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    3201 Loma Verde Dr, San Jose, CA 95117
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    1150 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
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    • $1,700+
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    • $2,525+
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    7213 Rainbow Dr., San Jose, CA 95129
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    • $1,910+
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    628 South 10Th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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    4515 Hamilton Ave., San Jose, CA 95130
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    • $1,960+
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    3246 Cortese Circle, San Jose, CA 95127
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    • $2,000
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    1050 Summerside Dr, San Jose, CA 95122
    4 Units available
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    • $2,040+
    • $2,555
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    1065 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
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    • $2,100
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    1520 Branham Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
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    • $2,125
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    398 Boynton Ave, San Jose, CA 95117
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    • $2,145+
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    5055 Dent Avenue, San Jose, CA 95118
    4 Units available
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    • $2,195
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    1612 Branham Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
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    • $2,295
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    • $3,125
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    1085 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
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    • $2,350+
    • $3,095+
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    2415 Rinconada Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    2 Units available
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    • $2,395
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    1265 North Capital Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132
    5 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,395+
    • $2,945+
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    2050 Mckee Road, San Jose, CA 95116
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    • $2,470+
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    1324 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128
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    • $2,535+
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    4040 Williams Road, San Jose, CA 95117
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    • $2,550
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    5475 Prospect Rd., San Jose, CA 95129
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    • $2,620+
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    840 Villa Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
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    • $2,695
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    40 Sunol Street, San Jose, CA 95125
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    2601 Nuestra Castillo Court, San Jose, CA 95127
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    1566 Scott St, San Jose, CA 95126
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    2950 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95127
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    157 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95008
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    • $1,835+
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $1,539 and $3,871. Find cheap apartments in San Jose, CA.

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

There are 44 cheap rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Jose, CA were last updated on 15 May 2022.

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

The average San Jose, CA cheap apartment size is 697 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in San Jose, 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 Jose, CA?

A cheap apartment in San Jose, 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 Jose, CA.

Renting a cheap apartment in San Jose, CA

Located at the southern end of the Bay Area, San Jose is the heart of the region’s technology-driven economy and considered the unofficial capital of Silicon Valley. The city is also known for offering a lower cost of living than San Francisco and some of the pricier nearby communities. Employment opportunities in San Jose are plentiful, and technology-based jobs typically offer decent wages and high quality of life. Historically a farming community, San Jose has grown quickly to become the third-largest city in California. Residents and workers here submit more patent applications than in any other U.S. city. Recreational opportunities include cycling and hiking. There are many trails located around and between San Jose’s neighborhoods. The San Jose Sharks are the Bay Area’s only National Hockey League team and a popular ticket in San Jose.

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in San Jose, CA? With RentCafe, finding an affordable apartment in San Jose, CA has never been easier. We feature 55 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the San Jose, CA average. What is a cheap rent in San Jose, CA? The average apartment rent in San Jose is $2,754 per month so any rental south of $2,203 would be considered cheap here. On RentCafe, San Jose, CA rents go as low as $1,539/mo.

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