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171 Apartments for rent in Long Beach, CA

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Last updated August 18 at 06:37am
Downtown Long Beach
33 Units Available
AMLI Park Broadway
245 West Broadway, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,220
743 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,585
798 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,440
1216 sqft
AMLI Park Broadway is ideally situated in the center of Downtown Long Beach.
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Last updated August 18 at 06:15am
Downtown Long Beach
19 Units Available
Avana on Pine
245 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,015
864 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,655
1038 sqft
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Avana on Pine in Long Beach. View photos, descriptions and more!
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Last updated August 18 at 05:48am
Traffic Circle
20 Units Available
Hathaway
3500 Hathaway Ave, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,940
535 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,290
873 sqft
Just minutes from Long Beach. Pet-friendly apartment community boasts stunning mountain and city views. Floor plans feature spacious closets and private balconies. On-site amenities include two swimming pools, reserved covered car parking and laundry facilities.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:24am
Downtown Long Beach
14 Units Available
Sofi at 3rd
225 W 3rd St, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$1,917
479 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,123
605 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,503
939 sqft
Prime Long Beach location close to downtown. Community features spacious 1-2 bedroom homes with private balconies and giant walk-in closets. Large swimming pool, community center and fitness center.
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Last updated August 18 at 06:32am
Downtown Long Beach
191 Units Available
Oceanaire
150 West Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,100
689 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,500
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,475
1171 sqft
There's nothing like living on Ocean Boulevard. Walk outside your door and you'll find a thriving downtown community with that signature walkable, bikeable lifestyle.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Downtown Long Beach
14 Units Available
The Current
707 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,005
688 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,335
841 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,220
1259 sqft
Luxury living near the beach and Rainbow Lagoon Park. Fitness center features top-of-the-line equipment. Fully-equipped kitchens have Energy Star appliances. Sink your feet into plush carpeting.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Downtown Long Beach
38 Units Available
442 Residences
442 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,056
608 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,676
691 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,196
1115 sqft
With a modern take on shoreline living, 442 taps into the local culture of Long Beach to provide a boutique living experience that distinguishes us from many of our neighbors.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Traffic Circle
9 Units Available
Patio Gardens
4874 E Los Coyotes Diagonal, Long Beach, CA
2 Bedrooms
$2,050
998 sqft
Renovated two-bedroom flat and townhome apartments near I-405 and California State University, Long Beach. Open floor plans with modern kitchens, hardwood floors, large windows, private patio. Pet-friendly, with on-site laundry and garage parking.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Downtown Long Beach
27 Units Available
Edison
100 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,003
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,033
733 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,120
1202 sqft
Ideally situated in the center of downtown Long Beach. Luxury apartments and townhomes in a community boasting a rooftop pool and sky lounge with 360-degree city and ocean views. Each residence features floor-to-ceiling operable windows.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Downtown Long Beach
14 Units Available
The Linden
434 East 4th Street, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,499
947 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,915
1182 sqft
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Last updated August 18 at 01:27am
Downtown Long Beach
16 Units Available
IMT Gallery 421
421 W Broadway, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,155
924 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,575
1191 sqft
Sophisticated enclave north of Ocean Boulevard. Abundance of amenities, including fireplaces, walk-in closets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Garages, coffee bars and guest suites. Pool, hot tub, yoga and gym to reinvigorate and refresh.
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Last updated August 18 at 05:48am
Traffic Circle
8 Units Available
Bay Hill Apartments
3801 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,245
772 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,515
1084 sqft
