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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 94114

$3,100 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Duboce Triangle, Southwest San Francisco)

(34)

$3,100 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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306

San Francisco, CA 94122

$3,245 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

San Francisco, CA (Inner Sunset, Southwest San Francisco)

(306)

$3,245 and up

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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165

San Francisco, CA 94131

$2,600 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Diamond Heights, Southwest San Francisco)

(165)

$2,600 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94124

$2,715 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Bayview, Southeast San Francisco)

(47)

$2,715 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94134

$2,770 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Candlestick Point State Recreation Area, Southeast San Francisco)

(19)

$2,770 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$1,975 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA

(21)

$1,975 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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253

San Francisco, CA 94112

$2,925 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Southwest San Francisco, Westwood Park)

(253)

$2,925 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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508

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$2,380 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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306

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$1,885 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

15

Vacaville, CA 95687

$1,595 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

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357

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$2,006 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

$1,849 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA


$1,849 and up

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Emeryville, CA 94608

$2,237 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Emeryville, CA (Bayfront and Peninsula, Emeryville)


$2,237 and up

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Larkspur, CA 94939

$2,645 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Larkspur, CA (East Larkspur)


$2,645 and up

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

San Rafael, CA (Downtown San Rafael)

(31)

$2,070 and up

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths