2 Apartments under 2000 for rent in Daly City, CA

Last updated January 17 at 11:38am UTC
62 Seacliff Avenue
Costal
Daly City, CA
Updated January 17 at 11:38am UTC
Studio
$1,675
223 Belhaven Ave #7
St. Francis Heights
Daly City, CA
Updated January 3 at 3:45pm UTC
Studio
$1,600
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January 2018 Daly City Rent Report

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

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January 2018 Daly City Rent Report

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

Daly City rents increased significantly over the past month

Daly City rents have increased 0.5% over the past month, but have been relatively flat at 0.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Daly City stand at $2,400 for a one-bedroom apartment and $3,010 for a two-bedroom. This is the second straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in October. Daly City's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.3%, as well as the national average of 2.8%.

Rents rising across the San Francisco Metro

While rents have remained steady in the city of Daly City throughout the past year, cities across the metro have seen a different trend. Rents have risen in 8 of 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.

  • Oakland has the least expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,140; the city has also seen rents fall by 14.2% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro.
  • Richmond has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 5.6%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,580, while one-bedrooms go for $2,060.
  • San Mateo has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $4,200; rents rose 1.7% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Daly City

Rent growth in Daly City has been relatively stable over the past year - some other large cities have seen more substantial increases; in contrast, rents in a few cities have actually declined. Compared to most large cities across the country, Daly City is less affordable for renters.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents significantly increase, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 4.3% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 5.4% in Los Angeles, 3.3% in San Diego, and 2.7% in San Jose.
  • Daly City's median two-bedroom rent of $3,010 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Daly City.
  • While rents in Daly City remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.8%), Seattle (+3.0%), and Dallas (+2.2%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,020, $1,640, and $1,100 respectively.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Daly City than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,020, where Daly City is nearly three 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 $2,400 $3,010 -1.1% 0.5%
Oakland $1,700 $2,140 -14.7% -14.2%
Fremont $2,850 $3,580 0.0% 3.0%
Hayward $2,230 $2,800 0.1% 2.8%
Concord $2,340 $2,940 -3.3% 3.4%
Berkeley $2,040 $2,570 1.5% -3.7%
Richmond $2,060 $2,580 0.4% 5.6%
Antioch $2,850 $3,580 -0.6% 5.1%
Daly City $2,400 $3,010 0.5% 0.4%
San Mateo $3,340 $4,200 0.1% 1.7%
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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:

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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.