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426 Apartments for rent in Pico Rivera, CA

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Check out 426 verified apartments for rent in Pico Rivera, CA with rents starting as low as $1350. Some apartments for rent in Pico Rivera might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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The Island
8222 Rosemead Blvd
Pico Rivera, CA | Pico Rivera
Studio
$1,385
347 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated September 25 at 03:41 PM
The Islands is perfectly situated in the heart of Pico Rivera, close to everything Southern California has to offer and is just minutes from shopping, dining and entertainment with easy access to the 5 and 605 freeways.
1 Unit Available
9232 Almo Street 9232 1/2
9232 Almo Street
Pico Rivera, CA | Pico Rivera
1 Bedroom
$1,700
500 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:09 PM
Brand new 1 bed 1 bath. This is new construction. Includes 1 parking space and washer and dryer hook ups.
1 Unit Available
6100 Leona Joan Avenue
6100 Leona Joan Avenue
Pico Rivera, CA | Pico Rivera
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
1039 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:08 PM
BEAUTIFUL AND UPDATED! Spacious home nestled in an excellent neighborhood. Featuring 3 spacious bedrooms with ceiling fans and upgraded high efficiency windows. Spacious living room with a recessed lighting.
1 Unit Available
8461 Maxine
8461 Maxine Street
Pico Rivera, CA | Pico Rivera
2 Bedrooms
$2,500
862 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:08 PM
The subject property is a newly remodeled single family home that consists of two bedrooms and one bath a one car attached garage. It is located in a residential area.
1 Unit Available
4036 Rosemead Boulevard #44 - 44
4036 Rosemead Boulevard
Pico Rivera, CA | Pico Rivera
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
1196 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 04:49 PM
Lovely 3 bedroom 3 bath condominium. Upgraded features include new flooring, freshly painted, upgraded kitchen with granite counter tops, new stove/oven. Double car attached garage, interior laundry area.
1 Unit Available
9636 Mines Avenue
9636 Mines Avenue
Pico Rivera, CA | Pico Rivera
4 Bedrooms
$3,100
2002 sqft
Last updated May 4 at 09:02 PM
Recently renovated single family 2 stories home ready for you and your family. This home features 4 bedrooms/ 3 baths with 2 car garage and extra space for parking in the parkway.
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Northcrest Manor
5545 Norwalk Boulevard
Whittier, CA | Whittier City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,790
875 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:18 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Northcrest Manor in Whittier. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
1249 South Greenwood Avenue
1249 South Greenwood Avenue
Montebello, CA | Montebello
2 Bedrooms
$1,695
700 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:35 PM
This charming, newly renovated 2 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment in Montebello, is available now to move-in.
1 Unit Available
1301 South Greenwood Avenue
1301 South Greenwood Avenue
Montebello, CA | Montebello
2 Bedrooms
$2,150
825 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:35 PM
This cute 2 bedroom is something you do not want to miss! The spacious living room includes tile flooring. All appliances are included! The bedrooms are very spacious with a lot of closet space.
1 Unit Available
4140 Workman Mill Road
4140 Workman Mill Road
Rose Hills, CA | Whittier City
2 Bedrooms
$2,295
1066 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:09 PM
Beautiful Resort Style Living! This completely remodeled 2 bedrooms Townhouse is partially furnished with all appliances; including Washer and Dryer! This end unit townhouse has many amenities; including pool, spa, tennis courts, and beautiful
1 Unit Available
8530 Gallatin Road
8530 Gallatin Road
Downey, CA | Downey
2 Bedrooms
$2,550
1319 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:08 PM
Welcome home to this spacious 2 bed, 2.5 bathroom town home in the heart of Downey! This tri-level property features an oversized two car garage on the bottom level floor with space for storage and direct access to the main living area.
1 Unit Available
10640 LISBON COURT
10640 Lisbon Court
Whittier, CA | Whittier City
3 Bedrooms
$2,695
1545 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 10:14 AM
"NICE 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH TRI-LEVEL TOWN HOUSE" - THIS TOWN HOUSE OFFERS NEWER LAMINATE AND CARPET FLOORING, FRESH PAINT, TWO BALCONIES AND ONE PATIO, CENTRAL HEATING & AIR, STOVE, WINDOW COVERINGS.
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Oak Tree
9060 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA | Downey
1 Bedroom
$1,645
570 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:43 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Oak Tree in Downey. View photos, descriptions and more!
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New Orleans
7017 Milton Avenue
Whittier, CA | Uptown Whittier
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,750
783 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:42 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at New Orleans in Whittier. View photos, descriptions and more!
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Imperial Village
8749 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA | Downey
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,540
551 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:41 PM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Imperial Village in Downey. View photos, descriptions and more!
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15301-15315 Woodruff Pl
15327 Woodruff Place
Bellflower, CA | Bellflower
