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67 Studio Apartments for rent in Emeryville, CA

Last updated July 19 at 8:53pm UTC
Results within 5 miles of Emeryville, CA
77 Glen Ave Apt 109
Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA
Updated July 19 at 9:45am UTC
680 14th St
Downtown Oakland
Oakland, CA
Updated July 14 at 9:43am UTC
1617 University Ave
Central Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Updated July 11 at 9:53am UTC
331 Santa Clara Avenue
West End
Alameda, CA
Updated July 6 at 7:34am UTC
828 Euclid Ave
Berkeley, CA
Updated July 6 at 7:27am UTC
100 Van Ness
100 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA
Updated July 19 at 8:04pm UTC
Results within 10 miles of Emeryville, CA
Soma Residences
1045 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
Updated July 19 at 8:03pm UTC
Telegraph Lofts
2633 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA
Updated July 19 at 6:09pm UTC

July 2018 Emeryville Rent Report

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

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Rent Report

July 2018 Emeryville Rent Report

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

Emeryville rents increase sharply over the past month

Emeryville rents have increased 0.8% over the past month, but have remained steady at 0.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Emeryville stand at $2,400 for a one-bedroom apartment and $3,020 for a two-bedroom. This is the fourth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in February. Emeryville's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.1%, as well as the national average of 1.4%.

Rents rising across the San Francisco Metro

While rents have remained steady in the city of Emeryville 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.

  • San Mateo has the most expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $4,410; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.0% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past year, Berkeley has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 5.2%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $2,650, while one-bedrooms go for $2,110.
  • Oakland has the least expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,200; rents fell 0.9% over the past month but rose 2.5% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Emeryville

Rent growth in Emeryville 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, Emeryville is less affordable for renters.

  • Other cities across the state have seen rents slightly increase, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 2.1% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 1.7% in San Jose, 1.6% in Los Angeles, and 1.0% in San Diego.
  • Emeryville's median two-bedroom rent of $3,020 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.4% over the past year compared to the stagnant growth in Emeryville.
  • While rents in Emeryville remained moderately stable this year, similar cities saw increases, including Phoenix (+2.3%), New York (+1.7%), Dallas (+1.0%); note that median 2BR rents in these cities go for $1,040, $2,520, and $1,110 respectively.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Emeryville than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,040, where Emeryville is more than 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 $2,440 $3,070 -0.0% 1.0%
Oakland $1,750 $2,200 -0.9% 2.5%
Fremont $2,980 $3,750 0.9% 5.7%
Hayward $2,280 $2,870 0.7% 2.9%
Concord $2,370 $2,980 -1.2% -0.1%
Berkeley $2,110 $2,650 0.9% -5.2%
Richmond $2,140 $2,690 -0.5% 3.7%
Antioch $2,850 $3,580 -0.2% 3.9%
Daly City $2,460 $3,080 0.6% 3.3%
San Mateo $3,510 $4,410 1.0% 1.2%
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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.


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.