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El Cerrito Apartments
Last updated March 3 2024 at 1:03 AM

El Cerrito, CA
211 Apartments for Rent

El Cerrito Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 25,508
Population Density: 6,975.4 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Founded by San Francisco residents that survived the 1906 earthquake, El Cerrito means "little knob" or hill.

Situated along the East Bay, El Cerrito is considered part of the much larger San Francisco Bay Area

El Cerrito Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in El Cerrito is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in El Cerrito is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in El Cerrito is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in El Cerrito


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Madera Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
474 Students
14 Reviews
474
Students
14 Reviews
5 /10
Fairmont Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
522 Students
14 Reviews
522
Students
14 Reviews
5 /10
Harding Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
459 Students
18 Reviews
459
Students
18 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Fred T. Korematsu Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
696 Students
19 Reviews
696
Students
19 Reviews
4 /10
Summit Public School K2
Charter
7-12
Charter
7-12
533 Students
5 Reviews
533
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
El Cerrito Senior High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,506 Students
13 Reviews
1,506
Students
13 Reviews
4 /10
Summit Public School K2
Charter
7-12
Charter
7-12
533 Students
5 Reviews
533
Students
5 Reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in El Cerrito?

Apartment Rentals in El Cerrito start at $1,900/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in El Cerrito?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in El Cerrito by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in El Cerrito?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find El Cerrito apartments that allow pets.

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The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in El Cerrito.

How can I find off-campus housing in El Cerrito?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around El Cerrito. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of California-Hastings College of Law, California Institute of Integral Studies, Golden Gate University-San Francisco, California College of the Arts, and University of San Francisco.