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120 Apartments for rent in Los Gatos, CA

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Last updated March 20 at 2:41am UTC
95 CHURCH ST #2105
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 18 at 10:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
108 Birch Wood Ct
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 16 at 2:27am UTC
4 Bedrooms
14225 Lora Dr #106
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 15 at 10:57am UTC
1 Bedroom
14990 Winchester Boulevard
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 15 at 10:54am UTC
3 Bedrooms
4864 Pinemont Dr
San Tomas
Campbell, CA
Updated March 20 at 2:01am UTC
4 Bedrooms
1734 Cambria Ct
San Jose, CA
Updated March 19 at 11:24am UTC
4 Bedrooms
5339 Lenora Ave
Lone Hill Highlands
San Jose, CA
Updated March 17 at 11:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
4932 Trent Dr
Little Branham-Rosswood
San Jose, CA
Updated March 17 at 11:03am UTC
1 Bedroom
1611 Princeton Dr
San Jose, CA
Updated March 15 at 10:50am UTC
3 Bedrooms
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2323 SAIDEL DR. #2
San Jose, CA
Updated March 14 at 11:03am UTC
2 Bedrooms
5465 Copeland Lane
San Jose, CA
Updated March 10 at 11:48am UTC
3 Bedrooms
14300 Long Ridge Rd
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated January 6 at 4:26am UTC
3 Bedrooms
College Avenue
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 16 at 7:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
Overlook Road
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 15 at 7:31am UTC
4 Bedrooms
Surmont Court
Los Gatos, CA
Updated March 7 at 8:29am UTC
4 Bedrooms
Augusta Court
Los Gatos
Los Gatos, CA
Updated February 16 at 8:26am UTC
2 Bedrooms
Marchmont Court
Los Gatos, CA
Updated February 16 at 8:25am UTC
4 Bedrooms
Merriton Ct
San Jose, CA
Updated March 15 at 7:31am UTC
3 Bedrooms
Capri Drive
San Tomas
Campbell, CA
Updated February 27 at 8:30am UTC
3 Bedrooms
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City Guide
Los Gatos
Living in Los Gatos

Maybe no one is Walking in L.A., but in pedestrian-oriented downtown Los Gatos, it's encouraged. Trails for mountain biking and horse riding meander into the hills to get you that longed-for adrenaline fix. Still, it's not all wine and roses. Renting Los Gatos apartments isn't as expensive as in San Francisco, which is less than an hour north, but rents are going to set you back more than $1,000 a month for a comfortable one-bedroom. Living in paradise comes at a price--bummer! With an occupancy rate well over 95 percent, be prepared to spend some time finding your perfect Los Gatos apartment. 

Consider Your Commute

It's an easy drive to the roadside fruit and veggie markets as you head toward Watsonville. The beaches of Santa Cruz and the attractions of the Monterey Bay Peninsula are in easy reach. Renting an apartment in Los Gatos may make it seem that you have fallen into the perfect small town. This isn't Mayberry, however. There's an arts scene, fine restaurants, and unique shops. Los Gatos is a city that still managed, for the most part, to hold on to its historic downtown right on the edge of urban sprawl. 

One Part Research, Two Parts Patience

Finding the perfect apartment in Los Gatos might take some work. Start researching the area as soon as you begin tossing around the idea of moving here. Identify your favorites, and if necessary, get on that dreaded waiting list. Don't be too discouraged if your search has to take you into surrounding communities. Identify your price range and try to stick to it. Remember to consider properties offering bonuses like free cable or Internet or access to fitness areas. 

Small Neighborhoods

It's small relative size means Los Gatos isn't split into sharply different neighborhoods. It's more accurate from a searcher's point of view to consider the entire town a distinct neighborhood in the greater Bay Area and proceed along those lines. 

Rent Report
Los Gatos

March 2018 Los Gatos Rent Report

Welcome to the March 2018 Los Gatos Rent Report. Los Gatos rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Los Gatos rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Los Gatos rents declined over the past month

Los Gatos rents have declined 0.7% over the past month, but are up marginally by 0.5% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Los Gatos stand at $2,330 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,930 for a two-bedroom. This is the seventh straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in July of last year. Los Gatos' year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 3.6%, as well as the national average of 2.3%.

Rents rising across cities in California

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Los Gatos, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in California, all of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 3.6% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, San Francisco is the most expensive of all California's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $3,040; of the 10 largest California cities that we have data for, all have seen rents rise year-over-year, with Sacramento experiencing the fastest growth (+8.6%).
  • Anaheim, Oakland, and Fresno have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (6.4%, 5.8%, and 5.7%, respectively).

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Los Gatos

As rents have increased marginally in Los Gatos, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Los Gatos is less affordable for renters.

  • Los Gatos' median two-bedroom rent of $2,930 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.3% over the past year compared to the 0.5% rise in Los Gatos.
  • While Los Gatos' rents rose marginally over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Portland (-0.6%) and DC (-0.1%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Los Gatos than most large cities. For example, Dallas has a median 2BR rent of $1,100, where Los Gatos is more than two-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
San Jose $2,030 $2,550 0.9% 3.1%
Sunnyvale $2,230 $2,800 0.9% 4.1%
Santa Clara $2,120 $2,660 1.4% 4.2%
Mountain View $2,040 $2,550 1.3% 4.3%
Milpitas $2,290 $2,880 0.5% 2.2%
Palo Alto $2,500 $3,130 0.9% 4.2%
Cupertino $4,030 $5,050 2.9% 4.2%
Campbell $1,900 $2,380 0.4% 0.1%
Los Gatos $2,330 $2,930 -0.7% 0.5%

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.