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Average rent in Stockton, CA

$1,565/mo Stockton, CA average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Stockton, CA is $1,565.

    Stockton, CA apartment rent ranges

    About 43% of apartment rents in Stockton, CA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 7% of apartments. Around 48% of Stockton’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Stockton, CA rent trends

    Getting around in Stockton, CA

    58 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    43 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 58, Bike Score®: 43

    Frequently asked questions

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

    Prices and availability in Stockton, CA were last updated on 30 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Stockton, CA?

    The best apartments in Stockton, CA are: COUNTRY CLUB VILLAGE, American St. Apartments, PARKSIDE APARTMENTS, TORCELLO and Waterfield Square Apartment Homes.

    What is the average rent in Stockton, CA?

    The average rent in Stockton, CA is $1,565. Start your search for apartments in Stockton, CA now.

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

    The price range for a studio apartment in Stockton, CA is between $928 and $1,970. View all studio apartments in Stockton, CA.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stockton, CA is between $950 and $2,433. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Stockton, CA now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Stockton, CA is between $1,074 and $2,562. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Stockton, CA.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Stockton, CA is between $1,074 and $2,600. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Stockton, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Stockton, CA?

    In Stockton, 49% of the residents are renting compared to 51% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Stockton’s rentals, 46% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 43% are single-family rentals.

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

    The average age of rental buildings in Stockton is 41 years old, with 13% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 2 stories, of which 95% 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 Stockton, CA?

    Rental apartments in Stockton come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 7% 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 40% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 47% of all rentals in Stockton. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Stockton, CA in the news

    Renter's guide to Stockton, CA

    The Asparagus Capital of the World welcomes you! Stockton's the largest inland port in the state and is located 50 miles from Sacramento, 72 miles from Oakland and San Jose, and just 83 miles from San Francisco.

    At 62 square miles, Stockton is almost one-and-a-half times larger than San Francisco, but about that much smaller than Sacramento. U.S. News & World Report ranked Stockton #98 among its “Best Place to Live”, based on the city's relatively low cost of living, access to fresh food and culture, and rising employment opportunities.

    Like most California cities, Stockton is mostly warm year-round, with a July average high of 93°F and a January average of 53°F. With 257 sunny days and only 13 inches of precipitation per year – none of which is snow, of course – the city is a top pick for anyone who craves sunshine and scenery.

    Tips for renting in Stockton, CA

    If you’re ready to make the big leap and move to Stockton, there are a few renter’s rights that are important to know.

    A landlord can’t charge you more than two months’ rent as a security deposit, and if there are no damages to pay for when you move out, your landlord must return the deposit within 21 days of your leave date.

    If your landlord needs you to move out before your lease is up, he has to give you 30 days’ notice – unless you’ve violated the terms of the lease. In those cases, they'll only need to give you three days before seeking eviction.

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    Stockton, CA demographics

    Stockton, CA has a population of 317,818 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 163,968 of Stockton’s residents are women and 153,850 are men. The median age of those who live in Stockton, CA is 33.

    Living in Stockton, CA

    Stockton has large Asian and Hispanic populations, mostly stemming from the agricultural opportunities and immigration during the 19th-century Gold Rush. The city's proximity to the Bay Area and its rebounding economy are also major attractors for people across all cultures.

    Advantages of living in Stockton include the mild winters, its proximity to many Bay Area cities, and being part of a community that's actively growing and improving.

    On the downside, Stockton is consistently rated one of the most dangerous cities in the county. The city also declared bankruptcy in 2012, though it's economy and business environment have seen drastic improvements since then.

    Stockton, CA households

    • 70,364 Family
      25,852 Non-family
    • 40,826 Children
      55,390 No Children
    • 96,216Total Number of Households
    • 3.24Average People Per Household
    • $63,916Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 96,216 households in Stockton, CA. 70,364 are family households and 25,852 are non-family households. There are 40,826 households with children in Stockton and 55,390 households without children. On average, about 3.24 people live in a household in Stockton, CA.

    Things to do in Stockton, CA

    The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival is a family friendly event that takes place in Stockton every year. Other annual events include Bacon Fest, Stockton Beer Week, Stockton Black Family Day, and StocktonCon, a gathering for comic book and sci-fi fans.

    Another exciting thing to do involves a visit to Pixie Woods Amusement Park. Or you can check out the Children’s Museum of Stockton for hands-on fun, or take the dogs to the Barkleyville Dog Park for a stroll. If you need a shopping break, head to Stockton’s Lincoln Center to take advantage of their many stores and restaurants.

    Nearby Victory Park offers playground and picnic space, while Louis Park has four softball fields. Then there's Weber Point Events Center, which features an amphitheater, an interactive water fountain, and shaded areas. And the Stockton Skate Park is a great place to skateboard.

    If you're a sports fan, you'll want to check out the city's two minor league clubs, the Stockton Heat hockey team and the Stockton Ports baseball team. Race fans should head over to the Stockton 99 Speedway, which is the oldest NASCAR race track on the West coast.

    Things to do

    If you're a sports fan, you'll want to check out the city's two minor league clubs, the Stockton Heat hockey team and the Stockton Ports baseball team. Race fans should head over to the Stockton 99 Speedway, which is the oldest NASCAR race track on the West coast.

    Stockton is also chock-full of culture. For starters, it's home to California’s third-oldest professional orchestra, the Stockton Symphony. The nearby Haggin Museum features fine art and historical memorabilia. And the historic Bob Hope Theatre and the Stockton Civic Theatre are both home to theatrical, musical, and comedy performances.

    If you're near the University of the Pacific campus, the Faye Spanos Concert Hall is another popular venue. Several art galleries can also be found on campus, as well as on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College.

    Things to do

    Stockton, CA employment & economy

    Employment in Stockton has been growing steadily since the city’s economic downturn, but the unemployment rate is still 14 percent, more than double that of the U.S. average.

    Most of the jobs in Stockton are in the sales, office, administrative, production, and transportation sectors. Medical jobs are also prominent, fed by the several hospitals located within Stockton.

    Whirlpool Corporation, J.C. Penney Co., and Safeway all have distribution and manufacturing facilities in the city, and agriculture continues to be an active industry as well. San Joaquin County is the state’s largest producer of asparagus, pumpkins, apples, and cherries.

    Education in Stockton, CA

    Stockton is home to National University, which is the second-largest private university in California, as well as the University of the Pacific, the oldest university in the state. Humphreys College is another private college in the area, while nearby Christian Life College offers degrees in theology. San Joaquin Delta College is a popular public institution, and California State University, Stanislaus also has a Stockton campus.

    Stockton has several excellent public schools, like Stockton Collegiate International Secondary School, which is ranked the second best school in California and 26th in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. Stockton Unified Early College Academy is 193rd in the country and 23rd in California, while Pacific Law Academy High School is 355th in the state. Aspire Langston Hughes Academy, Weber Institute, Cesar Chavez High, and Health Careers Academy are also nationally recognized.

    Stockton, CA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Stockton, CA is as follows: 11% have no high school education, 40% completed some high school, 25% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 11% have a Bachelor Degree, and 5% have a Graduate Degree.

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