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Apartments for Rent in Richmond, CA under $3400 – 154 Rentals available

  • 2525 Bayfront Blvd, Hercules, CA 94547
    $2,322 - $3,388
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (844) 326-2468
  • 5763 Yale Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805
    $2,995
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Advent Properties, Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 10 Feb 2021
    (510) 250-7918
  • 4534 Florida Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804
    $1,380 - $2,250
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Integral Property Management
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (707) 232-5085
  • 2520 Ohio Ave. - 2601 Center Ave., Richmond, CA 94804
    $1,450
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Admiral Callaghan Professional Center LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 898-2000
  • 11720 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
    $2,020 - $3,049
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    MG Properties Group
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (844) 630-7028
  • 5409 Morrow Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806
    $1,535
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Admiral Callaghan Professional Center LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 898-2000
  • 2525 Bayfront Blvd, Hercules, CA 94547
    $2,322 - $3,388
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (844) 326-2468
  • 2300 Lancaster Dr, Richmond, CA 94806
    $1,770
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (510) 222-2306
  • 1325 40Th Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
    See current rent specials
    $3,309 - $4,774
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Decron Properties Corp
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (510) 630-2851
  • 5407 Morrow Dr., San Pablo, CA 94806
    $1,575 - $1,595
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Admiral Callaghan Professional Center LLC
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 898-2000
  • 3400 Richmond Parkway, Richmond, CA 94806
    $1,855 - $5,000
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    FPI Management
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (510) 662-6726
  • 5763 Yale Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805
    $2,995
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Advent Properties, Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 10 Feb 2021
    (510) 250-7918
  • 512 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530
    See current rent specials
    $2,975
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    FPI Management
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (844) 379-3081
  • 3185 Garrity Way, Richmond, CA 94806
    $2,193 - $3,608
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (833) 243-0708
  • 4576 Appian Way, El Sobrante, CA 94803
    $1,350 - $1,500
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Admiral Callaghan Professional Center LLC
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 898-2000
  • 845 Stannage Ave, Albany, CA 94706
    $1,600
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Admiral Callaghan Professional Center LLC
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 898-2000
  • 841 Solano Ave, Albany, CA 94706
    $1,785
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Admiral Callaghan Professional Center LLC
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 898-2000
  • 15690 Crestwood Dr, San Pablo, CA 94806
    $1,479 - $1,767
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (510) 222-9322
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    1614 Campbell St, Oakland, CA 94607
    $2,725 - $3,145
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Madison Park Financial Corporation
    Last updated 11 Jun 2021
    (510) 451-1614
  • 2133 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
    $2,224 - $2,884
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Trinity Management Services
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (844) 866-7580
  • 350 Union St., San Francisco, CA 94133
    $2,349 - $2,799
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Trinity Management Services
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (844) 879-0301
  • 5684 Bay Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
    $2,839 - $3,415
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
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    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (510) 652-6400
  • 260 30Th Street, Oakland, CA 94611
    $2,735 - $2,970
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Align Residential
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (855) 736-8223
  • 1825 Lincoln Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901
    $1,975
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Professional Financial Investors, Inc
    Last updated 12 Jun 2021
    (415) 453-6204
  • (6)
    3900 Adeline Street, Emeryville, CA 94608
    $2,025 - $3,075
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Madison Park Financial Corporation
    Last updated 11 Jun 2021
    (510) 653-3900

A Guide to Richmond, The Rising Star of the San Francisco Bay Area

The city of Richmond is situated in Contra Costa County, California, straddling the shores of San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay simultaneously. With a population of more than 100,000, Richmond is the second largest city in the county, and the largest in terms of total area, at 52.5 square miles.

Richmond, CA Demographics

  • Total Population109,884
  • Female 54,055
    Male 55,829
  • Median Age36

What to Know Before Moving to Richmond, CA?

Founded in 1905, the city takes its name from state assemblyman Edmund Randolph, who was born in Richmond, VA, and whose love for his hometown made him persuade the local authorities to use the name when the city was mapped along the San Francisco Bay. Nowadays, the city is still an active seaport, with a diverse community, plenty of recreational opportunities, and easy access to neighboring larger cities. If you’re considering relocating to Richmond, here’s what you need to know.

Average Rent in Richmond, CA

  • Richmond, CA Average Rental Price, June 2021 $2,511 /mo

Richmond, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $1,001-$1,5004%
  • $1,501-$2,00068%
  • > $2,00029%

Richmond, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Jun / 2021
Richmond, CA $2,279 $2,279 $2,399 $2,656 $2,606 $2,580 $2,648 $2,495 $2,571 $2,511
National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407
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Is Richmond a good place to live?

With 32 miles of waterfront, the city of Richmond enjoys some gorgeous scenery, as well as a mild Mediterranean climate, making it a great spot for those looking to live somewhere warm and sunny year-round. It is considered to be one of the places in the San Francisco Bay Area that are best known for having diversity and an attractive lifestyle for young professionals. Let’s take a look at some of the figures behind what makes Richmond a great place to live in.

