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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA - 10 Rentals available

Apartments Under $2,300

Apartments Under $2,900

  • 630 Water Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    FPI Management
    Available Today! Last updated 14 Apr 2021
    (844) 296-5636

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $2,675 and $2,895. Find cheap apartments in Santa Cruz, CA.

How many cheap rentals are available in Santa Cruz, CA on RENTCafé?

There are 8 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Santa Cruz, CA were last updated on 14 Apr 2021.

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

The average Santa Cruz, CA cheap apartment size is 515 sq. ft.

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

Cheap apartments in Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, CA?

A cheap apartment in Santa Cruz, 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 Santa Cruz, CA.

Santa Cruz, CA Demographics

  • Total Population64,522
  • Female 31,713
    Male 32,809
  • Median Age28.8

Average Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

  • Santa Cruz, CA Average Rental Price, April 2021 $2,504 /mo

Santa Cruz, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $1,001-$1,5004%
  • $1,501-$2,00012%
  • > $2,00084%

Santa Cruz, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Apr / 2021
Santa Cruz, CA $2,351 $2,351 $2,581 $2,464 $2,573 $2,611 $2,591 $2,405 $2,457 $2,504
National $1,346 $1,355 $1,359 $1,356 $1,391 $1,398 $1,400 $1,390 $1,395 $1,407

Santa Cruz, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households22,579
  • Family 10,940
    Non-family 11,639
  • Children 4,741
    No Children 17,838
  • Average People Per Household2.4
  • Median Household Income$77,921
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,942

Santa Cruz, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School21%
  • Some College22%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree26%
  • Graduate Degree20%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Santa Cruz, CA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Santa Cruz, CA has never been easier. We feature 10 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Santa Cruz, CA average. What is a cheap rent in Santa Cruz, CA? The average apartment rent in Santa Cruz is $2,504 per month so any rental south of $2,003 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Santa Cruz, CA rents go as low as $2,120/mo.

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