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Apartments for Rent in Los Altos, CA
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    201 Cuesta Drive, Los Altos, CA 94022
    2 BEDS $3,295
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    550 Tyndall Street, Los Altos, CA 94022
    2 BEDS $3,545+
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    848,850,852,854 Jordan Ave, Los Altos, CA 94022
    1 BED $2,995+
    2 BEDS $3,595+
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    779 Edge Lane, Los Altos, CA 94024-4908
    3 BEDS $5,600
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    100 Aspen Way, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $3,417
    2 BEDS $5,073
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    1855, 1865, 1875, 1885 Ednamary Way, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $2,345+
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    959 Rich Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
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    1 BED $2,225+
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    1030 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    Studio $3,225+
    1 BED $3,625+
    2+ BEDS $4,855+
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    2065 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    Studio $1,950
    1 BED $2,050+
    2 BEDS $2,675+
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    2045 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $2,075+
    2 BEDS $2,675+
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    1939 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $2,275
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    2090 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $2,100
    2 BEDS $2,675+
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    2030 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $2,095+
    2 BEDS $2,750+
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    1990 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    Studio $1,975
    1 BED $2,200
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    2020 Latham Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
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    2+ BEDS $2,900
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    565 Escuela Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $2,415+
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    2250 Latham St, Mountain View, CA 94040
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    1 BED $2,820
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    582 & 586 Mariposa Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040
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    2 BEDS $2,895
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    2650 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040
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    398 Ortega Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
    Studio $3,075+
    1 BED $3,650
    2 BEDS $4,850
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    2650 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $3,593+
    2 BEDS $3,948+
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    1931 California Street, Mountain View, CA 94040
    2 BEDS $2,900
    3 BEDS $3,500
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    248 Pamela, Mountain View, CA 94040
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    2700 W El Camino Real, Mountain View, CA 94040
    1 BED $3,922+
    2 BEDS $5,342+
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    541 Del Medio Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040
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Average rent in Los Altos, CA

$3,166/mo Los Altos, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Los Altos, CA is $3,166.

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Los Altos, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Los Altos, CA were last updated on 13 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Los Altos, CA?

The best apartments in Los Altos, CA are: 201 Cuesta Drive, Tyndall, Los Altos Court and 779 Edge Lane.

What is the average rent in Los Altos, CA?

The average rent in Los Altos, CA is $3,166. Start your search for apartments in Los Altos, CA now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Los Altos, CA is between $2,995 and $3,045. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Los Altos, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Los Altos, CA is between $3,295 and $3,645. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Los Altos, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Los Altos, CA?

In Los Altos 19% of the housing is rented out compared to 81% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 19% of Los Altos’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 43% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 38% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Los Altos, CA?

The average age of rental buildings in Los Altos is 38 years old, with none being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 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 Los Altos, CA?

Rental apartments in Los Altos come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% 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 67% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 31% of all rentals in Los Altos. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Los Altos, CA

Los Altos is a suburb of San Jose that’s located on the western edge of Silicon Valley. The town is mostly residential, and many renters who work in the technology industry rent in Los Altos and work in nearby towns, like Mountain View or Cupertino. Los Altos’ quiet, suburban feel and highly rated school district also makes it a popular place for families to rent. Los Altos has a small, but walkable downtown area that’s full of popular restaurants and cafes. Attractions like the Los Altos History Museum and the Redwood Grove Nature Preserve are also located in the downtown area. Most residential neighborhoods in Los Altos have their own parks, as well, thereby making it easy for renters to enjoy the sunny California weather.

Renting in Los Altos, CA

Los Altos is a very affluent community and the majority of residents opt to own their homes, rather than rent. Moreover, due to local zoning restrictions, there are very few apartment buildings in the area. Therefore, renters who prefer to live in an apartment complex will have more options to choose from in nearby Mountain View. Most rental properties are single-family homes and selection is very limited. Additionally, rental prices in Los Altos are also very high, even when compared with other nearby cities. That said, rental homes in Los Altos are very spacious and often come with luxury amenities, like updated appliances and smart home technology. Rental properties here have large yards with beautiful landscaping, pools, and multi-car garages. Most residential neighborhoods in Los Altos have a traditional, suburban feel and are not walkable.

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Shopping in Los Altos, CA

Almost all of the shopping in Los Altos is concentrated in the downtown area. Specifically, downtown Los Altos has a selection of high-end, locally owned shops, as well as a Safeway and Walgreens. This area is also home to Draeger’s Market, which is a luxury grocer known for global goods and fresh produce. Renters also have access to two other grocery stores in other neighborhoods — another Safeway location and Andronico’s Community Markets. Many Los Altos renters also enjoy shopping in nearby Mountain View, which has a wider range of shops. To that end, The Village at San Antonio Center in Mountain View has shops such as Walmart, Kohl’s, Safeway and Trader Joe’s. Alternatively, renters looking for a more traditional mall experience will find it at the Stanford Shopping Center, which is located just 15 minutes away in Palo Alto.

Transportation in Los Altos, CA

Most renters in Los Altos have cars, and driving is the fastest way to get around Silicon Valley. Biking is also an easy way to get around, as most major roads have bike lanes. Or, for renters who prefer to take public transportation, there are bus routes that connect Los Altos with San Jose and other nearby towns. For renters who commute, the VTA light rail and Caltrain both stop in nearby Mountain View and provide service to San Francisco, San Jose and many other towns throughout the Bay Area. Finally, the nearest Amtrak Station is Great America Station in Santa Clara, while the nearest commercial airport that renters can use is San Jose International Airport.

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