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,900
962 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:33 PM
Come and live your best life at 15301 - 15315 Woodruff Place. Enjoy our quiet units with wood flooring, washer dryer connections, private garage and carport parking. Call now to schedule a showing.
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16130 Eucalyptus Ave
16130 Eucalyptus Avenue
Bellflower, CA | Bellflower
1 Bedroom
$1,475
574 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:17 PM
Single-story, cottage-style apartment complex. New landscaping, new parking lot, newly-built BBQ area, new A/C in every unit, among other numerous improvements. Great location. Nice and friendly community.
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2 Units Available
Square
12535 Brookshire Ave
Downey, CA | Downey
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,200
1008 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 06:05 PM
1-3 bedroom apartments within walking distance to local schools, Metrolink Greenline Station and movie theater. Residences have in-unit laundry, fireplace, stainless steel kitchen appliances and walk-in closets. Community amenities include media room and gym.
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8 Units Available
Solterra at Civic Center
12700 Bloomfield Ave
Norwalk, CA | Norwalk
1 Bedroom
$1,850
751 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,445
1058 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 03:42 PM
Located near I-5 between Los Angeles and Orange County. Huge kitchens and private laundry. Tenants have access to two resort-style pools, a tennis course and a clubhouse.
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Emerald Hills Apartment Homes
855 W El Repetto Dr
Monterey Park, CA | Monterey Park
1 Bedroom
$1,601
800 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,798
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 03:42 PM
Are you looking for an honest reliable opinion on what it's like to live at Emerald Hills? Are you tired of reading reviews of people who may just be upset with the management because they were evicted? Well, we have the perfect solution! Hear from
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4 Units Available
Miro
12257 Heritage Springs Dr
Santa Fe Springs, CA | Santa Fe Springs
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,758
1027 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 03:41 PM
This Santa Fe Springs community offers a fitness center, garage parking and night patrol. It's also only minutes from the shopping and other experiences along Telegraph Road. Units have stainless steel appliances and hardwood flooring.
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24 Units Available
Park Regency Club Apartments
10000 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA | Downey
1 Bedroom
$1,654
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,356
980 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 03:41 PM
Welcome to the Park Regency Club Apartments for rent in Downey, CA. We are conveniently located at the apex of five major freeways near tons of shopping, entertainment, the LAX airport, and Orange County.
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Villa Del Sol Apartments
11217 Barnwall St
Norwalk, CA | Norwalk
2 Bedrooms
$2,000
860 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 25 at 01:48 PM
Neatly organized kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Extra storage space, patio/balcony and carpet flooring. Carport, on-site laundry facilities, parking, coffee bar and large swimming pool. Pets welcome.
1 Unit Available
10543 Downey Avenue
10543 Downey Avenue
Downey, CA | Downey
1 Bedroom
$1,650
586 sqft
Last updated September 25 at 08:09 PM
Clean 1 bedroom/bath in the heart of Downey. New floor, paint and remodeled bath in a quiet, well kept complex of 9 units. Located within minutes of Stonewood mall and Downtown Downey. Come see it for yourself before it's gone.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much is rent in Pico Rivera?
In Pico Rivera, the median rent is $1,111 for a studio, $1,323 for a 1-bedroom, $1,700 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,311 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Pico Rivera, check out our monthly Pico Rivera Rent Report.
How much is rent in Pico Rivera?
In Pico Rivera, the median rent is $1,111 for a studio, $1,323 for a 1-bedroom, $1,700 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,311 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Pico Rivera, check out our monthly Pico Rivera Rent Report.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Pico Rivera?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Pico Rivera apartments that allow pets.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Pico Rivera?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Pico Rivera apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Pico Rivera properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Pico Rivera properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in Pico Rivera?
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 Pico Rivera.
How much should I pay for rent in Pico Rivera?
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 Pico Rivera.
How can I find off-campus housing in Pico Rivera?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Pico Rivera. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include California Institute of Technology, Pacific Oaks College, University of California-Irvine, University of California-Los Angeles, and California Institute of the Arts.
How can I find off-campus housing in Pico Rivera?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Pico Rivera. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include California Institute of Technology, Pacific Oaks College, University of California-Irvine, University of California-Los Angeles, and California Institute of the Arts.

