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7 Apartments under 1400 for rent in Encinitas, CA

Last updated January 17 at 6:43am UTC
Results within 10 miles of Encinitas, CA
Solana at Grand
1501 E Grand Ave
Escondido, CA
Updated January 17 at 4:25am UTC
1 Bedroom
2 Bedrooms
264 Clark St Apt 4
Central Escondido
Escondido, CA
Updated January 16 at 10:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
2376 Mira Sol Drive
San Diego County
San Diego County, CA
Updated January 16 at 10:06am UTC
1 Bedroom
919 Hillcrest Pl Granny Flat
East Side Capistrano
Oceanside, CA
Updated January 16 at 10:06am UTC
Olde Carlsbad
Carlsbad, CA
Updated January 16 at 10:05am UTC
2171 El Camino Real - 208
Fire Mountain
Oceanside, CA
Updated January 17 at 6:43am UTC

January 2019 Encinitas Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2019 Encinitas Rent Report. Encinitas rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Encinitas rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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Rent Report

January 2019 Encinitas Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2019 Encinitas Rent Report. Encinitas rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Encinitas rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Encinitas rents increase sharply over the past month

Encinitas rents have increased 1.4% over the past month, and are up moderately by 2.7% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Encinitas stand at $1,930 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,500 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. Encinitas' year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.3%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across the San Diego Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Encinitas, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the San Diego metro, 8 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • National City has the least expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,340; the city has also seen rents fall by 11.2% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro.
  • Encinitas has the most expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,500; the city has also seen rent growth of 1.4% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Encinitas

As rents have increased moderately in Encinitas, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Encinitas is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 0.3% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.7% in San Jose, 2.4% in San Francisco, and 1.5% in Los Angeles.
  • Encinitas' median two-bedroom rent of $2,500 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 2.7% rise in Encinitas.
  • While Encinitas' rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Austin (+3.4%), Phoenix (+3.3%), and New York (+2.7%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Encinitas than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,060, where Encinitas 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 $2,020 -0.2% 1.5%
Chula Vista $1,650 $2,140 -0.1% 3.6%
Oceanside $1,780 $2,310 0.3% 2.0%
Escondido $1,440 $1,870 0.6% -0.2%
Carlsbad $1,910 $2,470 0.6% 2.2%
El Cajon $1,250 $1,620 -1.0% 0.6%
Vista $1,430 $1,850 0.0% 2.3%
San Marcos $1,540 $2,000 0.3% 2.7%
Encinitas $1,930 $2,500 1.4% 2.7%
National City $1,030 $1,340 -12.7% -11.2%
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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.