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Average rent in Vallejo, CA

$2,160/mo Vallejo, CA average rental price, January 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Vallejo, CA is $2,160.

Vallejo, CA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Vallejo, CA

53 /100
Somewhat Walkable
34 /100
Some Transit
26 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 53, Transit Score®: 34, Bike Score®: 26

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Vallejo, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Vallejo, CA were last updated on 3 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in Vallejo, CA?

The best apartments in Vallejo, CA are: Sterling Village Apartment Homes, Bay Village, Harbor Park, FOREST GLENN APARTMENTS and The Meritage.

What is the average rent in Vallejo, CA?

The average rent in Vallejo, CA is $2,160. Start your search for apartments in Vallejo, CA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Vallejo, CA is between $1,350 and $10,000. View all studio apartments in Vallejo, CA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Vallejo, CA is between $1,200 and $2,885. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Vallejo, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Vallejo, CA is between $1,421 and $3,420. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Vallejo, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Vallejo, CA is between $1,550 and $3,471. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Vallejo, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Vallejo, CA?

In Vallejo, 43% of the residents are renting compared to 57% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 9% of Vallejo’s rentals, 49% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 42% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Vallejo, CA?

The average age of rental buildings in Vallejo is 39 years old, with 19% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 92% are garden-style apartment communities, 3% are mid-sized buildings, and 3% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Vallejo, CA?

Rental apartments in Vallejo come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 4% 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 47% of all rentals in Vallejo. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Vallejo, CA

Vallejo is a small California town located on the San Pablo Bay, roughly 30 miles north of San Francisco. Vallejo is known for its naval tradition — the Mare Island Naval Shipyard operated here from 1854 all the way until 1996, and Vallejo Naval and Historic Museum celebrates this history. Today, Vallejo is best known as the home of the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park. It is also home to Tuoro University, which primarily offers graduate-level healthcare degrees. As a result, many people renting in Vallejo are either students or faculty staff at Tuoro University. What attracts many renters to Vallejo is its beautiful weather and convenient location. While Vallejo itself doesn’t have too much to do on the weekends, renters can easily drive to San Francisco, Oakland, Napa Valley, or even Lake Tahoe.

Renting in Vallejo, CA

Many renters choose to move to Vallejo for the affordability. Although Vallejo’s cost of living is still higher than the national average, it is much lower than other cities in the Bay Area. Homes and apartments in Vallejo provide more bang for the buck, with more square footage and more outdoor space than rentals in bigger cities. Although Vallejo is a suburb, most neighborhoods are relatively dense and walkable. However, some pockets of Vallejo have a high crime rate, so renters will want to be mindful of their safety when exploring town. Vallejo has a mix of single-family homes and mid-rise apartment buildings. The application process can be competitive, so renters will need to move quickly they want to secure an apartment. In recent years, there has been an influx of families renting in Vallejo and commuting to San Francisco or Oakland for work.

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Vallejo, CA demographics

Vallejo, CA has a population of 121,275 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 62,414 of Vallejo’s residents are women and 58,861 are men. The median age of those who live in Vallejo, CA is 39.1.

Shopping in Vallejo, CA

Renters in Vallejo won’t have to go far to find groceries and other essentials. Most neighborhoods in Vallejo have their own grocery stores. These include national chains like Safeway as well as discount grocery stores and international markets. Downtown Vallejo also hosts a local farmer’s market. For big box stores and other shopping options, renters often visit Gateway Plaza on the north side of Vallejo, where they have access to shops like Target, Costco, Ross, Lowe’s, Best Buy, and Kohl’s. There aren’t many other large shopping centers in Vallejo, but there are options in towns nearby. For example, renters can drive to nearby Pacheco to visit the Sunvalley Shopping Center, which is a mall with hundreds of retail stores.

Vallejo, CA households

  • 29,132 Family
    12,731 Non-family
  • 14,312 Children
    27,551 No Children
  • 41,863Total Number of Households
  • 2.86Average People Per Household
  • $73,869Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 41,863 households in Vallejo, CA. 29,132 are family households and 12,731 are non-family households. There are 14,312 households with children in Vallejo and 27,551 households without children. On average, about 2.86 people live in a household in Vallejo, CA.

Transportation in Vallejo, CA

Most renters in Vallejo opt to use cars to get around, and many apartment buildings have garages or driveways for parking. Although some other transportation options are available, driving is the fastest way to get from place to place. This is especially true for renters that commute to other cities in the Bay Area for work. There are buses available for Vallejo renters who do not have a car. Soltrans offers both local buses and express buses to other cities in the Bay Area. Another unique form of transportation that Vallejo offers is the San Francisco Bay Ferry, which runs from downtown Vallejo to the San Francisco Embarcadero. This is a popular transportation option for renters who commute into the city.

Vallejo, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Vallejo, CA is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 31% completed some high school, 30% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 17% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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