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Studio Apartments for Rent in La Mesa, CA
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    4949 Baltimore Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
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    4341 Spring Street, La Mesa, CA 91941
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    5353 Baltimore Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
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    3753 Fairway Dr, La Mesa, CA 91941
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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
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    466 W Washington Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
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    1790 Dayton Drive, LEMON GROVE, CA 91945
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    311 BALLANTYNE STREET, EL CAJON, CA 92020
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    10850 Jamacha Blvd, Spring Valley, CA 91978
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    233 N Mollison Ave, El Cajon, CA 92021
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    989 PEACH AVENUE, EL CAJON, CA 92021
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    8712 N. Magnolia Avenue, Santee, CA 92071
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    4461-4479 Menlo Ave, San Diego, CA 92115
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    4440 Twain Ave, San Diego, CA 92120
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    3873-75 Van Dyke Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105
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    • $1,450
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    730 S. 47Th Street, San Diego, CA 92113
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    4499 Ohio Street, San Diego, CA 92116
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    3925 OREGON STREET, SAN DIEGO, CA 92014
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    • $2,700
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    4545 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego, CA 92123
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    203 LAUREL AVENUE, NATIONAL CITY, CA 91950
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    1110 East 8Th Street, National City, CA 91950
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    10112 Ashwood Street, Lakeside, CA 92040
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    7777 Westside Drive, Suite 118, San Diego, CA 92108
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    2525 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a studio apartment in La Mesa, CA?

The price range of a studio apartment is between $1,990 and $6,273. Search our studio apartments in La Mesa, CA.

How many studio apartments for rent are available in La Mesa, CA on RentCafe?

There are 4 studio rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in La Mesa, CA were last updated on 25 Jun 2022.

What is the average size of a studio apartment in La Mesa, CA?

The average La Mesa, CA studio apartment size is 522 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in La Mesa, CA?

Studio apartments in La Mesa, CA tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in La Mesa, CA?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in La Mesa, CA.

La Mesa, CA Demographics

  • Total Population60,208
  • Female 28,216
    Male 31,992
  • Median Age35.8

The total population of La Mesa, CA is 60,208, of which 28,216 are men and 31,992 are women, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The residents of La Mesa have a median age of 35.8.

Average Rent in La Mesa, CA

  • La Mesa, CA Average Rental Price, May 2022 $2,178 /mo

Apartments in La Mesa, CA rent for $2,178 per month, on average.

La Mesa, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

La Mesa, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 May / 2022
La Mesa, CA $1,691 $1,731 $1,775 $1,770 $1,759 $1,787 $1,817 $1,901 $2,063 $2,178
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The average monthly rent in La Mesa, CA is around $2,178, while the national average rent is $1,628.

La Mesa, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households23,523
  • Family 13,681
    Non-family 9,842
  • Children 6,304
    No Children 17,219
  • Average People Per Household2.53
  • Median Household Income$71,287
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,646

A total of 23,523 households live in La Mesa, CA, of which 13,681 are family households and 9,842 are non-family households, per U.S. Census estimates. Of these, approximately 6,304 households have children and 17,219 households do not have children. The average size of a household in La Mesa, CA is 2.53. The median household income in La Mesa is $71,287 annually, with $1,646 per month going towards housing.

La Mesa, CA Education Statistics

According to Census data, 3% of the population in La Mesa, CA have no high school education, 22% went to high school, 33% have some college education, 9% earned an Associate Degree, 22% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 11% earned a Graduate Degree.

Renting a studio apartment in La Mesa, CA

Finding an affordable home is definitely not an easy task nowadays, especially if you’re new to the market. When looking for a budget-friendly small apartment, you should decide on the non-negotiables and look for a home that meets your needs. On average, a studio apartment’s size in La Mesa, CA is 1,087 Sq.Ft., which is convenient for a young professional, recent graduate, student or for someone who prefers not to spend more than necessary on a monthly rent. A cheap studio can be rented starting from $1,400, so your next step is to make up your mind regarding the layout of your future nest: do you want a one room apartment, with kitchen in the main room, or a bachelor flat with a separate kitchen? Hard to decide. Now you have 43 small apartments are in La Mesa, CA to choose from that will help you make a decision, with an average rent of $2,467.

The perks of renting an efficiency apartment

They say renting is like dating- you should not expect absolute perfection from a rental home, but you should love the things that make it uniquely yours. If you’re interested in an efficiency apartment in La Mesa, CA, we are confident that you will find a great place that complements your lifestyle. Having a small apartment comes with a series of advantages that their larger companions lack. A studio apartment is easier to keep clean and it’s always less cluttered, because there is no room for unnecessary stuff. If single bedroom apartments and small apartments is what you’re after, you are more likely to afford living in the hip parts of the town, within walking or biking distance from entertainment and shopping. You will also notice significant savings year after year. Pick your price limit and square footage and browse through our 25 listings in La Mesa, CA and we promise you won’t be disappointed.

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