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Studio Apartments for Rent in San Marcos, CA
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    1045 Amorlite Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069
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    • $2,230+
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    250 North City Drive, San Marcos, CA 92078
    1 Unit available
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    • $2,433+
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    439 W El Norte Parkway, Ste 102, Escondido, CA 92026
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    100 Main Street, Vista, CA 92083
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    1084 E Washington Ave, Escondido, CA 92025
    2 Units available
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    • $1,285+
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    2262 Avenida Magnifica, Carlsbad, CA 92008
    4 Units available
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    • $2,170+
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    881 Soft Wind Rd, Vista, CA 92081
    1 Unit available
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    • $1,895+
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    2240 Bear Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027
    1 Unit available
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    • $1,475
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    222 Hillside Terrace, Vista, CA 92084
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    • $1,900

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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, RENTCafé allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The price range of a studio apartment is between $2,021 and $3,053. Search our studio apartments in San Marcos, CA.

How many studio apartments for rent are available in San Marcos, CA on RENTCafé?

There are 3 studio rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in San Marcos, CA were last updated on 7 Dec 2021.

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

The average San Marcos, CA studio apartment size is 560 sq. ft.

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

Studio apartments in San Marcos, 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 Marcos, 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 RENTCafé apartments for rent in San Marcos, CA.

San Marcos, CA Demographics

  • Total Population95,355
  • Female 46,896
    Male 48,459
  • Median Age35.5

Average Rent in San Marcos, CA

  • San Marcos, CA Average Rental Price, November 2021 $2,330 /mo

San Marcos, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

San Marcos, 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
San Marcos, CA $2,015 $1,998 $2,090 $2,013 $2,035 $2,000 $1,998 $2,038 $2,113 $2,330
National $1,340 $1,344 $1,376 $1,384 $1,387 $1,379 $1,383 $1,393 $1,476 $1,572

San Marcos, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households29,771
  • Family 21,987
    Non-family 7,784
  • Children 12,046
    No Children 17,725
  • Average People Per Household3.17
  • Median Household Income$78,797
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,914

San Marcos, CA Education Statistics

Renting a studio apartment in San Marcos, CA

The bad news is that the hip neighborhoods are typically not the places to look for truly affordable homes for rent, and San Marcos, 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 9 listings with a total of 13 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 (San Marcos City 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 Marcos, CA average rent is currently at $2,218, but a single-bedroom apartment in San Marcos, CA can be yours for as low as $1,285 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 Marcos, 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 Marcos, CA costs a monthly $3,480.

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