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Average Rent in Menlo Park, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Menlo Park Studio - $2,915+39%
Menlo Park 1 Bed - $3,735+34%
Menlo Park 2 Beds - $5,140+14%
Last updated 6/17/2024

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Demographics

Education

High School

16%

Associate's

17%

Bachelor's

32%

Master's

26%

Doctorate

9%

Family Size

2 people

37%

3 people

24%

4 people

25%

5 people

10%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

18%

50-100k

18%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

12%

200k+

40%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

12%

20-45

33%

45-65

27%

65+

14%

Affordability

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/17/2024

*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.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Menlo Park, CA

In Menlo Park, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,915 to $5,140. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Menlo Park, CA is $2,915. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $3,735. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $5,140.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+39%

Changed from $2,097 to $2,915
1 Bed

+34%

Changed from $2,787 to $3,735
2 Beds

+14%

Changed from $4,509 to $5,140
Last updated 6/17/2024

Rent Ranges

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Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Santa Cruz$3,099-8%
San Carlos$3,025-9%
Redwood City$2,954-1%
San Francisco$2,941+3%
Menlo Park$2,915+39%
Pacifica$2,780+10%
Mountain View$2,729+12%
Alameda$2,620+8%
Union City$2,592+3%
Pleasanton$2,562-3%
Milpitas$2,4250%
Palo Alto$2,390-25%
San Jose$2,361-7%
Fremont$2,275+1%
Walnut Creek$2,255-4%
Hayward$2,200--
Berkeley$2,114-4%
San Mateo$2,110-5%
Oakland$2,098-13%
Sunnyvale$2,097-1%
Daly City$2,007-9%
Santa Clara$1,950-7%
Livermore$1,739-35%
Tracy$1,680-37%
Vallejo$1,350+7%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Menlo Park$3,735+34%
San Francisco$3,593+2%
Redwood City$3,437+1%
Santa Cruz$3,376-14%
Mountain View$3,095-10%
Santa Clara$2,990-6%
Sunnyvale$2,899-4%
Pacifica$2,862+3%
Union City$2,835+9%
San Jose$2,766+1%
Livermore$2,739+12%
Milpitas$2,725-6%
San Mateo$2,7160%
Palo Alto$2,705-32%
Berkeley$2,651-4%
Walnut Creek$2,545+3%
Hayward$2,400+15%
Pleasanton$2,400-12%
San Carlos$2,395--
Fremont$2,387-1%
Daly City$2,358-8%
Alameda$2,350-23%
Oakland$2,319-19%
Tracy$2,250+10%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Menlo Park$5,140+14%
San Francisco$4,863+1%
Pleasanton$4,767+32%
Santa Cruz$4,363-1%
Sunnyvale$4,110+8%
Santa Clara$4,037+1%
Redwood City$3,876-6%
San Carlos$3,850+15%
San Mateo$3,625+3%
Milpitas$3,600-5%
Berkeley$3,590-43%
Mountain View$3,495-15%
Pacifica$3,441+9%
San Jose$3,3730%
Daly City$3,335+8%
Palo Alto$3,320-10%
Oakland$3,238-24%
Walnut Creek$3,230-1%
Alameda$3,074-7%
Union City$3,053+4%
Livermore$2,9400%
Fremont$2,8970%
Tracy$2,890+26%
Hayward$2,734+5%
Vallejo$1,699-15%

Compare Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Menlo Park$2,995--
West Menlo$2,600--
Central Menlo$2,495-11%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
West Menlo$3,500--
Central Menlo$3,3950%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

18%

15-30 Mins

45%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6666

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 9 of 15 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 12 of 15 renters

Percentage: 8282

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 13 of 15 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Coffee

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Menlo Park is espresso-ing itself in all the right ways.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 35% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Menlo Park is prime for park lovers.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Menlo Park.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 28% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Menlo Park is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 85% more pet facilities than average
  3. 10% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 68% more restaurants than average
  3. 23% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Menlo Park has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Menlo Park doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 11% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Menlo Park.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 31% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Menlo Park is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Menlo Park.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. 49% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 15 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 14 of 15 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 15 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 14 of 15 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 13 of 15 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 13 of 15 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 12 of 15 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 11 of 15 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 11 of 15 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 11 of 15 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 9 of 15 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 8 of 15 renters

Near Highways

No

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Near Downtown

No

Say 10 of 15 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 12 of 15 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Menlo Park

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