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20 Apartments for rent in Lodi, CA

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1733 REISLING DRIVE
1733 Reisling Drive
Lodi, CA | Beckman Park
3 Bedrooms
$1,695
1151 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:15 AM
LOVELY WEST SIDE 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH DUPLEX, NOW AVAILABLE! - NO PETS 1 YEAR LEASE REQUIRED REFRIGERATOR NOT INCLUDED OWNER PAYS CITY OF LODI WATER & WASTE WATER WEEKLY LAWN SERVICE - TENANT RESPONSIBLE FOR FLOWER BEDS & TURNING ON SPRINKLERS FOR
1 Unit Available
700 Mccoy Ct Apt 24
700 McCoy Ct
Lodi, CA | Beckman Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
855 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 07:36 AM
700 McCoy Ct. #24 Lodi, CA 95240 2 Bed 1 Bath 853 Sq. Ft. $1375/mo Take a look at this beautiful downstairs unit ready to be rented! The home features 2 Bedroom & 1 Bath with new laminate flooring throughout the living space and carpet in bedrooms.
1 Unit Available
2851 Mosswood Drive
2851 Mosswood Drive
Lodi, CA | Sunwest
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
1422 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
3 Bedroom 2 Bath West Lodi Home - 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home Features: - Upgraded modern flooring throughout - Remodeled Kitchen with all new cabinets and beautiful quartz counters - Freshly painted throughout - Matching Stainless Steel Kitchen
Results within 1 mile of Lodi
1 Unit Available
12775 N Lower Sacramento Rd
12775 North Lower Sacramento Road
San Joaquin County, CA
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
1320 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
12775 N. Lower Sacramento Rd, Lodi - Good Credit is a MUST! This property has the feel of the country with a beautiful wide view of the sunsets each evening under a covered patio. Very spacious three bedroom home.
Results within 5 miles of Lodi
1 Unit Available
10709 Tank House Dr.
10709 Tank House Drive
San Joaquin County, CA
5 Bedrooms
$3,000
3014 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:15 AM
10709 Tank House Dr. Available 10/12/20 Upscale Home Close to Golf Coarse - Superior 2 story home with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and 3014 sq ft of living space. Kitchen has granite counter tops, all stainless steel appliances. Cherry wood color cabinets.
1 Unit Available
5268 Vesta Circle
5268 Vesta Circle
Stockton, CA | Bear Creek
4 Bedrooms
$2,295
2082 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
5268 Vesta Circle Available 10/23/20 Gorgeous 4 Bedroom 3 bath Home in Gated Community - This property is currently being enjoyed by another resident therefore we are not scheduling any appointments to see the interior.
1 Unit Available
3402 Trevi Ct
3402 Trevi Court
Stockton, CA | Valley Oak
6 Bedrooms
$3,595
3476 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 07:36 AM
Large 3552 square feet home with 6 bedrooms and 4 full baths. One bed/bath downstairs. With a 3 car garage. Kitchen being remodeled with new granite counter tops and new appliances and tile floor in some areas.
1 Unit Available
918 BEAR CREEK WAY
918 Bear Creek Way
Stockton, CA | Bear Creek East
4 Bedrooms
$1,700
1832 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:14 AM
918 Bear Creek Way (4x2) - Pets allowed up to 25 lbs. full grown with separate $500.00 per pet- no pit bulls, dobermans or rottweiler's allowed. (RLNE5627159)
Results within 10 miles of Lodi
1 Unit Available
835 E Main Street - Apt 2
835 East Main Street
Stockton, CA | Civic Center
1 Bedroom
$1,000
800 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 04:49 PM
Can you say WOW?! Updated 1 bedroom, 1 bath studio with tile flooring, newer countertops, exterior was all renovated. Feel at ease with marked parking spaces and individual clickers for access to security gate, and security cameras.
1 Unit Available
1516 Cat Tail Dr
1516 Cat Tail Drive
Stockton, CA | Pacific
4 Bedrooms
$2,295
1972 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:15 AM
1516 Cat Tail Dr Available 10/01/20 Walking distance to UOP - Very unique tri-level home located in gated community and within walking distance to UOP The 1st level of the home is where the living room, 1/2 bath and the kitchen are located.
1 Unit Available
6406 Grigsby Place
6406 Grigsby Place
