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    2920 Healthcare Way, Modesto, CA 95356
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    2805 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto, CA 95354
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    1401 Lakewood Ave, Modesto, CA 95355
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    2929 Floyd Ave, Modesto, CA 95355
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    200 Sheila Ct, Modesto, CA 95350
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    3104 Sherwood Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350
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    1313 Celeste Dr, Modesto, CA 95355
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    2200 Standiford Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350
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    2700 Marina Drive, Modesto, CA 95355
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    204 Warren Way, Modesto, CA 95356
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    1100 Sylvan, Modesto, CA 95350
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    1317 Celeste Dr Modesto, Modesto, CA 95355
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    1801 COFFEE ROAD, MODESTO, CA 95355
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    3701 Crowell Road, Turlock, CA 95382
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    1700 North Tully Road, Turlock, CA 95380
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    2905 Niagra St #273, Turlock, CA 95382
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    275 East Minnesota Avenue, Turlock, CA 95382
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    574 Button Ave, Manteca, CA 95336
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    794 Button Ave, Manteca, CA 95336
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    1155 W. Center Street, Manteca, CA 95337
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    1212 West Center St, Manteca, CA 95337
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    1257 Crom Street, Manteca, CA 95337
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    240 Towne Centre Drive, Lathrop, CA 95330
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Average rent in Modesto, CA

$1,657/mo Modesto, CA average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Modesto, CA is $1,657.

    Modesto, CA apartment rent ranges

    About 61% of apartment rents in Modesto, CA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 13% of apartments. Around 22% of Modesto’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Modesto, CA rent trends

    Getting around in Modesto, CA

    47 /100
    Car-Dependent
    39 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 47, Bike Score®: 39

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Modesto, CA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Modesto, CA were last updated on 2 Dec 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Modesto, CA?

    The best apartments in Modesto, CA are: g4 Sheila Garden Apartments, MANCHESTER COURT, ALLURE AT 2920, Chardonnay Ridge and Stoneybrook Apartments.

    What is the average rent in Modesto, CA?

    The average rent in Modesto, CA is $1,657. Start your search for apartments in Modesto, CA now.

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

    The price range for a studio apartment in Modesto, CA is between $1,050 and $2,595. View all studio apartments in Modesto, CA.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Modesto, CA is between $1,285 and $3,220. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Modesto, CA now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Modesto, CA is between $1,350 and $3,286. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Modesto, CA.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Modesto, CA is between $1,618 and $2,557. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Modesto, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Modesto, CA?

    In Modesto 44% of the housing is rented out compared to 56% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 11% of Modesto’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 39% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 48% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Modesto, CA?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Modesto are about 40 years old, on average. Of these, 7% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 96% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 4% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Modesto, CA?

    Studio apartments in Modesto are around 5% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 43% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 48% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

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    Renter's guide to Modesto, CA

    Modesto is a close-knit agricultural town, located in the Central Valley of California. It offers the amenities and cultural diversity of a larger city, but with small town appeal. Forbes ranked Modesto 48th out of the 100 “Best Bang-for-the-Buck Cities.” It has also been honored as a Tree City USA. Modesto is home to the Gallo Family Winery, the largest privately owned winery in the world.

    Modesto has taken great measures to update its downtown core and make the city feel a destination worth visiting. Modesto is the largest city and the county seat of Stanislaus County, and lies 90 miles north of Fresno, 40 miles north of Merced and 68 miles south of Sacramento. San Francisco is 92 miles to the west and just 66 miles from Yosemite National Park.

    The weather in Modesto is perfect for agriculture, which is part of why farming is so prosperous here. Summers are hot and dry, but winters are mild, with cool weather, lots of rain, and plenty of fog.

    Tips for renting in Modesto, CA

    In the state of California, landlords must tell tenants if their gas and electricity also serves other parts of the complex and also if there is mold in the unit. California law limits how much a landlord can charge for a security deposit (no more than two months rent) and it must be returned to the tenant within 21 days of their departure from the unit. Tenants can also withhold rent or sue if the landlord fails to repair important items like a broken heater or refrigerator.

