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Cheap Apartments for Rent in El Cajon, CA
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    466 W Washington Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
    1 Unit available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
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    • $1,578
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    1415 E LEXINGTON AVE, EL CAJON, CA 92019
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
    10 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,787+
    • $2,095+
    • $2,578+
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    8760 Jamacha Rd, Spring Valley, CA 91977
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,592
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    8956 Harness Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in El Cajon, CA?

The average El Cajon, CA cheap apartment size is 473 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in El Cajon, CA?

Cheap apartments in El Cajon, CA are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in El Cajon, CA?

A cheap apartment in El Cajon, CA offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in El Cajon, CA.

El Cajon, CA Demographics

  • Total Population103,186
  • Female 51,926
    Male 51,260
  • Median Age34

Average Rent in El Cajon, CA

  • El Cajon, CA Average Rental Price, October 2021 $1,819 /mo

    El Cajon, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    El Cajon, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Oct / 2021
    El Cajon, CA $1,489 $1,518 $1,529 $1,554 $1,556 $1,586 $1,586 $1,637 $1,668 $1,736 $1,819
    National $1,331 $1,340 $1,344 $1,376 $1,384 $1,387 $1,379 $1,383 $1,393 $1,476 $1,572

    El Cajon, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households32,950
    • Family 23,508
      Non-family 9,442
    • Children 13,237
      No Children 19,713
    • Average People Per Household3.05
    • Median Household Income$55,309
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,397

    El Cajon, CA Education Statistics

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