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    55 Triton Park Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
    5 Units available
    1 BED $3,185+
    2 BEDS $4,995
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    100 Grand Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
    1 BED $3,730+
    2 BEDS $4,724+
    3 BEDS $5,741+
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    1180 Flying Fish St, Foster City, CA 94404
    1 BED $6,180
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    1 Plaza View Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
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    1 BED $3,140+
    2 BEDS $4,792+
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    1000 Foster City Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404
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    1 BED $3,274+
    2 BEDS $3,974+
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    55 Triton Park Lane, Foster City, CA 94404
    1 BED $3,185+
    2 BEDS $4,995
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    1987 Bridgepointe Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94404
    1 BED $3,399+
    2 BEDS $3,979+
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    3301, 3305 Los Prados Street, San Mateo, CA 94403
    2 BEDS $3,195
    3 BEDS $3,495
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    3110 Casa De Campo, San Mateo, CA 94403
    Studio $2,230
    1 BED $2,405
    2+ BEDS $3,405+
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    801 Marine Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065
    1 BED $3,180+
    2 BEDS $4,039+
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    400 E Hillsdale Bolevard, San Mateo, CA 94403
    Studio $2,095+
    1 BED $2,395+
    2 BEDS $2,995
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    348 E. Hillsdale Boulevard, San Mateo, CA 94403
    Studio $2,030
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    1094 Bermuda Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403
    3 BEDS $4,500
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    82 E. 39Th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
    Studio $1,895
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    950 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065
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    1 BED $3,088+
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    3098 Kyne Street West, San Mateo, CA 94403
    1 BED $3,985+
    2 BEDS $5,310+
    3 BEDS $5,642+
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    1925 Ginnever Street, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    1 BED $2,195+
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    3068 Kyne Street West, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    2 BEDS $5,597+
    3 BEDS $6,065+
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    3069 E Kyne Street, San Mateo, CA 94403
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
    2 BEDS $6,088+
    3 BEDS $6,855+
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    640-700 19Th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
    1 BED $2,450
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    510 Crest View Ave, Belmont, CA 94002
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    1 BED $2,550
    2 BEDS $3,400
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    401 Bermuda Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    49 West 36Th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
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    1 BED $2,395
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    2000 S Delaware St, San Mateo, CA 94403
    2 BEDS $3,050
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    3633 Colegrove Street, San Mateo, CA 94404
    Studio $1,920
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Average rent in Foster City, CA

$3,314/mo Foster City, CA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Foster City, CA is $3,314.

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Getting around in Foster City, CA

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Somewhat Walkable
47 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 67, Bike Score®: 47

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Foster City, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Foster City, CA were last updated on 21 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Foster City, CA?

The best apartments in Foster City, CA are: The Triton, One Hundred Grand, 1180 Flying Fish St, Marlin Cove and The Plaza.

What is the average rent in Foster City, CA?

The average rent in Foster City, CA is $3,314. Start your search for apartments in Foster City, CA now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Foster City, CA is between $3,210 and $9,255. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Foster City, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Foster City, CA is between $3,927 and $10,861. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Foster City, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Foster City, CA is between $3,185 and $23,777. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Foster City, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Foster City, CA?

In Foster City, 46% of the residents are renting compared to 54% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 30% of Foster City’s rentals, 57% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 12% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Foster City, CA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Foster City are about 36 years old, on average. Of these, 25% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 95% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 15% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Foster City, CA?

Studio apartments in Foster City are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 51% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 43% 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 Foster City, CA

Situated right on the San Francisco Bay, just 4 miles from San Mateo, Foster City is considered part of Silicon Valley, which is home to many major technology companies. It’s also just a 30-minute drive from San Francisco, making it easy for renters to commute. For those that love to be on the water, many renters here participate in kayaking, windsurfing and other recreational activities. Beautiful parks are abundant in the area, including the Bay Trail, which offers walking, running and biking paths that overlook the Bay. Foster City is truly a gorgeous place that makes a perfect relocation spot for outdoorsy renters that work in technology. The weather here is typical of a Mediterranean climate, which has mild but wet winters and fairly hot summers. The overall vibe of the area is a good combination of urban and suburban charm with restaurants, coffee shops and local boutiques all around the community.

Renting in Foster City, CA

Many tech professionals rent apartments in Foster City due to its proximity to either San Mateo or San Francisco. Foster City has a fairly equal number of renter households versus homeowners, but all of the young families that live there enjoy a highly rated public school system. The style of apartments is typical for California, with large three- and four-story apartment communities that feature amenities like swimming pools, grilling stations, tennis courts and enclosed dog park areas. For renters who wan to live near the water, there are many waterfront apartments to choose from that offer additional water-based amenities, such as kayak storage and boat launches.

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Shopping in Foster City, CA

Most renters in Foster City don’t live far from great shopping venues. That includes Edgewater Place Center, which has a waterside boardwalk, Marlin Cove Shopping Center, and Beach Park Plaza Shopping Center, which is right on the water and has some high-end shops and a wine bar. For bulk shopping, there is a Costco Warehouse store there, as well as other grocery stores like Safeway, Lucky, Whole Foods Market and 99 Ranch Market, a large Asian grocery store. For a more traditional indoor shopping mall experience, renters can go down to San Mateo to the Hilldale Shopping Center with 120 stores, restaurants and a movie theater that is only an 11-minute drive away.

Transportation in Foster City, CA

The San Francisco area is known for great public transportation — that includes the small town of Foster City, making it easy for commuters to move around the area. The Foster City Community Express (Route FCX) is a bus that runs from Foster City to downtown San Francisco. It has a few stops throughout areas of Foster City before the bus gets onto U.S. Highway101 to San Francisco. The BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) also goes from San Francisco to San Mateo, which is right by Foster City. Local taxis and ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are also available in the area. For domestic and international travel, the best option for renters in Foster City is to fly out of San Francisco International Airport since it’s only 11 minutes away by car.

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