San Joaquin County, CA | Lincoln Village West
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
940 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:15 AM
6406 Grigsby Place Available 10/07/20 Close to freeway and shopping - Charming 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home located minutes off the freeway in the Lincoln Unified School District.
1 Unit Available
830 Astor Drive
830 Astor St
Stockton, CA | Valley Oak
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
850 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:15 AM
830 Astor Drive Available 11/25/20 Great 2 bedroom rental opportunity! - Available 11/25/2020! Great 2 bedroom rental opportunity! Landlord pays for water, sewer, garbage and natural gas! Large covered carport! Open kitchen and family
1 Unit Available
1735 West Lane
1735 West Lane
San Joaquin County, CA | Pacific
2 Bedrooms
$1,395
1120 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
Charming Two Bedroom Home with Detached Garage/ Remodeled Kitchen and Bath/ Laminate Flooring - Cute two bedroom home with one bath and a detached one car garage. Extra long driveway can accommodate two cars. All new custom paint.
1 Unit Available
2947 Monte Diablo Ave. #3
2947 Monte Diablo Avenue
Stockton, CA | Pacific
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
840 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
2 Bedroom 1 Bath Louis Park Townhouse - 2 Bedroom 1 Bath Two-Story Townhouse Features: -All new flooring throughout -Freshly painted kitchen cabinets -Fresh Paint throughout -Access to 1 parking spot in shared Garage -Community Laundry Rooms No
1 Unit Available
3790 W Benjamin Holt Dr Apt 13
3790 West Benjamin Holt Drive
Stockton, CA | Lincoln Village West
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1032 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 07:36 AM
Thank you for your interest in this property. Please be sure to driveby this home to confirm this is an area you are interested in first. Currently we are doing virtual tours on YouTube.
1 Unit Available
460 North Central Avenue
460 North Central Avenue
Stockton, CA | Pacific
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
888 sqft
Last updated July 2 at 07:42 PM
Coming Soon Beautiful 2 bedroom cottage in a great location close to UOP & The Miracle Mile. Kitchen has been remodeled and opened u to the family & dining rooms. Updated kitchen with farm sink and granite counters.
1 Unit Available
6565 Brook Hollow Circle
6565 Brook Hollow Circle
Stockton, CA | Brookside
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
2989 sqft
Last updated June 11 at 10:39 PM
DRE Lic. 01144123 Rent $2,000 Deposit $2,000 $45 Application Fee per Adult It's our policy that you drive by the property and then call the office to schedule an appointment. Our business hours are Mon. thru Fri. 9:00am - 5:00pm.
1 Unit Available
4162 Victrola Drive
4162 Victrola Drive
Stockton, CA | Brookside
4 Bedrooms
$1,950
1926 sqft
Last updated April 9 at 11:23 AM
4 Bedroom 2.
1 Unit Available
428 Caribrook Way #4
428 Caribrook Way
Stockton, CA | Pacific
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
840 sqft
Last updated July 21 at 09:14 AM
All New Upstairs 2 Bedroom 1 Bath Unit - New from floor to ceiling! No Section 8 Please No pets No Smoking Stockton School District Max Occupancy: 4 Occupants Requirements for all rental properties: Combined gross household income must be 3x the
1 Unit Available
1414 East Oak Street
1414 East Oak Street
Stockton, CA | Civic Center
1 Bedroom
$825
550 sqft
Last updated May 15 at 06:43 PM
This 1 bed 1 bath is close to the cross town freeway for quick access to I5 and HWY 99. New carpet and paint. Only 1 unit available on second floor. Do not hesitate and apply now because it wont last long.
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In Lodi, the median rent is $627 for a studio, $745 for a 1-bedroom, $983 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,432 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Lodi, check out our monthly Lodi Rent Report.
How much is rent in Lodi?
In Lodi, the median rent is $627 for a studio, $745 for a 1-bedroom, $983 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,432 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Lodi, check out our monthly Lodi Rent Report.
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Median Rent in Lodi

