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Cheap Apartments for Rent in San Jose, CA - 77 Rentals available

  • 1150 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
    $1,545 - $2,895
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Spieker Companies, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 379-1915
  • 3201 Loma Verde Dr, San Jose, CA 95117
    $1,624 - $1,735
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 378-9138
  • 4040 Williams Road, San Jose, CA 95117
    See current rent specials
    $1,695
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 260-1410
  • 840 Villa Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
    $1,695 - $1,895
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (650) 445-5497
  • (1)
    158, 166 & 174 Revey Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
    $1,695 - $2,095
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    L. Nelson Properties, Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (650) 350-1303
  • 480 Boynton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95117
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    $1,795
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 984-8249
  • 1111 Weyburn Lane, San Jose, CA 95129
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    $1,795 - $2,795
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 605-7200
  • 1150 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
    $1,545 - $2,895
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Spieker Companies, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 379-1915
  • 1566 Scott St, San Jose, CA 95126
    $1,814
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 293-2727
  • 4680 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95130
    $1,825 - $2,695
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Spieker Companies, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 378-7112
  • 1065 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
    $1,895 - $2,295
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 260-1410
  • (4)
    1520 Branham Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
    $2,150
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    ABL Properties Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 267-2910
  • 3201 Loma Verde Dr, San Jose, CA 95117
    $1,624 - $1,735
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 378-9138
  • (1)
    5055 Dent Avenue, San Jose, CA 95118
    $2,150 - $3,044
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    ABL Properties Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 267-1700
  • (2)
    2415 Rinconada Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    $2,200 - $2,600
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    ABL Properties Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 264-1093
  • 1489 Fruitdale Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
    $2,570 - $2,595
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    L. Nelson Properties, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (669) 233-6533
  • 346 Clifton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
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    Contact for Pricing
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (650) 430-9965
  • 4040 Williams Road, San Jose, CA 95117
    See current rent specials
    $1,695
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 260-1410
  • (3)
    1251 Merry Loop, Milpitas, CA 95035
    $2,232 - $3,056
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 778-6201
  • (1)
    3229 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
    $2,188 - $3,587
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (844) 379-5172
  • (4)
    501 Murphy Ranch Rd, Milpitas, CA 95035
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    $2,100 - $5,110
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 914-2666
  • 2200 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
    See current rent specials
    $2,115 - $3,124
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Sares Regis Management
    Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (855) 998-6222
  • 14850 & 14930 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
    See current rent specials
    $2,395 - $2,545
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 12 Apr 2021
    (408) 358-1676
  • 1655 Pomeroy Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051
    See current rent specials
    $1,495 - $1,695
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 241-6308
  • 2200 Curtner Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
    See current rent specials
    $1,725
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 13 Apr 2021
    (408) 559-1301

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

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $1,545 and $3,044. Find cheap apartments in San Jose, CA.

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There are 14 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in San Jose, CA were last updated on 12 Apr 2021.

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The average San Jose, CA cheap apartment size is 723 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.

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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 RENTCafé apartments for rent in San Jose, CA.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in San Jose

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.

San Jose, CA Demographics

  • Total Population1,027,690
  • Female 518,708
    Male 508,982
  • Median Age36.7

Average Rent in San Jose, CA

  • San Jose, CA Average Rental Price, February 2021 $2,504 /mo

    San Jose, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $1,001-$1,5001%
    • $1,501-$2,00016%
    • > $2,00083%

    San Jose, 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 Feb / 2021
    San Jose, CA $2,611 $2,624 $2,732 $2,734 $2,707 $2,792 $2,696 $2,817 $2,689 $2,531 $2,504
    National $1,317 $1,348 $1,357 $1,361 $1,393 $1,400 $1,401 $1,391 $1,393 $1,399
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    San Jose, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households325,114
    • Family 237,542
      Non-family 87,572
    • Children 122,027
      No Children 203,087
    • Average People Per Household3.12
    • Median Household Income$109,593
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,278

    San Jose, CA Education Statistics

    • No High School8%
    • Some High School24%
    • Some College21%
    • Associate Degree7%
    • Bachelor Degree24%
    • Graduate Degree16%

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