Median Rent in Pico Rivera

Last updated Dec. 2014
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Pico Rivera is $1,323, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,700.
Studio
$1,111
1 Bed
$1,323
2 Beds
$1,700
3+ Beds
$2,311

City Guide

Pico Rivera
The B-2 Spirit Bomber was unveiled in Pico Rivera in 1988. The real question is, how did they even see it?
The B-2 Spirit Bomber was unveiled in Pico Rivera in 1988. The real question is, how did they even see it?

Located in Southeastern Los Angeles County, Pico Rivera is home to 63,400 citizens and growing! This illustrious city was founded in 1858, combining the unincorporated communities of Pico and Rivera. What was once mainly agricultural land, quickly became a haven for entrepreneurs in the home building industry after World War II. Since the 1950's, Pico Rivera has become a residential as well as industrial city that continues to thrive. There are impressive amounts of parks and playgrounds placed throughout the city as well as an extraordinary number of athletic fields. There are 18 in all! Just 11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, a stone's throw away, and you can be in the heart of the big city. However, one of the reasons why the residents love Pico Rivera, is because it doesn't feel like Los Angeles! It is a beautiful city nestled between Montebello and Whittier. Pico Rivera is easily accessible from the Santa Anna Freeway and an excellent place to visit, raise a family or retire!

Moving to Pico Rivera

The best time to begin looking for a home to rent or possibly rent to own is the moment you know it will be a future reality. Take a good look at where you are currently and why you like it. Make a list of what you expect to have in your new home, those things that you just cannot see yourself doing without. Examples might be a washer and dryer connection if you have young children, a big family or just prefer to air your dirty laundry in private as opposed to public. Do you need a garage? How about central heating and air-conditioning, or will a window unit arrangement suit your needs? These are the myriad of seemingly small, but hugely important details you need to begin to think about and write down as you go.

Finding a realtor, an agency or someone you might know that is already a local of the town will vastly improve your odds of finding a home with which you will be happy. With an agent, you can let someone else do all the leg work of finding prospects and you can come along in one swoop and look through the ones that interest you and pass up the ones that don't. This will save countless hours of driving and frustration on your part, so be smart about it from the beginning! Bring your credit references, rental history and references if you have them, your identification--of course--and be prepared to put down some money for a security deposit to hold a place if you just happen to find one on the first time out--which is not unheard of, but very lucky indeed! Follow these few simple points of advice, and you should have a much easier time of finding just the right place with a minimal amount of stress or worry...Save that for packing and unpacking instead!

Moving to Pico Rivera
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The best time to begin looking for a home to rent or possibly rent to own is the moment you know it will be a future reality. Take a good look at where you are currently and why you like it. Make a list of what you expect to have in your new home, those things that you just cannot see yourself doing without. Examples might be a washer and dryer connection if you have young children, a big family or just prefer to air your dirty laundry in private as opposed to public. Do you need a garage? How about central heating and air-conditioning, or will a window unit arrangement suit your needs? These are the myriad of seemingly small, but hugely important details you need to begin to think about and write down as you go.

Finding a realtor, an agency or someone you might know that is already a local of the town will vastly improve your odds of finding a home with which you will be happy. With an agent, you can let someone else do all the leg work of finding prospects and you can come along in one swoop and look through the ones that interest you and pass up the ones that don't. This will save countless hours of driving and frustration on your part, so be smart about it from the beginning! Bring your credit references, rental history and references if you have them, your identification--of course--and be prepared to put down some money for a security deposit to hold a place if you just happen to find one on the first time out--which is not unheard of, but very lucky indeed! Follow these few simple points of advice, and you should have a much easier time of finding just the right place with a minimal amount of stress or worry...Save that for packing and unpacking instead!