Last updated Aug. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Lodi is $745, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $983.
Studio
$627
1 Bed
$745
2 Beds
$983
3+ Beds
$1,432
City GuideLodi
Seeking my fame and fortune /Looking for a pot of gold / [...] / Oh, Lord, stuck in Lodi again -- From "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Seeking my fame and fortune /Looking for a pot of gold / [...] / Oh, Lord, stuck in Lodi again -- From "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival

If you find yourself stuck in Lodi, it's because you found your pot of gold -- a great house or apartment, and a wonderful place to live. Located in the Northern California's Central Valley, Lodi is known for its wine production, notably of Zinfandel. The Woodbridge neighborhood of Lodi is home to the Woodbridge winery, founded by famed vintner -- and Lodi native -- Robert Mondavi. Wine production isn't the only business in this small city. Companies such as General Mills, Blue Shield of California, Archer Daniels Midland, and Dart Container are all headquartered in Lodi. Other local claims to fame include being the birthplace of A&W Root Beer -- you're welcome, root beer float lovers! -- and many references as a neighboring city on the FX show Sons of Anarchy.

Moving to Lodi

Whether you move here for an executive job or to grow grapes, you'll find plenty of land or space in Lodi -- or both. The verdant land isn't just optimal for creating wine -- it makes for a picturesque landscape as well. This appreciation for the soil comes out in the local restaurants that strive to serve locally-produced food, so make sure you check out the restaurants when you come here. You'll also notice that appreciation for the land when you take part in the outdoor events planned throughout the year and take advantage of the plethora of parks and jogging trails in the city.

Housing prices here rival some of the most expensive places in the country, but they're really pretty average for California. So if you're a California native, it's affordable to live here! But if you're from out of state, you might be a bit shocked by the prices. Just make sure you've saved up a huge chunk of money before your move to Northern California -- unless your last name is Astor or Rockefeller, in which case you should feel free to move today!

The vacancy rates fluctuate depending on the neighborhood, so expect to spend at least three weeks or even longer looking for the perfect spot to call your next home. When you do start looking, you can speed up the process by gathering paperwork such as proof of income, vet records, and maybe even a credit check, all of which you'll need to show potential landlords. And don't forget your checkbook -- you'll need to be ready to plop down a hefty security deposit to match the hefty rent!

Moving to Lodi
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Whether you move here for an executive job or to grow grapes, you'll find plenty of land or space in Lodi -- or both. The verdant land isn't just optimal for creating wine -- it makes for a picturesque landscape as well. This appreciation for the soil comes out in the local restaurants that strive to serve locally-produced food, so make sure you check out the restaurants when you come here. You'll also notice that appreciation for the land when you take part in the outdoor events planned throughout the year and take advantage of the plethora of parks and jogging trails in the city.

Housing prices here rival some of the most expensive places in the country, but they're really pretty average for California. So if you're a California native, it's affordable to live here! But if you're from out of state, you might be a bit shocked by the prices. Just make sure you've saved up a huge chunk of money before your move to Northern California -- unless your last name is Astor or Rockefeller, in which case you should feel free to move today!

The vacancy rates fluctuate depending on the neighborhood, so expect to spend at least three weeks or even longer looking for the perfect spot to call your next home. When you do start looking, you can speed up the process by gathering paperwork such as proof of income, vet records, and maybe even a credit check, all of which you'll need to show potential landlords. And don't forget your checkbook -- you'll need to be ready to plop down a hefty security deposit to match the hefty rent!

Neighborhood Watching

Sixteen distinct neighborhoods can be found within Lodi, although some are better for renters than others. Here are descriptions of the best options for renters, along with the relative rental price for each neighborhood.

