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284 Apartments for rent in Daly City, CA

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Last updated September 24 at 4:55AM
519 87th St
Broadmoor
Daly City, CA
Updated September 23 at 5:42PM
2 Bedrooms
$3,595
1017 San Gabriel Circle #431
Crocker
Daly City, CA
Updated September 23 at 10:51AM
1 Bedroom
$2,295
306 Michelle Ln
Serramonte
Daly City, CA
Updated September 22 at 10:41AM
3 Bedrooms
$5,900
14 Ocean Grove Avenue
Westlake
Daly City, CA
Updated September 20 at 6:55PM
2 Bedrooms
$3,280
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40 Niantic Ave
Ingleside Heights
San Francisco, CA
Updated September 22 at 10:47AM
3 Bedrooms
$3,650
238 Urbano Dr
Ingleside Terrace
San Francisco, CA
Updated September 23 at 9:54AM
1 Bedroom
$2,200
979 Capitol Avenue
Ingleside
San Francisco, CA
Updated September 21 at 11:40AM
3 Bedrooms
$3,850
823 Hillside Blvd
Hillside
Daly City, CA
Updated September 23 at 11:17AM
2 Bedrooms
$3,800
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City Guide
Daly City
Neighborhoods of Daly City

Junipero Serra Blvd & Serramonte Blvd: This area is close to Serramonte Mall, and has many one bedroom apartments available.

City Center: If plan on relying heavily on public transportation, you want to live here.

St. Francis Blvd: With a vacancy rate of 3%, you'll have to act fast and look hard to get an apartment in this hot neighborhood.

Bayshore: A popular neighborhood, this community is made up of small houses and townhouses. A great spot if you can find a 2-bedroom to rent.

Skyline Dr. & Westline Dr.: On the shore of the Pacific, this area has great beaches.

Oak Ct. & Saddleback Dr.: This neighborhood is very walkable.

John Daly Blvd: This is currently a must-live part of the city.

Bellevue Ave. & Whittier St.: There are a large number of row houses throughout this community. If you want to find a 2- or 3- bedroom place for rent in Daly City, this is where to look.

Mission St. & Westlake Ave.: Great area with a variety of shopping.

Sullivan Ave: Many restaurants and cafes in this area.

Mountain View & Reservoir Dr.: Filled with townhouses and row houses, this neighborhood has the best chance of actual vacancies for potential renters.

Living in Daly City, California

Because of its location in beautiful California, it shouldn't be surprising that Daly City residents spend a lot of time outdoors at the beach, playing sports, and enjoying the nightlife. Thornton State Beach is popular with residents and tourists for walking dogs, flying model planes, hang gliding, swimming, and just lounging in the sun. There are about five other beaches that, while smaller, are almost as nice. The city supports over 259 sports leagues and groups, including baseball, soccer, swimming, gymnastics, running.... let’s just say if you want to play something, you'll have no trouble finding companions.

There are tons of concerts, restaurants, clubs, and fun stuff to do in every neighborhood. And if the city doesn't have it, you can head up into San Francisco and find it there. Living in Daly City can be on the expensive side, but there's always something to do, and in comparison to living in San Francisco, it's a veritable steal.

Daly City Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how Daly City ranks on:
A Overall satisfaction
A Safety and crime rate
A- Jobs and career opportunities
B- Recreational activities
F Affordability
A+ Quality of schools
B Weather
A+ Commute time
B+ State and local taxes
A Public transit
B+ Pet-friendliness
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released results for Daly City from the second annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 30,000 renters, provides insight into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

“According to our results, renters in Daly City are very satisfied with their city,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “They gave most categories above-average scores.”

Key findings in Daly City include the following:

  • Daly City renters give their city an A overall for satisfaction.
  • The highest-rated categories for Daly City were the quality of local schools and commute times, which both received an A+ score.
  • Other highly-rated categories were safety (A), access to public transit (A), and local job and career opportunities (A-).
  • One large source of dissatisfaction seems to be affordability/cost of living, which received an F from Daly City renters.
  • Renter satisfaction in Daly City is right on par with nearby San Mateo (A+), and ranks much higher than Palo Alto (D).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction included Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Pasadena, CA; Boston, MA; and Madison, WI. The lowest rated cities included Newark, NJ; Bronx, NY; Bridgeport, CT; Baltimore, MD; and Salinas, CA.