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Overview of Richmond

You'll get the best of both worlds when selecting Richmond apartments for rent. Not only are you right on the San Pablo Bay, but you are also less than 20 miles from San Francisco. Residents enjoy spending their time in the great outdoors or running around downtown shopping. There's really something for everyone in Richmond!

Living in Richmond

Take a trip to the Richmond Art Center where you will find everything from artists' studios to a community mural. Other opportunities to experience the arts while residing in Richmond apartments for rent can be found at the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts and the Masquer's playhouse.

If you're more of the outdoors type, you can enjoy getting active at one of the city's many recreation locations. Apartments for rent in Richmond are also located near a more than 400-mile long hiking trail that wraps around both the San Francisco and San Pablo bays. The city is responsible for and does a great job of maintaining the portion of the Bay Trail that comes through Richmond.

Richmond Apartments and Cost of Living

The average cost of living for residents living in Richmond apartments is 1.7 percent more expensive than the average in California. You will have no trouble locating affording housing in the area, because the median rental rate is 6 percent less than what the average Californian pays.

Are you in need of low income housing options? The Richmond Housing Authority provides affordable housing through an excellent Public Housing Program and Section 8 assistance in the form of a Housing Choice Voucher Program. Contact the authority to find out if you qualify for one of these apartments in Richmond.

Apartments in Richmond Work and Study

Workers living in apartments for rent in Richmond have slowly experienced a decline in the unemployment rate. The figure, however, was still at 13.2 percent as of February 2013. This is nearly 5 percent less than it was in March 2010 when the statistic was 18.4 percent. Top employers in the area include BART, Bayer Health Care Pharmaceuticals and the Richmond City Offices.

If you are looking to go back to school and further your education, Richmond has a number of adult education facilities. You will also find students of Argosy University, San Francisco Bay Area, make their homes in apartments in Richmond. If you are interested in getting involved with healthcare, check out the Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health.

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San Francisco, CA 94107

From $3200

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Potrero Flats, Potrero Hill...)


From $3200

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94129

From $3386

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

2

San Francisco, CA 94114

$3609 - $6901

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Castro, Mastro)


$3609 - $6901

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94122

$2655 - $5283

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

San Francisco, CA (Inner Sunset, Sunset District)


$2655 - $5283

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
18

Lafayette, CA 94549

From $2213

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Lafayette, CA (Downtown Lafayette, Moraga Boulevard)


From $2213

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94122

From $2560

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

San Francisco, CA (Forest Knolls, Sunset District...)


From $2560

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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(165)

San Francisco, CA 94131

From $3310

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Noe Valley)

(165)

From $3310

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(508)

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

From $2275

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA (Larkey Park, Palos Verdes)

(508)

From $2275

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(5)

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

$1450 - $1750

1 Bed1 Bath

Pleasant Hill, CA (Downtown Pleasant Hill)

(5)

$1450 - $1750

1 Bed1 Bath
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(150)

San Francisco, CA 94134

From $3952

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Bayview Heights)

(150)

From $3952

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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(21)

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$1724 - $3039

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA (Waldon)

(21)

$1724 - $3039

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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(253)

San Francisco, CA 94112

From $2795

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Twin Peaks West, Westwood Park)

(253)

From $2795

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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(306)

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

From $1895

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA (Waldon)

(306)

From $1895

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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(357)

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$1796 - $2545

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA (Diablo Hills, Waldon)

(357)

$1796 - $2545

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
37

Berkeley, CA 94702

$2100 - $6000

Studio-5 Beds1-4 Baths

Berkeley, CA (West Berkeley)


$2100 - $6000

Studio-5 Beds1-4 Baths
12

Berkeley, CA 94704

From $3881

1-3 Beds1 Bath

Berkeley, CA (Downtown, UC Campus Area)


From $3881

1-3 Beds1 Bath
23

Berkeley, CA 94704

$2700 - $5375

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

8

Hercules, CA 94547

$1975 - $4170

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Hercules, CA (Central, Seagate At Bayside...)


$1975 - $4170

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
21

Emeryville, CA 94608

From $2142

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Emeryville, CA (Aquatic Park)


From $2142

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920

$3350 - $7495

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths