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Apartments for Rent in Lake Elsinore, CA
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Average rent in Lake Elsinore, CA

$2,089/mo Lake Elsinore, CA average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Lake Elsinore, CA is $2,089.

Lake Elsinore, CA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Lake Elsinore, CA

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Walk Score®: 2, Bike Score®: 26

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Lake Elsinore, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Lake Elsinore, CA were last updated on 2 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in Lake Elsinore, CA?

The best apartments in Lake Elsinore, CA are: Shoreline Apartments and 5brm/3bath 2 story home. 3 car garage.

What is the average rent in Lake Elsinore, CA?

The average rent in Lake Elsinore, CA is $2,089. Start your search for apartments in Lake Elsinore, CA now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake Elsinore, CA is between $1,899 and $2,074. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lake Elsinore, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lake Elsinore, CA is between $2,075 and $2,474. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lake Elsinore, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lake Elsinore, CA is between $2,524 and $2,824. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lake Elsinore, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Lake Elsinore, CA?

In Lake Elsinore, 31% of the residents are renting compared to 69% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 5% of Lake Elsinore’s rentals, 42% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 51% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Lake Elsinore, CA?

The average age of rental buildings in Lake Elsinore is 23 years old, with 49% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 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 Lake Elsinore, CA?

Studio apartments in Lake Elsinore are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 29% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 46% 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 Lake Elsinore, CA

Located in Riverside County, Lake Elsinore is a small city in California known for its great schools, natural spots, outdoor activities, and historical sights. Originally known as a getaway spot for Hollywood celebrities, some of the celebrities’ mansions still stand around Lake Elsinore. The hot days and warm winds blowing from Ortega Mountains make Lake Elsinore a popular spot for skydiving, hang-gliding, and other aerial sports. Renters enjoy a moderate Mediterranean climate with average temperatures of 40F° to 70F° and almost no precipitation outside the winter months. There is plenty of sunshine and days that last up to 14 hours, so renters can explore the varying outdoor and lakeside activities.

Renting in Lake Elsinore, CA

Most people living in Lake Elsinore are homeowners, but there are different renter households in the area as well. Residential neighborhoods are surrounded by nature, parks, and sports facilities, characterized by single-family homes with three or four bedrooms or one- to three-bedroom apartments for rent. Lake Elsinore’s rental market also has a few known gated communities like Summerly, Alberhill Ranch, and Westlake. Rental apartments and homes for rent in these neighborhoods are within walking distance of private amenities and outdoor activities. California is rent-controlled, so landlords can only increase rent for 5% plus inflation, or maximum 10% per year. The landlord may collect a pre-paid rent, a reasonable late rent fee, and a security deposit not higher than two months’ rent for unfurnished apartments and three months’ rent for furnished apartments in Lake Elsinore. Depending on the circumstances, a 30 or 60 days’ written notice is needed to terminate the lease.

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Lake Elsinore, CA demographics

Lake Elsinore, CA has a population of 64,201 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,212 of Lake Elsinore’s residents are women and 30,989 are men. The median age of those who live in Lake Elsinore, CA is 31.4.

Shopping in Lake Elsinore, CA

The city is a great spot for renters looking for discount shopping. Outlets at Lake Elsinore has a collection of brand outlets like Carter’s, Nike, Guess, Levi’s, GAP, and others. Two smaller shopping venues are available for local renters: Lake Elsinore Square and Lake Elsinore Town Center. Aside from brands, renters can shop in boutiques, antique stores, and locally owned stores. Other shopping spots are also available throughout the city. Renters typically do their grocery shopping in Dollar General, Albertson’s, ALDI, Target, and Costco. The local chain stores Stater Bros., Cardenas, and Lake Elsinore Market are also present throughout the city.

Lake Elsinore, CA households

  • 14,235 Family
    3,200 Non-family
  • 8,538 Children
    8,897 No Children
  • 17,435Total Number of Households
  • 3.68Average People Per Household
  • $74,490Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 17,435 households in Lake Elsinore, CA. 14,235 are family households and 3,200 are non-family households. There are 8,538 households with children in Lake Elsinore and 8,897 households without children. On average, about 3.68 people live in a household in Lake Elsinore, CA.

Transportation in Lake Elsinore, CA

Lake Elsinore commuters have access to several arterial roads. Interstate 15 connects the city with Murrieta, Temecula, San Diego, Corona, Ontario, and Las Vegas, while State Route 74 connects commuters with Orange County, Perris, San Jacinto Valley, and Coachella Valley. Aside from the major roads, the city’s streets also give renters convenient access to neighboring cities. For renters who use public transportation, Lake Elsinore has a bus network provided by Riverside Transit Agency. The city is also very walkable and bike-friendly, with a developed network of walk and bike trails and amenities that encourage renters to opt for an eco-friendly transportation mode. Uber and Lyft are available as ridesharing service providers in the area. For air travel, LA/Ontario International Airport and John Wayne Airport are located 38 and 51 miles away, respectively.

Lake Elsinore, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Lake Elsinore, CA is as follows: 8% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 30% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 14% have a Bachelor Degree, and 5% have a Graduate Degree.

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