Pico Rivera's Neighborhoods

Downey Rd/McCampbell:This densely urban neighborhood has a very balanced mix of owners and renters with an extremely low vacancy rate of just 0.7%! The average rent in this neighborhood is moderate to high. Many of the structures are older, built between 1940-1969, while the rest tend to be more modern, having been built after 1970. The commute time is also quite short, about 15-30 minutes per day, not too bad considering what other cities like Los Angeles have to contend with. $$$

Beverly Blvd/Durfee Ave:On the western side of Pico Rivera, the Beverly and Durfee neighborhood is a beautiful area flanked by Pico and Streamland Parks. The average rental price in this area is a bit on the high end, but you are paying for more room and better views of the mountains on this side of town. The vacancy rate is a little higher in this area as well, up at 4.3%, which is great for those looking to move into this chic, very urban little neighborhood. It is considered a walkable neighborhood, but those commuting can expect a 30-45 minute trek each way. However, many of the residents in this neighborhood tend to commute from their bedrooms to their home office for work each day. That's right, this is a huge work-from-home community!$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Manzanar Ave:This upscale neighborhood is very trendy, walkable and mostly owner occupied. The average rent does not come cheap, nor will it completely break the bank. Most homes in this area are medium to large single family homes, however there are some smaller dwellings as well as a few apartment complexes and high rises. Overall, the average commute is a short 15-30 minute drive each day, something the locals seem to appreciate! $$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Beverly Blvd:Nestled alongside the Rio Hondo River sits this charming little neighborhood. The average rent is moderate for this area and the vacancy rate is 0.0%! Those who move here tend to stay, so finding an apartment or a home for lease might be a challenge in this area. The neighborhood is very urban, the commutes are usually a short 15 minutes and the proximity to Grant Rea and Rio Hondo Parks cannot be beat! This area is a fantastic place to live if you enjoy being outdoors and being a part of a tight knit community. $$$

Pico Vista Rd/Lochinvar Dr:This metropolitan neighborhood is just off of I-605, making your commute, if you have one, relatively painless and short depending on where you work in the city. The average rental price will make you smile, nice and middle-of-the-road! This working class neighborhood is favored by many in the manufacturing and sales industries, as well as some executives and professional managers.$$$

Clarinda Ave/La Docena Ln:A little further to the south brings us to this somewhat pricey, upscale neighborhood. This area has a very low vacancy rate, currently at 1.1%, which makes it a hard nut to crack if you are trying to move into the area. However, show tenacity and stick it out because this is a favored neighborhood to live in and raise a family in. Local residents predominantly own their homes here, and enjoy the benefits of living in such an urban environment. $$$$$

City Center:This urban neighborhood is in the heart of Pico Rivera, with City Hall at its center. A stone's throw from I-605, this moderately pricey neighborhood has a relatively low vacancy rate of 3.8%. The location of this neighborhood guarantees a short commute for most of its residents and the area is pedestrian friendly! $$$

Passons Blvd/Nan St:This neighborhood is a bargain compared to most others in the city. The average rent is quite affordable by the city's standards and most of the homes here were built between 1940-1969, giving the area a well lived in, somewhat historic feel. Again, the commutes to and from work are negligible as this neighborhood is close to the heart of Pico Rivera. The vacancy rate is nil... 0.0%. Finding an apartment or home for rent in this neighborhood is not very easy, and it's not a hard leap of the imagination to understand why. $$

Whittier Junction/Bartolo:With Pico Rivera Golf Club tucked into one corner of this affluent neighborhood, it is safe and correct to assume that the average rental price is steep in this area. Populated with up and coming executives and young professionals, many choose this area because it is so family oriented and has a somewhat secluded feeling, almost private. $$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Whittier Blvd:This densely urban neighborhood is one of the more affordable in Pico Rivera. This is an older section of town, with most of the homes having been built before 1970, but it truly adds charm and beauty to the area. Most of the homes here are owner occupied, but there are a number of apartment complexes and high rise condominiums in the neighborhood as well. The rental vacancy rate is low at 2.1%, so there are few openings for housing in this area, but if you find one, it is a good bet you will stay! $$

Pico Rivera's Neighborhoods
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Downey Rd/McCampbell:This densely urban neighborhood has a very balanced mix of owners and renters with an extremely low vacancy rate of just 0.7%! The average rent in this neighborhood is moderate to high. Many of the structures are older, built between 1940-1969, while the rest tend to be more modern, having been built after 1970. The commute time is also quite short, about 15-30 minutes per day, not too bad considering what other cities like Los Angeles have to contend with. $$$

