selected.
of neighborhoods selected. We’ll search anywhere in .
Start your Lakewood apartment search!
Select how many bedrooms you want.
S
Studio
1
Bed
2
Beds
3+
Beds
What are you looking to pay?
Where are you looking to move?
Please enter a location.
Where do you work or go to school?
We'll show you how far the commute is
to the places you go to the most.
Please enter a location or skip.
I want to live within
How do you get there?
I drive (without traffic)
I drive (in traffic)
I ride public transit
I bike
What do you prefer?
On-site laundry
In-unit laundry
Washer/dryer connections
What about parking?
Garage
Parking
What other features do you want?
Hardwood Floors
Dishwasher
Air Conditioning
Patio/Balcony
Pool
Gym
What pets do you have?
Dog
Cat
I care most about
Getting all my features
Staying in the location I want
Having the cheapest price
Don’t worry, this won’t remove any matches
About when would you like to move in?
1
I’m just looking
2
I want to move, but I’m not in a hurry
3
I need to move, but can be a little flexible
4
I’ve gotta move!
What lease length are you looking to sign?
Are you signing a lease with anyone else?
A cosigner
Roommates, partner, etc.
Me, myself, and I
What's your monthly household income, before taxes?
Be sure to include the total income from all adults.
(We use this to save you time & help you find rents you will qualify for.)
Great! Your income qualifies you for the rent you chose.
So you know, apartments typically require your monthly income to be 2-3x the rent. Exact income requirements may vary, so always double-check with the apartment.
Apartments require 2-3x the rent in monthly income
Your monthly income only qualifies for a max rent of . Do you want to change your max rent?
Yes
Yes. Set my max rent to
No
No, I'll stick with
Did you know apartments require 2-3x the rent in monthly income?
Depending on your exact income you may not qualify for all apartments up to $500.
Have you been evicted?
No
I've never been evicted
Yes
I've been evicted
How did you hear about Apartment List?
Please select all that apply.
TV / Streaming Video
Friend or Family
Billboard
Facebook
Google
Radio / Streaming Audio
Postcard / Snail Mail
Other
Let’s find that perfect home
We’ll get started finding you the best out there. But first, let’s learn a little more about you.
Renters love us!
We’re rated 4.5 out of 5 because renters have so much success finding places they love.
Oops! Please enter an email.
Welcome to Apartment List
Looks like you've been here before. Welcome back.
Please log in to use this email.
Invalid email or password.
We've sent a password reset email with instructions to
You can close this window
Make your results better
Personalize your results by telling us what you think of your first three matches.
Get pre-qualified for top apartments
Apartments typically require your monthly income to be 2-3x the rent. Based on what you’d like to pay, you should make around or more.
Yes
I make about per month
No
I want to adjust my rent

179 Apartments for rent in Lakewood, CA

Read Guide >
Last updated June 24 at 12:25pm UTC
20937 Bloomfield Avenue
Imperial Estates
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 24 at 10:59am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
2718 Warwood Rd.
Lakewood Mutual
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 23 at 11:30am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,850
5853 Faculty Ave.
Mayfair
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 19 at 9:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,750
11908 205th Street
ABC
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 17 at 9:59am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,100
12750 Centralia St, #232
Lakewood Shores
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 17 at 9:20am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,795
20821 Seine Avenue
ABC
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 9 at 8:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,495
20426 Harvest Avenue
ABC
Lakewood, CA
Updated June 3 at 10:02am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,800
Results within 1 miles of Lakewood, CA
11228 Candor Street
ABC
Cerritos, CA
Updated June 24 at 10:59am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,100
3602 Lemon Ave
California Heights
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 23 at 11:31am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,795
6227 E. KEYNOTE STREET, LONG BEACH, CA 90808
South of Conant
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 23 at 11:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
4512 N Banner Dr
Bixby Knolls
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 23 at 1:47am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,495
4822 Premiere Ave
Lakewood Village
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 22 at 10:26am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,295
8541 Rose Street
Bellflower
Bellflower, CA
Updated June 22 at 10:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,975
3320 Knoxville Ave.
Plaza
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 21 at 10:44am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
3835 Marron Avenue
Bixby Knolls
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 19 at 10:08pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,845
3301 Cerritos Avenue
North End
Signal Hill, CA
Updated June 13 at 12:59pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,345
11130 James Place
ABC
Cerritos, CA
Updated June 13 at 1:54am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
9136 Walnut Street
Bellflower
Bellflower, CA
Updated June 3 at 10:02am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
3376 E 67th Street
Ramona Park
Long Beach, CA
Updated June 2 at 9:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,376
3326 Orange Ave
North End
Signal Hill, CA
Updated May 24 at 1:37am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,150
1430 E South St
Lindbergh
Long Beach, CA
Updated April 27 at 1:47am UTC
Studio
$700
3722 Marwick
Old Lakewood City
Long Beach, CA
Updated April 26 at 10:08am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,850
Results within 5 miles of Lakewood, CA
City Guide
Lakewood
Scouring Lakewood CA to Find an Apartment

Tedious task, wouldnt you think? Not to mention, most renters dont know what to expect. Lets make it a bit easier for you with these tips:

Count the Cost

Lakewood boasts of housing options that range from the moderate to the ridiculously high. You can pay well below or well above the national average for a two-bedroom apartment in this city. Be prepared to pay a months advance, deposit, and maintenance fee if you’re renting a condo or an apartment complex.

