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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Bakersfield, CA - 1 Rental available

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Finding the right apartment as far as size and location go is one aspect of apartment searching, but making sure that it provides all that you need within a reasonable price is another. On RENTCafé, you can search for cheap apartments near you and ensure that you find one that suites your needs. Worried the neighborhood or city you are looking to move to is known to have higher rents? You can browse our listings and find the cheap apartments in any location, whether you are looking at a specific neighborhood, ZIP code, or city.

The perfect apartment for you is out there, either near you or anywhere in the U.S. that you are looking to move to. So, let's find the one that satisfies your wants and needs, but that also comes at an affordable price.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many cheap rentals are available in Bakersfield, CA on RENTCafé?

There are 1 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Bakersfield, CA were last updated on 24 Jan 2021.

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

The average Bakersfield, CA cheap apartment size is 1,190 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Bakersfield, 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 Bakersfield, CA?

A cheap apartment in Bakersfield, 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 Bakersfield, CA.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Bakersfield

California’s Central Valley produces much of the produce for the state, and Bakersfield’s rural charm is one of its selling points. Proximity to the state’s beautiful Central Coast is a plus, and you can drive to beautiful beaches in Pismo Beach or Santa Barbara within several hours from Bakersfield. A state university with strong sports teams, warm desert-like weather, and easy access to Yosemite National Park, one of the most amazing places in California, are other highlights. Country music stars Merle Haggard and Buck Owens both called Bakersfield home, and so can you.

Bakersfield, CA Demographics

  • Total Population375,699
  • Female 184,798
    Male 190,901
  • Median Age30.7

Average Rent in Bakersfield, CA

  • Bakersfield, CA Average Rental Price, December 2020 $1,102 /mo

    Bakersfield, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$7001%
    • $701-$1,00038%
    • $1,001-$1,50053%
    • $1,501-$2,0008%

    Bakersfield, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
    Bakersfield, CA $921 $929 $936 $950 $973 $992 $1,019 $1,054 $1,070 $1,072 $1,102
    National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462
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    Bakersfield, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households116,854
    • Family 87,823
      Non-family 29,031
    • Children 53,012
      No Children 63,842
    • Average People Per Household3.18
    • Median Household Income$62,340
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,243

    Bakersfield, CA Education Statistics

    • No High School8%
    • Some High School38%
    • Some College27%
    • Associate Degree8%
    • Bachelor Degree13%
    • Graduate Degree6%

    Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Bakersfield, CA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Bakersfield, CA has never been easier. We feature 1 low-priced rental directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Bakersfield, CA average. What is a cheap rent in Bakersfield, CA? The average apartment rent in Bakersfield is $1,102 per month so any rental south of $882 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Bakersfield, CA rents go as low as $832/mo.

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