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    4343 Renaissance Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
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    3510 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, CA 95117
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    67 N. Jackson Ave, San Jose, CA 95116
    3 Units available
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    • $1,600
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    935 Willowleaf Drive, San Jose, CA 95128
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    • $3,150+
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    40 Sunol Street, San Jose, CA 95125
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    • $1,845+
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    2388 Madden Avenue, San Jose, CA 95116
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    • $2,540
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    4343 Renaissance Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
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    345 Village Center Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
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    • $2,383+
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    • $3,175+
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    411 San Tomas Aquino Road, San Jose, CA 95130
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    1801 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
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    1111 Weyburn Lane, San Jose, CA 95129
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    3510 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, CA 95117
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    3700 Casa Verde St, San Jose, CA 95134
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    • $2,460+
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    • $3,905+
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    181 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
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    • $2,793+
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    • $4,231+
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    1520 Branham Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
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    • $2,195
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    480 Boynton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95117
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    1135 Bird Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
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    1612 Branham Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
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    • $2,295
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    525 N. 7Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    • $2,650
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    760 N. 7Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    • $2,870+
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    77 N Almaden Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110
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    • $2,350+
    • $2,825
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    415 E Taylor St, San Jose, CA 95112
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    • $2,490+
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    • $3,145+
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    6670 Emergent Way, San Jose, CA 95119
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    • $2,410+
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    346 Clifton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
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    27 N 6Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    • $1,010+
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    1501 Berryessa Rd, San Jose, CA 95133
    21 Units available
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    • $2,469+
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    • $3,514+
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    4000 Ellmar Oaks Drive, San Jose, CA 95136
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    • $2,099+
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    1489 Fruitdale Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
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    3401 Iron Point Drive, San Jose, CA 95134
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    • $2,346+
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    • $3,378+
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    1065 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
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    5450 Mayme Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129
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    850 Meridian Way, San Jose, CA 95126
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    • $3,149+
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    4515 Hamilton Ave., San Jose, CA 95130
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    • $2,525+
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    158, 166 & 174 Revey Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
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    2175 Aborn Road, San Jose, CA 95121
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    7213 Rainbow Dr., San Jose, CA 95129
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    1324 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128
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    • $2,235+
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    808 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95126
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    • $3,370+
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    1040-1058 N 4Th St., San Jose, CA 95112
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    1172 Brace Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
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    4501 Snell Ave, San Jose, CA 95136
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    • $2,015+
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    • $2,506+
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    5055 Dent Avenue, San Jose, CA 95118
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    • $2,195
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    470 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
    10 Units available
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    • $2,518+
    • $2,813+
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    868 South 5Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    • $2,386+
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    4861-4935 Campbell Ave, San Jose, CA 95130
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    3737 Casa Verde St, San Jose, CA 95134
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    5805 Charlotte Drive, San Jose, CA 95123
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    • $3,167+
    • $4,365+
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    840 Villa Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
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    5475 Prospect Rd., San Jose, CA 95129
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    2130 Southwest Expressway, San Jose, CA 95126
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    • $2,240+
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$2,972/mo San Jose, CA average rental price, July 2022
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    Getting around in San Jose, CA

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    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 5 Dec 2022.

    What are the best apartments in San Jose, CA?

    The best apartments in San Jose, CA are: The Enclave CA, The Monterey, Clayburn Apartments, Willow Creek and Sunol Street Apartments.

    What is the average rent in San Jose, CA?

    The average rent in San Jose, CA is $2,972. 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 $1,436 and $5,417. 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 $1,845 and $9,693. 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 $1,795 and $11,923. 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 $1,010 and $10,060. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in San Jose, CA.

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

    In San Jose 43% of the housing is rented out compared to 57% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 26% of San Jose’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 50% 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 average age of rental buildings in San Jose is 28 years old, with 48% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which 77% are garden-style apartment communities, 18% are mid-sized buildings, and 2% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    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.

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    Renter's guide to San Jose, CA

    While Los Angeles and San Francisco tend to claim a good deal of the fame from the other California cities, San Jose is a rich, vibrant center of culture and commerce, with arguably the most beautiful weather and architecture in the country to boot.

    San Jose is the seat of Santa Clara County, as well as the largest city in both Northern California and the Bay Area. As of 2016, San Jose is the third most populous city in California after LA and San Diego. At only 55 miles from San Francisco and 59 miles from Berkeley—less than one hour’s drive—San Jose is truly at the heart of Northern California.

    San Jose is prized for its position as a hub of the technology industry, its proximity to the thriving tech industries of Silicon Valley and San Francisco, and its corresponding affluence and high concentration of young professionals. Time Magazine ranks San Jose as the #1 city in the United States for jobs.