Mind Your Schedule

With Lakewoods low vacancy rate, it’s wise to look for an apartment at least 6 weeks in advance. Also take note that some neighborhoods are just like good bars that college students are naturally drawn to it. Thus, if you wanna make sure you have a place to move to, better beat the school season.

Cut the Chase

If youre the type of person who just doesn’t have the time to go through the painstaking task of looking for your own apartment, better get the services of a professional real estate agent. Sure, youre gonna have to pay an agent fee; but hey, beats scouring the area when you have more important things to do. Not to mention, youll be provided with many options even at short notice when you hire a professional to do the searching for you.

Meet Lakewood, CA Neighborhoods

If the company you keep reflects who you are, then choosing a neighborhood should be done with the same careful discrimination as choosing your friends. Fortunately or perhaps, unfortunately in this case Lakewood has many excellent neighborhoods for you to choose from. Here are the most popular ones:

City Center: How much action can you take? With the Lakewood Center and Mayfair Park within this neighborhood, you’d better have a high tolerance for some hustle and bustle if you wish to live in this area. It’s very walkable and just about everything you need and want is just a couple of minutes away. However, you’d better be prepared to face a lot of competition since many renters are eyeing for homes for rent in this area as well.

Arbor Rd/Levelside Ave: With the Lakewood Golf Course, Lakewood Tennis Center, and Simon Bolivar Park within this area, its not a surprise why many people consider this a prime residential neighborhood.

Hackett Ave/Harvey Way: Notable landmarks in this area include the Monte Verde Park, Boyar Park, and West San Gabriel River Parkway Nature Trail. If youre hell bent on living in this neighborhood, better make your move fast. With its 1.2% vacancy rate, you’re slated to face many other renters vying for a home in this side of Lakewood.

Harvey Way/Palo Verde Ave: This neighborhood is home to the John Ford Stadium and Weingart-Lakewood Family YMCA. Looking for an apartment for rent in this area is pretty much like looking a needle in a haystack you’d need to have time on your side, not to mention boatloads of luck. With the area’s almost nonexistent vacancy, you wont be seeing the "for rent" sign anytime soon.

Downey Ave/South St: With the Lakewood Regional Medical Center in the neighborhood, you can expect that a good number of residents here work at the hospital. And that is why, like some areas in this city, it is tough to look for an apartment in this neighborhood as well. But when you do manage to find one, itll be most likely the small to medium-sized flats or apartments. Michelson Park is also in this neighborhood.

Bellflower Blvd/Hedda St: Located adjacent to the City Center, if you can’t manage to find an apartment there, you may want to start a search here. For one, rental rates are way lower in this neighborhood and with its 9% vacancy rate you have better chance of finding a suitable home for rent in this area. That is, if you dont mind having college students as your next door neighbors.

Palo Verde Ave/Candlewood St: Residents of this neighborhood develop deep social ties with their neighbors. If you live here, dinner at your neighbor’s house can be a common thing. Even dogs and cats have their own social life in this area. Candleverde Park is also just up the street.

Arbor Rd/Albury Ave: Don't count on seeing the "for rent" or "for sale" sign on this area anytime soon. Housing supply just couldn't meet the demand in this neighborhood. So either you're extremely lucky or you've been looking for months on end in this area. Either way, odds are definitely not in your favor here. But if you do somehow manage to bend it in your favor, you'll be living in a melting pot of culturally diverse people.

South St/Palo Verde Ave: If you love the charm of established and older homes -- think 40s and 50s start your search for an apartment here since theres an abundance of these types of homes in this area. Mayfair High School and Lakewood Marketplace Shopping Center are also within the vicinity.

Bloomfield Ave/Del Amo Blvd: If you are fond of the Asian culture, this is the perfect place to immerse yourself in it since there’s a good chance that your next-door neighbor or the people living down the block have Asian roots. This is one of the densely urban and walkable neighborhoods in California as well.

Carson St/Paramount Blvd: Aside from the fact that the rents not bad, relatively speaking, this area is pretty walkable making it an attractive neighborhood for college students. In fact, this area is rated as one of the top college-friendly areas in California. If you want to live here, a piece of advice: look for a rental apartment during school breaks. It’ll make your life easier.

Getting Around Lakewood

Lakewood has the luxury of being served by excellent public transportation. Three bus systems, namely, Long Beach Transit, Metropolitan Transit Authority, and Orange County Transit District will take you to different parts of the city. From the post-war trolleys, the rails system has evolved to become the efficient commuter railway system. Boasting of blue, green, red lines, and counting, you dont need your own ride to go to LA or go exploring Long Beach, and several other attractions.