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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Sacramento, CA - 9 Rentals 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

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

The average Sacramento, CA cheap apartment size is 441 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, CA?

A cheap apartment in Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, CA.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Sacramento

The capital of the Golden State, Sacramento is a government town. Historic Old Sacramento is a popular destination for tourists to learn about the early history of California. They can also visit Sutter’s Fort, the business on which the city was founded. The state capitol also welcomes thousands of constituents each year. The governor of California, however, no longer lives in Sacramento full time. State government is the largest local industry. The Sacramento and American Rivers both touch the city and are popular for boating, kayaking, rafting, fishing and more. With easy access to Lake Tahoe, heading to the mountains for the weekend during the winter months is a popular getaway for Sacramento residents.

Sacramento, CA Demographics

  • Total Population500,930
  • Female 245,188
    Male 255,742
  • Median Age34.5

Average Rent in Sacramento, CA

  • Sacramento, CA Average Rental Price, March 2021 $1,569 /mo

    Sacramento, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $701-$1,0003%
    • $1,001-$1,50050%
    • $1,501-$2,00033%
    • > $2,00013%

    Sacramento, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021
    Sacramento, CA $1,285 $1,294 $1,336 $1,368 $1,371 $1,401 $1,443 $1,439 $1,461 $1,525 $1,569
    National $1,315 $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407
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    Sacramento, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households185,331
    • Family 110,162
      Non-family 75,169
    • Children 58,751
      No Children 126,580
    • Average People Per Household2.66
    • Median Household Income$62,335
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,324

    Sacramento, CA Education Statistics

    • No High School7%
    • Some High School29%
    • Some College27%
    • Associate Degree8%
    • Bachelor Degree19%
    • Graduate Degree10%

    Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Sacramento, CA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Sacramento, CA has never been easier. We feature 9 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Sacramento, CA average. What is a cheap rent in Sacramento, CA? The average apartment rent in Sacramento is $1,569 per month so any rental south of $1,255 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Sacramento, CA rents go as low as $1,200/mo.

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