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Average rent in La Mesa, CA

$2,313/mo La Mesa, CA average rental price, November 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in La Mesa, CA is $2,313.

La Mesa, CA apartment rent ranges

La Mesa, CA rent trends

Getting around in La Mesa, CA

79 /100
Very Walkable
33 /100
Some Transit
34 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 79, Transit Score®: 33, Bike Score®: 34

La Mesa, CA demographics

La Mesa, CA has a population of 60,208 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,992 of La Mesa’s residents are women and 28,216 are men. The median age of those who live in La Mesa, CA is 35.8.

La Mesa, CA households

  • 13,681 Family
    9,842 Non-family
  • 6,304 Children
    17,219 No Children
  • 23,523Total Number of Households
  • 2.53Average People Per Household
  • $71,287Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 23,523 households in La Mesa, CA. 13,681 are family households and 9,842 are non-family households. There are 6,304 households with children in La Mesa and 17,219 households without children. On average, about 2.53 people live in a household in La Mesa, CA.

La Mesa, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of La Mesa, CA is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 33% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 22% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.

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Renting a house in La Mesa, CA

Do you wish you could live the American Dream minus the roof repairs, fence painting and boiler repairs? You sure can. It’s called rental homes. You are working a steady 9-5, which is sometimes 9-7, so when you finally get home you don’t want to put in a couple of extra hours as an unpaid handyman. The American Dream is about the impeccable backyard lawn where the family dog runs around. It’s about 4th of July barbeques and summer nights spent on your back porch. Of course, the dream is different for everyone, so it all depends on you. And your budget. Regardless of your budget you will manage to find some interesting homes for rent that fit your style. If you are moving from an apartment and are on a tight budget, please keep on reading. The American Dream is not only for the rich and beautiful who can rent a 4 bedroom without blinking.

The road from apartment to house is paved with…

… extra expenses. At least everyone says so. If we compare the price of 3 bedroom apartments to single family homes for rent with the same bedroom count, the house will be more expensive. You are paying more to get a yard, more square footage, storage space and privacy. But if you are looking for cheap houses for rent, you should definitely consider duplexes too. They are slightly more affordable and they come in many forms and bedroom counts. You could rent a 1 bedroom duplex, albeit they are somewhat rarer than their 2 bedroom brothers, and it goes without say that the rent will be much lower than renting a single-family house. If you are taking the smart approach, moving to a house will not cost an arm and a leg. Of the 16 listings in La Mesa, CA there are plenty of houses you can rent without breaking the bank. And besides, why would you pay extra to stay in a pricey neighborhood, when all you want at the end of a long day is to enjoy the tranquility of your backyard?

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