Yards from Los Alamitos Circle and Community Hospital of Long Beach. Modern apartments with luxury kitchen, furniture, patio/balcony, and private laundry. Residents have use of a pool, sauna, and hot tub.
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Last updated August 18 at 06:31am
Downtown Long Beach
40 Units Available
Camden Harbor View
40 Cedar Walk, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,049
781 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,579
1072 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,089
1366 sqft
Walking distance from Ocean Road to Broadway, this neighborhood features parks, local library, sports complex and cultural center. These one-, two- and three-bedroom homes feature spectacular ocean views.
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Last updated August 18 at 06:32am
SEADIP
13 Units Available
Channel Point
5926 Bixby Village Dr, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,295
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,805
1000 sqft
One- and two-bedroom furnished apartments. Pet-friendly with updated kitchens, hardwoods, ceiling fans, in-unit laundry, walk-in closets, patio/balcony. Enjoy pool, fitness center, bbq/grill area. Near San Diego Freeway, Marina Pacifica, California State University - Long Beach.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Saint Mary
7 Units Available
Urban Village
1081 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,035
739 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,945
991 sqft
Great location, close to best shopping and dining options in town. Units feature laundry, patio or balcony, hardwood floors, and dishwasher. Community offers residents pool, fire pit, and BBQ grill area.
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Last updated August 18 at 06:31am
Bixby Park
21 Units Available
1900 Ocean
1900 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,035
475 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,550
877 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,362
1364 sqft
Large pool and hot tub surrounded by an elegant sundeck. Granite countertops, hardwood and carpet flooring, all appliances, in-unit laundry facilities and walk-in closets. Dog grooming area, concierge service, doorman and gym.
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Last updated August 18 at 03:25am
Downtown Long Beach
8 Units Available
Pine at Sixth
595 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$2,105
638 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,981
715 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,528
1023 sqft
Updated community with hardwood floors and granite countertops. In-unit laundry and patio or balcony in each unit. On-site amenities include a courtyard, 24-hour gym and 24-hour maintenance. Updated appliances and bathroom.
Last updated August 18 at 06:33am
Franklin School
1 Unit Available
1714 E 7th Street
1714 East 7th Street, Long Beach, CA
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
1599 sqft
Duplex, great location close to downtown long beach and cal state long beach. The property boasts a 3 bedroom 1 bath front house and a 2 bedroom 2 bath in the back house.
Last updated August 18 at 06:53am
Bixby Park
1 Unit Available
930 East 1st Street
930 East 1st Street, Long Beach, CA
Studio
$1,200
426 sqft
Newly renovated Studio apartment located in Alamitos Beach, one block from the ocean.
Last updated August 18 at 06:53am
Downtown Long Beach
1 Unit Available
555 Maine Avenue
555 Maine Avenue, Long Beach, CA
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Top floor unit with private balcony, high ceilings, located in a secured building with gated entry and parking. Kitchen features tiled floors, stainless steel appliances, new gas range, new dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave and lots of cabinets.
Last updated August 18 at 06:53am
Washington School
1 Unit Available
1579 Chestnut Avenue
1579 Chestnut Avenue, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,295
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
Ask
- Downstairs Unit - Gas Stove / Oven Included - Tile Flooring - Laundry facilities on-site - 1 Carport Space Included - Utilities included: Water & Sewage - No Pets - This property is not accepting Section 8 or any 3rd party housing programs at that
Last updated August 18 at 06:53am
Jordan
1 Unit Available
1101 East South Street
1101 E South St, Long Beach, CA
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
800 sqft
- Gas Stove / Oven Included - Dishwasher - Hardwood Flooring - Tile flooring in the kitchen and bathroom - Private Balcony - Laundry facilities on-site - 2 Covered Tandem Car Spaces Included - Utilities included: Water & Sewage - No Pets - This
Last updated August 18 at 06:53am
Southeast Wrigley
1 Unit Available
125 East 20th Street
125 East 20th Street, Long Beach, CA
1 Bedroom
$1,295
500 sqft
- Upstairs Unit - 1 Bedroom - 1 Bathroom - Newly Painted - High Vaulted Ceilings - Gas Stove / Oven Included - Hardwood Flooring in Bedrooms and Common Areas - Tile flooring in the kitchen - Laundry facilities on-site - Parking is an additional
Last updated August 18 at 06:53am
Bixby Park
1 Unit Available
1500 E Ocean Blvd Unit 709
1500 E Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA
3 Bedrooms
$4,900
1551 sqft
Hurry!!! Be among the lucky few to make your home with the beautiful panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean blue water and romantic sunset.

