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Renting a Cheap Apartment in Los Angeles

A city of the world, Los Angeles is huge, eclectic, diverse, and impossible to encapsulate in just a few sentences. The allure of Southern California, with its sunny days and sandy beaches, draws millions of people to Los Angeles. They deal with smoggy days and jam-packed freeways for the privilege of living here. Home of the Lakers and the Dodgers, the city is currently in the process of welcoming a National Football League team back to LA. Downtown LA is becoming a more welcoming destination with the building of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Staples Center. Public transportation options are expanding and more residents try to get to work on bike, bus or foot to avoid the frequent traffic jams. Los Angeles is ever-changing and offers something for everyone.

Los Angeles, CA Demographics

  • Total Population3,949,776
  • Female 1,953,844
    Male 1,995,932
  • Median Age35.2

Average Rent in Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles, CA Average Rental Price, December 2019 $2,546 /mo

Los Angeles, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0001%
  • $1,001-$1,50010%
  • $1,501-$2,00022%
  • > $2,00067%

Los Angeles, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Dec / 2019
Los Angeles, CA $2,186 $2,228 $2,281 $2,309 $2,331 $2,385 $2,455 $2,475 $2,516 $2,528 $2,546
National $1,354 $1,350 $1,382 $1,385 $1,388 $1,423 $1,431 $1,434 $1,469 $1,473 $1,474
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Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2019 compared to 2018.

Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

Check out the average rent prices in Los Angeles by neighborhood.

Los Angeles, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households1,364,227
  • Family 817,668
    Non-family 546,559
  • Children 414,721
    No Children 949,506
  • Average People Per Household2.83
  • Median Household Income$54,501
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,467

Los Angeles, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School13%
  • Some High School30%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree10%

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