Villinger:Cows, farms, and land -- lots and lots of land; only a few hundred cows -- perfectly describes the rural extreme western part of Lodi. But don't think it's nothing but large privately-owned family estates here. Oh, no! Villinger has a surprisingly robust rental market, just not in the form of apartment complexes. It's strictly single-family homes here. But if you have your heart set on a front, back, and side yards, start looking early and look often here because once renters find a home in this area, they tend to not give it up for years! And at these prices, who can blame them? $$

East Lodi: A little away from the rest of Lodi, this area is about as rural as it gets. While there aren't many rental options in the area (most of the properties are owned), the vacancy rate is high enough that it shouldn't take you more than a few weeks to find a small or medium-sized home once you start looking. Just be prepared to spend a little more time and money driving into town for pretty much everything. $$$$

Woodbridge: Drive by rows of grapevines on the way to your rental home or townhome in the northwest corner of the city. Most of the properties are owned, so finding a rental might take a little detective work. Securing a spot here though is worth it if you want a little breathing room or if you're planning on working at one of the wineries, especially for the price you'll be paying! $$$$

Ampere:Renters mix it up with homeowners here in southern Lodi, although most rental properties are small or medium-sized homes. A couple of public parks, Hwy 99, and new construction make it a popular -- yet expensive place to live. $$$$$

Lodi Junction:On Lodi's east side of town, Hwy 99 cuts through Lodi Junction, so commuters will want to look here first. Renters rule here, but check out the vacancy rate since some places tend to sit empty here for a while. $$$

Downtown: While some might not consider it a true downtown area (the streets are a little too clean, there are too many trees planted around the neatly kept sidewalks), it is the closest thing Lodi has to an urban epicenter. The area is a nice mix of renters and owners, although the rental market is pretty tight here. Consider yourself lucky if you score an apartment or loft, and pat yourself on the back if you stumble onto an available rental home. $$$

Neighborhood Watching
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Sixteen distinct neighborhoods can be found within Lodi, although some are better for renters than others. Here are descriptions of the best options for renters, along with the relative rental price for each neighborhood.

Villinger:Cows, farms, and land -- lots and lots of land; only a few hundred cows -- perfectly describes the rural extreme western part of Lodi. But don't think it's nothing but large privately-owned family estates here. Oh, no! Villinger has a surprisingly robust rental market, just not in the form of apartment complexes. It's strictly single-family homes here. But if you have your heart set on a front, back, and side yards, start looking early and look often here because once renters find a home in this area, they tend to not give it up for years! And at these prices, who can blame them? $$

East Lodi: A little away from the rest of Lodi, this area is about as rural as it gets. While there aren't many rental options in the area (most of the properties are owned), the vacancy rate is high enough that it shouldn't take you more than a few weeks to find a small or medium-sized home once you start looking. Just be prepared to spend a little more time and money driving into town for pretty much everything. $$$$

Woodbridge: Drive by rows of grapevines on the way to your rental home or townhome in the northwest corner of the city. Most of the properties are owned, so finding a rental might take a little detective work. Securing a spot here though is worth it if you want a little breathing room or if you're planning on working at one of the wineries, especially for the price you'll be paying! $$$$

Ampere:Renters mix it up with homeowners here in southern Lodi, although most rental properties are small or medium-sized homes. A couple of public parks, Hwy 99, and new construction make it a popular -- yet expensive place to live. $$$$$

Lodi Junction:On Lodi's east side of town, Hwy 99 cuts through Lodi Junction, so commuters will want to look here first. Renters rule here, but check out the vacancy rate since some places tend to sit empty here for a while. $$$

Downtown: While some might not consider it a true downtown area (the streets are a little too clean, there are too many trees planted around the neatly kept sidewalks), it is the closest thing Lodi has to an urban epicenter. The area is a nice mix of renters and owners, although the rental market is pretty tight here. Consider yourself lucky if you score an apartment or loft, and pat yourself on the back if you stumble onto an available rental home. $$$

