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Average Rent in San Diego, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
San Diego Studio - $2,349-1%
San Diego 1 Bed - $2,887+1%
San Diego 2 Beds - $3,771+3%
Last updated 6/20/2024

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Local Reviews

I like the nearby park very much. There are always people doing activities there. My family and I often go there to take part in activities and play.

I adore the fact that i have a grocery store, liquor store, library and gas station all within the same block. I barely have to cross the street to get anywhere ehere i could buy essentials.

There is schools near. There is many family owned businesses in the area and also older families who were raised here

Demographics

Education

High School

68%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

7%

Master's

0%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

22%

3 people

20%

4 people

20%

5 people

21%

6+ people

18%

Household Income

0-50k

52%

50-100k

30%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

4%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

17%

20-45

38%

45-65

22%

65+

9%

Rent Trends

Average rent in Southcrest, San Diego, CA

In San Diego, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,349 to $3,771. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Southcrest, San Diego, CA is $2,349. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,887. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $3,771.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-1%

Changed from $2,373 to $2,349
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $2,858 to $2,887
2 Beds

+3%

Changed from $3,661 to $3,771
Last updated 6/20/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

2.9%

Compared to National Average

35.6%

The cost of living in Southcrest, San Diego, CA is 2.9% lower than the state average and 35.6% higher than the national average. Southcrest, San Diego, CA housing is 115.3% more expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 12.2% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 15.1% more in Southcrest, San Diego, CA than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 4.2% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Southcrest, San Diego, CACompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
3.8%
115.3%
Utilities
12.8%
12.2%
Food
1.3%
15.1%
Transportation
0.8%
31.1%
Healthcare
7.5%
4.2%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
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--
Alpine$1,695--
Santee$1,500-22%
Lakeside$1,485--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Oceanside$3,052+26%
Carlsbad$3,017+3%
San Diego$2,887+1%
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%
Alpine$2,300+3%
La Mesa$2,212-4%
Santee$2,195-4%
Bonita$2,195--
Spring Valley$2,120-7%
Lemon Grove$2,1000%
Escondido$1,972-2%
El Cajon$1,804+1%
Lakeside$1,795--
Ramona$1,700--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
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--
Alpine$2,737+4%
Spring Valley$2,724-3%
La Mesa$2,709-4%
Escondido$2,653+1%
Poway$2,640-22%
Santee$2,595+4%
Bonita$2,595--
Imperial Beach$2,577-17%
Fallbrook$2,495+19%
Lakeside$2,250+7%
El Cajon$2,211-6%

Compare Neighborhoods

City Heights

$1,695

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Corridor

$1,695

1 Bed Avg. Rent

College East

$1,895

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in San Diego, CA?

For renters in San Diego seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are City Heights, Corridor, and College East, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,695, $1,695, and $1,895 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Mission Hills and Southeastern San Diego, where the rents are $1,895 and $1,945, a favorable comparison to San Diego's overall 1-bedroom average of $2,887.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in San Diego, CA?

In San Diego, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Park West, Village, and Uptown. A 1-bedroom apartment in Park West averages at $6,508, in Village it averages $3,400, and in Uptown, the average is $3,350. For additional high-end living options, Western San Diego offers 1-bedroom apartments at $3,162, and Mission Valley at $3,072. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $2,887 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Diego, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in San Diego, CA?

