriving pier and beachfront area full of locally owned restaurants. The local economy is based mainly on tourism, especially during the summer months. There’s also a strong military presence in the area, and many local renters work in San Diego’s nearby naval base.

Renting in Imperial Beach, CA

Imperial Beach’s neighborhoods are relatively dense for a suburban town. They feature a mix of classic beach bungalows, cozy condos and mid-rise apartment complexes. Some sections of Imperial Beach are very walkable, providing renters with a mix of urban and suburban life. Many apartment complexes have pools and other communal outdoor spaces for renters to take advantage of Imperial Beach’s beautiful weather. Month-to-month and short-term rentals are relatively common in Imperial Beach to accommodate the high volume of tourism in the area. Many rental properties also cater to military personnel and their families. Notably, rental prices in Imperial Beach are much higher than the national average and have been increasing in recent years. Proximity to the beach has also made this area highly desirable, and competition for apartments can be high.

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Shopping in Imperial Beach, CA

Imperial Beach’s charming central commercial district runs along Seacoast Drive, where local renters can stroll and visit surf shops and other small boutiques. The largest shopping center in Imperial Beach is Southland Plaza, which is located on the east side of town near I-5. Here, renters will find Walmart, The Home Depot and Big 5 Sporting Goods. While there are no major malls in Imperial Beach, renters looking for a wider range of shopping options will find them at nearby Westfield Plaza Bonita in National City or Las Americas Premium Outlets in San Ysidro. Imperial Beach renters also have plenty of options for groceries, including Vons and Grocery Outlet, as well as many locally owned markets. Meanwhile, members of the military and veterans renting in town can shop at the Imperial Beach Commissary. The Imperial Beach Farmers’ Market is also held on Seacoast Drive on the weekends.

Transportation in Imperial Beach, CA

There are many ways to get around in Imperial Beach. Many local renters opt to have a car, as it’s often the most efficient way to navigate the greater San Diego area. However, not every apartment in Imperial Beach has on-site parking, which is important for renters to consider before signing a lease. Imperial Beach is also very bike-friendly, and some sections of town are walkable. Alternatively, renters also have public transit options available in Imperial Beach. For instance, San Diego’s MTS bus system has multiple routes in Imperial Beach that connect to nearby trolley service at Palm City. The San Diego Trolley also provides service to many other key destinations throughout the metro area, in addition to connecting to Amtrak and Coaster commuter rail service in downtown San Diego.

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