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    1313 Celeste Dr, Modesto, CA 95355
    1 BED $1,550+
    2 BEDS $1,695+
    3 BEDS $1,894+
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    2200 Standiford Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350
    1 BED $1,620
    2 BEDS $1,920
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    3104 Sherwood Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350
    Studio $1,591
    1 BED $1,689
    2 BEDS $2,071
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    2929 Floyd Ave, Modesto, CA 95355
    1 BED $1,775
    2 BEDS $1,975
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    2920 Healthcare Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    Studio $1,895
    1 BED $1,925
    2 BEDS $2,095
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    2805 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto, CA 95354
    1 BED $1,591+
    2 BEDS $1,647+
    3 BEDS $2,310+
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    2700 Marina Drive, Modesto, CA 95355
    1 BED $1,600
    2 BEDS $1,980
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    3925 Scenic Drive, Modesto, CA 95333
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    2 BEDS $1,825+
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    1801 COFFEE ROAD, MODESTO, CA 95355
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    1 BED $1,250
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    204 Warren Way, Modesto, CA 95356
    1 BED $1,450
    2 BEDS $1,500
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    1100 Sylvan, Modesto, CA 95350
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    1317 Celeste Dr Modesto, Modesto, CA 95355
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    301 Standiford Ave., Modesto, CA 95350
    1 BED $880
    2 BEDS $1,048
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    Silverwood Mobile Home, Modesto, CA 95355
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    429 Griswold Ave, Modesto, CA 95350
    2 BEDS $2,200
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    RVP - 833 S Wilma Ave, Ripon, CA 95366
    3 BEDS $1,950
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    RVP - 519 2Nd St, Ripon, CA 95366
    2 BEDS $1,350
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    804 Eastwood Way, Patterson, CA 95363
    2 BEDS $2,292
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    1000 W Zeering Road #61, Turlock, CA 95382
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    3 BEDS $1,910+
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    3701 Crowell Road, Turlock, CA 95382
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    1 BED $1,620
    2 BEDS $1,750
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    1700 North Tully Road, Turlock, CA 95380
    1 BED $1,430+
    2 BEDS $1,545+
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    275 East Minnesota Avenue, Turlock, CA 95382
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    2 BEDS $1,795+
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    243 Meadowlark Lane, Oakdale, CA 95361
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Average rent in Modesto, CA

$1,652/mo Modesto, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Modesto, CA is $1,652.

    Modesto, CA apartment rent ranges

    About 64% of apartment rents in Modesto, CA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 8% of apartments. Around 27% of Modesto’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% 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 20 Apr 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Modesto, CA?

    The best apartments in Modesto, CA are: Chardonnay Ridge, MANCHESTER COURT, Stoneybrook Apartments, THE VILLAS AT VILLAGGIO and ALLURE AT 2920.

    What is the average rent in Modesto, CA?

    The average rent in Modesto, CA is $1,652. 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 $1,250 and $1,895. 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 $880 and $2,295. 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 $1,048 and $2,595. 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 $880 and $2,576. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Modesto, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Modesto, CA?

    In Modesto, 44% of the residents are renting compared to 56% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Modesto’s rentals, 41% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 47% 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, 2% are mid-rises, and 2% 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?

    Rental apartments in Modesto 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 43% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 48% of all rentals in Modesto. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Modesto, CA

    Living in location

    Located in Central Valley, CA, Modesto is a small city with a range of recreational activities, parks and cultural events. Known for its agriculture and affordability, Modesto has a stable economy with plenty of jobs in the farming industry. Additionally, its central location makes it attractive to renters looking to be close to San Francisco and Sacramento, without paying the high rents of big cities. Modesto's charm extends to its vibrant arts scene, enriched by the historic State Theatre and the Gallo Center for the Arts, which offer a variety of live performances and film events throughout the year. For renters who appreciate the blend of urban amenities with small-town community spirit, Modesto's downtown area has an array of local shops, restaurants and seasonal farmers' markets featuring local produce and artisanal goods.

    Modesto renters experience a Mediterranean climate, also known as a hot-summer Mediterranean climate. This means temperatures range from 51°F to 76°F, with heat waves during summer and plenty of rain during winter. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the Tuolumne River that flows along the northern edge of Modesto, providing natural beauty and recreational activities such as fishing, rafting, and riverside parks. The city's numerous parks and recreational facilities underscore a dedication to active living and community engagement.

    Renting in Modesto, CA

    While most residents own rather than rent, there are still plenty of rentals in Modesto, including single-family houses, townhomes and apartments. Specifically, the downtown area features apartments close to everyday amenities and transportation options, which makes it an appealing area for commuters. Or, for renters looking for more space and comfort, the East Modesto, Salida South and Monterey Park neighborhoods have many spacious rentals close to everyday necessities. There are also affordable apartments for rent in Modesto's suburbs. Notably, according to rent control regulations in California, landlords cannot increase rent by more than 5% plus inflation for a maximum of 10% per year. However, they may charge a security deposit no higher than two months' rent for unfurnished or three months' rent for finished rentals.

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    Shopping in Modesto, CA

    From shopping malls to specialty stores, Modesto renters will be close to a range of places to shop for clothing, household items, groceries and more. For instance, Vintage Faire Mall is the largest shopping mall in Modesto, where renters can find brands like American Eagle, Buckle, Victoria's Secret, Foot Locker, G by Guess, Hot Topic, Torrid and more. Or, McHenry Village Shopping Center offers a more boutique-style shopping experience with a mix of locally owned shops. Otherwise, Central Valley Plaza and North Point Landing are other popular shopping hubs with mainly department stores and national retailers. Meanwhile, big-box stores in Modesto include names like Walmart, Target, Costco, Macy's, Kohl's, and JCPenney, while grocery chains include Raley's, Safeway, Trader Joe's and WinCo Foods. Additionally, Modesto hosts several farmers' markets where renters can find fresh produce, artisanal products and other locally sourced items.

    Transportation in Modesto, CA

    Modesto offers several transportation options to get around the city and its surrounding areas, but driving is the preferred option. To that end, for renters opting to get around with a vehicle, state routes 99, 108, and 132 intersect in the city and connect to surrounding cities and beyond. As a more affordable alternative, Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority operates Modesto Area Express and Stanislaus Regional Transit bus services that connect Modesto renters with neighboring communities. And, depending on the location, renters can opt to bike or walk for short-distance travel. Or, services like Uber and Lyft are also available in Modesto, providing on-demand rides throughout the area. Finally, for flights to domestic destinations, Stockton Metropolitan Airport is located 25 miles away, while Sacramento International Airport and Oakland International Airport are 76 and 86 miles from Modesto, respectively.

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