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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Riverside, CA
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Apartments Under $1,900


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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

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

The average Riverside, CA cheap apartment size is 707 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Riverside, 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 Riverside, CA?

A cheap apartment in Riverside, 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 Riverside, CA.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Riverside

Riverside is located in inland Southern California and next to the Santa Ana River. The city became home to California’s citrus industry after navel oranges planted there in the 1870s flourished. An early tourist destination, Riverside attracted visitors with its warm sunny days, fragrant orange groves and development of early resorts. Many of the early homes and ranches are preserved today. Now the city relies on the University of California Riverside, local schools and county and city government as its primary employers. Riverside is home to the world’s largest paper cup. The city’s Festival of Lights is a popular holiday attraction for locals and visitors alike.

Riverside, CA Demographics

  • Total Population326,414
  • Female 162,664
    Male 163,750
  • Median Age31.6

Average Rent in Riverside, CA

  • Riverside, CA Average Rental Price, June 2021 $1,820 /mo

    Riverside, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    Riverside, 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 Jun / 2021
    Riverside, CA $1,435 $1,486 $1,520 $1,538 $1,570 $1,606 $1,620 $1,632 $1,673 $1,717 $1,820
    National $1,348 $1,357 $1,362 $1,394 $1,401 $1,403 $1,394 $1,397 $1,404 $1,482
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    Riverside, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households90,722
    • Family 65,577
      Non-family 25,145
    • Children 35,908
      No Children 54,814
    • Average People Per Household3.43
    • Median Household Income$69,045
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,475

    Riverside, CA Education Statistics

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