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Average rent in Westminster, CA

$2,220/mo Westminster, CA average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Westminster, CA is $2,220.

Westminster, CA apartment rent ranges

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Getting around in Westminster, CA

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Walk Score®: 73, Bike Score®: 63

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Westminster, CA were last updated on 7 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in Westminster, CA?

The best apartments in Westminster, CA are: La Pat Courtyard Apartments, 13881-13891 Cedar St. and 13872-13882 Locust St., The WM Apartments, Cinnamon Creek and Sutton Place.

What is the average rent in Westminster, CA?

The average rent in Westminster, CA is $2,220. Start your search for apartments in Westminster, CA now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Westminster, CA is between $1,658 and $2,750. View all studio apartments in Westminster, CA.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Westminster, CA is between $1,600 and $3,190. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Westminster, CA now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Westminster, CA is between $1,600 and $3,876. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Westminster, CA.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Westminster, CA is between $1,895 and $2,750. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Westminster, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Westminster, CA?

In Westminster, 47% of the residents are renting compared to 53% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 17% of Westminster’s rentals, 45% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 31% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Westminster, 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 Westminster are about 46 years old, on average. Of these, 9% 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 1 stories. About 50% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none 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 Westminster, CA?

Studio apartments in Westminster are around 8% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 46% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 45% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Renter's guide to Westminster, CA

Westminster is located in the northern part of Orange County, California and is bordered by the communities of Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and Huntington Beach.

It was rated #57 out of 526 communities in California, in the Most Diverse Suburbs in California ranking, as part of Niche’s 2019 Best Places to live in. The ranking was based on the variations in age, race, and income within the community.

Westminster’s population is around 2 percent of the population of Los Angeles, and the city has just over half of the population of nearby Garden Grove. There are 31 miles between Westminster and the downtown area of Los Angeles, and just 5 miles between Westminster and the neighboring city of Garden Grove.

The climate in Westminster is considered a steppe climate, with short hot, dry summers, and longer cool, wet winters. Summer temperatures average around 82ºF, although it can get as hot as 91ºF. Winter temperatures in Westminster average about 67ºF, though temperatures can dip to 45ºF. The average annual rainfall in Westminster is around 14 inches, and this mostly falls in the winter months. Both wildfires and earthquakes can affect Westminster.

Tips for renting in Westminster, CA

It’s important to do a walk-through of the potential unit you are planning to rent in Westminster before signing any rental agreement. Look for any potential problems such as leaking plumbing, inadequate heating or air conditioning, electrical wiring problems or defects, no running water, no hot water, a lack of appropriate security measures such as locks, and any signs of insects or rodents. Discuss these issues with the landlord to ensure the problems will be taken care of and get written and signed confirmation from the landlord that this will be the case before signing a lease agreement.

The landlord can ask questions about your income, your employment, and any other factors that may impact your ability to pay the rent.

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Westminster, CA demographics

Westminster, CA has a population of 90,857 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 46,131 of Westminster’s residents are women and 44,726 are men. The median age of those who live in Westminster, CA is 40.7.

Living in Westminster, CA

Some of the pros of living in Westminster include less traffic than nearby larger cities, a diverse population, a quieter atmosphere, and proximity to Los Angeles.

Some of the cons of living here include fewer nightlife and entertainment options compared to larger cities.

Westminster, CA households

  • 21,059 Family
    6,085 Non-family
  • 9,753 Children
    17,391 No Children
  • 27,144Total Number of Households
  • 3.34Average People Per Household
  • $67,142Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 27,144 households in Westminster, CA. 21,059 are family households and 6,085 are non-family households. There are 9,753 households with children in Westminster and 17,391 households without children. On average, about 3.34 people live in a household in Westminster, CA.

Things to do in Westminster, CA

Seeing a live show at the Rose Center Theater is one of the many fun things to do in Westminster. Performances take place on the theater’s 40-foot-wide stage and include a variety of styles, including Broadway-style musicals, comedies, dramas, and children’s productions.

Visiting Sigler Park is a great activity for kids in Westminster. The six-acre park includes an activity building, handball courts, a softball field, basketball courts, barbecues, picnic areas, playground structures, restrooms, and a splash pad.

Strolling through Little Saigon, a neighborhood in Westminster, is a fun activity for couples to do in the city. The area has a rich history of Vietnamese settlement, and there are many Asian restaurants and shops to explore here. Asian Garden Mall offers a variety of shops all in one place, as well as some Asian-inspired architecture and statues.

Some of the best places to shop in Westminster include Westminster Center, Saigon City Marketplace, Asian Garden Mall, Liberty Square, and Asian Village Center.

Things to do

Some of the best places to shop in Westminster include Westminster Center, Saigon City Marketplace, Asian Garden Mall, Liberty Square, and Asian Village Center.

Garlic and Chives, Dino’s Italian Restaurant, The Dim Sum Co., Ham ’n Scram, and Malta Mexican Seafood are some of the best restaurants in Westminster. Asian restaurants make up the majority of offerings here, but there are also Italian, Mexican, and American options as well.

Each spring, Westminster hosts the annual Spring Festival at the Westminster Civic Center. The event features food and craft vendors, live entertainment, children’s activities, and a visit from the Easter Bunny. The event always draws large crowds of people from in and around the city.

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Westminster, CA employment & economy

Westminster’s major industries include healthcare and social assistance, manufacturing, utilities, retail trade, natural resources extraction, and public administration. Many residents also commute to larger nearby cities for work.

Some of the top employers in Westminster include Walmart, Westminster School District, Macy’s, J.C. Penney, Target, Kindred Hospital-Westminster, Honda World, City of Westminster, and Westminster High School.

Westminster’s unemployment rate is about 3.3 percent, which is about on par with the national rate of 3.6 percent.

Education in Westminster, CA

Westminster School District is the main school district operating public schools in Westminster. Some areas of the city are also covered by one of three additional school districts that also offer high school options: Garden Grove Unified School District, Huntington Beach Union High School District, and Ocean View School District.

Some of the public schools in the city include Eastwood Elementary School, Finley Elementary School, Sequoia Elementary School, Johnson Middle School, and Warner Middle School. There are also several private schools in the area.

There are no colleges or universities in Westminster, but many post-secondary options are available in nearby communities such as Huntington Beach, Cypress, Anaheim, and Santa Ana.

Westminster, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Westminster, CA is as follows: 11% have no high school education, 32% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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