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Average Rent in El Cajon, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
El Cajon Studio - $1,700-
El Cajon 1 Bed - $1,804+1%
El Cajon 2 Beds - $2,211-6%
Last updated 6/12/2024

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Last updated 6/12/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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Average rent in Downtown, El Cajon, CA

In El Cajon, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,700 to $2,211. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, El Cajon, CA is $1,700. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,804. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,211.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-

Changed from $1,700 to $1,700
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $1,786 to $1,804
2 Beds

-6%

Changed from $2,352 to $2,211
Last updated 6/12/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

15%

Compared to National Average

66.5%

The cost of living in Downtown, El Cajon, CA is 15% higher than the state average and 66.5% higher than the national average. Downtown, El Cajon, CA housing is 224.9% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 37.1% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 14.2% more in Downtown, El Cajon, CA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 21.7% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, El Cajon, CACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
56.6%
224.9%
Utilities
6.6%
37.1%
Food
0.5%
14.2%
Transportation
3.4%
34.5%
Healthcare
8.1%
21.7%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Coronado$2,519-3%
San Diego$2,349-1%
Carlsbad$2,159-41%
San Marcos$2,099--
La Jolla$2,095-9%
Vista$2,050+20%
National City$2,025+56%
Encinitas$2,000-37%
Chula Vista$1,995-11%
Oceanside$1,995+11%
Fallbrook$1,950--
Spring Valley$1,895--
La Mesa$1,860+33%
Escondido$1,8250%
El Cajon$1,700--
Santee$1,500-22%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
La Jolla$3,775+21%
Coronado$3,515-9%
Oceanside$3,052+26%
Carlsbad$3,017+3%
San Diego$2,887+1%
Del Mar$2,595--
Encinitas$2,589+10%
Vista$2,548+4%
San Marcos$2,447+5%
Poway$2,445-11%
Chula Vista$2,435-1%
National City$2,430+6%
Imperial Beach$2,420+15%
La Mesa$2,212-4%
Santee$2,195-4%
Temecula$2,1350%
Spring Valley$2,120-7%
Lemon Grove$2,1000%
Escondido$1,972-2%
El Cajon$1,804+1%
Ramona$1,700--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Coronado$4,038-15%
Del Mar$3,800--
San Diego$3,771+3%
Chula Vista$3,223+10%
Vista$3,170+17%
National City$3,120+6%
San Marcos$3,081+5%
Lemon Grove$2,995+19%
Encinitas$2,863-2%
Oceanside$2,781-8%
Ramona$2,750--
Spring Valley$2,724-3%
La Mesa$2,709-4%
Escondido$2,653+1%
Poway$2,640-22%
Santee$2,595+4%
Imperial Beach$2,577-17%
San Ysidro$2,500--
Fallbrook$2,495+19%
Temecula$2,442+7%
El Cajon$2,211-6%

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
El Cajon, CA 0.1 miles$1,804$2,211
San Diego, CA 12.7 miles$2,887$3,771
La Mesa, CA 4.1 miles$2,212$2,709
Chula Vista, CA 12.9 miles$2,435$3,223
Santee, CA 3.2 miles$2,195$2,595
Bostonia, CA 1.7 miles------
Spring Valley, CA 4.1 miles$2,120$2,724
Escondido, CA 23.6 miles$1,972$2,653
Lemon Grove, CA 5.5 miles$2,100$2,995
Pacific Beach, CA 16.3 miles------