Beverly Blvd/Durfee Ave:On the western side of Pico Rivera, the Beverly and Durfee neighborhood is a beautiful area flanked by Pico and Streamland Parks. The average rental price in this area is a bit on the high end, but you are paying for more room and better views of the mountains on this side of town. The vacancy rate is a little higher in this area as well, up at 4.3%, which is great for those looking to move into this chic, very urban little neighborhood. It is considered a walkable neighborhood, but those commuting can expect a 30-45 minute trek each way. However, many of the residents in this neighborhood tend to commute from their bedrooms to their home office for work each day. That's right, this is a huge work-from-home community!$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Manzanar Ave:This upscale neighborhood is very trendy, walkable and mostly owner occupied. The average rent does not come cheap, nor will it completely break the bank. Most homes in this area are medium to large single family homes, however there are some smaller dwellings as well as a few apartment complexes and high rises. Overall, the average commute is a short 15-30 minute drive each day, something the locals seem to appreciate! $$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Beverly Blvd:Nestled alongside the Rio Hondo River sits this charming little neighborhood. The average rent is moderate for this area and the vacancy rate is 0.0%! Those who move here tend to stay, so finding an apartment or a home for lease might be a challenge in this area. The neighborhood is very urban, the commutes are usually a short 15 minutes and the proximity to Grant Rea and Rio Hondo Parks cannot be beat! This area is a fantastic place to live if you enjoy being outdoors and being a part of a tight knit community. $$$

Pico Vista Rd/Lochinvar Dr:This metropolitan neighborhood is just off of I-605, making your commute, if you have one, relatively painless and short depending on where you work in the city. The average rental price will make you smile, nice and middle-of-the-road! This working class neighborhood is favored by many in the manufacturing and sales industries, as well as some executives and professional managers.$$$

Clarinda Ave/La Docena Ln:A little further to the south brings us to this somewhat pricey, upscale neighborhood. This area has a very low vacancy rate, currently at 1.1%, which makes it a hard nut to crack if you are trying to move into the area. However, show tenacity and stick it out because this is a favored neighborhood to live in and raise a family in. Local residents predominantly own their homes here, and enjoy the benefits of living in such an urban environment. $$$$$

City Center:This urban neighborhood is in the heart of Pico Rivera, with City Hall at its center. A stone's throw from I-605, this moderately pricey neighborhood has a relatively low vacancy rate of 3.8%. The location of this neighborhood guarantees a short commute for most of its residents and the area is pedestrian friendly! $$$

Passons Blvd/Nan St:This neighborhood is a bargain compared to most others in the city. The average rent is quite affordable by the city's standards and most of the homes here were built between 1940-1969, giving the area a well lived in, somewhat historic feel. Again, the commutes to and from work are negligible as this neighborhood is close to the heart of Pico Rivera. The vacancy rate is nil... 0.0%. Finding an apartment or home for rent in this neighborhood is not very easy, and it's not a hard leap of the imagination to understand why. $$

Whittier Junction/Bartolo:With Pico Rivera Golf Club tucked into one corner of this affluent neighborhood, it is safe and correct to assume that the average rental price is steep in this area. Populated with up and coming executives and young professionals, many choose this area because it is so family oriented and has a somewhat secluded feeling, almost private. $$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Whittier Blvd:This densely urban neighborhood is one of the more affordable in Pico Rivera. This is an older section of town, with most of the homes having been built before 1970, but it truly adds charm and beauty to the area. Most of the homes here are owner occupied, but there are a number of apartment complexes and high rise condominiums in the neighborhood as well. The rental vacancy rate is low at 2.1%, so there are few openings for housing in this area, but if you find one, it is a good bet you will stay! $$

Living in Pico Rivera

Want to live the LA area? Pico Rivera might be just the right choice for you. Pico Rivera is great for outdoor lovers. The town is full of parks and sports complexes, so if you like to compete or stay in shape, you'll have no problem doing it here. Like shopping? The town has every large international chain you could want or need. Need to get into LA? Get a car. Everyone here drives. It's just the way it is.

