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Studio Apartments for Rent in San Diego, CA
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    801 A Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    9 Units available
    Studio $2,363+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 26, 2023

    Close to the airport and easy access to freeways. Walking distance to restaurants. Close to parks and great rooftop pool and public spaces. Decent gym.

    5/5 Hanley C. on May 1, 2020

    I love this place

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    6575 Jaffe Ct, San Diego, CA 92119
    Studio $1,811+
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    1011 Union Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,899+
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    453 13Th Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $1,874+
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    702 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,342
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    10920 Via Frontera Ste 500, San Diego, CA 92127
    Studio $5,465
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    677 7Th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,226+
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    5080 Camino Del Arroyo, San Diego, CA 92108
    Studio $2,239+
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    707 Tenth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,159+
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    3840 Sixth Street, San Diego, CA 92103
    Studio $2,450+
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    3200 Paseo Village Way, San Diego, CA 92130
    Studio $3,156+
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    310 A Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,581+
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    4250 Oregon St, San Diego, CA 92104
    Studio $2,342
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    1810 State Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,538+
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    3845 Nobel Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
    Studio $2,219+
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    655 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,322+
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    4499 Ohio Street, San Diego, CA 92116
    Studio $2,806+
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    2420 Cardinal Drive, San Diego, CA 92123
    Studio $1,975
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    915 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,880
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    1399 9Th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,055+
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    2155 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
    Studio $2,834+
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    7717 LINDA VISTA RD, SAN DIEGO, CA 92111
    Studio $1,400+
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    3616 4Th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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    4440 Twain Ave, San Diego, CA 92120
    Studio $2,593+
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    4242 51St Street, San Diego, CA 92115
    Studio $1,200
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Average rent in San Diego, CA

$2,934/mo San Diego, CA average rental price, March 2024
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Apartments in San Diego, CA rent for $2,934 per month, on average.

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    Getting around in San Diego, CA

    32 /100
    Car-Dependent
    26 /100
    Some Transit
    12 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 32, Transit Score®: 26, Bike Score®: 12

    Frequently asked questions

    What is the price of a studio apartment in San Diego, CA?

    The price range of a studio apartment is between $1,200 and $12,328. Search our studio apartments in San Diego, CA.

    How many studio apartments for rent are available in San Diego, CA on RentCafe?

    There are 144 studio rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Diego, CA were last updated on 17 Jun 2024.

    What is the average size of a studio apartment in San Diego, CA?

    The average San Diego, CA studio apartment size is 456 sq. ft.

    What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in San Diego, CA?

    Studio apartments in San Diego, 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 San Diego, 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 San Diego, CA.

    Living and Renting in San Diego, CA

    Living in location

    San Diego, California, is a dream destination that offers an unparalleled quality of life, making it a highly desirable place to live. With its perfect year-round weather, stunning beaches, and diverse cultural scene, San Diego has something to offer for everyone.

    Renters in San Diego have a wide range of rental apartments to choose from, including the popular studio units. Studios in San Diego are an excellent option for individuals seeking a cozy and budget-friendly living space. Renters in San Diego also have rights and protections, ensuring fair housing practices and safe living conditions.

    San Diego boasts a plethora of attractions and entertainment options. The city's world-famous beaches, such as Pacific Beach and La Jolla Cove, provide residents with endless opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation. For art and culture enthusiasts, Balboa Park offers museums, theaters, and beautiful gardens to explore. Additionally, the Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego is a bustling hub of restaurants, bars, and nightlife.

    Studio Apartments for Rent in San Diego, CA

    Studio apartments in San Diego are a popular choice for renters seeking a convenient and practical living space. These units are particularly appealing to young professionals, students, and individuals who prioritize location and affordability.

    Studio apartments in San Diego typically feature an open layout with a combined living and sleeping area, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom. Some apartment communities may offer additional amenities, such as fitness centers, rooftop lounges, and on-site laundry facilities. These apartments provide a comfortable and low-maintenance living experience.

    Several neighborhoods in San Diego offer studio apartments for rent. Hillcrest is known for its lively atmosphere, diverse dining options, and proximity to Balboa Park. Pacific Beach is a beachside neighborhood with a vibrant beach culture and access to ocean activities.

    If you're looking for studio apartments in San Diego, you can use RentCafe.com to find the ideal place for you. The platform allows you to filter your search by location, amenities, price and more. You can also view photos and floor plans and read reviews of different properties.

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    Look for studio apartments near me

    Are you looking to land a small but cool studio apartment near you? Is an unbeatable location more important to you than lots of space? You can now browse through all available RentCafe listings, to find the perfect studio apartment near you, in your favorite neighborhood, ZIP code, or in another city or state in the U.S. wherever life takes you. Check the ratings and reviews of properties with studio apartments, filter them based on your criteria, and find the one that suits your needs.

    Compare the size, price and location, as well as amenities, both inside and outside the apartment. Whether you are looking for a more modern studio near you, or one in a charming old building, or maybe you want to be close to a certain park, the downtown area of your city, or near family or friends, RentCafe allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

    Renting a studio apartment in San Diego, CA

    The bad news is that the hip neighborhoods are typically not the places to look for truly affordable homes for rent, and San Diego, CA is no exception. That is unless you are willing to give up the (real or imagined) benefits of multiple rooms and experience the minimalist simplicity of a small apartment located smack dab in the middle of the action. Leaf through 55 listings with a total of 174 units, and you’ll be sure to find at least a couple of cheap studios that will make you wonder whether having one or two extra rooms is really worth the difference in price and commute time. Already a fan of living small? Why don’t you check out our selection of one room apartments—there’s always a better deal out there, you just have to know where to look for it (Castle is the cheapest neighborhood in town—wink wink).

    They are called efficiency apartments for a reason

    In case you’re still wondering, the time and effort put into finding an efficiency apartment does pay off. Literally, and pretty fast too. The San Diego, CA average rent is currently at $3,215, but a single-bedroom apartment in San Diego, CA can be yours for as low as $512 per month. While the cheapest bachelor units normally have a small bath and one bigger, multifunctional space (meaning that the hall and the kitchen in the main room, basically), you don’t need to have that if it’s not your thing. You can find plenty of one-room apartments in San Diego, CA with a separate kitchen. These are still well under the price of an apartment with multiple rooms, but slightly more expensive than your average studio, so it’s a good idea to aim for the higher end of the price range. The currently the most expensive studio apartment in San Diego, CA costs a monthly $12,528.

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