In San Diego, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include City Heights, Corridor, and North Park. In City Heights, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,695. Corridor sees average rents of $1,695 for a 1-bedroom unit. North Park offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $2,962. For those seeking other popular areas, Mid-City presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,120, and South Park at $2,175. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $2,887 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Diego, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Rancho Penasquitos$2,629--
North Park$2,607+4%
Medical Complex$2,4980%
Western San Diego$2,471-1%
Hillcrest$2,445+14%
Eastern San Diego$2,429-12%
Uptown$2,370-1%
Park West$2,332-36%
Downtown$2,321+3%
University City$2,315-9%
Downtown San Diego$2,299+3%
Serra Mesa$2,150+8%
East Village$2,114-3%
Ocean Beach$2,100--
Point Loma Peninsula$2,100-21%
Village$2,095-9%
Point Loma Heights$1,995-25%
Bay Park$1,995--
North Clairemont$1,967-2%
Northern San Diego$1,945-21%
City Heights$1,895--
College East$1,895--
Northeastern San Diego$1,850-24%
Mira Mesa$1,850+9%
Mission Hills$1,745--
Carmel Valley$1,650--
Mid-City$1,5950%
Normal Heights$1,595--
Talmadge$1,595--
Southeastern San Diego$1,4500%
Central San Diego$1,395-13%
Golden Hill$1,395--
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Village$3,400+3%
Uptown$3,350+20%
Western San Diego$3,162+3%
Mission Valley$3,072-4%
Carmel Valley$3,050-2%
North Park$2,962+48%
Downtown$2,947+10%
East Village$2,947+9%
Southern San Diego$2,937+21%
Downtown San Diego$2,934+8%
Mira Mesa$2,9120%
Little Italy$2,904-34%
Eastern San Diego$2,879-5%
Northern San Diego$2,846-2%
Mission Valley East$2,832-10%
Medical Complex$2,748+1%
University City$2,741-4%
Rancho Penasquitos$2,737-7%
Hillcrest$2,695+32%
Northeastern San Diego$2,692-5%
College West$2,600+12%
Tierrasanta$2,585+3%
Linda Vista$2,5750%
Talmadge$2,495+25%
Bay Park$2,475+10%
Point Loma Heights$2,363-23%
Serra Mesa$2,356-2%
Point Loma Peninsula$2,348-10%
North Clairemont$2,335-1%
Golden Hill$2,320-1%
Normal Heights$2,300+21%
Central San Diego$2,297-2%
Ocean Beach$2,2920%
Rancho Bernardo$2,268-12%
Mission Beach$2,250--
Scripps Ranch$2,190--
South Park$2,175--
Rolando$2,157-2%
Mid-City$2,120+6%
University Heights$1,9950%
Southeastern San Diego$1,945+2%
College East$1,895-5%
Mission Hills$1,895--
City Heights$1,695-6%
Corridor$1,695-26%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Uptown$4,474-1%
Hillcrest$4,462+6%
Carmel Valley$4,462+16%
Bird Rock$4,395--
Western San Diego$4,1280%
Northern San Diego$4,000+2%
Mission Valley$3,967+2%
Downtown$3,939+9%
Downtown San Diego$3,927+9%
Little Italy$3,9000%
East Village$3,790+6%
University City$3,734-7%
Mission Beach$3,700--
Eastern San Diego$3,602+1%
North Park$3,595-6%
Mira Mesa$3,539-1%
Rancho Penasquitos$3,460+2%
Mission Valley East$3,411-4%
University Heights$3,300--
Northeastern San Diego$3,2580%
Scripps Ranch$3,220+34%
Point Loma Heights$3,197-14%
Bay Park$3,195+16%
Point Loma Peninsula$3,135-15%
Linda Vista$3,0750%
Tierrasanta$2,990+6%
Rancho Bernardo$2,979-3%
Ocean Beach$2,795-12%
North Clairemont$2,770-2%
City Heights$2,695-10%
Southern San Diego$2,650-17%
Normal Heights$2,650+18%
Mid-City$2,595+2%
South Park$2,595--
Talmadge$2,595-2%
Corridor$2,595-13%
Mission Hills$2,575--
Serra Mesa$2,520-17%
Medical Complex$2,495-45%
Rolando$2,450-3%
College West$2,400--
College East$2,395+4%
Southeastern San Diego$2,300+5%
Central San Diego$2,175-34%
Golden Hill$2,175-27%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

23%

15-30 Mins

44%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

7%

Area Amenities

Top Score

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 16% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 12% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Oh la latte, not a bad spot for getting a cup of joe.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. An average number of coffee shops
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Southcrest San Diego.

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

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Southcrest San Diego is a good place for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Theaters

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southcrest San Diego is shaping up to be a big star in the theater scene.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If you love to shop, Southcrest San Diego is a good fit.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Southcrest San Diego.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. An average number of bars and clubs
  3. A standard number of bars and clubs compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Southcrest San Diego.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to 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. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southcrest San Diego is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 20% more daycares than average
  3. 13% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Southcrest San Diego's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 40% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

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

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

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Area Has Litter

No

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Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

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Mostly Older Buildings

No

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Near Schools

Yes

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Area Has Potholes

No

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Quiet Area

Yes

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Busy Streets

Yes

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Near Downtown

Yes

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Near Grocery Stores

Yes

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Nearby Parks

Yes

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Nice Views

Yes

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Pet Friendly

Yes

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Safe For Families

Yes

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Well Lit

Yes

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Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

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Mostly Newer Buildings

No

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Near Highways

No

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Maintained Yards

No

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Tree Lined Streets

No

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Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Southcrest San Diego

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
San Diego, CA 3 miles$2,887$3,771
Chula Vista, CA 4 miles$2,435$3,223
National City, CA 1.3 miles$2,430$3,120
La Mesa, CA 7.3 miles$2,212$2,709
Coronado, CA 4.1 miles$3,515$4,038
El Cajon, CA 11.2 miles$1,804$2,211
Imperial Beach, CA 7.5 miles$2,420$2,577
Spring Valley, CA 7.5 miles$2,120$2,724
Escondido, CA 29.5 miles$1,972$2,653
Pacific Beach, CA 10.4 miles------

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Central San Diego 2 miles$2,297$2,175
Mountain View 0.6 miles$1,995$2,500
Logan Heights 1.3 miles$2,299$2,694
Shelltown 0.5 miles---$2,390
Barrio Logan 1.4 miles$1,995$2,595
Lincoln Park 1.4 miles------
Mt. Hope 1.4 miles------
Grant Hill 1.8 miles------
Chollas View 1.8 miles---$2,495