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Cheap Apartments for Rent in California - 3,181 Rentals available

Apartments Under $100

  • Townhouse
    1725 E. G Street, Ontario, CA 91764
    $30 - $1,895
    • 2-4 Beds
    • 2.5-3.5 Baths
    Clear Capital, LLC
    Available Today!
    (909) 391-0100

Apartments Under $400

  • Apartment
    31-750 Landau Blvd., Cathedral City, CA 92234
    $395 - $667
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    National CORE

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California Demographics

  • Total Population38,977,672
  • Female 19,360,601
    Male 19,617,071
  • Median Age39

Average Rent in California

  • California Average Rental Price, January 2020 $2,120 /mo

California Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0004%
  • $1,001-$1,50019%
  • $1,501-$2,00030%
  • > $2,00047%

California Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Jan / 2020
California $1,874 $1,933 $1,945 $1,960 $1,964 $2,050 $2,054 $2,104 $2,120
National $1,350 $1,382 $1,385 $1,388 $1,423 $1,431 $1,434 $1,469 $1,474
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California Households

  • Total Number of Households12,889,365
  • Family 8,863,184
    Non-family 4,026,181
  • Children 4,540,875
    No Children 8,348,490
  • Average People Per Household2.82
  • Median Household Income$61,623
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,360

California Education Statistics

  • No High School9%
  • Some High School30%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree19%
  • Graduate Degree11%

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