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    Kitchen at The Enclave CA, San Jose, 95134 Bedroom at The Enclave CA, San Jose, 95134
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    4343 Renaissance Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
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    Studio $2,350+
    1 BED $2,728+
    2 BEDS $3,220+
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    5/5 Constance W. on Jul 14, 2023

    Great Living Experience and I refer to friends and family

    5/5 Constance W. on Jul 14, 2023

    Excellent been here for years and I have no complaints. Staff is welcoming and the environment is great for a senior like myself. I recommend The Enclave to friends and family. The amenities are clean and safe.

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    2065 Marlboro Court, San Jose, CA 95128
    1 BED $1,895
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    4501 Snell Ave, San Jose, CA 95136
    Studio $2,062+
    1 BED $2,212+
    2 BEDS $2,633+
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    311 E. Reed Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $2,195+
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    4000 Ellmar Oaks Drive, San Jose, CA 95136
    1 BED $2,269+
    2 BEDS $2,799+
    3 BEDS $3,387+
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    4343 Renaissance Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
    Income Restricted
    Studio $2,350+
    1 BED $2,728+
    2 BEDS $3,220+
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    515 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    Studio $2,675+
    1 BED $2,646+
    2 BEDS $3,759+
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    259 North Capitol Avenue #254, San Jose, CA 95127
    2 BEDS $2,595
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    2175 Aborn Road, San Jose, CA 95121
    1 BED $2,530+
    2 BEDS $3,097+
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    345 Village Center Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
    Studio $2,591+
    1 BED $2,645+
    2 BEDS $3,280+
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    760 N. 7Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
    1 BED $2,840+
    2 BEDS $3,090+
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    808 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95126
    Studio $2,325+
    1 BED $2,960+
    2 BEDS $3,340+
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    415 S Buena Vista Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    1 BED $1,945
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    7213 Rainbow Dr., San Jose, CA 95129
    Studio $1,825+
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    2130 Southwest Expressway, San Jose, CA 95126
    Studio $2,318+
    1 BED $2,454+
    2 BEDS $2,815+
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    3070 Van Sansul Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
    1 BED $2,125+
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    470 South 11Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    3 BEDS $3,025
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    1195 Brace Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
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    2 BEDS $2,850
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    1135 Bird Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
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    2 BEDS $2,540
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    1700 Newbury Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95133
    Studio $2,457+
    1 BED $2,904+
    2 BEDS $3,304+
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    1029 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
    1 BED $2,787+
    2 BEDS $2,966+
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    181 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
    Studio $2,835+
    1 BED $3,075+
    2 BEDS $4,403+
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    346 Clifton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
    1 BED $1,895
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    1610 Park Ave., San Jose, CA 95126
    2 BEDS $2,600
    4 BEDS $3,200
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    1980 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    1 BED $2,100+
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Average rent in San Jose, CA

$2,961/mo San Jose, CA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in San Jose, CA is $2,961.

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    Getting around in San Jose, CA

    74 /100
    Very Walkable
    40 /100
    Some Transit
    64 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 74, Transit Score®: 40, Bike Score®: 64

    Frequently asked questions

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

    Prices and availability in San Jose, CA were last updated on 25 Feb 2024.

    What are the best apartments in San Jose, CA?

    The best apartments in San Jose, CA are: Enclave, Marlboro Manor Apartments, Fountain Plaza, Blue Hills Studio and 1040-1058 N. 4th St, San Jose.

    What is the average rent in San Jose, CA?

    The average rent in San Jose, CA is $2,961. Start your search for apartments in San Jose, CA now.

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

    The price range for a studio apartment in San Jose, CA is between $1,365 and $6,660. View all studio apartments in San Jose, CA.

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

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Jose, CA is between $1,795 and $8,695. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in San Jose, CA now.

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

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in San Jose, CA is between $975 and $10,000. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in San Jose, CA.

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

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in San Jose, CA is between $975 and $11,127. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in San Jose, CA.

