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Average rent in Murrieta, CA

$2,299/mo Murrieta, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Murrieta, CA is $2,299.

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    Frequently asked questions

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

    Prices and availability in Murrieta, CA were last updated on 22 Jun 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Murrieta, CA?

    The best apartments in Murrieta, CA are: Vista Pointe, Mitchell Place Apartments, 55+ FountainGlen Grand Isle, Waterstone at Murrieta and Gables Alta Murrieta.

    What is the average rent in Murrieta, CA?

    The average rent in Murrieta, CA is $2,299. Start your search for apartments in Murrieta, CA now.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Murrieta, CA is between $1,887 and $3,288. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Murrieta, CA now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Murrieta, CA is between $2,093 and $3,778. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Murrieta, CA.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Murrieta, CA is between $2,725 and $4,079. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Murrieta, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Murrieta, CA?

    In Murrieta 33% of the housing is rented out compared to 67% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 10% of Murrieta’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 48% 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 Murrieta, 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 Murrieta are about 22 years old, on average. Of these, 62% 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 3 stories. About all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none 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 Murrieta, CA?

    Rental apartments in Murrieta come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.5% 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 38% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 52% of all rentals in Murrieta. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Murietta, CA

    Located halfway between San Diego and Los Angeles, Murietta is one of the safest cities in California. This small town is known as a bedroom community due to the many renters who live here but work in the two major cities Murietta is also a short distance from picturesque wine country with scenic views, vineyards and plenty of hiking and golf courses nearby. Murietta renters enjoy approximately 260 days of sun annually, and temperatures range from 43°F in winter to an average of 91°F in the hottest months of summer. The cost of living is higher than other areas in California, but Murietta can be an excellent renting option for young professionals, families with children and retirees alike. However, students will likely find it difficult to find affordable rental options in Murrieta.

    Renting in Murietta, CA

    Many people living in Murietta are homeowners, but the city also offers options for renting, with single-family homes being the most popular option and apartment communities next on the list. Murietta offers a high quality of living with newer housing options and top-notch amenities. Since rents tend to be higher than average in Murrieta, renter screening requires high credit scores and earnings over three times the monthly rent to be approved. A security deposit of one month’s rent is usually required in order to secure an apartment in Murrieta, and renters pay for utilities in most cases.

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    Shopping in Murietta, CA

    While the largest shopping attraction is the Promenade, located in neighboring Temecula, Murietta has everything needed in a small growing city. Renters will find a nearby Target, Walmart and several small standalone boutiques. Murrieta Town Center features popular discount stores and outlets such as Marshalls, Burlington and Ross. A short car ride away in Temecula, the Promenade is home to a multitude of retail shops and the locally famous Old Town Night Market with local vendors, artisans and live music venues. Popular grocers Ralphs and Trader Joe's are both in town, and Albertson's and Winco offer more extensive options for grocery shopping. Renters looking for ethnic foods will enjoy vast options in the neighboring cities of San Diego, Los Angeles and Temecula but will find Cardenas market close to home.

    Transportation in Murietta, CA

    Murrieta is not very walkable, so most renters require a car for their day-to-day travels and errands. The Riverside Transit Authority (RTA) provides bus service to get around from city to city. The Metrolink train provides rail service, traveling through Riverside and San Diego Counties, with stops in Los Angeles. The closest major airports are in San Diego, which is some 60 miles away, and Los Angele, located around 80 miles northwest of Murrieta. For renters who prefer more convenient transportation, taxi, car rental and ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are also widely available in the area.

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