Lodi Livin'

Think you're going to spend a lot of time in your spacious new apartment? Not once you learn about all the outdoor activities that go on in Lodi throughout the year! You'll be amazed at how much time you spend outside, and how much fun you're having! The farmer's market is held in downtown Lodi every Thursday evening from June through September. Get out and pick some produce that was probably still in the fields just that morning. The Spring Wine Show is a great way to get to know all about the local wineries. And not drink wine -- wait, that can't be right! You'll know exactly which ones to sample at the Zinfest held each May at Lodi Lake. Not to be outdone, the Lodi Grape Festival in September has wine tastings, as well as food and amusement rides.

Don't like wine? Well, you might learn to appreciate it; but if not, you can spend your free time attending the World of Wonders Science Museum in the downtown area or the Hill House Museum, which is a restored Queen Anne Victorian that tells the history of the town. The Changing Faces Theater Company is a children's theater company that puts on a production each summer, while theLodi Musical Theatre Company has staged such well-known musicals asJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and West Side Story. Say it loud, and there's music playing!

Lodi Livin'
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Think you're going to spend a lot of time in your spacious new apartment? Not once you learn about all the outdoor activities that go on in Lodi throughout the year! You'll be amazed at how much time you spend outside, and how much fun you're having! The farmer's market is held in downtown Lodi every Thursday evening from June through September. Get out and pick some produce that was probably still in the fields just that morning. The Spring Wine Show is a great way to get to know all about the local wineries. And not drink wine -- wait, that can't be right! You'll know exactly which ones to sample at the Zinfest held each May at Lodi Lake. Not to be outdone, the Lodi Grape Festival in September has wine tastings, as well as food and amusement rides.

Don't like wine? Well, you might learn to appreciate it; but if not, you can spend your free time attending the World of Wonders Science Museum in the downtown area or the Hill House Museum, which is a restored Queen Anne Victorian that tells the history of the town. The Changing Faces Theater Company is a children's theater company that puts on a production each summer, while theLodi Musical Theatre Company has staged such well-known musicals asJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and West Side Story. Say it loud, and there's music playing!

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City GuideLodi
Seeking my fame and fortune /Looking for a pot of gold / [...] / Oh, Lord, stuck in Lodi again -- From "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Seeking my fame and fortune /Looking for a pot of gold / [...] / Oh, Lord, stuck in Lodi again -- From "Lodi" by Creedence Clearwater Revival

If you find yourself stuck in Lodi, it's because you found your pot of gold -- a great house or apartment, and a wonderful place to live. Located in the Northern California's Central Valley, Lodi is known for its wine production, notably of Zinfandel. The Woodbridge neighborhood of Lodi is home to the Woodbridge winery, founded by famed vintner -- and Lodi native -- Robert Mondavi. Wine production isn't the only business in this small city. Companies such as General Mills, Blue Shield of California, Archer Daniels Midland, and Dart Container are all headquartered in Lodi. Other local claims to fame include being the birthplace of A&W Root Beer -- you're welcome, root beer float lovers! -- and many references as a neighboring city on the FX show Sons of Anarchy.

Moving to Lodi

Whether you move here for an executive job or to grow grapes, you'll find plenty of land or space in Lodi -- or both. The verdant land isn't just optimal for creating wine -- it makes for a picturesque landscape as well. This appreciation for the soil comes out in the local restaurants that strive to serve locally-produced food, so make sure you check out the restaurants when you come here. You'll also notice that appreciation for the land when you take part in the outdoor events planned throughout the year and take advantage of the plethora of parks and jogging trails in the city.

Housing prices here rival some of the most expensive places in the country, but they're really pretty average for California. So if you're a California native, it's affordable to live here! But if you're from out of state, you might be a bit shocked by the prices. Just make sure you've saved up a huge chunk of money before your move to Northern California -- unless your last name is Astor or Rockefeller, in which case you should feel free to move today!

