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28 Cheap Apartments for rent in Long Beach, CA

Last updated November 18 at 10:52am UTC
1327 E 4th St
Franklin School
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 18 at 9:31am UTC
Studio
$599
2112 San Anseline Ave
Los Altos
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 17 at 5:36pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
455 E Ocean Boulevard 915
Bixby Park
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 17 at 5:14pm UTC
Studio
$1,250
2433 E 15th St
Lee School
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 17 at 11:39am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
1 Cerritos Ave
Bixby Park
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 16 at 5:28pm UTC
Studio
$1,145
323 W 4th Street 401
Downtown Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 16 at 9:46am UTC
Studio
$995
800 Pacific Ave. #101
Willmore City
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 15 at 11:53am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
728 Cedar Ave
Willmore City
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 10 at 6:10pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
2073 Locust Ave
Wrigley
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 8 at 8:44pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
1050 E Hellman St
Central Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 8 at 8:44pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,295
1430 E South St
Lindbergh
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 8 at 8:44pm UTC
Studio
$700
900 Loma Ave
Wilson High
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 8 at 8:43pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$650
1970 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, #2
Central Long Beach
Long Beach, CA
Updated November 5 at 2:41pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,250
Results within 5 miles of Long Beach, CA
651 West 12th Street
Central San Pedro
Los Angeles, CA
Updated November 18 at 10:52am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,325
941 W Carson St
West Carson
Torrance, CA
Updated November 17 at 11:39am UTC
1 Bedroom
$800
425 W 16th St
Coastal San Pedro
Los Angeles, CA
Updated November 12 at 5:35pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,275
1001 N Banning Blvd
Wilmington
Los Angeles, CA
Updated November 11 at 9:41am UTC
Studio
$1,295
9830 Belmont St
Bellflower
Bellflower, CA
Updated November 18 at 9:35am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,300
2 Bedrooms
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567 W 5th Street
Central San Pedro
Los Angeles, CA
Updated November 5 at 2:38pm UTC
Studio
$1,200
Results within 10 miles of Long Beach, CA
301 N Ford Ave
East Los Angeles
East Los Angeles, CA
Updated November 18 at 9:35am UTC
Studio
$1,300
4243 Redondo Beach Blvd
Lawndale
Lawndale, CA
Updated November 18 at 9:35am UTC
Studio
$1,175
5921 59th Pl.
Maywood
Maywood, CA
Updated November 18 at 9:35am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
6804 Walker Ave
Bell
Bell, CA
Updated November 18 at 9:35am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,275
10203 England Avenue
Inglewood
Inglewood, CA
Updated November 18 at 6:47am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,250

November 2018 Long Beach Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Long Beach Rent Report. Long Beach rents declined 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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November 2018 Long Beach Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Long Beach Rent Report. Long Beach rents declined 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 declined slightly over the past month

Long Beach rents have declined 0.2% over the past month, but have increased slightly by 1.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Long Beach stand at $1,380 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,780 for a two-bedroom. Long Beach's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.3%, as well as the national average of 1.1%.

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, 8 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 4.1%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,610, while one-bedrooms go for $2,030.
  • Over the past month, Huntington Beach has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $2,370, while one-bedrooms go for $1,850.
  • Irvine has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,710; rents increased 0.1% over the past month but remained flat year-over-year.
  • Lancaster has the least expensive rents in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,750; rents went down 0.2% over the past month but rose 2.3% 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 seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, Long Beach is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.3% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.7% in San Jose, 1.2% in San Francisco, and 0.9% in San Diego.
  • Long Beach's median two-bedroom rent of $1,780 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.1% over the past year compared to the 1.0% increase in Long Beach.
  • While Long Beach's rents rose marginally over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 1.3%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Long Beach than most large cities. For example, Houston has a median 2BR rent of $1,030, 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 0.0% 1.3%
Long Beach $1,380 $1,780 -0.2% 1.0%
Anaheim $1,650 $2,120 -0.7% 2.2%
Santa Ana $1,450 $1,860 -0.6% 0.4%
Irvine $2,110 $2,710 0.1% 0.2%
Glendale $1,400 $1,800 0.9% 2.0%
Huntington Beach $1,850 $2,370 -1.4% -0.8%
Santa Clarita $2,030 $2,610 0.2% 4.1%
Garden Grove $1,630 $2,100 -0.1% -0.7%
Lancaster $1,360 $1,750 -0.2% 2.3%
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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.