    Modesto is a great location when you like a small town feel with big city living. This city has a great downtown area, plenty of fun festivals to go to, grows more nuts and cows than almost anyplace else, and wants you to come join the fun! Living in Modesto puts you in a great central location for other destinations in California that are much more expensive to live in.

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    Modesto, CA demographics

    Modesto, CA has a population of 214,485 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 109,237 of Modesto’s residents are women and 105,248 are men. The median age of those who live in Modesto, CA is 34.7.

    Living in Modesto, CA

    Modesto is a pleasant place to call home. Founder William C. Ralston didn’t want the city named after him, and thus the name was created from the Spanish word for modest. Some great things about Modesto are the mild winters, the small town atmosphere, and how close it is to several national parks. Drawbacks? Modesto has high unemployment rates, higher crime rates than expected in a small city and not a lot of opportunities for higher education or careers. But, don’t let those downsides keep you from falling in love with this quaint country spot of land in California.

    Modesto, CA households

    • 51,091 Family
      20,022 Non-family
    • 27,300 Children
      43,813 No Children
    • 71,113Total Number of Households
    • 2.98Average People Per Household
    • $62,182Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 71,113 households in Modesto, CA. 51,091 are family households and 20,022 are non-family households. There are 27,300 households with children in Modesto and 43,813 households without children. On average, about 2.98 people live in a household in Modesto, CA.

    Things to do in Modesto, CA

    You will find many things to do and see in scenic Modesto and its surrounding areas. Modesto is only a few hours in one direction from Fresno ski resorts and a few hours the other direction to the ocean. You can easily visit Yosemite National Park and be amazed by all the incredible mountain views. In Modesto city, you can visit the McHenry Mansion and Museum which give information about the founding of Modesto and its history. Filmmaker George Lucas was born in Modesto and there’s a square in downtown with a bronze statue raised in his honor, called George Lucas Plaza.

    Festivals have gained popularity in Modesto, particularly music festivals like Summerfest and the downtown summer concert series. The Graffiti Summer Festival celebrates the iconic 1973 film by George Lucas based in Modesto called American Graffiti with hot rods and thousands of visitors to the city.

    If the arts is your thing, catch a theatre show at The State Theatre, which has been around since the 1920s, or at the Gallo Center for the Arts, located in downtown. The Modesto Symphony Orchestra and Townsend Opera both play at the Gallo. Once a month, the city hosts an Art Walk, where you can stroll and see works of art at various galleries and locations around the city. 

    Things to do

    If the arts is your thing, catch a theatre show at The State Theatre, which has been around since the 1920s, or at the Gallo Center for the Arts, located in downtown. The Modesto Symphony Orchestra and Townsend Opera both play at the Gallo. Once a month, the city hosts an Art Walk, where you can stroll and see works of art at various galleries and locations around the city. 

    The Modesto Nuts Minor League Baseball Club plays at the John Thurman Field and average about 70 home games a season.

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    Modesto, CA employment & economy

    Due to the city’s proximity to fertile land, farming, and agricultural centers, many of the jobs in Modesto revolve around food, wineries, and manufacturing. Some of the top employers in Modesto are: E & J Gallo Winery, Seneca Foods, Stanislaus Food Products, Del Monte Foods, Memorial Medical Center, Modesto City Schools, and Kaiser Permanente. Large companies headquartered in Modesto include: DeRuosi Nut, 5.11 Tactical, and E & J Gallo Winery.

    Education in Modesto, CA

    Modesto City Schools serve 32,000 students from Modesto and outlying areas. Modesto Junior College is a two-year junior college with 20,000 students. University of California, Merced is a research university located in Merced that serves the Modesto area. California State University, Stanislaus is a liberal arts school located in nearby Turlock.

    Modesto, CA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Modesto, CA is as follows: 7% have no high school education, 39% completed some high school, 30% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 12% have a Bachelor Degree, and 5% have a Graduate Degree.

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