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Cheap Apartments for Rent in San Jose, CA - 97 Rentals available

Apartments Under $1,800

Apartments Under $2,000

  • Apartment
    3013 Magliocco Drive, San Jose, CA 95128
    $1,810 - $1,916
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    SAW, LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (510) 384-9721
  • Apartment
    4680 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95130
    $1,850 - $2,695
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Spieker Companies, Inc.
    Last updated 8 Jul 2020
    (408) 378-7112
  • Apartment
    1111 Weyburn Lane, San Jose, CA 95129
    See current rent specials
    $1,995 - $2,145
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Jul 2020
    (408) 996-2266

Apartments Under $2,200

  • Apartment
    4040 Williams Road, San Jose, CA 95117
    See current rent specials
    $2,095
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (408) 260-1410
  • Apartment
    1065 Ranchero Way, San Jose, CA 95117
    See current rent specials
    $2,095
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Last updated 8 Jul 2020
    (408) 260-1410
  • Apartment
    1459 Curci Drive, San Jose, CA 95126
    $2,095 - $2,395
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Avenue5 Residential, LLC
    Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (833) 662-6017
  • Apartment
    1520 Branham Lane, San Jose, CA 95118
    $2,150 - $2,525
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    ABL Properties Inc.
    Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (408) 267-2910
  • Apartment
    5055 Dent Avenue, San Jose, CA 95118
    $2,150 - $3,044
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    ABL Properties Inc.
    Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (408) 267-1700

Apartments Under $2,400

  • Apartment
    2415 Rinconada Drive, San Jose, CA 95125
    $2,200 - $2,600
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    ABL Properties Inc.
    Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (408) 264-1093
  • Apartment
    501 Murphy Ranch Rd, Milpitas, CA 95035
    See current rent specials
    $2,315 - $6,655
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fairfield Residential
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Jul 2020
    (408) 914-2666
  • Apartment
    1251 Merry Loop, Milpitas, CA 95035
    $2,255 - $3,346
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (844) 778-6201
  • Apartment
    2200 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
    $2,195 - $3,361
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Sares Regis Management
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (855) 998-6222
  • Apartment
    2200 Curtner Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
    See current rent specials
    $1,950 - $1,995
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 8 Jul 2020
    (408) 559-1301
  • Apartment
    1655 Pomeroy Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95051
    See current rent specials
    $1,645 - $1,695
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (408) 241-6308
  • Apartment
    3229 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051
    $2,728 - $4,474
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Legacy Partners, Inc.
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (844) 379-5172
  • Apartment
    66, 80, 86 W Rincon Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
    $1,975 - $2,850
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Spieker Companies, Inc.
    Last updated 8 Jul 2020
    (408) 364-9659
  • Apartment
    14850 & 14930 Oka Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
    See current rent specials
    $2,595
    • 2-3 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Prodesse Property Group
    Available Today! Last updated 7 Jul 2020
    (408) 358-1676
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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 Population1,026,658
  • Female 517,100
    Male 509,558
  • Median Age36.5

Average Rent in San Jose, CA

  • San Jose, CA Average Rental Price, February 2020 $2,790 /mo

    San Jose, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $1,001-$1,5001%
    • $1,501-$2,0007%
    • > $2,00092%

    San Jose, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
    San Jose, CA $2,543 $2,529 $2,639 $2,611 $2,624 $2,732 $2,734 $2,707 $2,792 $2,696 $2,790
    National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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    San Jose, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households321,835
    • Family 235,463
      Non-family 86,372
    • Children 122,534
      No Children 199,301
    • Average People Per Household3.14
    • Median Household Income$104,234
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,170

    San Jose, CA Education Statistics

    • No High School8%
    • Some High School25%
    • Some College21%
    • Associate Degree7%
    • Bachelor Degree24%
    • Graduate Degree15%

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