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Salinas Apartments
Last updated February 29 2024 at 1:21 AM

Salinas, CA
73 Apartments for Rent

Salinas Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 155,465
Population Density: 6,635.8 people/sq mile
Median Age: 32
Percentage of Family Households: 81%
Median Annual Income: $80,154 / year
Median Rent: $1,702 / month

What locals are saying

So you’re relocating to the Monterey peninsula area, and you’ve got your sights set on Salinas, California! A quick jaunt from the Pacific coast, it was once a little settlement that grew out of two intersecting stagecoach routes. Let’s narrow in on the Salinas renting specifics, prior to giving you a little overview of living in this big city, shall we?

So now that you’ve got a feel for the city itself, let’s talk about the rental market

Salinas Demographics


How diverse is Salinas?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Salinas is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Salinas are Hispanic Or Latino (86%), White (9%), Asian (2.9%), Black Or African American (1.1%), Two Or More (0.5%), Other (0.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Salinas residents?

The median age in Salinas is 32 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Salinas?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Salinas is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Salinas are Hispanic Or Latino (86%), White (9%), Asian (2.9%), Black Or African American (1.1%), Two Or More (0.5%), Other (0.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Salinas residents?

The median age in Salinas is 32 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Salinas Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Salinas is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

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

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Salinas is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Salinas


Elementary Schools

6 /10
John E. Steinbeck Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
596 Students
12 Reviews
596
Students
12 Reviews
6 /10
Lincoln Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
570 Students
25 Reviews
570
Students
25 Reviews
6 /10
New Republic Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
628 Students
6 Reviews
628
Students
6 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Gavilan View Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
667 Students
7 Reviews
667
Students
7 Reviews
4 /10
El Sausal Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
1,160 Students
5 Reviews
1,160
Students
5 Reviews
4 /10
Washington Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
1,265 Students
3 Reviews
1,265
Students
3 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
North Salinas High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,285 Students
7 Reviews
2,285
Students
7 Reviews
5 /10
Salinas High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,661 Students
3 Reviews
2,661
Students
3 Reviews
4 /10
Alisal High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,904 Students
2 Reviews
2,904
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Salinas


Apartment List has released the results for Salinas 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.
“Salinas renters are highly dissatisfied with their city overall” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “Most categories received below-average ratings.”
70%
Weather
55%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
52%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
50%
Public Transit
48%
Pet Friendliness
47%
Commute Time
45%
Social Life
44%
Quality of Schools
22%
Dating
19%
State and Local Taxes
17%
Safety and Crime Rate
12%
Affordability
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Find an apartment for rent in Salinas, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Salinas, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 73 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Salinas. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Salinas 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 Salinas, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Salinas?

Apartment Rentals in Salinas start at $1,950/month.

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

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

How much should I pay for rent in Salinas?

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 Salinas.

How can I find off-campus housing in Salinas?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Salinas. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include San Jose City College, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, Mission College, and California State University-East Bay.