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Oceanside Apartments
Last updated March 1 2024 at 1:53 AM

Oceanside, CA
103 Apartments for Rent

Oceanside Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 175,742
Population Density: 4,259.8 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 67%
Median Annual Income: $78,125 / year
Median Rent: $1,934 / month

What locals are saying

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Oceanside Demographics


How diverse is Oceanside?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Oceanside is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Oceanside are White (40.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (40.4%), Asian (7.1%), Two Or More (6.1%), Black Or African American (4.5%), Other (0.5%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.4%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Oceanside residents?

The median age in Oceanside is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Oceanside?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Oceanside is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Oceanside are White (40.9%), Hispanic Or Latino (40.4%), Asian (7.1%), Two Or More (6.1%), Black Or African American (4.5%), Other (0.5%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.4%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Oceanside residents?

The median age in Oceanside is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Oceanside Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Oceanside is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Above Average
The level of violent crime in Oceanside is above average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Oceanside is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Oceanside


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Empresa Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
848 Students
16 Reviews
848
Students
16 Reviews
8 /10
Ivey Ranch Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
700 Students
21 Reviews
700
Students
21 Reviews
8 /10
Bonsall West Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
537 Students
19 Reviews
537
Students
19 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,390 Students
11 Reviews
1,390
Students
11 Reviews
6 /10
Scholarship Prep - Oceanside
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
316 Students
1 Reviews
316
Students
1 Reviews
6 /10
Coastal Academy Charter
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,518 Students
2 Reviews
1,518
Students
2 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Mission Vista High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,693 Students
18 Reviews
1,693
Students
18 Reviews
6 /10
El Camino High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,958 Students
16 Reviews
2,958
Students
16 Reviews
6 /10
Coastal Academy Charter
Charter
K-12
Charter
K-12
1,518 Students
2 Reviews
1,518
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Oceanside


Apartment List has released the results for Oceanside from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
"Oceanside renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "With expensive rents in coastal cities, it comes as no surprise that cost of living is a source of dissatisfaction in Oceanside."
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Weather
79%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
71%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
66%
Pet Friendliness
58%
Public Transit
51%
Social Life
49%
Commute Time
45%
Safety and Crime Rate
35%
Quality of Schools
25%
Dating
21%
State and Local Taxes
15%
Affordability
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Average rent in Oceanside, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Oceanside is $2,568, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,039. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Oceanside, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Oceanside, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 103 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Oceanside. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Oceanside is $2,255 for a studio, $2,568 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,039 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Oceanside apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Oceanside, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Oceanside?

In Oceanside, the average rent is $2,255 for a studio, $2,568 for a 1-bedroom, $3,039 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,723 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Oceanside, check out our monthly Oceanside Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Oceanside?

You can filter cheap apartments in Oceanside by price: under $1,600, under $1,800.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Oceanside?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Oceanside apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Oceanside?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Oceanside.

How can I find off-campus housing in Oceanside?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Oceanside. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include San Diego City College, University of California-San Diego, Chapman University, Vanguard University of Southern California, and University of San Diego.