    The climate makes the work environment even more inviting. The city enjoys an average 301 days of sunshine per year and an average annual temperature of 60.5°F.

    Tips for renting in San Jose, CA

    California law gives tenants a head start in many aspects of the apartment rental process. For instance, you cannot be locked out of your rental unit at the end of the notice of eviction if you have not found a place to move. In this case the court will require you to explain in writing within a given timeframe, usually 5 days, why you have not vacated the premises.

    Rent increases cannot be instituted by a landlord during the period of the rental agreement. In the state of California, landlords are required to disclose information on utilities provided as well as services in the area that provide these utilities in the rental agreement or lease.

    Tenants’ rights are heavily protected by law, such as against landlords retaliating against tenants for complaints about the conditions of their living space.

    California landlords must provide at least 30 days’ notice before increasing rent, and cannot raise rents as a form of discrimination.

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    San Jose, CA demographics

    San Jose, CA has a population of 1,029,409 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 508,229 of San Jose’s residents are women and 521,180 are men. The median age of those who live in San Jose, CA is 37.1.

    Living in San Jose, CA

    San Jose is an excellent city for those interested in exploring the arts. Public art projects abound through the downtown and business districts, and one can easily stumble across collections in the expanding civic neighborhoods and areas. These include parks, fire stations, and even libraries. San Jose is also conducive to a very active lifestyle, boasting a large number of gardens, parks, and recreational sites for the outdoor enthusiast in you!

    The city’s population is very diverse. There are various neighborhoods with large Mexican and Asian populations, Japanese and Vietnamese in particular.

    The large student population lends the city a young, pre-professional vibe, further enhanced by the thriving tech and startup scene in the Bay Area. As a result, there is also a thriving nightlife scene that both younger and older residents can take part in.

    One of the main downsides to living in San Jose is the traffic. Traffic jams can make commutes lengthy compared to other cities in the country.

    One of the great perks that many companies offer, however, is shuttle and bus services for their employees.

    San Jose, CA households

    • 235,711 Family
      88,629 Non-family
    • 119,141 Children
      205,199 No Children
    • 324,340Total Number of Households
    • 3.13Average People Per Household
    • $117,324Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 324,340 households in San Jose, CA. 235,711 are family households and 88,629 are non-family households. There are 119,141 households with children in San Jose and 205,199 households without children. On average, about 3.13 people live in a household in San Jose, CA.

    Things to do in San Jose, CA

    San Jose is a perfect place for singles or families. Take a walk through the beautiful Municipal Rose Garden park or awaken your inner history nerd by visiting the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum or the Winchester Mystery House.

    Looking for things to do with kids? Get your children’s brains rolling with a trip to the Children’s Discovery Museum or even the Tech Museum of Innovation, which features lots of interactive and fun exhibits to inspire the next generation of engineers and innovators.

    The San Jose Flea Market on Berryessa Road is home to anywhere between 1000 and 2000 vendors offering all sorts of wares, trinkets, and homemade items. With dozens of snack bars and restaurants nearby, this is the perfect weekend trip for friends, families, or even dates!

    Couples can stop by J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines for a fun tour of a California vineyard followed by a wine tasting! For a burst of flavor, try your hand at the original California sushi roll at the SJ Omogari Korean Restaurant.

    Things to do

    Couples can stop by J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines for a fun tour of a California vineyard followed by a wine tasting! For a burst of flavor, try your hand at the original California sushi roll at the SJ Omogari Korean Restaurant.

    The Tahiti Fete is a great event that happens every summer. It is the largest event celebrating Tahitian culture outside of Tahiti.

    San Jose is a haven for sports fans as well. The city is home to San Jose state football, as well as the San Jose Sharks, the San Jose Giants, and the San Jose Earthquakes. No matter the team or the sport, you are bound to find plenty of sport-related things to do in San Jose!

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    San Jose, CA employment & economy

    As the largest city in the Bay Area, San Jose is a hub for engineering, entrepreneurship, and technology. Local universities flood the labor market with thousands of graduates in the computer science and engineering fields each year; this trend has led to high levels of growth and skyrocketing housing prices.

    San Jose residents, in fact, have the highest median household income of any city with a population of over 280,000. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA had an unemployment rate of just 3.7% in April 2016, well under the national rate of 5% in the same period.

    Education in San Jose, CA

    San Jose is home to San Jose State University, San Jose City College (SJCC), National Hispanic University, Santa Clara University, and CALMAT (California University of Management and Technology), and is less than an hour away from Stanford and U.C. Berkeley.

    San Jose, CA education statistics

    The level of education of the population of San Jose, CA is as follows: 8% have no high school education, 23% completed some high school, 21% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 24% have a Bachelor Degree, and 17% have a Graduate Degree.

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