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eaves Rancho San Diego - El Cajon, California 92019
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$1430 - $1850

El Cajon, CA 92019

Apartment 676 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 632-4916

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El Cajon, CA 92019

Greystone Village - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1375

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Santee, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 70 units

3 Beds 2 Bath No Pets

(619) 430-4709

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Camden Park - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1135 - $1395

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El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 70 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Cats OK

(619) 430-4708

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Majestic Apartments - El Cajon, California 92020
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$915 - $1025

El Cajon, CA 92020

Apartment 215 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(619) 447-0763

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Forest Park Apartments of Fletcher Hills - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1010 - $1585

Santee, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 338 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 567-8010

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Countryside Village - El Cajon, California 92021
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$1025 - $1275

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Winter Gardens, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 96 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 567-3982

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Canyon Springs - El Cajon, California 92021
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$1640 - $1690

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Lakeside, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 61 units

3 Beds 2 Bath Cats OK

(619) 568-5638

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Tribecca on Mollison - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1075 - $1650

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El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 68 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(619) 568-5643

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Rancho Hillside - El Cajon, California 92019
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$1338 - $1605

El Cajon, CA 92019

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1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(888) 863-1207

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El Cajon, CA 92019

Villa Patricia - El Cajon, California 92019
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$1150

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92019
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Apartment 53 units

2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(619) 568-5667

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El Cajon, CA 92019

Sunset Terrace - El Cajon, California 92021
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$1195 - $1285

Winter Gardens, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 114 units

2 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(619) 870-0522

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Colonnade at Fletcher Hills - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1245 - $1675

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Fletcher Hills, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 138 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5652

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Cedar Glen - El Cajon, California 92020
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$895 - $1075

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92020
( El Cajon )

Apartment 105 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(619) 568-5659

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Sunset Gardens - El Cajon, California 92021
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$865 - $1175

Bostonia, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 101 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(619) 430-4696

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Crestwood Apartments - El Cajon, California 92021
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$885

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 56 units

1 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5650

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Anza Oaks Apartments - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1195

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 43 units

2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(619) 567-2028

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Stratford Arms - El Cajon, California 92019
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$1295

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92019
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Apartment 35 units

2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(619) 568-5653

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El Cajon, CA 92019

Southwinds Apartments - El Cajon, California 92020
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$1200 - $1225

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92020
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Apartment 22 units

2 Beds 1 Bath Dogs OK

(619) 320-4040

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Terraza Hills - El Cajon, California 92021
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$925 - $1080

(8)

Winter Gardens, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 200 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Cats OK

(619) 632-4996

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Tierra Del Sol/Tierra Del Norte - El Cajon, California 92021
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$950 - $1250

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Bostonia, El Cajon, CA 92021
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Apartment 156 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(619) 568-5670

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Overview of El Cajon

El Cajon apartments for rent are near San Diego and the Cleveland National Forest, offering the best of both urban living and natural respite. Nestled along a mountain valley, El Cajon is nicknamed "The Big Box" for its location. Residents can enjoy the outdoor recreation available nearby, including the Mission Trails Regional Park and San Diego National Wildlife Refuge.

This community-centric town is perfect for families, young professionals and retirees because of its nearby attractions and prime location near the best of city, suburban and rural lifestyles. According to Areavibes.com, El Cajon is extremely livable with a score of 77 out of 100 for its amenities, housing and weather. The city is home to more than 158,000, and a large chunk of the population consists of children under the age of 10.

Living in El Cajon

El Cajon apartments are a great place for families or individuals who enjoy urban life, but wish to be in a small community. There is a diverse range of rental options in El Cajon, as housing construction has remained fairly steady with a peak in the 1970s. However, renters looking for a bit of character in their rental may have a tougher time than those seeking a modern complex.

El Cajon has a mild climate year-round, making it a great community for outdoorsy types. This also makes it possible for the community to host events and festivals throughout the year. Downtown El Cajon is host to many activities, such as a farmers market, half marathon, historical home tour and car show.

El Cajon Apartments and Cost of Living

Many people are attracted to apartments in El Cajon because of the extremely low cost of living, which is 9 percent lower than California's norm. The town's median rental rate is about 15 percent less expensive than the state's. With roughly 45 percent of homes renter occupied in El Cajon, the low price point has allowed the vacancy rate to be a mere 3 percent. People moving from out of state will need to put the cost of living into perspective, though, as it is 31 percent higher than the United State's average.

People considering a move to El Cajon apartments will likely need a vehicle to get around; however, it's possible to make do without one. Within the downtown center, residents can easily walk to and from amenities, which is why the city received a score of 61 on Walkscore.com.

El Cajon Work and Study

People looking for El Cajon apartments for rent may be swayed by the prosperous economic landscape within San Diego County. Some of the top employers in the area include 32nd Naval Station, Barona Casino and Resort, General Dynamics NASSCO, Hairspray, Kaiser Permanente, Kyocera Communications and Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

Because of the great location of El Cajon, there are many students that live in El Cajon apartments for rent and have access to area schools such as San Diego Christian College and Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College. Students are also very close to the University of San Diego, San Diego State University, Point Loma Nazarene University and Alliant International University, San Diego.

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