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Apartments for Rent in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA
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    500 Race Street, San Jose, CA 95126
    1 BED $2,961+
    2 BEDS $3,341+
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    1040-1058 N 4Th St., San Jose, CA 95112
    Studio $1,850+
    2 BEDS $2,250
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    576 S. 5Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    2 BEDS $2,595
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    808 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95126
    Studio $2,790+
    1 BED $2,845+
    2 BEDS $3,630+
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    470 South 11Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    2 BEDS $2,625
    3 BEDS $3,145
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    311 E. Reed Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $2,195
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    530 North 1St Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    415 S Buena Vista Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    1 BED $1,945
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    760 N. 7Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $2,635+
    2 BEDS $3,190+
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    181 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
    Studio $3,012+
    1 BED $3,474+
    2 BEDS $4,700+
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    415 E Taylor St, San Jose, CA 95112
    Studio $2,800+
    1 BED $3,035+
    2 BEDS $3,860+
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    40 Sunol Street, San Jose, CA 95125
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    190 Ryland Street, San Jose, CA 95110
    Studio $2,877+
    1 BED $3,080+
    2+ BEDS $3,495+
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    911 Chestnut Street, San Jose, CA 95110
    1 BED $1,795
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    1610 Park Ave., San Jose, CA 95126
    2 BEDS $2,600
    4 BEDS $3,200
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    542 S. 4Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $1,908
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    1201 Parkmoor Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    1 BED $3,113+
    2 BEDS $3,705+
    3 BEDS $4,349+
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    98 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
    Studio $2,512+
    1 BED $2,695+
    2 BEDS $3,994+
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    515 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
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    1 BED $2,923+
    2 BEDS $3,557+
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    27 N 6Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    2 BEDS $1,015
    3 BEDS $1,030
    4 BEDS $1,010
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    840 Villa Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    Studio $1,825
    1 BED $1,995
    2 BEDS $2,695
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    420 South 7Th Street (6 Units 420 S 7Th St), San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $1,850
    2 BEDS $2,350
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    390 S 11Th St, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $2,200
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    1566 Scott St, San Jose, CA 95126
    1 BED $2,187
    2 BEDS $2,614
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    525 N. 7Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $2,857+
    2 BEDS $3,993+
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Average rent in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA

$2,962/mo Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA is around $2,962.

Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Downtown San Jose, CA

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Walker's Paradise
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Biker's Paradise
Walk Score®: 90, Transit Score®: 70, Bike Score®: 94

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA were last updated on 23 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

The best apartments in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA are: First Street Manor Apartments, 808 West Apartments, Villa Alameda Apartments, The Standard (CA) and 470 Apartments.

What is the average rent in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

The average rent in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA is $2,962. Start your search for apartments in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA is between $1,595 and $11,716. View all studio apartments in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA is between $1,795 and $22,486. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA is between $1,015 and $14,412. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA is between $1,015 and $6,426. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA?

In Downtown San Jose, 67% of the residents are renting compared to 33% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 35% of Downtown San Jose’s rentals, 50% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 14% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA

Downtown San Jose is a popular neighborhood that offers an urban living environment with many entertainment options and cultural attractions. Specifically, renters will be close to restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries, and performance venues, while the Guadalupe River Park provides a natural getaway and recreational opportunities. Renting in downtown San Jose is also popular among families as several schools are within a short drive in and near the neighborhood.

Furthermore, San Jose is the 10th-largest city in the U.S., which means renters will be close to an extensive job market in various industries. Downtown San Jose also provides easy access to other parts of the Bay Area via public transportation or major highways.

Renting in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA

Renting in downtown San Jose is popular due to its urban environment with plenty of amenities and a central location. For renters looking to be in the heart of the action, San Pedro Square is an entertainment district where modern high-rise apartments boast city views and feature upscale amenities, like swimming pools, fitness centers and on-site parking. Otherwise, art and culture enthusiasts usually rent in the South First Area (SoFA), which is known for its galleries, studios and performing arts venues. Meanwhile, the Autumn-Montgomery district provides calmer surroundings with rentals close to shops, transportation options and the Guadalupe River Park. In addition to apartments, several townhomes for rent in downtown San Jose provide a more suburban feel, while still allowing easy access to the city's amenities. Note that, according to California law, landlords cannot increase rent in San Jose by more than 5% per year.

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Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA demographics

  • 74,593Total Population
  • 35,327 Female
    39,266 Male
  • 34.2Median Age

In total, Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA has 74,593 residents, 35,327 women and 39,266 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown San Jose’s population is 34.2.

Amenities in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA

The southeast quadrant of downtown San Jose is a cultural hub where renters can find museums, theaters and a variety of event venues. For instance, popular museums include The Tech Interactive Museum for science and technology; the San Jose Museum of Art with exhibitions from the post-1980 to late 20th-century; and the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose with more than 150 interactive exhibits. Or, for art enthusiasts, the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, California Theatre, Hammer Theatre Center, and San Jose Improv host ballets, operas, comedy gigs, orchestras, plays and other events. To watch the latest movies, Camera 12 Cinemas, 3Below Theaters and other cinemas are nearby. Additionally, renters can go to San Jose Civic, San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Provident Credit Union Event Center and San Jose McEnery Convention Center to attend different events. And, parks with family-friendly activities, water features, and other amenities in downtown San Jose include Plaza de Cesar Chavez, St. James Park and the Guadalupe River Park. At the same time, the SAP Center is home to the San Jose Sharks NHL Team and also hosts many sporting events throughout the year, while Christmas In The Park is a popular winter event where renters can enjoy holiday celebrations and events. What's more, several community centers in downtown San Jose offer a range of programs and services for renters, as well as libraries where renters can find books of every genre. Lastly, San Jose Market Center is the central shopping hub and home to big-box stores like Marshalls, Target and Trader Joe's, as well as local businesses where renters can buy everything they need.

Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA households

  • 14,560 Family
    11,902 Non-family
  • 6,876 Children
    19,586 No Children
  • 26,461Total Number of Households
  • 2.71Average People Per Household
  • $116,063Median Household Income

There is a total of 26,461 households in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA. Of these, 6,876 have children and 19,586 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 14,560 family households and 11,902 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown San Jose is 2.71 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown San Jose equals $116,063, and the monthly housing costs equal $2,424.

Transportation in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA

Renting in downtown San Jose means being close to many transportation options. Namely, Interstate 280 runs along the western edge, while State Route 87 runs directly through downtown San Jose, providing north-south connections to other highways and areas. Downtown San Jose also has good public transportation options. Alternatively, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority operates light rail and bus lines that serve downtown San Jose and the surrounding areas, making it easy for renters to get to other parts of the city. Likewise, the San Francisco-bound Caltrain commuter rail line has a station in downtown San Jose, making it easy to get to the Bay Area. Renters can also use a bike or walk to get around or rely on ridesharing options, like Uber and Lyft, which are widely available. Finally, the San Jose International Airport is located a few miles from downtown and can be accessed via road, public transportation, shuttle service and on-demand rides.

Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 10% of the population in Downtown San Jose, San Jose, CA have no high school education, 26% went to high-school, and 20% have partially completed college. Moreover, 6% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 22% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 15% hold a Graduate Degree.

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