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70 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Riverside, CA

Last updated December 10 at 9:55pm UTC
Imperial Hardware Lofts
3750 Main Street
Riverside, CA
Updated December 10 at 7:17pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,010
18024 Cleveland Avenue
Arlington Heights
Riverside, CA
Updated December 10 at 9:42am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,700
1321 Massachusetts Avenue
University
Riverside, CA
Updated December 10 at 9:55pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,245
3535 Banbury Drive #126
La Sierra
Riverside, CA
Updated November 21 at 11:23am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,195
Results within 1 miles of Riverside, CA
18427 Tyler Avenue
Moreno Valley
Moreno Valley, CA
Updated December 10 at 9:42am UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,950
Results within 5 miles of Riverside, CA
Core at Sycamore Highlands
5946 Sycamore Canyon Blvd
Riverside, CA
Updated December 10 at 7:18pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,760

December 2018 Riverside Rent Report

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

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Riverside

December 2018 Riverside Rent Report

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

Riverside rents declined over the past month

Riverside rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but are up slightly by 1.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Riverside stand at $1,060 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,330 for a two-bedroom. Riverside's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.4%, as well as the national average of 1.3%.

Rents rising across the Riverside Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Riverside, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Riverside metro, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Chino Hills has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 3.4%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,980, while one-bedrooms go for $1,570.
  • Over the past year, Indio is the only city in the metro that has seen rents fall, with a decline of 0.9%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,210, while one-bedrooms go for $970.
  • Corona has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,200; rents were up 0.3% over the past month and 2.8% over the past year.
  • San Bernardino has the least expensive rents in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,060; rents increased 0.5% over the past month and 1.2% over the past year.

Riverside rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased slightly in Riverside, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Riverside is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.2% in San Jose, 1.5% in Los Angeles, and 1.0% in San Diego.
  • Riverside's median two-bedroom rent of $1,330 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 1.8% rise in Riverside.
  • While Riverside's rents rose slightly over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Portland (-0.6%) and Seattle (-0.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Riverside than most large cities. For example, San Jose has a median 2BR rent of $2,630, which is nearly twice the price in Riverside.

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
Riverside $1,060 $1,330 -0.1% 1.8%
San Bernardino $850 $1,060 0.5% 1.2%
Fontana $1,060 $1,320 0.7% 0.4%
Moreno Valley $1,370 $1,710 0.0% 0.6%
Rancho Cucamonga $1,410 $1,760 0.5% 3.4%
Ontario $1,190 $1,490 0.1% 2.6%
Corona $1,760 $2,200 0.3% 2.8%
Murrieta $1,400 $1,750 -0.0% 1.1%
Indio $970 $1,210 0.6% -0.9%
Chino Hills $1,570 $1,980 -0.2% 3.4%
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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.