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San Diego, CA Apartments For Rent


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Average Rent in San Diego, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
San Diego Studio - $2,261-4%
San Diego 1 Bed - $2,822-1%
San Diego 2 Beds - $3,705-2%


San Diego, CA

Overview of San Diego

With 70 miles of beautiful California beaches, one of the most spectacular zoos in the world, friendly and welcoming locals, and a perfect Mediterranean climate, why wouldn't you want to give San Diego living a try? It's one of those rare locations where you can hike in the mountains in the morning, sip vino in a winery in the afternoon, and watch the sunset from the beach in the evening. With everything this spectacular city has to offer and the beautiful Spanish-style architecture of San Diego apartments, this area is the perfect escape for warm weather loving, outdoorsy side types.

Apartments in San Diego & Cost of Living

Affordable housing is one of the growing priorities of the San Diego. There are several low-income housing options for renters looking for apartments in San Diego, including a housing choice voucher program. Overall, the housing commission here owns and operates approximately 1,800 San Diego apartments for rent within the city. Like many other communities in California, the cost of living is high, but there are many walkable neighborhoods for San Diego residents here. If you're interested in being within walking distance to bars, nightlife, and restaurants, Downtown and Hillcrest are great neighborhoods. If you want the beach life, Ocean Beach and Encinitas are definitely areas to check out.

San Diego Work and Study

San Diego offers work and study in virtually any career field, since it is one of the biggest metropolitan hubs on the West Coast. San Diego apartments provide ideal accommodations for students and residents alike. Some of the most popular institutions for students include San Diego State University, the University of San Diego and the University of California, San Diego. Although San Diego has a history of military and defense efforts, this field is now the second-biggest industry in the city behind manufacturing. The city boasts development in everything from shipbuilding to computers to toys.

San Diego Neighborhood Guides

If you're trying to find the best neighborhood that meets your needs, checkout our San Diego neighborhood guides. These guides walk you though what its like to live in these neighborhoods

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Chula Vista, CA 6.7 miles$2,577$3,269
National City, CA 4.2 miles$2,470$2,970
Pacific Beach, CA 7.5 miles------
Coronado, CA 2.5 miles$3,790$4,062
La Mesa, CA 8.6 miles$2,240$2,652
La Jolla, CA 11.4 miles$4,167$5,022
El Cajon, CA 12.6 miles$1,825$2,195
Escondido, CA 28.2 miles$1,935$2,561
Lemon Grove, CA 7.6 miles$2,000$2,995
Imperial Beach, CA 9.4 miles$2,450$2,947