Average Rent in Long Beach

Last updated Jul. 2019
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Long Beach is $1,381, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,775.
Studio
$1,160
1 Bed
$1,381
2 Beds
$1,775
3+ Beds
$2,413
City GuideLong Beach
"A walk in the sand on a golden beach / a gentle wind skims the ocean waves / another sunset, a southern exposure / cruising the coast, idyllic days / we call it Long Beach." (official song of Long Beach)

Long Beach is a coastal city in southern California, located twenty miles south of downtown Los Angeles, and west of Anaheim. The city is home to America’s second-largest LGBTQ community and is known for being very LGBTQ-friendly, so you can count on the fact that the city has a kickin’ arts scene, great food and some awesome clothing. On the flip side, Long Beach is also located near Compton. Luckily, we’ve done the research for you, sifting through the sand to help you find that perfect Long Beach apartment.

Having trouble with Craigslist Long Beach? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

Aerial view of Long Beach harbor

Black Lab at Belmont Shores

Sunshine, sand and saltwater at the beach

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As we’ve already mentioned, location is very important in Long Beach. The city has five major areas that are vastly different from one another but since Long Beach has such easily accessible freeways, commuting to work isn’t that bad, no matter where you live. As a general rule of thumb, give yourself an hour to get from one end of Long Beach to the other during rush hour; your travel time should only be twenty minutes during off-peak times. Make sure that your work and apartment have designated parking areas though, because finding a street-parking spot anywhere in Long Beach can add hours to your commute, especially in the summer. Also, don’t plan on swimming much in Long Beach. The city is a major port, so the water is a bit grimy. Luckily, Long Beach is a great walking town, so walking along the beach can be a fun part of your workout, with no parking or swimming required.

Long Beach is known for being home to a lot of musicians, be they rappers like Snoop Dogg, or ska-masters like Sublime. Because of the prominent music culture of Long Beach, we’ve named the five major areas of Long Beach after Snoop Dogg and Sublime songs.

Gin and Juice: Eastside

Long Beach has two east side areas that are commonly confused, much like Tanqueray is commonly confused with good gin. Eastside is actually the central portion of the city, whereas East Long Beach is the geographic east side of the city.

The Eastside is located south of Interstate 405, between the Los Angeles River and Ximeno Ave, and includes Downtown. Though the Eastside is generally known to have some problems, certain Eastside neighborhoods are charming as long as you’re city savvy. We recommend Retro Row, a highly walkable historic area filled with vintage clothing, bookstores and antiques; historic and lovely Rose Park; and coastal Bixby Park, a unique, community-minded urban village with a great nightlife and a large LGBTQ population. As a general rule, a 1BR apartment anywhere in the Eastside will be an affordable $800, but if you’re looking to spend more you could sip your gin and juice in a 1BR high-rise apartment in Downtown for $1400, or try nearby Belmont Heights, a parrot-filled, young and highly educated area where you can rent a 1BR house for $1150. The neighborhoods in the Eastside are highly varied, but you can expect that the closer you get to downtown, the less you’ll be seeing nuclear families and the more you’ll be seeing single young people and gay couples. If you must live in the Eastside with your family, consider Bixby Knolls. This educated, diverse and cultured area (read: no Tanqueray) lies just north of the Eastside. Those Mom’s Clubs are going to cost you though: a 2BR house in Bixby Knolls will run $1300+.

What I Got: Southeast Long Beach

Southeast Long Beach is located further east than the Eastside, stretching along the coastline south of Interstate 405. This area tends to be expensive and pedestrian-friendly, but, like much of Long Beach along the coast, this area holds more young single people and gay couples than families. If bootylicious dance moves are what you got, a 1BR in the party-filled area around CSU Long Beach will be your dream for $900. If you’re more of an outdoors-y early riser, you’ll feel at home in gorgeous Belmont Shore where you can stroll to a large variety of water sports and awesome stores every single day. A 2BR house with an ocean view in Belmont Shore will show off that what you got is a lot, and will run you a cool $2000 or more. If you’ve already graduated and are looking to be surrounded by young, fun, highly educated single people, you might want to consider Alamitos Heights where a 1BR apartment will cost you $1100. If you can never be close enough to the beach, a 1BR beachside cottage in gorgeous Peninsula or Naples will cost you $1500, and if you live in Naples, you can take a gondola ride home.

