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    330 15Th Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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    • $1,600+
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    3350 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA 92110
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    • $1,645
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    4531 Logan Ave, San Diego, CA 92113
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    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,685
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    7844 Paradise Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92139
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    • $1,788+
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    1530 Chalcedony St., San Diego, CA 92109
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    • $1,900+
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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
    5 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,946+
    • $2,208+
    • $2,853
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    4981 Catoctin Drive, San Diego, CA 92115
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    • $2,111+
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    2420 Cardinal Drive, San Diego, CA 92123
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    • $2,250
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    707 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    17 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,251+
    • $2,639+
    • $3,224+
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    2401 SEASIDE STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92107
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    • $2,517+
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    7568 Charmant Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
    9 Units available
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    • $2,712+
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    1551 Saturn Blvd., San Diego, CA 92154
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    4029 43Rd Street, San Diego, CA 92105
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    8683 Via Mallorca, La Jolla, CA 92037
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    3753 Fairway Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941
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    1790 Dayton Drive, LEMON GROVE, CA 91945
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    9209 KENWOOD DRIVE, SPRING VALLEY, CA 91977
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    817 Eta Street, National City, CA 91950
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    • 2 BEDS
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    • $1,741
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    8956 Harness Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,420
    • $1,698
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    8760 Jamacha Rd, Spring Valley, CA 91977
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,320
    • $1,305+
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    708 N MOLLISON AVENUE, EL CAJON, CA 92021
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    989 PEACH AVENUE, EL CAJON, CA 92021
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    1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118
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    • $600
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    1415 E LEXINGTON AVE, EL CAJON, CA 92019
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What is the price of a cheap apartment in San Diego, CA?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $1,405 and $4,845. Find cheap apartments in San Diego, CA.

How many cheap rentals are available in San Diego, CA on RentCafe?

There are 42 cheap rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Diego, CA were last updated on 20 May 2022.

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

The average San Diego, CA cheap apartment size is 794 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in San Diego, 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 San Diego, CA?

A cheap apartment in San Diego, 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 RentCafe apartments for rent in San Diego, CA.

Renting a cheap apartment in San Diego, CA

California’s southernmost major city is near the U.S. border with Mexico. San Diego residents enjoy a laid-back lifestyle with beautiful beaches, diverse dining and recreational opportunities, and wonderful weather. San Diego is host to the popular annual Comic-Con event. Visitors enjoy restaurants and nightclubs in the historic Gas Lamp Quarter downtown. SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo are internationally famous local attractions. The U.S. Navy, local public school system, and UC San Diego are the area’s major employers. Active San Diegans surf, sunbathe, run, fish and enjoy many other activities their coastal location offers.

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in San Diego, CA? With RentCafe, finding an affordable apartment in San Diego, CA has never been easier. We feature 65 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the San Diego, CA average. What is a cheap rent in San Diego, CA? The average apartment rent in San Diego is $2,756 per month so any rental south of $2,205 would be considered cheap here. On RentCafe, San Diego, CA rents go as low as $600/mo.

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