The vacancy rates fluctuate depending on the neighborhood, so expect to spend at least three weeks or even longer looking for the perfect spot to call your next home. When you do start looking, you can speed up the process by gathering paperwork such as proof of income, vet records, and maybe even a credit check, all of which you'll need to show potential landlords. And don't forget your checkbook -- you'll need to be ready to plop down a hefty security deposit to match the hefty rent!

Moving to Lodi
+

Whether you move here for an executive job or to grow grapes, you'll find plenty of land or space in Lodi -- or both. The verdant land isn't just optimal for creating wine -- it makes for a picturesque landscape as well. This appreciation for the soil comes out in the local restaurants that strive to serve locally-produced food, so make sure you check out the restaurants when you come here. You'll also notice that appreciation for the land when you take part in the outdoor events planned throughout the year and take advantage of the plethora of parks and jogging trails in the city.

Housing prices here rival some of the most expensive places in the country, but they're really pretty average for California. So if you're a California native, it's affordable to live here! But if you're from out of state, you might be a bit shocked by the prices. Just make sure you've saved up a huge chunk of money before your move to Northern California -- unless your last name is Astor or Rockefeller, in which case you should feel free to move today!

The vacancy rates fluctuate depending on the neighborhood, so expect to spend at least three weeks or even longer looking for the perfect spot to call your next home. When you do start looking, you can speed up the process by gathering paperwork such as proof of income, vet records, and maybe even a credit check, all of which you'll need to show potential landlords. And don't forget your checkbook -- you'll need to be ready to plop down a hefty security deposit to match the hefty rent!

Neighborhood Watching

Sixteen distinct neighborhoods can be found within Lodi, although some are better for renters than others. Here are descriptions of the best options for renters, along with the relative rental price for each neighborhood.

Villinger:Cows, farms, and land -- lots and lots of land; only a few hundred cows -- perfectly describes the rural extreme western part of Lodi. But don't think it's nothing but large privately-owned family estates here. Oh, no! Villinger has a surprisingly robust rental market, just not in the form of apartment complexes. It's strictly single-family homes here. But if you have your heart set on a front, back, and side yards, start looking early and look often here because once renters find a home in this area, they tend to not give it up for years! And at these prices, who can blame them? $$

East Lodi: A little away from the rest of Lodi, this area is about as rural as it gets. While there aren't many rental options in the area (most of the properties are owned), the vacancy rate is high enough that it shouldn't take you more than a few weeks to find a small or medium-sized home once you start looking. Just be prepared to spend a little more time and money driving into town for pretty much everything. $$$$

Woodbridge: Drive by rows of grapevines on the way to your rental home or townhome in the northwest corner of the city. Most of the properties are owned, so finding a rental might take a little detective work. Securing a spot here though is worth it if you want a little breathing room or if you're planning on working at one of the wineries, especially for the price you'll be paying! $$$$

Ampere:Renters mix it up with homeowners here in southern Lodi, although most rental properties are small or medium-sized homes. A couple of public parks, Hwy 99, and new construction make it a popular -- yet expensive place to live. $$$$$

Lodi Junction:On Lodi's east side of town, Hwy 99 cuts through Lodi Junction, so commuters will want to look here first. Renters rule here, but check out the vacancy rate since some places tend to sit empty here for a while. $$$

Downtown: While some might not consider it a true downtown area (the streets are a little too clean, there are too many trees planted around the neatly kept sidewalks), it is the closest thing Lodi has to an urban epicenter. The area is a nice mix of renters and owners, although the rental market is pretty tight here. Consider yourself lucky if you score an apartment or loft, and pat yourself on the back if you stumble onto an available rental home. $$$

Neighborhood Watching
+

Sixteen distinct neighborhoods can be found within Lodi, although some are better for renters than others. Here are descriptions of the best options for renters, along with the relative rental price for each neighborhood.

