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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Oakland, CA - 51 Rentals available

Apartments Under $800

Apartments Under $1,400

  • 2425 Valdez Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    See current rent specials
    $1,385 - $1,785
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    FPI Management
    Available Today! Last updated 24 Jun 2021
    (510) 661-3612

Apartments Under $1,700

  • 2000 Linden St, Oakland, CA 94607
    $1,648
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    BBA
    Available Today! Last updated 24 Jun 2021
    (510) 770-6722
  • 1600-1612 3Rd Avenue, 322 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94606
    $1,650 - $2,295
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    RentSFNow
    Available Today! Last updated 24 Jun 2021
    (415) 539-2512
  • (2)
    2554 E 16Th Street, Oakland, CA 94601
    $1,698
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    BBA
    Available Today! Last updated 24 Jun 2021
    (510) 770-6722
  • 2268 E15th St, Oakland, CA 94606
    $1,698
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    BBA
    Available Today! Last updated 24 Jun 2021
    (510) 770-6722
  • 1627 High Street, Oakland, CA 94601
    $1,698
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    BBA
    Available Today! Last updated 24 Jun 2021
    (833) 864-3640

Apartments Under $2,000

Apartments Under $2,100

Apartments Under $2,300


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Oakland, CA?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $1,550 and $9,494. Find cheap apartments in Oakland, CA.

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

There are 44 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Oakland, CA were last updated on 23 Jun 2021.

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

The average Oakland, CA cheap apartment size is 213 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Oakland, 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 Oakland, CA?

A cheap apartment in Oakland, 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 Oakland, CA.

Oakland, CA Demographics

  • Total Population425,097
  • Female 205,289
    Male 219,808
  • Median Age36.5

Average Rent in Oakland, CA

  • Oakland, CA Average Rental Price, May 2021 $2,708 /mo

Oakland, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0001%
  • $1,001-$1,5004%
  • $1,501-$2,00010%
  • > $2,00085%

Oakland, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 May / 2021
Oakland, CA $2,596 $2,681 $2,707 $2,750 $2,854 $2,905 $2,909 $2,877 $2,711 $2,661 $2,708
National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407 $1,428
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Oakland, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households162,419
  • Family 88,562
    Non-family 73,857
  • Children 44,558
    No Children 117,861
  • Average People Per Household2.58
  • Median Household Income$73,692
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,647

Oakland, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School9%
  • Some High School25%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree5%
  • Bachelor Degree24%
  • Graduate Degree17%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Oakland, CA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Oakland, CA has never been easier. We feature 48 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Oakland, CA average. What is a cheap rent in Oakland, CA? The average apartment rent in Oakland is $2,708 per month so any rental south of $2,166 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Oakland, CA rents go as low as $1,380/mo.

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