The average monthly rent of apartments in Santa Rosa, CA is $2,224.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Santa Rosa, CA is $2,224.
About 27% of apartment rents in Santa Rosa, CA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 64% of apartments. Around 8% of Santa Rosa’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Santa Rosa, CA is $2,224.
Prices and availability in Santa Rosa, CA were last updated on 2 Oct 2022.
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The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Santa Rosa, CA is between $1,300 and $3,460. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Santa Rosa, CA now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Santa Rosa, CA is between $1,552 and $4,430. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Santa Rosa, CA.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Santa Rosa, CA is between $1,695 and $3,330. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Santa Rosa, CA.
In Santa Rosa 45% of the housing is rented out compared to 55% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 10% of Santa Rosa’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 58% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 30% are single-family rentals.
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 Santa Rosa are about 32 years old, on average. Of these, 32% 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 2 stories. About 55% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.
Rental apartments in Santa Rosa come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% 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 43% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 42% of all rentals in Santa Rosa. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.
Santa Rosa is a small town in the North side of California's Bay Area and a great place to live, with diverse neighborhoods and affordable housing. Santa Rosa is among the most populous in this area and the largest in Wine Country and Redwood Coast, with a higher cost of living than its neighboring cities. The weather in Santa Rosa varies based on season and humidity, with the average temperature set at 66.8°F in the summer and 47.6°F during the winter. Santa Rosa has long summers and short winters, which makes it an ideal renting spot for families, young people and those moving in from cold areas. Still, renters should be watchful of the wildfire season in September and October. There are over ten wineries in Santa Rosa and the city is recognized as one of the top cycling destinations in the world.
Santa Rosa has a mix of distinct populations, including professionals interested in winery and technology, young couples and families, retired adults and college students. The neighborhoods are divided into four quadrants, northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest. There's something for all ages and lifestyles, from luxurious and home-owning regions to comfortable and quiet communities. The St. Rose District is the most walkable and some of the desirable neighborhoods for renters include Downtown, Bennet Valley, Oakmont and Historic Railroad Square. Santa Rosa offers protection to prevent rental housing discrimination, provide privacy and ensure the minimum living requirements. Landlords must give a 90-day notice before eviction and can sue renters for not paying their rent.
Santa Rosa, CA has a population of 178,391 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 92,754 of Santa Rosa’s residents are women and 85,637 are men. The median age of those who live in Santa Rosa, CA is 39.6.
Santa Rosa is home to many shopping malls, department stores and grocery stores, all conveniently located in residential and commercial areas. Major stores include Sears, Macy's, Kohl's, JCPenny, Target, Home Depot, Best Buy and more. Santa Rosa's shopping malls usually have a wide range of stores in one place, like Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa Marketplace, Coddingtown, Nordstrom Rack and Montgomery Village. Places to go for groceries include Raley's Supermarket, Berry's Market, Grocery Outlet and many others. Wineries are also a big part of the city and renters have access to the Paradise Ridge Winery, Balleto Vineyards and Trecini Winery, to name just a few. The Downtown District is the most vibrant place to explore shops, restaurants and wineries.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 66,580 households in Santa Rosa, CA. 41,486 are family households and 25,094 are non-family households. There are 20,227 households with children in Santa Rosa and 46,353 households without children. On average, about 2.63 people live in a household in Santa Rosa, CA.
Santa Rosa is not very walkable, except for a few central areas like Downtown and St. Rose, which offer more pedestrian sidewalks. Also, renters who work outside the city use cars, although rush hour on major highways causes heavy traffic. Santa Rosa is somewhat bikeable but provides adequate public transportation via bus networks run by the Santa Rosa CityBus, Golden Gate Transit and Sonoma County Transit. There is also the SMART commuter train and Mendocino County Transit which is limited to two trips daily. Ridesharing services from Lyft and Uber, car rentals, shuttle services and taxis are also available in the area. For international travelers, the closest airport to Santa Rosa is the San Francisco International Airport, some 67 miles south. The Charles M. Schulz- Sonoma County Airport, which is located 8 miles from Santa Rosa, operates flights into the North Bay region.
The level of education of the population of Santa Rosa, CA is as follows: 7% have no high school education, 25% completed some high school, 29% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.
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