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Average Rent in Vista, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Vista Studio - $2,050+20%
Vista 1 Bed - $2,548+4%
Vista 2 Beds - $3,170+17%
Last updated 6/20/2024

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Local Reviews

Restaurants that are in my area and the grocery store. We have a few restaurants and a Whole Foods store as well as other fast food restaurants very close by.

I live in a gated community that makes me feel safe when I go out. I am within 2-3 minutes of grocery stores, Target and Walmart. Most stores I shop at are within 2mikes of my house.

Close to businesses like restaurants, stores like grocery and department stores. Easy access to major roads and highways. Close to airport.

The neighborhood is kindof like country. Love that I can walk to my yoga studio. I am close to movies and restaurants.

It has a small downtown area with a mix of coffee shops, pizza, ice cream, food and bars. The view walking down my street, I never get tired of it!

The desert flora and fauna are what really attract people to this area. It is easy to go hiking, biking, and a perfect place for off road vehicles. Businesses are too expensive in my area because of how far the main town is, but what i love about downtown are all the different antique and thrift shops. Plus, it is an area that is famous for alien activity so it is the main theme and I find that fascinating.

Demographics

Education

High School

46%

Associate's

32%

Bachelor's

16%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

32%

3 people

22%

4 people

22%

5 people

13%

6+ people

11%

Household Income

0-50k

31%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

19%

150-200k

9%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

23%

65+

11%

Affordability

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/20/2024

*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 Vista, CA

In Vista, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,050 to $3,170. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Vista, CA is $2,050. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,548. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $3,170.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+20%

Changed from $1,708 to $2,050
1 Bed

+4%

Changed from $2,450 to $2,548
2 Beds

+17%

Changed from $2,709 to $3,170
Last updated 6/20/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
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13%
87%

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Irvine$3,102+6%
Lake Forest$2,455-24%
Laguna Beach$2,450+23%
San Diego$2,349-1%
Mission Viejo$2,246+6%
Carlsbad$2,159-41%
Costa Mesa$2,133+1%
La Jolla$2,095-9%
Newport Beach$2,036-3%
National City$2,025+56%
Encinitas$2,000-37%
Oceanside$1,995+11%
Chula Vista$1,995-11%
Murrieta$1,957+2%
Fallbrook$1,950--
La Mesa$1,860+33%
Escondido$1,8250%
El Cajon$1,700--
Hemet$1,500-15%
Menifee$1,300--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Newport Beach$4,445+8%
Laguna Beach$4,000+33%
La Jolla$3,775+21%
Irvine$3,4570%
Aliso Viejo$3,264+3%
Oceanside$3,052+26%
Carlsbad$3,017+3%
San Diego$2,887+1%
Costa Mesa$2,624+3%
Encinitas$2,589+10%
Mission Viejo$2,502+4%
Chula Vista$2,435-1%
National City$2,430+6%
Lake Forest$2,364-3%
La Mesa$2,212-4%
Temecula$2,1350%
Murrieta$2,115-6%
Menifee$2,0370%
Escondido$1,972-2%
El Cajon$1,804+1%
Hemet$1,620+1%
Fallbrook$950-5%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Laguna Beach$5,500-4%
Newport Beach$5,125+3%
La Jolla$4,852-12%
Carlsbad$4,327+17%
Irvine$4,2720%
Aliso Viejo$3,925+1%
San Diego$3,771+3%
Costa Mesa$3,451+12%
Lake Forest$3,430+4%
Chula Vista$3,223+10%
National City$3,120+6%
Mission Viejo$3,078+3%
Encinitas$2,863-2%
Oceanside$2,781-8%
La Mesa$2,709-4%
Murrieta$2,669+9%
Escondido$2,653+1%
Fallbrook$2,495+19%
Temecula$2,442+7%
Menifee$2,225+1%
El Cajon$2,211-6%
Hemet$1,885-5%

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Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

16%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

8%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4646

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 27 of 38 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 20 of 38 renters

Percentage: 3232

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 20 of 38 renters

Percentage: 3434

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 24 of 38 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 31 of 38 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 57% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Vista 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

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

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

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

Nightlife

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The perfect place to paint the town red.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 19% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 32% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Vista is a good place for pets.

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

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Vista is shrubby, not shabby.

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

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 8% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 68% more shops than average
  3. 31% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 10% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 24% more fine art centers than average
  3. 36% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Vista's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 6% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 64% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 37 of 38 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 35 of 38 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 33 of 38 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 31 of 38 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 31 of 38 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 30 of 38 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 30 of 38 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 30 of 38 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 29 of 38 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 28 of 38 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 23 of 38 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 23 of 38 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 23 of 38 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 19 of 38 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 21 of 38 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 22 of 38 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 23 of 38 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 24 of 38 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 24 of 38 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 37 of 38 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Vista

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About

Vista, CA

Overview of Vista

Vista, just seven miles away from the Pacific Ocean in northern San Diego County, boasts year-round sunshine, city parks, urban gardens, farmers markets, and plenty of cultural amenities, making this the ideal destination to rent an apartment and raise your family.

Living in Vista

Originally the land of Rancho Buena Vista, Vista was founded in 1882 and incorporated in 1963. Today, the city's population surpasses 93,000, and residents living here enjoy the work-life balance of a city that has both a fruitful economy and an abundance of recreational activities.

Outdoor enthusiasts renting apartments here will want to visit the Alta Vista Gardens, a botanical garden that has become a gathering place for the community, as well as the 13 other parks throughout the city. For a fun summer outing, take your family to The Wave Waterpark, which hosts private events and swimming lessons.

Fans of theater will want to check out all of the events offered through Moonlight Stage Productions, an award-winning regional theater company based here, as well as the Krikorian Premiere Theatres, which is one of the world's grandest theatrical exhibition companies.

History buffs looking to better understand the context surrounding their new home city will want to take a walking tour at the Vista Historical Society and explore the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe and Rancho Guajome Adobe.

Vista, like most Southern California cities, is primarily car-dependent, so it would not be advisable to ditch your wheels here. However, the Coast Express Rail, Amtrak, Greyhound Bus, and North County Transit District all provide public transportation that serves the city.

Apartments in Vista-Study

If you're making the move to Vista because of its close proximity to the higher education opportunities in San Diego, there are plenty of schools to look into. The University of San Diego, San Diego Community College District, Argosy University San Diego and San Diego City College are all less than an hour away.

Apartments in Vista-Work

Some of the primary employment sectors in Vista are in the sectors of education, law, and medical devices and services. Top employers include Vista Unified School District, San Diego Superior Court, and DJ Orthopedics, among others.

Vista Neighborhood Guides

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Oceanside, CA 7.9 miles$3,052$2,781
Carlsbad, CA 6.9 miles$3,017$4,327
Escondido, CA 10.6 miles$1,972$2,653
San Marcos, CA 5.9 miles$2,447$3,081
Temecula, CA 21 miles$2,135$2,442
Fallbrook, CA 12.2 miles$950$2,495
Encinitas, CA 11.6 miles$2,589$2,863
Murrieta, CA 24.5 miles$2,115$2,669
Pacific Beach, CA 27.8 miles------
La Jolla, CA 24.5 miles$3,775$4,852

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Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown$2,200$3,095

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