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Luxury Apartments for Rent in Santa Cruz, CA
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    Bay Hill Apartments, Inc., Capitola, CA 95010
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
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    20 E Main St., Los Gatos, CA 95030
    2 Units available
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Looking for a top of the line, luxury apartment near you to move in to? Are you interested in having all new appliances, on site amenities, a gym, a pool, and private parking? Take a look at our high-end listings and search for the apartment that provides all that you need to feel at home using filters for top community and apartment amenities. On RentCafe you can find the luxury apartment you are looking for whether it's near you, in a specific neighborhood or ZIP code, or in the best area in town.

RentCafe can help you find the best luxury apartment for you by allowing you to compare location, size and price. May it be near where you live now or anywhere in the U.S. that you want to move to, let's help you choose the perfect apartment.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Renting a luxury apartment in Santa Cruz, CA comes with many amenities, more space and central locations.

What are the downsides of renting a luxury apartment in Santa Cruz, CA?

Luxury apartments tend to be more expensive and have higher utility bills. 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 Santa Cruz, CA.

Santa Cruz, CA Demographics

  • Total Population65,011
  • Female 32,123
    Male 32,888
  • Median Age28.1

The population in Santa Cruz, CA reached 65,011, as of the most recent Census survey. Of the total population, 32,123 are men and 32,888 are women. The residents of Santa Cruz have a median age of 28.1.

Average Rent in Santa Cruz, CA

  • Santa Cruz, CA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $3,080 /mo

Apartment rentals in Santa Cruz, CA have an average monthly rent of $3,080.

    Santa Cruz, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

    Santa Cruz, CA Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
    Santa Cruz, CA $2,529 $2,513 $2,663 $2,575 $2,570 $2,406 $2,475 $2,502 $2,740 $3,073 $3,080
    National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

    The average rent in the U.S. is $1,628 per month. The average rent in Santa Cruz, CA is $3,080 per month.

    Santa Cruz, CA Households

    • Total Number of Households22,644
    • Family 10,694
      Non-family 11,950
    • Children 4,859
      No Children 17,785
    • Average People Per Household2.41
    • Median Household Income$86,618
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,080

    The population of Santa Cruz, CA compiles 22,644 total households. Per the most recent Census data, there are 10,694 family households and 11,950 non-family households in the city. Out of the total households, 4,859 have children and 17,785 do not. The average number of people in a household in Santa Cruz, CA is 2.41. The median yearly income is $86,618 per household, with $2,080 in estimated monthly costs for housing.

    Santa Cruz, CA Education Statistics

    In Santa Cruz, CA 2% of residents have no high school education and 21% completed high school, per U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Additionally, 22% of the population completed some college credits, 8% completed an Associate Degree, 26% completed a Bachelor Degree, while 20% completed Grad School.

    Renting a luxury apartment in Santa Cruz, CA

    Here at RentCafe we appreciate the finer things in life and know that small things make big differences. So, when it comes to luxury apartments we are doing our utmost to bring you a selection of the best apartments in Santa Cruz, CA and we try to provide solutions for every pocket. Just starting your career and you’re on the lookout for luxury studio apartments to move in alone, close to everything loud and bustling the city has to offer? Or you’re searching for luxury townhomes in quieter areas with playgrounds, where you want to raise a family but still make commuting feel like a breeze? There are 2 properties in Santa Cruz, CA with an average size of 748 Sq.Ft., so we’ve got your back whether you are on the search for small or large apartments.

    Choosing between high rise apartments

    We know that in today’s market finding the perfectly furnished, modern home among all the high rise apartments available might seem overwhelming. There are just so many interiors styled differently and so many buildings to choose from. And it’s not just about the interior. You’re shopping for amenities too: a fitness center or a spa, a yoga studio or a pool could all be deal breakers. After weeks of intense searching one apartment complex looks just like the other. That’s why we are providing detailed information including photos, floorplan and a straight to the point list of the amenities offered, so no guesswork is required.

    Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!