Living in Pico Rivera
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Want to live the LA area? Pico Rivera might be just the right choice for you. Pico Rivera is great for outdoor lovers. The town is full of parks and sports complexes, so if you like to compete or stay in shape, you'll have no problem doing it here. Like shopping? The town has every large international chain you could want or need. Need to get into LA? Get a car. Everyone here drives. It's just the way it is.

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City Guide

Pico Rivera
The B-2 Spirit Bomber was unveiled in Pico Rivera in 1988. The real question is, how did they even see it?
The B-2 Spirit Bomber was unveiled in Pico Rivera in 1988. The real question is, how did they even see it?

Located in Southeastern Los Angeles County, Pico Rivera is home to 63,400 citizens and growing! This illustrious city was founded in 1858, combining the unincorporated communities of Pico and Rivera. What was once mainly agricultural land, quickly became a haven for entrepreneurs in the home building industry after World War II. Since the 1950's, Pico Rivera has become a residential as well as industrial city that continues to thrive. There are impressive amounts of parks and playgrounds placed throughout the city as well as an extraordinary number of athletic fields. There are 18 in all! Just 11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, a stone's throw away, and you can be in the heart of the big city. However, one of the reasons why the residents love Pico Rivera, is because it doesn't feel like Los Angeles! It is a beautiful city nestled between Montebello and Whittier. Pico Rivera is easily accessible from the Santa Anna Freeway and an excellent place to visit, raise a family or retire!

Moving to Pico Rivera

The best time to begin looking for a home to rent or possibly rent to own is the moment you know it will be a future reality. Take a good look at where you are currently and why you like it. Make a list of what you expect to have in your new home, those things that you just cannot see yourself doing without. Examples might be a washer and dryer connection if you have young children, a big family or just prefer to air your dirty laundry in private as opposed to public. Do you need a garage? How about central heating and air-conditioning, or will a window unit arrangement suit your needs? These are the myriad of seemingly small, but hugely important details you need to begin to think about and write down as you go.

Finding a realtor, an agency or someone you might know that is already a local of the town will vastly improve your odds of finding a home with which you will be happy. With an agent, you can let someone else do all the leg work of finding prospects and you can come along in one swoop and look through the ones that interest you and pass up the ones that don't. This will save countless hours of driving and frustration on your part, so be smart about it from the beginning! Bring your credit references, rental history and references if you have them, your identification--of course--and be prepared to put down some money for a security deposit to hold a place if you just happen to find one on the first time out--which is not unheard of, but very lucky indeed! Follow these few simple points of advice, and you should have a much easier time of finding just the right place with a minimal amount of stress or worry...Save that for packing and unpacking instead!

Moving to Pico Rivera
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The best time to begin looking for a home to rent or possibly rent to own is the moment you know it will be a future reality. Take a good look at where you are currently and why you like it. Make a list of what you expect to have in your new home, those things that you just cannot see yourself doing without. Examples might be a washer and dryer connection if you have young children, a big family or just prefer to air your dirty laundry in private as opposed to public. Do you need a garage? How about central heating and air-conditioning, or will a window unit arrangement suit your needs? These are the myriad of seemingly small, but hugely important details you need to begin to think about and write down as you go.

Finding a realtor, an agency or someone you might know that is already a local of the town will vastly improve your odds of finding a home with which you will be happy. With an agent, you can let someone else do all the leg work of finding prospects and you can come along in one swoop and look through the ones that interest you and pass up the ones that don't. This will save countless hours of driving and frustration on your part, so be smart about it from the beginning! Bring your credit references, rental history and references if you have them, your identification--of course--and be prepared to put down some money for a security deposit to hold a place if you just happen to find one on the first time out--which is not unheard of, but very lucky indeed! Follow these few simple points of advice, and you should have a much easier time of finding just the right place with a minimal amount of stress or worry...Save that for packing and unpacking instead!