From tha Chuuurch to da Palace: East Long Beach

So you just left the church and you’re looking to grow your family in a palace? This is the place for you. East Long Beach is a mainly suburban area that fills the northeast quadrant of Long Beach (past the Eastside), and is bordered by the airport, the City of Lakewood, Interstate 605, and Interstate 405. This middle-class area tends to be very community-oriented, and the palaces here are pricey. A 3BR in this area will cost about $2000. For a palatial and gorgeous home at about the same price, we recommend the lovely Lakewood Village neighborhood.

Robbin’ the Hood: West Long Beach

The Westside of Long Beach is a working-class neighborhood located west of the Los Angeles River, south of Interstate 405, and north of Anaheim Street.

It’s a Jungle Out There: North Long Beach

Northtown is a working-class neighborhood in the northwest corner of Long Beach, which skims the beautiful Bixby Knolls neighborhood to the south. However, the other side of Northtown borders Lakewood (read: this area is seriously diverse). Just like the Amazon, Northtown is a difficult area to classify (is it dangerous, beautiful, or bizarre?), and the fiercely independent and insular Northtowners don’t help to answer any questions. If you’re an urban explorer and want to challenge yourself by carving out your own path, try Northtown. Rent varies just as much as the people here, but renting a 2BR house for $1000 is something you can count on.

August 2019 Long Beach Rent Report

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

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August 2019 Long Beach Rent Report

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

Long Beach rents increased moderately over the past month

Long Beach rents have increased 0.3% over the past month, and are up marginally by 0.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Long Beach stand at $1,382 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,776 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in April. Long Beach's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.1%, as well as the national average of 1.6%.

    Rents rising across the Los Angeles Metro

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

    • Santa Clarita has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.2%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,690, while one-bedrooms go for $2,093.
    • Irvine has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,738; rents increased 0.4% over the past month and 1.2% over the past year.
    • Lancaster has the least expensive rents in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,612; rents went down 0.5% over the past month but rose 1.2% over the past year.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Long Beach

