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Apartments for Rent in Petaluma, CA
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    101 2Nd St. Suite 130, Petaluma, CA 94952
    Studio $2,356+
    1 BED $2,371
    2+ BEDS $3,065+
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    350 N. Water St., Petaluma, CA 94952
    Studio $2,279+
    1 BED $2,549+
    2 BEDS $2,962+
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    101 2Nd St. Suite 130, Petaluma, CA 94952
    Studio $2,377+
    1 BED $2,411+
    2+ BEDS $3,358+
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    200 Greenbriar Circle, Petaluma, CA 94954
    1 BED $2,182+
    2 BEDS $2,722+
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    101 2Nd St. Suite 130, Petaluma, CA 94952
    Studio $2,356+
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    2+ BEDS $3,065+
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    10 Freedom Lane, Petaluma, CA 94954
    1 BED $550+
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    7400 Bridgit Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
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    1 BED $1,925+
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    1020 Kawana Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
    1 BED $2,121+
    2 BEDS $2,810+
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    1217 Grand Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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    731 - 737 Donald St, Sonoma, CA 95476
    2 BEDS $2,700
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    155 Stony Point Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    Studio $1,650
    1 BED $1,875
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    3329 Claremont Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
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$2,732/mo Petaluma, CA average rental price, March 2024
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Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Petaluma, CA were last updated on 21 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in Petaluma, CA?

The best apartments in Petaluma, CA are: Theatre Square Apartments, La Via Apartments, Theatre Square Apartments, Addison Ranch Apartments and Theatre Square Waterfront.

What is the average rent in Petaluma, CA?

The average rent in Petaluma, CA is $2,732. Start your search for apartments in Petaluma, CA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Petaluma, CA is between $2,279 and $6,098. View all studio apartments in Petaluma, CA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Petaluma, CA is between $550 and $8,213. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Petaluma, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Petaluma, CA is between $2,666 and $8,211. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Petaluma, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Petaluma, CA is between $2,356 and $8,213. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Petaluma, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Petaluma, CA?

In Petaluma, 37% of the residents are renting compared to 63% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 19% of Petaluma’s rentals, 39% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 41% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Petaluma is 29 years old, with 50% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which all are garden-style apartment communities, 5% 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 Petaluma, CA?

Studio apartments in Petaluma are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 33% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 58% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Petaluma, CA

Petaluma is a scenic “NoCal” city, part of Sonoma County, that has strong ties to wine county. Situated on the banks of the Petaluma River, Petaluma is about 38 miles north of San Francisco. The Napa Valley wine region is even closer for renters who live there and is only about a 40-minute drive to the east. The weather is beautiful almost year-round in Petaluma, with long, arid, and hot summers, while the winters are pretty short. In this densely suburban region of California, renters love to get outdoors. The parks available near apartments for rent in Petaluma are Arroyo Park, Shollenberger Park, with wetlands and walking trails, and McNear Park, which has a leisure center and picnic tables. Local renters love the laid-back vibe and charm of this small town that has a booming dining scene of exceptional restaurants catering to the wine-loving crowd.

Renting in Petaluma, CA

Only around a third of people living in Petaluma are renters. The rental properties in Petaluma are spread out around town, but the downtown area is very popular with apartment-dwellers. The type of rental apartments available is typical pet-friendly places with large central courtyards that have pools, fitness centers, and walking trails. Most rental communities have two to three-story modern buildings that mostly cater to families raising children. The public schools are a big draw for young families looking to rent in Petaluma. Renters also like the fact that they are close to a central downtown area. The number of restaurants, breweries, antique shops, and small galleries attract people from all over the area. There is quite a music scene that is thriving, giving renters lots of entertainment options nearby.

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Shopping in Petaluma, CA

Along the Redwood Highway that runs right through Petaluma are various options for renters who enjoy shopping. These include the Plaza North Shopping Center, which has an indoor shopping part, many restaurants, beauty salons, a drugstore, and a unique Mexican grocery store, as well as Washington Square Shopping Center, which has a Safeway for groceries. For outlet shopping nearby, renters go to the Petaluma Premium Village Outlets, which has national chain stores at discount prices. Deer Creek Village and East Washington Place are two other large shopping plazas with access to many shops and big-box stores. The downtown area of Petaluma is where renters go to experience local artisan cheese shops, olive oil stores, antiques, and locally made goods.

Transportation in Petaluma, CA

Petaluma’s downtown area is very walkable, with lots of neighborhood amenities renters can walk to for food, home goods, and daily essentials. However, you will need a car in other areas of Petaluma. US Highway 101, or the Redwood Highway, is the main road that goes through town. For public transportation, Petaluma renters have access to several bus services that operate in the area. These include the Petaluma Transit, the Golden Gate Transit, and the Sonoma County Transit. There is a rail called the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit, or “SMART” as the local renters call it. For air travel, two major airports are close to Petaluma: the San Francisco International Airport and the Oakland International Airport.

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