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

    In San Jose 44% of the housing is rented out compared to 56% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 27% of San Jose’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 49% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 23% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in San Jose, 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 San Jose are about 28 years old, on average. Of these, 48% 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 4 stories. About 87% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 17% are mid-rises, and 3% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in San Jose, CA?

    Rental apartments in San Jose come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 8% 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 45% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 40% of all rentals in San Jose. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in San Jose, CA

    Living in location

    As the third-largest city in California and the economic, cultural and political center of Silicon Valley, San Jose is one of the most popular cities to rent in the U.S. Many look to rent in San Jose for its extensive job market in tech companies, startups, and research institutions, while San Jose State University and Santa Clara University attract students looking to extend their education. San Jose is also home to many restaurants, bars, museums, theaters, galleries and music venues that renters can explore. San Jose enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers, making it an excellent place for outdoor activities in its numerous parks and green spaces. Additionally, the city is near the Bay Area, putting renters within driving distance of scenic coastal areas.

    The city's neighborhoods are diverse and offer renters a range of living experiences, from the vibrant downtown area to the serene suburbs. The Downtown San Jose area is bustling with high-rise apartments and condos, offering renters a cosmopolitan lifestyle with easy access to public transportation and walking distance amenities. For renters who prefer quieter surroundings, neighborhoods like Willow Glen or Almaden Valley provide a suburban feel with single-family homes and townhouses. The local markets in San Jose reflect a diverse culinary scene, featuring fresh produce from the California Central Valley and international cuisine that caters to its multicultural population. The city's parks host activities from youth sports leagues to free concerts in the park, fostering a strong sense of community.

    Renting in San Jose, CA

    Due to the city's appeal, San Jose's rental market is highly competitive. Some popular neighborhoods in San Jose include downtown San Jose, Willow Glen, Rose Garden, and Santana Row with rentals close to shopping opportunities, restaurants and transportation options, thereby making them perfect for renters looking to be close to everything. Or, for a family-friendly environment, Cambrian Park and Evergreen feature apartments and single-family rentals on tree-lined streets close to recreational activities and schools. Meanwhile, affordable rentals in San Jose are available at Alum Rock, Berryessa, and Blossom Valley, while Almaden Valley and Silver Creek Valley are upscale neighborhoods with luxury mansions and amenities. Notably, San Jose has a rent control ordinance known as the "San Jose Apartment Rent Ordinance" that applies to apartments with three or more units that were constructed and occupied before September 7, 1979. Under it, a landlord cannot increase rent for these apartments by more than 5% per year. Renters may also need to provide a security deposit, which is typically one to two months' rent.

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    Shopping in San Jose, CA

    San Jose is home to many shopping malls, the biggest being Eastridge and Westfield Oakridge, where renters can find designer labels like Michael Kors, Guess, and Victoria's Secret, along with a selection of retailers, department stores and dining options. Santana Row is another popular shopping destination with upscale fashion boutiques, specialty stores and restaurants. Or, for unique finds and antiques, renters can go to The Alameda and San Jose Flea Market, while San Pedro Square Market features local food vendors and craft beer bars. Renters can also find many specialty shops, ethnic markets and independently operated stores. Otherwise, grocery chains in San Jose include Walmart, Sprouts Farmers Market, Costco, Trader Joe's, Safeway, and Whole Foods Market, while popular department chains - like Target, JCPenney, Kohl's, Nordstrom and Macy's - offer a larger selection of items.

    Transportation in San Jose, CA

    San Jose is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. with an extensive network of bike lanes and paths connecting its neighborhoods. Most of the city is also pedestrian-friendly, so renters can accomplish errands with eco-friendly methods. Of course, for renters who don't mind the big-city rush hours and commute with a vehicle, interstates 680 and 880; U.S. highways; and several state routes provide access to surrounding areas and beyond. Alternatively, San Jose also has an extensive public transportation network, with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) operating a network of buses within the city and surrounding cities. For a quicker option, renters can use Caltrain and Amtrak rail services that connect San Jose to other major cities. Ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are also widely available in San Jose, along with multiple bike-sharing, scooter-sharing, carpooling and shared mobility services. Finally, for renters relying on air travel, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport is three miles from the city.

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