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

    • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.1% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 1.5% in San Jose, 1.2% in San Francisco, and 0.5% in San Diego.
    • Long Beach's median two-bedroom rent of $1,776 is above the national average of $1,191. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.6% over the past year compared to the 0.9% rise in Long Beach.
    • While Long Beach's rents rose marginally over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.7%), Austin (+3.3%), and Boston (+2.4%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Long Beach than most large cities. For example, Houston has a median 2BR rent of $1,034, where Long Beach is more than one-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
    Los Angeles
    $1,370
    $1,760
    0.2%
    0.5%
    Long Beach
    $1,380
    $1,780
    0.3%
    0.9%
    Anaheim
    $1,660
    $2,130
    0.8%
    1%
    Santa Ana
    $1,450
    $1,870
    0.6%
    0.5%
    Irvine
    $2,130
    $2,740
    0.4%
    1.2%
    Glendale
    $1,410
    $1,810
    -1%
    0.6%
    Huntington Beach
    $1,850
    $2,380
    1%
    0.1%
    Santa Clarita
    $2,090
    $2,690
    0.5%
    4.2%
    Garden Grove
    $1,630
    $2,100
    0.4%
    0.2%
    Lancaster
    $1,250
    $1,610
    -0.5%
    1.2%
    Palmdale
    $1,470
    $1,890
    -0.3%
    2.7%
    Pomona
    $1,120
    $1,430
    1.7%
    0.4%
    Torrance
    $1,620
    $2,090
    0
    1%
    Pasadena
    $1,640
    $2,110
    -0.1%
    1.4%
    Orange
    $1,810
    $2,330
    0
    1.5%
    Fullerton
    $1,560
    $2,010
    0.1%
    0.9%
    Downey
    $1,580
    $2,030
    0.5%
    0.8%
    Costa Mesa
    $1,840
    $2,370
    -0.2%
    1.1%
    West Covina
    $1,810
    $2,320
    0.1%
    2.6%
    Norwalk
    $1,590
    $2,050
    0.9%
    1%
    Burbank
    $1,620
    $2,090
    -0.6%
    0.6%
    Mission Viejo
    $2,120
    $2,720
    1.2%
    2%
    Carson
    $1,450
    $1,860
    -8.1%
    3.4%
    Santa Monica
    $1,690
    $2,170
    -1%
    1.8%
    Newport Beach
    $2,810
    $3,610
    -1.4%
    -0.5%
    Hawthorne
    $1,250
    $1,600
    -0.1%
    0.5%
    Lake Forest
    $1,940
    $2,490
    -0.3%
    3.7%
    Bellflower
    $1,350
    $1,740
    0.6%
    0.4%
    Tustin
    $1,940
    $2,490
    -0.1%
    1.6%
    Redondo Beach
    $1,890
    $2,430
    -1.7%
    1.9%
    San Clemente
    $2,330
    $3,000
    -0.4%
    0.5%
    Laguna Niguel
    $1,820
    $2,340
    -0.9%
    -0.6%
    Fountain Valley
    $1,880
    $2,420
    0.5%
    2%
    Paramount
    $1,460
    $1,880
    0.6%
    1%
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    $2,020
    $2,600
    0.3%
    2.5%
    Aliso Viejo
    $1,650
    $2,120
    0.4%
    -0.2%
    West Hollywood
    $2,000
    $2,570
    -4.3%
    0.3%
    Beverly Hills
    $2,630
    $3,380
    -2.9%
    2.1%
    San Dimas
    $1,880
    $2,420
    -0.9%
    1.2%
    Dana Point
    $2,070
    $2,660
    -0.7%
    1.4%
    Laguna Hills
    $1,950
    $2,510
    1.7%
    2.2%
    Calabasas
    $2,480
    $3,180
    -0.3%
    4%
    Laguna Beach
    $2,050
    $2,630
    -0.8%
    0.8%
    Agoura Hills
    $2,310
    $2,960
    1.1%
    0.5%
    Hermosa Beach
    $2,020
    $2,600
    0.3%
    1%
    Stevenson Ranch
    $2,800
    $3,600
    -0.1%
    -0.8%
    Marina del Rey
    $3,660
    $4,700
    0.4%
    1.4%
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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.

    Methodology:

    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.

    Renter Confidence Survey

    Apartment List has released Long Beach’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

    "Long Beach renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment Lis...

    View full Long Beach Renter Survey

    Here’s how Long Beach ranks on:

    C+
    Overall satisfaction
    C
    Safety and crime rate
    D
    Jobs and career opportunities
    C+
    Recreational activities
    C
    Affordability
    B-
    Quality of schools
    C
    Social Life
    A-
    Weather
    C
    Commute time
    C
    State and local taxes
    A
    Public transit
    D
    Pet-friendliness

    Overview of Findings

    Apartment List has released Long Beach’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of 111 million American renters nationwide.

    "Long Beach renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied greatly across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Long Beach, some aspects can be better."

    Key findings in Long Beach include the following:

    • Long Beach renters gave their city a C+ overall.
    • The highest-rated categories for Long Beach were public transit (A) and weather (A-).
    • The areas of concern to Long Beach renters are jobs and career opportunities and pet-friendliness, which both received D grades.
    • Millennial renters are moderately satisfied with their city, giving it an overall rating of B.
    • Long Beach earned similar scores to Los Angeles (C+) and San Jose (C), but earned lower marks than San Diego (A-) and San Francisco (B+).
    • Long Beach did relatively poorly compared to similar cities nationwide, including Austin, TX (A-), Denver, CO (B+) and Seattle, WA (B+)

    • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

    Renters say:

    • "Love the diversity and the culture, but the area where we live is too busy to be walkable and isn’t great for kids." – Monisha
    • "Love that the beach is just a short hop away, and all the events going on throughout the year are great. What I don’t love is the expensive increase in rent prices." – Victor S.
    • "Pros: everything is close, like grocery stores, restaurants, the beach and the Pike. But the street parking is the downside. It’s hard to find a place to park." – Liselle
    • "Love the slower pace than LA. Friendly atmosphere and gorgeous neighborhoods. Most places are gay-friendly. Hate the cost of living, especially the high rent." – Tammie J.

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