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Eastwood Village - El Cajon, California 92020
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$775 - $1375

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

Apartment 354 units

0-3 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(619) 758-3752

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El Cajon, CA 92020

Shady Lane - El Cajon, California 92021
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$875

El Cajon, El Cajon, CA 92021
( El Cajon )

Apartment 112 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(619) 568-5654

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Town Plaza Communities - El Cajon, California 92020
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$795 - $1075

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

Apartment 68 units

0-2 Beds 1 Bath No Pets

(619) 430-4707

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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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$ Email for details

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

Cabo Verde Apartments - El Cajon, California 92021
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$ Email for details

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Bostonia, El Cajon, CA 92021
( Bostonia, Winter Gardens )

Apartment 60 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5674

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El Cajon, CA 92021

Las Haciendas - El Cajon, California 92021
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$875 - $1050

Bostonia, El Cajon, CA 92021
( Bostonia, Winter Gardens )

Apartment 59 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(619) 632-4603

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El Cajon, CA 92021

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The Grove - San Diego, California 92109
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$895

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Granite Hills, San Diego, CA 92109
( Granite Hills, El Cajon )

Apartment 144 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Cats OK

(858) 240-4204

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San Diego, CA 92109

eaves La Mesa - La Mesa, California 91942
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$1485 - $1685

Fletcher Hills, La Mesa, CA 91942
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Apartment 384 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5672

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La Mesa, CA 91942

Central Park La Mesa - La Mesa, California 91942
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$1480 - $2100

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Santee, La Mesa, CA 91942
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Apartment 216 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5656

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La Mesa, CA 91942

Park Grossmont - La Mesa, California 91942
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$1334 - $1954

La Mesa, CA 91942

Apartment 160 units

2-3 Beds 2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 465-3444

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La Mesa, CA 91942

Sun Ridge - Santee, California 92071
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$1101 - $1992

Santee, CA 92071

Apartment 160 units

1-2 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(844) 785-2481

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Santee, CA 92071

Alterra at Grossmont Trolley - La Mesa, California 91942
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$1639

Eastern San Diego, La Mesa, CA 91942
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Apartment 297 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath

(619) 568-5660

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La Mesa, CA 91942

Pravada at Grossmont Trolley - La Mesa, California 91942
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$1581

Eastern San Diego, La Mesa, CA 91942
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Apartment 230 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath

(619) 568-5647

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La Mesa, CA 91942

Summit Park Village - San Diego, California 92119
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$1260 - $1587

Eastern San Diego, San Diego, CA 92119
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Apartment 300 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(858) 609-8772

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San Diego, CA 92119

Town Center Apartments - Santee, California 92071
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$1295

Santee, Santee, CA 92071
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Apartment 154 units

2 Beds 1 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5646

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Santee, CA 92071

Woodbridge Mount Helix - La Mesa, California 91941
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$1435 - $1880

La Mesa, CA 91941

Apartment 192 units

2-3 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 670-1402

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La Mesa, CA 91941

Conrad Villas - Spring Valley, California 91977
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$950 - $1200

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Mount Helix, Spring Valley, CA 91977
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Apartment 113 units

1-2 Beds 1-2 Bath Pets OK

(619) 568-5655

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Spring Valley, CA 91977

Fanita Meadows - Santee, California 92071
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$1125 - $1750

Santee, Santee, CA 92071
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Apartment 61 units

1-3 Beds 1-2 Bath No Pets

(619) 430-4714

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Santee, CA 92071

Shadow Point Apartments - Spring Valley, California 91977
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$1138 - $1581

Mount Helix, Spring Valley, CA 91977
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Apartment 172 units

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(619) 430-4697

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Spring Valley, CA 91977

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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