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306 Apartments for rent in Bellflower, CA

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Last updated August 20 at 2:16am UTC
9615 Walnut
Bellflower, CA
Updated August 9 at 7:00pm UTC
9633 Laurel Street
Bellflower, CA
Updated August 1 at 3:11am UTC
2 Bedrooms
9516 Oak Street
Bellflower, CA
Updated July 3 at 2:20am UTC
2 Bedrooms
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5860 Adenmoor Ave.
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Lakewood, CA
Updated August 9 at 6:52am UTC
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5853 Faculty Ave.
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8520 Cleta Street
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Updated August 20 at 2:16am UTC
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8518 Cleta Street
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Bell Gardens, CA
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City Guide
Moving to Bellflower

If you’re moving from anywhere within Los Angeles County, then the cost of renting a moving truck or hiring some help is going to be negligible. Budget a couple hundred dollars for packing supplies, gas, and moving assistants. You’re looking at a pretty painless move over the course of a weekend, even if you hit the wrong side of traffic.

It gets a little trickier when your move takes you from one of California’s neighboring states (or farther!). Relocating from Utah, Nevada, or Arizona will cost you over a grand to rent most mid-sized moving vans, and that’s before you consider the cost of towing your car and filling up the rental tank. Check out one of the modular or pod moving companies, and remember to shop around. You can generally get away with a hassle-free storage container for under $300. If you have small dogs or cats, moving a few states over shouldn't jar them too much. Just remember to make frequent pit stops and pack enough snacks for both of you!

After you’ve squirreled away enough cash to cover moving expenses, it’s time to ensure that there’s enough left over to make rent. When you search for apartments in Bellflower, remember that the total move-in cost will equal more than the monthly rent. Your would-be landlord will also run a background and/or credit check before they hand the keys over. A bad score on your credit check isn't a death sentence; it just means you'll likely pay a bit more on your deposit.

Most apartments will ask for a deposit and first month's rent upfront. Don't expect to live in most complexes on a month-to-month basis; you will most likely sign a lease ranging from 12 to 16 months. If you happen to own pets, you’ll need to consider the pet deposit and the possibility of pet rent. Check out local parks and trails as well if you have a dog; just because your apartment is pet-friendly doesn’t mean the surrounding area is too.

Rental homes are an option in Bellflower if you have a family or don't mind sharing your space with roommates. Utilities tend to skyrocket in a single-family home, and if you don't need the extra space, a studio apartment may be kinder on your wallet.

Have a car? Perfect! No car? Head to a local dealer or start paying attention to those "for sale" signs on used cars in your current area. You'll need to own a car before moving to Bellflower, especially with Los Angeles right over the horizon. If you plan on working in L.A. and living in Bellflower, take your commute to heart. That 18-minute jaunt can quickly turn into an hour when one of the four surrounding freeways decides to get congested. Commuting from the city is not possible without a personal vehicle, and the bus system within Bellflower itself is decent but not perfect. In addition to its own fixed bus route, Bellflower is also served by the Los Angeles County Metro lines. If you happen to have a job in Bellflower's city limits, then the city is easily navigated on public transportation. Give yourself an hour to arrive at your destination via public transit, and take care to memorize the routes to and from your place of business.

Neighborhoods in Bellflower

Caruthers Park: This area has some of the nicest digs in town. There are quite a few single-family homes and horse-friendly properties, so you’ll feel that ranchero vibe.

West Bellflower: The word on the street is that this area isn't exactly Pleasantville. The rent tends to be lower and the parking ample.

South Bellflower: The south side is the happy middle between Caruthers Park and West Bellflower. It’s a great area to find a mid-range apartment or rental condos.

Living in Bellflower

The majority of citizens live in Bellflower but work elsewhere. It’s situated far enough from corporate parks to feel quaint, but near enough that you’ll hear most residents discussing their commute at Starbucks in the morning. Those who don’t commute generally work in one of the many industrial sites located in the city. Bellflower is a small town, and you’ll find an array of local traditions and holiday events.

In the summertime, Bellflower hosts a farmers market every Monday and a Food Cart movie marathon in the Town Center Plaza. When fall rolls around, Bellflower has several October carnivals and offers trick-or-treating for the little ones on Halloween night. In December, you can stop by the annual tree lightning ceremony to meet Santa and belt out a few carols. It's a wonderful community for old and young, and young at heart!

August 2018 Bellflower Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Bellflower Rent Report. Bellflower rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bellflower rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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Rent Report

August 2018 Bellflower Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Bellflower Rent Report. Bellflower rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Bellflower rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Bellflower rent trends were flat over the past month

Bellflower rents have increased 0.1% over the past month, and have increased moderately by 2.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Bellflower stand at $1,390 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,790 for a two-bedroom. Bellflower's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.8%, as well as the national average of 1.2%.

Rents rising across the Los Angeles Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Bellflower, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Los Angeles metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Lancaster has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.5%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,770, while one-bedrooms go for $1,370.
  • Los Angeles proper has the least expensive rents in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,750; rents increased 0.2% over the past month and 1.3% over the past year.
  • Irvine has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,700; rents grew 0.6% over the past month and 2.8% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Bellflower

As rents have increased moderately in Bellflower, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Bellflower is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.8% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.2% in San Jose, 1.1% in San Francisco, and 1.0% in San Diego.
  • Bellflower's median two-bedroom rent of $1,790 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.2% over the past year compared to the 2.4% increase in Bellflower.
  • While Bellflower's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 2.4%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Bellflower than most large cities. For example, Houston has a median 2BR rent of $1,030, where Bellflower is more than one-and-a-half times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Los Angeles $1,360 $1,750 0.2% 1.3%
Long Beach $1,380 $1,770 0.3% 2.1%
Anaheim $1,640 $2,110 1.0% 2.9%
Santa Ana $1,450 $1,860 0.8% 1.7%
Irvine $2,100 $2,700 0.6% 2.8%
Glendale $1,400 $1,800 -0.6% 2.1%
Huntington Beach $1,850 $2,370 1.5% 1.1%
Santa Clarita $2,010 $2,580 0.4% 4.2%
Lancaster $1,370 $1,770 0.4% 4.5%
Palmdale $1,580 $2,030 0.3% 2.8%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.