The average monthly rent of apartments in Ontario, CA is $2,499.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Ontario, CA is $2,499.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Ontario, CA is $2,499.
Prices and availability in Ontario, CA were last updated on 1 Oct 2022.
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The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ontario, CA is between $1,850 and $6,982. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Ontario, CA now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Ontario, CA is between $1,520 and $7,398. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Ontario, CA.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Ontario, CA is between $1,675 and $11,837. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Ontario, CA.
In Ontario 45% of the housing is rented out compared to 55% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 16% of Ontario’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 51% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 30% are single-family rentals.
The average age of rental buildings in Ontario is 30 years old, with 34% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which 84% 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.
Rental apartments in Ontario come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.3% 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 57% of all rentals in Ontario. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.
Located in California’s San Bernardino County, Ontario is a city in the Inland Empire metropolitan area of Greater Los Angeles. With a desirable location, close to both the big city and natural sights, this mid-sized city maintains a relatively small town vibe.
Ontario is situated about 38 miles east of downtown LA, which can be reached within an hour on interstate 10, or the San Bernardino Freeway. It’s well-connected, with freeways running north, south, east and west, more or less bordering the city. Interstate 15 runs north to south, and passes through the eastern side of the city, eventually taking you 115 miles south to San Diego.
Ontario has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate, which results in very hot and dry summers, and warm winters. August is typically the hottest month, with average highs of 93.6°F, while January sees average lows of around 43.8°F. With just 15 inches of rainfall a year, the climate is semi-arid, and during the summer months, rain is rare. The wettest time of year is normally between November and March.
When considering a move to Ontario, California, from other more northerly states, it’s important to understand just how hot the days can be. Seeking out an apartment or house with AC is almost essential. However, respite isn’t far away, and you can always head into the mountains if you need to cool off. A car is useful (be sure it too has AC), though be prepared for traffic around rush hours. If you’re working in LA proper, you can expect extremely long commute times of well over an hour each way.
The city very much epitomizes the classic sense of the suburbs, with a quiet, small town vibe and not so much in the way of nightlife. However, you don’t have to head to the big city for a little culture, as Ontario does have its fair share of museums, historical buildings, theaters, and art galleries, as well as several annual community events.
Neighborhoods north of Holt Blvd tend to be a little more crammed, though there’s a wider array of building styles, with several historical examples. To the south, you can expect more modern buildings that are a little more spaced out.
Ontario, CA has a population of 178,194 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 90,872 of Ontario’s residents are women and 87,322 are men. The median age of those who live in Ontario, CA is 32.3.
Ontario’s residents enjoy a great location that places them close to mountains, beaches, and sprawling metropolis. Within the city, the population density is far lower than in surrounding areas, and neighborhoods are well spaced out, affording residents privacy. At the same time, a small town vibe runs through the city, with many community initiatives and events in place to encourage people to keep in touch with one another.
For the most part, crime rates are low, and schools generally rate above state averages. Additionally, there’s not much to do in terms of nightlife, and younger residents in particular may begin to feel bored.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 50,599 households in Ontario, CA. 39,610 are family households and 10,989 are non-family households. There are 22,282 households with children in Ontario and 28,317 households without children. On average, about 3.51 people live in a household in Ontario, CA.
Nature lovers will be at home in Ontario, and just a short drive outside of town you’ll arrive at the Angeles National Park. The area is home to countless peaks, rock formations, waterfalls, and is crisscrossed with hiking trails. During winter, head to the hills and hit the slopes at iconic ski resorts such as Mt Baldy. Within the city limits, there are also plenty of green spaces, from memorial parks, to golf courses. Dog lovers will appreciate Schimmel Dog Park, which has separate spaces for large and smaller dogs, plus bag dispensers and bins, and plenty of seating.
When you need to get your shopping fix, head for Ontario Mills, the largest shopping mall in the county. With over 1.5 million sq. feet of space, and over 200 stores to choose from, you can find anything from the latest top fashion trends, to comedy clubs and high-end restaurants. Lovers of the arts will enjoy theater dinners at the Rainforest Cafe, or, for something a little different, check out the Murder Mystery Dinners at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Voted the best dinner-show in LA, it’s well worth getting involved.
For more entertainment, head to the Ontario Town Square, where you can enjoy free open air movie nights in the park, a range of quality restaurants and bars, and numerous boutique stores and cafes. Nearby, you’ll find the Ontario Museum of History and Art, which is great for both kids and adults. Be sure to be in town on the first Saturday of June, when the annual Pancake Breakfast and Car Show takes place, attracting over 10,000 visitors looking to enjoy sumptuous pancakes and stunning cars.
The median household income in Ontario is $57,544, which means residents typically take home just under the U.S. average of $60,336. The most common industries in the city include retail trade, manufacturing, and healthcare and social assistance. Utilities is the best paid industry, while the transport and warehousing industry employs an unusually high number of residents compared to other areas of the country.
The most common jobs held by residents of Ontario are in office and admin support roles, sales occupations, and production occupations. Ontario’s highest paid residents are employed in law enforcement roles (including supervisors).
The top employer in the city is the Ontario International Airport, which specializes in both cargo and passenger services, with much of the sea cargo that arrives in the iconic Port of Los Angeles, eventually being processed through the airport.
Four separate school districts serve Ontario; Chino Valley Unified School District, Chaffey Joint Union High School District, Ontario-Montclair School District, and Cucamonga Elementary School District. There is a total of 36 public schools within the city, with 25 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, and 5 high schools. In addition, there are several private schools, including 2 private military schools.
The top rated elementary school is Edison Elementary, which frequently rates above average in terms of test scores and overall quality. Accepting students up until grade 8, it also ranks as the best public middle school. The top rated high schools include Colony High, and Ontario High, both of which score above average in test scores and advanced courses.
In terms of higher education, the University of La Verne College of Law is located in downtown Ontario. The university offers a variety of law degrees and courses, as well as professional skills training.
The level of education of the population of Ontario, CA is as follows: 11% have no high school education, 39% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 12% have a Bachelor Degree, and 4% have a Graduate Degree.
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