Employment

The most common industries in Richmond are health care and social assistance, followed by the retail trade. Meanwhile, the highest paying jobs tend to be in the utilities sector, and social security administration is one of the city’s top employers.

Economy

The median household income in Richmond is $61,045, which, while lower than San Francisco’s, is on par with the average figures for the US overall. In terms of living costs, Richmond fares better than its larger neighbors in the Bay Area. However, it’s good to bear in mind that, wherever you are in California, the cost of living will always be higher than the national average.

Transportation

Public transportation is provided by AC Transit, with 14 bus lines running across Richmond. Amtrak also provides intercity passenger rail service, with two lines passing through the city. If you’re likely to travel to work, prepare for long commute times: at 33.2 minutes, they are 32% longer than the US average, and 5.01% of the workforce experience commute times of over 90 minutes.

Education

Richmond has 50 public schools, administered by the West Contra Costa Unified School District. Miramonte High School is the highest-ranked school in Contra Costa County and also the 37th best public school in California. There are no options for colleges and universities within the city.

Entertainment

Many of Richmond’s venues are waterfront facilities, such as Craneway Pavilion, famous for its roller derby tournaments. With dozens of parks, 10 sites listed under the National Register of Historic Places, and 17 miles of pedestrian and bike trails along the bay, a day out in Richmond is a must. The city also has a diverse cuisine, which you can enjoy in its many Mexican, Brazilian, Thai, and even German restaurants. Annual events, such as the Healthy Village Festival, aim to revitalize Downtown Richmond.

What is Richmond famous for?

Richmond is known for pioneering efforts to improve the health of its residents and has placed a ban on junk food and soda in all its schools. The city’s women played an important part in the United States home front during World War II, working in the docks, and the memorial to Rosie the Riveter is one of the city’s most iconic representations of this.

Why move to Richmond, CA?

Richmond is a melting pot of culture and opportunity. If you’re looking to live in a place that has a relaxed vibe and a seaside atmosphere, but also which is close enough to a large city you can visit to enjoy its nightlife or take in a show, then Richmond could be just the city for you.

Richmond, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households37,088
  • Family 24,908
    Non-family 12,180
  • Children 12,916
    No Children 24,172
  • Average People Per Household2.93
  • Median Household Income$68,472
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,606

What Does the Moving Process to Richmond, CA Involve?

Start planning your relocation to Richmond by browsing the rental listings the city has to offer. For a 1,152 sq. ft. apartment, you can expect to pay an average of $2,580.

When moving to California, you have 10 days to get a state driver’s license, and Richmond is no exception. You will also need to register your car within 20 days of residency, as well as have it inspected by the Department of Motor Vehicles, so make sure to factor that in when drawing up your moving schedule.

Richmond, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School11%
  • Some High School31%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree17%
  • Graduate Degree9%

What are the costs of moving to Richmond, CA?

California sees a lot of movers from the state of Washington, so if you count yourself among them, you might like to know that the moving costs are around $3,800-$4,200. If you’re coming from Texas and looking to call Richmond your new home, you may fare slightly better in terms of prices, which average at around $3,700-$4,100.

For out-of-city moves, those relocating from San Francisco can expect to pay around $1,000-$1,400, depending on the number of belongings coming with them as well as the time of year, while movers from San Jose can expect to pay just a little more, at around $1,100-$1,500. Moving companies within Richmond charge an average of $441 for a move that takes 3 hours and requires 2 helpers and a van.

Search for apartments in Richmond, CA under $3,400

There’s more than one way to spend $3,400 on rent in Richmond, CA, so the first step is to start thinking about what you really want from your new home. Be mindful of what makes you tick. Look for 2 bedroom apartments for rent for less than $3,400 if you want to share your living space and don’t mind being further away from the city center. Search for 3 bedroom apartments if you’re moving in with family or planning to share part of your life and living expenses with more friends. If city bustle is what you live for, you might want to search for a studio or 1 bedroom apartment closer to the city center.

The perfect $3,400 rental near you

Don’t dismiss the idea of a studio just because it sounds small and featureless: studios come in many shapes and sizes, and it only takes a few strikes of creativity to go from drab to lively. If an all-in-one-room apartment spells total lack of privacy for you, have a look at the 1 bedroom apartments for rent in Richmond, CA. Customize your search by using more RENTCafé filters. Decide what amenities you can’t live without and focus your search on the apartments that offer them. Are you bringing in a pet? Narrow your options to pet-friendly apartments for rent. Want more windows so that natural light floods your home? Hardwood floors or plush carpet in the living area? There are 25 apartments for rent below $3,400 in Richmond, CA for every taste. Decide what you need, stay focused, and you’re bound to find your perfect apartment in no time.

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