Pico Rivera's Neighborhoods

Downey Rd/McCampbell:This densely urban neighborhood has a very balanced mix of owners and renters with an extremely low vacancy rate of just 0.7%! The average rent in this neighborhood is moderate to high. Many of the structures are older, built between 1940-1969, while the rest tend to be more modern, having been built after 1970. The commute time is also quite short, about 15-30 minutes per day, not too bad considering what other cities like Los Angeles have to contend with. $$$

Beverly Blvd/Durfee Ave:On the western side of Pico Rivera, the Beverly and Durfee neighborhood is a beautiful area flanked by Pico and Streamland Parks. The average rental price in this area is a bit on the high end, but you are paying for more room and better views of the mountains on this side of town. The vacancy rate is a little higher in this area as well, up at 4.3%, which is great for those looking to move into this chic, very urban little neighborhood. It is considered a walkable neighborhood, but those commuting can expect a 30-45 minute trek each way. However, many of the residents in this neighborhood tend to commute from their bedrooms to their home office for work each day. That's right, this is a huge work-from-home community!$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Manzanar Ave:This upscale neighborhood is very trendy, walkable and mostly owner occupied. The average rent does not come cheap, nor will it completely break the bank. Most homes in this area are medium to large single family homes, however there are some smaller dwellings as well as a few apartment complexes and high rises. Overall, the average commute is a short 15-30 minute drive each day, something the locals seem to appreciate! $$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Beverly Blvd:Nestled alongside the Rio Hondo River sits this charming little neighborhood. The average rent is moderate for this area and the vacancy rate is 0.0%! Those who move here tend to stay, so finding an apartment or a home for lease might be a challenge in this area. The neighborhood is very urban, the commutes are usually a short 15 minutes and the proximity to Grant Rea and Rio Hondo Parks cannot be beat! This area is a fantastic place to live if you enjoy being outdoors and being a part of a tight knit community. $$$

Pico Vista Rd/Lochinvar Dr:This metropolitan neighborhood is just off of I-605, making your commute, if you have one, relatively painless and short depending on where you work in the city. The average rental price will make you smile, nice and middle-of-the-road! This working class neighborhood is favored by many in the manufacturing and sales industries, as well as some executives and professional managers.$$$

Clarinda Ave/La Docena Ln:A little further to the south brings us to this somewhat pricey, upscale neighborhood. This area has a very low vacancy rate, currently at 1.1%, which makes it a hard nut to crack if you are trying to move into the area. However, show tenacity and stick it out because this is a favored neighborhood to live in and raise a family in. Local residents predominantly own their homes here, and enjoy the benefits of living in such an urban environment. $$$$$

City Center:This urban neighborhood is in the heart of Pico Rivera, with City Hall at its center. A stone's throw from I-605, this moderately pricey neighborhood has a relatively low vacancy rate of 3.8%. The location of this neighborhood guarantees a short commute for most of its residents and the area is pedestrian friendly! $$$

Passons Blvd/Nan St:This neighborhood is a bargain compared to most others in the city. The average rent is quite affordable by the city's standards and most of the homes here were built between 1940-1969, giving the area a well lived in, somewhat historic feel. Again, the commutes to and from work are negligible as this neighborhood is close to the heart of Pico Rivera. The vacancy rate is nil... 0.0%. Finding an apartment or home for rent in this neighborhood is not very easy, and it's not a hard leap of the imagination to understand why. $$

Whittier Junction/Bartolo:With Pico Rivera Golf Club tucked into one corner of this affluent neighborhood, it is safe and correct to assume that the average rental price is steep in this area. Populated with up and coming executives and young professionals, many choose this area because it is so family oriented and has a somewhat secluded feeling, almost private. $$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Whittier Blvd:This densely urban neighborhood is one of the more affordable in Pico Rivera. This is an older section of town, with most of the homes having been built before 1970, but it truly adds charm and beauty to the area. Most of the homes here are owner occupied, but there are a number of apartment complexes and high rise condominiums in the neighborhood as well. The rental vacancy rate is low at 2.1%, so there are few openings for housing in this area, but if you find one, it is a good bet you will stay! $$

Pico Rivera's Neighborhoods
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Downey Rd/McCampbell:This densely urban neighborhood has a very balanced mix of owners and renters with an extremely low vacancy rate of just 0.7%! The average rent in this neighborhood is moderate to high. Many of the structures are older, built between 1940-1969, while the rest tend to be more modern, having been built after 1970. The commute time is also quite short, about 15-30 minutes per day, not too bad considering what other cities like Los Angeles have to contend with. $$$

