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Apartments for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA under $3000
40 Rentals Available

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    120 San Lorenzo Blvd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    1 BED $2,700
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    800 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Studio $2,977+
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    81 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    101 Felix Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Studio $2,607+
    1 BED $2,995+
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    304 Cliff Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    200 Button Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    1 BED $2,350+
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    630 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Studio $2,695
    1 BED $2,835+
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    132 Clay Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    350 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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    2333 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    1 BED $2,625
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    22625 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    1 BED $2,395
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    22681 East Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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    2 BEDS $2,795
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    201 Pacifica Boulevard, Watsonville, CA 95076
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    790 Vista Montana Drive #105, Watsonville, CA 95076
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    20 E Main St., Los Gatos, CA 95030
    1 BED $2,756+
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    55 Pennsylvania Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
    Studio $2,095+
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    226 Edelen Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
    2 BEDS $2,900
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    121 Massol Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
    1 BED $2,695+
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    1977 Heimgartner Lane, San Jose, CA 95124
    1 BED $2,395
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    347 Spreckels Dr., Aptos, CA 95003
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    8065 Aptos St., Aptos, CA 95003
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Getting around in Santa Cruz, CA

36 /100
Car-Dependent
31 /100
Some Transit
49 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 36, Transit Score®: 31, Bike Score®: 49

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Santa Cruz, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Santa Cruz, CA were last updated on 19 Apr 2024.

What are the best apartments in Santa Cruz, CA?

The best apartments in Santa Cruz, CA are: San Lorenzo Apartments, Five55, Anton Pacific, Pacific View Courts and Cypress Point.

What type of rental buildings are in Santa Cruz, CA?

In Santa Cruz, 54% of the residents are renting compared to 46% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Santa Cruz’s rentals, 53% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 33% are single-family rentals.

Your search for apartments in Santa Cruz, CA under $3,000 stops here

Finding apartments for rent in Santa Cruz, CA for less than $3,000 has never been so easy! At RentCafe nice cheap apartments are just one click away. There are currently 40 available units in Santa Cruz, CA, renting for under $3,000. On average, $2,857 can get you 789 Sqft in this area. Be sure to search for the apartment that is best for you. Under “More”, check the amenities that you consider a must-have, and don’t forget to look at the pet policy. Fitness enthusiasts can even check the Fitness Center box. Whether you are looking for studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, you are sure to find one that will make you want to move in right away.

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