Villinger:Cows, farms, and land -- lots and lots of land; only a few hundred cows -- perfectly describes the rural extreme western part of Lodi. But don't think it's nothing but large privately-owned family estates here. Oh, no! Villinger has a surprisingly robust rental market, just not in the form of apartment complexes. It's strictly single-family homes here. But if you have your heart set on a front, back, and side yards, start looking early and look often here because once renters find a home in this area, they tend to not give it up for years! And at these prices, who can blame them? $$

East Lodi: A little away from the rest of Lodi, this area is about as rural as it gets. While there aren't many rental options in the area (most of the properties are owned), the vacancy rate is high enough that it shouldn't take you more than a few weeks to find a small or medium-sized home once you start looking. Just be prepared to spend a little more time and money driving into town for pretty much everything. $$$$

Woodbridge: Drive by rows of grapevines on the way to your rental home or townhome in the northwest corner of the city. Most of the properties are owned, so finding a rental might take a little detective work. Securing a spot here though is worth it if you want a little breathing room or if you're planning on working at one of the wineries, especially for the price you'll be paying! $$$$

Ampere:Renters mix it up with homeowners here in southern Lodi, although most rental properties are small or medium-sized homes. A couple of public parks, Hwy 99, and new construction make it a popular -- yet expensive place to live. $$$$$

Lodi Junction:On Lodi's east side of town, Hwy 99 cuts through Lodi Junction, so commuters will want to look here first. Renters rule here, but check out the vacancy rate since some places tend to sit empty here for a while. $$$

Downtown: While some might not consider it a true downtown area (the streets are a little too clean, there are too many trees planted around the neatly kept sidewalks), it is the closest thing Lodi has to an urban epicenter. The area is a nice mix of renters and owners, although the rental market is pretty tight here. Consider yourself lucky if you score an apartment or loft, and pat yourself on the back if you stumble onto an available rental home. $$$

Lodi Livin'

Think you're going to spend a lot of time in your spacious new apartment? Not once you learn about all the outdoor activities that go on in Lodi throughout the year! You'll be amazed at how much time you spend outside, and how much fun you're having! The farmer's market is held in downtown Lodi every Thursday evening from June through September. Get out and pick some produce that was probably still in the fields just that morning. The Spring Wine Show is a great way to get to know all about the local wineries. And not drink wine -- wait, that can't be right! You'll know exactly which ones to sample at the Zinfest held each May at Lodi Lake. Not to be outdone, the Lodi Grape Festival in September has wine tastings, as well as food and amusement rides.

Don't like wine? Well, you might learn to appreciate it; but if not, you can spend your free time attending the World of Wonders Science Museum in the downtown area or the Hill House Museum, which is a restored Queen Anne Victorian that tells the history of the town. The Changing Faces Theater Company is a children's theater company that puts on a production each summer, while theLodi Musical Theatre Company has staged such well-known musicals asJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and West Side Story. Say it loud, and there's music playing!

Lodi Livin'
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Think you're going to spend a lot of time in your spacious new apartment? Not once you learn about all the outdoor activities that go on in Lodi throughout the year! You'll be amazed at how much time you spend outside, and how much fun you're having! The farmer's market is held in downtown Lodi every Thursday evening from June through September. Get out and pick some produce that was probably still in the fields just that morning. The Spring Wine Show is a great way to get to know all about the local wineries. And not drink wine -- wait, that can't be right! You'll know exactly which ones to sample at the Zinfest held each May at Lodi Lake. Not to be outdone, the Lodi Grape Festival in September has wine tastings, as well as food and amusement rides.

Don't like wine? Well, you might learn to appreciate it; but if not, you can spend your free time attending the World of Wonders Science Museum in the downtown area or the Hill House Museum, which is a restored Queen Anne Victorian that tells the history of the town. The Changing Faces Theater Company is a children's theater company that puts on a production each summer, while theLodi Musical Theatre Company has staged such well-known musicals asJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and West Side Story. Say it loud, and there's music playing!