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86 Apartments under 2200 for rent in Berkeley, CA

Last updated October 18 at 10:11pm UTC
3302 California St Apt A
Lorrin District
Berkeley, CA
Updated October 18 at 6:25pm UTC
Studio
$1,550
2 The Crescent
Cragmont
Berkeley, CA
Updated October 16 at 12:57pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,800
1525 Alcatraz Ave
Lorrin District
Berkeley, CA
Updated October 12 at 11:13am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
2535 Regent Street
Southside
Berkeley, CA
Updated October 10 at 9:43am UTC
Studio
$1,899
1247 ASHBY AVENUE
West Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Updated October 9 at 9:33am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,995
1806 10th St
West Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Updated October 5 at 10:44am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,099
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Nook on Valdez
2425 Valdez Street
Oakland, CA
Updated October 18 at 9:37pm UTC
Studio
$1,945
Lampwork Lofts
1614 Campbell St
Oakland, CA
Updated October 18 at 7:14pm UTC
Studio
$2,050
1 Bedroom
$2,900
2 Bedrooms
Ask
3538 Brookdale Ave
Allendale
Oakland, CA
Updated October 18 at 10:11pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,500
372 Euclid Ave
Adams Point
Oakland, CA
Updated October 18 at 10:10pm UTC
Studio
$1,999
88 Garland Ave
Harrison St-Oakland Ave
Oakland, CA
Updated October 18 at 10:10pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,899
1829 6th Ave Apt 206
Ivy Hill
Oakland, CA
Updated October 18 at 6:30pm UTC
Studio
$1,825
207 Del Valle Cir
El Sobrante
El Sobrante, CA
Updated October 17 at 8:09pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
6401 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE
El Cerrito
El Cerrito, CA
Updated October 17 at 8:07pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,000
267 Lester Ave. # 204
Cleveland Heights
Oakland, CA
Updated October 17 at 7:59pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,995
750 Haight #B
West End
Alameda, CA
Updated October 13 at 11:11am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
3014 Fruitvale Ave Apt 5
School
Oakland, CA
Updated October 10 at 9:44am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,849
1532 Chanslor Ave # K
Richmore Village-Metro Square
Richmond, CA
Updated October 5 at 10:42am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
425 Orange St. #108
Harrison St-Oakland Ave
Oakland, CA
Updated October 4 at 10:26am UTC
Studio
$2,099
3435 Henrietta Street
Peralta Hacienda
Oakland, CA
Updated October 1 at 1:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,095

October 2018 Berkeley Rent Report

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

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October 2018 Berkeley Rent Report

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

Berkeley rents decline sharply over the past month

Berkeley rents have declined 0.8% over the past month, and have decreased moderately by 1.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Berkeley stand at $2,040 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,570 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Berkeley's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.1%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the San Francisco Metro

While rent prices have decreased in Berkeley over the past year, the rest of the metro is seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in 8 of the largest 10 cities in the San Francisco metro for which we have data. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Richmond has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 6.0%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,710, while one-bedrooms go for $2,160.
  • Over the past year, Berkeley has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.0%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $2,570, while one-bedrooms go for $2,040.
  • San Mateo has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $4,430; rents fell 0.6% over the past month but rose 2.1% over the past year.
  • Oakland has the least expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,280; rents were up 0.7% over the past month and 2.3% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Berkeley

As rents have fallen moderately in Berkeley, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Compared to most large cities across the country, Berkeley is less affordable for renters.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents slightly increase, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.1% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.7% in San Jose, 1.0% in Los Angeles, and 0.9% in San Diego.
  • Berkeley's median two-bedroom rent of $2,570 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.0% decline in Berkeley.
  • While rents in Berkeley fell moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Phoenix (+2.6%), Austin (+1.2%), and New York (+0.6%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Berkeley than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,050, where Berkeley is nearly two-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
San Francisco $2,480 $3,110 0.3% 1.1%
Oakland $1,820 $2,280 0.7% 2.3%
Fremont $2,940 $3,700 -0.6% 2.2%
Hayward $2,290 $2,870 -0.1% 2.9%
Concord $2,500 $3,140 0.9% 5.4%
Berkeley $2,040 $2,570 -0.8% -1.0%
Richmond $2,160 $2,710 0.6% 6.0%
Antioch $2,890 $3,630 0.3% -0.0%
Daly City $2,470 $3,100 -0.1% 3.5%
San Mateo $3,520 $4,430 -0.6% 2.1%
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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.

Methodology:

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.