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Apartments for Rent in Porterville, CA
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  • 1 day ago

    450 W. Springville Avenue, Porterville, CA 93257
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • 4 BEDS
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  • 1 day ago

    424 S E Street, Porterville, CA 93257
    Income Restricted
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • 4 BEDS
    • $687+
    • $785
    • $1,206
  • 1 day ago

    200 N E Street, Porterville, CA 93257
    Income Restricted
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $504
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Average rent in Porterville, CA

$1,240/mo Porterville, CA average rental price, May 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Porterville, CA is $1,240.

Porterville, CA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Porterville, CA

6 /100
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Bike Score®: 6

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Porterville, CA were last updated on 8 Jun 2023.

What are the best apartments in Porterville, CA?

The best apartments in Porterville, CA are: Villa Robles Apartment Homes, Sequoia Village and Villa Siena.

What is the average rent in Porterville, CA?

The average rent in Porterville, CA is $1,240. Start your search for apartments in Porterville, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Porterville, CA is between $504 and $951. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Porterville, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Porterville, CA is between $504 and $785. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Porterville, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Porterville, CA?

In Porterville, 47% of the residents are renting compared to 53% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Porterville’s rentals, 38% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 47% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Porterville is 25 years old, with 48% 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, none 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 Porterville, CA?

Studio apartments in Porterville are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 25% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 51% 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 Porterville, CA

Bordered by lush greenery and with the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east, the rentals in Porterville, CA, are found in San Joaquin Valley’s peaceful eastern edge, 50 miles north of Bakersfield and 70 miles southeast of Fresno. This historic, small town in Tulare County has houses and apartments for rent 17 miles from Highway 99, providing easy city access and a reasonable commute. Renters here have found small-town success in agribusiness, light manufacturing and commercial enterprise. In the Porterville Unified School District, renters with families have 10 elementary schools, three middle schools and five high schools to choose from. Most renters find the weather in Porterville to be quite agreeable with an average of 89°F in the summer and 60°F in the winter. The nearest major airport is the Bakersfield Air Terminal (45 miles south).

Renting in Porterville, CA

Renting in Portersville, just a few hours from Los Angeles and San Francisco, offers renters a slow-paced way of life with access to urban amenities. Renters with families are attracted to a friendly community full of holiday festivals, parades and the annual fair held at the Porterville Fairgrounds. The apartments and houses for rent in Porterville include studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments, as well as single-family houses, with three-bedroom layouts being the most popular. Most rentals have traditional or ranch architecture. Renters enjoy hiking the creeks, rivers, and forests of the Sequoia National Park leading into the Sierra Nevada Mountains and its 850 miles of trails. And, fishing at Lake Success is only a 10-minute drive east of the downtown area. National landmarks include the First Congregational Church, Zalud House Museum and the Tule River Indian Reservation.

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Porterville, CA demographics

Porterville, CA has a population of 62,164 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,687 of Porterville’s residents are women and 31,477 are men. The median age of those who live in Porterville, CA is 31.8.

Shopping in Porterville, CA

The nearest large shopping mall is Bakersfield Plaza in Bakersfield, 50 miles south. However, renters can get most of their errands done by going to the Porterville Town Center, Porterville Plaza, Porter Plaza and Prospect Plazas. Renting in Porterville is also near basic stores such as Family Dollar, Dollar Tree and Rite Aid. Grocery stores include Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, Super 7 Food Store, Sunshine Handy Market, Vallarta Supermarkets and Vientiane Seafood Market. Downtown Porterville — which has boutique stores, as well as bike rentals — is especially popular for its local fruit and vegetables from farm to table.

Porterville, CA households

  • 14,248 Family
    4,057 Non-family
  • 8,783 Children
    9,522 No Children
  • 18,305Total Number of Households
  • 3.33Average People Per Household
  • $48,955Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 18,305 households in Porterville, CA. 14,248 are family households and 4,057 are non-family households. There are 8,783 households with children in Porterville and 9,522 households without children. On average, about 3.33 people live in a household in Porterville, CA.

Transportation in Porterville, CA

Porterville is a very walkable small town with beautiful scenery all year long. In fact, most renters can get errands done without a car. In addition to ADA paratransit and on-demand services, Porterville Transit provides six fixed bus routes every 40 minutes: Route 1 stops at the South County Justice Center, Porterville High, Burton Elementary and the Sierra View District Hospital. Route 2 stops at the Porterville Library, Walmart, Monache High and Monte Vista Elementary. For renters without a car who need groceries, Route 3 stops at the Vallarta Super Market, numerous schools, Porterville Municipal Golf Course and Santa Fe Apartments. For student renters, Route 4 travels to Porterville College and other schools. Meanwhile, renters with some free time often take Route 5 to visit the Veterans Park, Galaxy 9 Theaters and Zalud Park. Finally, for shopping, renters travel on Route 6 to Eastridge Shopping Mall or Lowe’s or to get to Sierra View District Hospital.

Porterville, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Porterville, CA is as follows: 16% have no high school education, 38% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 8% have a Bachelor Degree, and 3% have a Graduate Degree.

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