Beverly Blvd/Durfee Ave:On the western side of Pico Rivera, the Beverly and Durfee neighborhood is a beautiful area flanked by Pico and Streamland Parks. The average rental price in this area is a bit on the high end, but you are paying for more room and better views of the mountains on this side of town. The vacancy rate is a little higher in this area as well, up at 4.3%, which is great for those looking to move into this chic, very urban little neighborhood. It is considered a walkable neighborhood, but those commuting can expect a 30-45 minute trek each way. However, many of the residents in this neighborhood tend to commute from their bedrooms to their home office for work each day. That's right, this is a huge work-from-home community!$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Manzanar Ave:This upscale neighborhood is very trendy, walkable and mostly owner occupied. The average rent does not come cheap, nor will it completely break the bank. Most homes in this area are medium to large single family homes, however there are some smaller dwellings as well as a few apartment complexes and high rises. Overall, the average commute is a short 15-30 minute drive each day, something the locals seem to appreciate! $$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Beverly Blvd:Nestled alongside the Rio Hondo River sits this charming little neighborhood. The average rent is moderate for this area and the vacancy rate is 0.0%! Those who move here tend to stay, so finding an apartment or a home for lease might be a challenge in this area. The neighborhood is very urban, the commutes are usually a short 15 minutes and the proximity to Grant Rea and Rio Hondo Parks cannot be beat! This area is a fantastic place to live if you enjoy being outdoors and being a part of a tight knit community. $$$

Pico Vista Rd/Lochinvar Dr:This metropolitan neighborhood is just off of I-605, making your commute, if you have one, relatively painless and short depending on where you work in the city. The average rental price will make you smile, nice and middle-of-the-road! This working class neighborhood is favored by many in the manufacturing and sales industries, as well as some executives and professional managers.$$$

Clarinda Ave/La Docena Ln:A little further to the south brings us to this somewhat pricey, upscale neighborhood. This area has a very low vacancy rate, currently at 1.1%, which makes it a hard nut to crack if you are trying to move into the area. However, show tenacity and stick it out because this is a favored neighborhood to live in and raise a family in. Local residents predominantly own their homes here, and enjoy the benefits of living in such an urban environment. $$$$$

City Center:This urban neighborhood is in the heart of Pico Rivera, with City Hall at its center. A stone's throw from I-605, this moderately pricey neighborhood has a relatively low vacancy rate of 3.8%. The location of this neighborhood guarantees a short commute for most of its residents and the area is pedestrian friendly! $$$

Passons Blvd/Nan St:This neighborhood is a bargain compared to most others in the city. The average rent is quite affordable by the city's standards and most of the homes here were built between 1940-1969, giving the area a well lived in, somewhat historic feel. Again, the commutes to and from work are negligible as this neighborhood is close to the heart of Pico Rivera. The vacancy rate is nil... 0.0%. Finding an apartment or home for rent in this neighborhood is not very easy, and it's not a hard leap of the imagination to understand why. $$

Whittier Junction/Bartolo:With Pico Rivera Golf Club tucked into one corner of this affluent neighborhood, it is safe and correct to assume that the average rental price is steep in this area. Populated with up and coming executives and young professionals, many choose this area because it is so family oriented and has a somewhat secluded feeling, almost private. $$$$$

Rosemead Blvd/Whittier Blvd:This densely urban neighborhood is one of the more affordable in Pico Rivera. This is an older section of town, with most of the homes having been built before 1970, but it truly adds charm and beauty to the area. Most of the homes here are owner occupied, but there are a number of apartment complexes and high rise condominiums in the neighborhood as well. The rental vacancy rate is low at 2.1%, so there are few openings for housing in this area, but if you find one, it is a good bet you will stay! $$

Living in Pico Rivera

Want to live the LA area? Pico Rivera might be just the right choice for you. Pico Rivera is great for outdoor lovers. The town is full of parks and sports complexes, so if you like to compete or stay in shape, you'll have no problem doing it here. Like shopping? The town has every large international chain you could want or need. Need to get into LA? Get a car. Everyone here drives. It's just the way it is.

Living in Pico Rivera
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Want to live the LA area? Pico Rivera might be just the right choice for you. Pico Rivera is great for outdoor lovers. The town is full of parks and sports complexes, so if you like to compete or stay in shape, you'll have no problem doing it here. Like shopping? The town has every large international chain you could want or need. Need to get into LA? Get a car. Everyone here drives. It's just the way it is.