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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 Population3,959,657
  • Female 1,962,356
    Male 1,997,301
  • Median Age35.4

Average Rent in Los Angeles, CA

  • Los Angeles, CA Average Rental Price, February 2020 $2,524 /mo

Los Angeles, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0001%
  • $1,001-$1,50010%
  • $1,501-$2,00024%
  • > $2,00066%

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 Feb / 2020
Los Angeles, CA $2,186 $2,228 $2,281 $2,309 $2,331 $2,385 $2,455 $2,475 $2,516 $2,528 $2,524
National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Los Angeles, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households1,373,864
  • Family 819,841
    Non-family 554,023
  • Children 410,322
    No Children 963,542
  • Average People Per Household2.82
  • Median Household Income$58,385
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,541

Los Angeles, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School12%
  • Some High School30%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree21%
  • Graduate Degree10%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Los Angeles, CA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Los Angeles, CA has never been easier. We feature 1,724 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Los Angeles, CA average. What is a cheap rent in Los Angeles, CA? The average apartment rent in Los Angeles is $2,524 per month so any rental south of $2,019 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Los Angeles, CA rents go as low as $1,000/mo.

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