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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.

Living in El Cajon

El Cajon apartments are a great place for families or individuals who enjoy urban life, but wish to bein 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.

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.

Apartments in El Cajon-Study

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.

Apartments in El Cajon-Work

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.

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San Diego, CA 92108

$1680 - $2194

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Diego, CA (Eastern San Diego, Mission Valley...)

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$1680 - $2194

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San Diego, CA 92109

$1125 - $1395

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La Mesa, CA 91942

$1700 - $2494

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La Mesa, CA (La Mesa)

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$1700 - $2494

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La Mesa, CA 91942

From $1590

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La Mesa, CA 91942

From $1395

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Spring Valley, CA 91977

$1100 - $1500

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Spring Valley, CA (Casa de Oro-Mount Helix)

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$1100 - $1500

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Santee, CA 92071

$1325 - $1375

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La Mesa, CA 91942

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La Mesa, CA (La Mesa)


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Spring Valley, CA 91977

$1300 - $1400

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Spring Valley, CA (Spring Valley)

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$1300 - $1400

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San Diego, CA 91941

$975 - $1350

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San Diego, CA (Spring Valley)

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$975 - $1350

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Spring Valley, CA 91977

$1025 - $1300

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Spring Valley, CA (Spring Valley)


$1025 - $1300

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Spring Valley, CA 91978

$1555 - $1825

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Spring Valley, CA (Spring Valley)


$1555 - $1825

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Spring Valley, CA 91978

$1025 - $1500

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Spring Valley, CA (Spring Valley)

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$1025 - $1500

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Spring Valley, CA 91977

$1265 - $2050

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Spring Valley, CA (Spring Valley)


$1265 - $2050

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La Mesa, CA 91942

From $1460

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La Mesa, CA (La Mesa)

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From $1460

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San Diego, CA 92119

$1588 - $2049

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San Diego, CA (Eastern San Diego, San Carlos)

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$1588 - $2049

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Lakeside, CA 92040

$1150 - $1500

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Lakeside, CA (Lakeside)

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$1150 - $1500

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