Whittier, CA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Whittier is $1,868, a 11% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $1,685.
Average Rent in Whittier, CA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,868||11%||868 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Whittier, CA apartment is 868 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Whittier, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,00035%
Whittier, CA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households27%
- Owner-occupied Households72%
7,518 or 27% of the households in Whittier, CA are renter-occupied while 20,285 or 72% are owner-occupied.
Whittier, CA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Whittier, CA By Neighborhood
|East La Mirada||$1,550|
|West Whittier - Los Nietos||$1,696|
|Santa Fe Springs City||$1,870|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Whittier are Bell, where the average rent goes for $1,080/month, Bell Gardens, where renters pay $1,080/mo on average, and Cudahy, where the average rent goes for $1,080/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from South Gate ($1,380), Lynwood ($1,387), and Huntington Park ($1,489), where the asking prices are below the average Whittier rent of $1,868/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Whittier are Santa Fe Springs City ($1,870), Rose Hills ($2,146) and Cerritos ($2,318).
The most popular neighborhood in Whittier is Downey, where there are 7 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,762. Next up is Paramount, where apartments go for $1,646/month, followed by Pico Rivera with $1,535 If you’re looking to rent in Whittier’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Norwalk, where renters pay $1,772 on average, and Bellflower, where the average monthly rent is $1,592.
Whittier | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Artesia is 64% higher than in Bell
Artesia rent is 5% lower than Whittier average
Bell rent is 42% lower than Whittier average
How Whittier Compares to Other Cities
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