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16 Apartments under 1300 for rent in Chula Vista, CA

Last updated December 12 at 10:03pm UTC
1815 Plaza Palo Alto
San Miguel Ranch
Chula Vista, CA
Updated December 12 at 7:54pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
Results within 1 miles of Chula Vista, CA
2228 I Ave # F
National City
National City, CA
Updated December 12 at 7:32pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,195
Results within 5 miles of Chula Vista, CA
1937 Dayton Dr
Lemon Grove
Lemon Grove, CA
Updated November 27 at 10:16am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
Results within 10 miles of Chula Vista, CA
5102 Ewing St
College East
San Diego, CA
Updated December 12 at 10:03pm UTC
8 Bedrooms
$700
4881 Rolando Court, Unit 55
College East
San Diego, CA
Updated December 12 at 9:43pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,250
3568 Menlo Ave #B
Fairmont Village
San Diego, CA
Updated December 12 at 7:32pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
4286 45th St
City Heights
San Diego, CA
Updated December 11 at 10:39am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
3846 46th street
City Heights
San Diego, CA
Updated December 12 at 7:54pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$950
6101 Adelaide Ave.
Rolando
San Diego, CA
Updated December 12 at 7:54pm UTC
Studio
$1,285
6101 Adelaide Ave. #107
Rolando
San Diego, CA
Updated December 7 at 10:59am UTC
Studio
$1,275
1386 E Madison #36
El Cajon
El Cajon, CA
Updated December 6 at 11:15am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
4310 54th Street # 106
Colina Del Sol
San Diego, CA
Updated December 6 at 11:14am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
1213 Donax Ave
Imperial Beach
Imperial Beach, CA
Updated December 12 at 7:28pm UTC
Studio
$1,200

December 2018 Chula Vista Rent Report

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

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December 2018 Chula Vista Rent Report

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

Chula Vista rents increase sharply over the past month

Chula Vista rents have increased 0.7% over the past month, and are up moderately by 3.6% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Chula Vista stand at $1,650 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,150 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Chula Vista's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.4%, as well as the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across the San Diego Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Chula Vista, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the San Diego 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.

  • Encinitas has the most expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,470; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.8% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, El Cajon has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.1%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,640, while one-bedrooms go for $1,260.
  • National City has the least expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,530; rents grew 0.3% over the past month and 1.9% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Chula Vista

As rents have increased moderately in Chula Vista, 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, Chula Vista is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.2% in San Jose, 1.8% in San Francisco, and 1.5% in Los Angeles.
  • Chula Vista's median two-bedroom rent of $2,150 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 3.6% rise in Chula Vista.
  • While Chula Vista's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 0.4%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Chula Vista than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,060, where Chula Vista is more than twice 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 Diego $1,560 $2,030 -0.3% 1.0%
Chula Vista $1,650 $2,150 0.7% 3.6%
Oceanside $1,770 $2,300 0.4% 2.1%
Escondido $1,430 $1,860 0.8% 0.0%
Carlsbad $1,900 $2,460 0.8% 1.8%
El Cajon $1,260 $1,640 -1.1% 0.7%
Vista $1,430 $1,850 0.1% 2.0%
San Marcos $1,540 $1,990 -0.2% 2.4%
Encinitas $1,900 $2,470 1.8% 3.0%
National City $1,180 $1,530 0.3% 1.9%
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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.