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163 Apartments for rent in San Bernardino, CA

Last updated August 15 at 3:50am UTC
3356 N Lugo Avenue
Arrowhead
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 13 at 10:49pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1964 N. Sierra Way
DMV
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 12 at 9:32am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
501 W 34th Street
Shandin Hills
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 9 at 6:52am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,099
3733 White Ash Road
San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 9 at 6:51am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,400
2588 Genevieve
Wilson
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 3 at 10:15am UTC
2 Bedrooms
Ask
1319 Colorado Avenue
California Gardens
San Bernardino, CA
Updated July 24 at 2:54am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,550
Results within 1 miles of San Bernardino, CA
1972 De Anda
Colton
Colton, CA
Updated August 15 at 2:50am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1800 E Old Ranch Road
Colton
Colton, CA
Updated August 15 at 2:48am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
7887 Dundee Avenue
Cypress
Highland, CA
Updated August 13 at 10:50pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,950
29113 Amberwood Lane
East Highlands
Highland, CA
Updated August 9 at 6:52am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$3,000
29369 Bacon Lane
East Highlands
Highland, CA
Updated August 9 at 6:52am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,600
10952 Ragsdale Road
Loma Linda
Loma Linda, CA
Updated August 3 at 10:16am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
10952 Ragsdale Road
Loma Linda
Loma Linda, CA
Updated August 3 at 2:46am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
1951 De Carmen Dr.
Colton
Colton, CA
Updated July 23 at 2:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
410 E Mariana St
Rialto
Rialto, CA
Updated July 6 at 7:33am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
1050 W 59th Street
North Park
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 11 at 7:09am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
1703 Tara Ridge Court
Reche Canyon
Colton, CA
Updated August 4 at 9:27am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,550
474 E Wabash St
Perris Hills
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 14 at 9:29am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,025
26200 Redlands Blvd
Redlands
Redlands, CA
Updated July 27 at 9:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1245 N Mt Vernon Ave
Colton
Colton, CA
Updated July 23 at 5:19pm UTC
Studio
$775
City Guide
San Bernardino
The Inland Empire Strikes Back

Would you have guessed that San Bernardino, California was one of the 100 largest cities in America? According to the last Census, it rang in at number 99, ahead of notable locales such as Salt Lake City, Utah; Providence, Rhode Island; and Spokane, Washington. Along with nearby Riverside, San Bernardino is an anchor of the sprawl east of Los Angeles known as The Inland Empire. In San Bernardino you’ve got gorgeous mountains and National Forest land a stone’s throw to the north and the east, but the heart of Hollywood is just a 60 mile shot due west. Not a bad spot, right? Let’s get you settled in.

Where’s the Value?

In most of the denser areas of San Bernardino, your best value is going to be an apartment complex. Quality varies, though, and not necessarily according to neighborhood, so a good way to get shorthand idea of a property’s level of care is to look at the pool, especially if you’re moving in summer when the water should be most used. A landlord can stage an apartment in short order, but you can’t fake the funk in a pool. Prices will be firmer in complexes because they are typically run by management firms, but there is still room for negotiating in this market.

If you’re up for living on the outskirts of town, or even a little outside, your best value will often be a single family home. In many cases, these homes are recently built. Landlords in these situations tend to be individuals, so rents for comparable situations can vary quite a bit as people tend to over/undervalue their own personal property more than commercial outfits.

Neighborhoods? Sure! We Got a Million of ‘Em!

As a city that grew recently and at breakneck speed, San Bernardino hasn’t developed neighborhoods with the same history and level of definition as some other American cities. You’re not exactly going to wander around a corner and sense you have entered The French Quarter or Haight-Ashbury. Lines here are fluid, and even the locals will give you surprisingly different boundaries for areas they give a common name.

That’s really it. There are some gems in there; you just have to dig a little to find ‘em. In any case, we’re sure you’ll find something that fits you like a glove.

August 2018 San Bernardino Rent Report

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

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Rent Report
San Bernardino

August 2018 San Bernardino Rent Report

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

San Bernardino rents decline sharply over the past month

San Bernardino rents have declined 0.6% over the past month, but have increased moderately by 2.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in San Bernardino stand at $840 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,050 for a two-bedroom. San Bernardino's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.8%, as well as the national average of 1.2%.

Rents rising across the Riverside Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of San Bernardino, 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 3.9%. 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 0.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,200, while one-bedrooms go for $960.
  • San Bernardino has the least expensive rents in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,050; rents went down 0.6% over the past month but rose 2.4% over the past year.
  • Corona has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,190; rents increased 0.2% over the past month and 3.5% over the past year.

San Bernardino rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in San Bernardino, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. San Bernardino 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 1.8% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.2% in San Jose, 1.3% in Los Angeles, and 1.0% in San Diego.
  • San Bernardino's median two-bedroom rent of $1,050 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.2% over the past year compared to the 2.4% increase in San Bernardino.
  • While San Bernardino's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Portland (-2.6%) and Seattle (-2.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in San Bernardino than most large cities. For example, San Jose has a median 2BR rent of $2,640, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in San Bernardino.

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 $1,320 0.5% 3.5%
San Bernardino $840 $1,050 -0.6% 2.4%
Fontana $1,050 $1,320 -0.8% 2.8%
Moreno Valley $1,370 $1,710 0.1% 1.9%
Rancho Cucamonga $1,400 $1,750 -0.4% 3.4%
Ontario $1,190 $1,490 0.0% 2.0%
Corona $1,750 $2,190 0.2% 3.5%
Murrieta $1,390 $1,740 -0.0% 0.9%
Indio $960 $1,200 -0.5% -0.3%
Chino Hills $1,570 $1,980 -0.1% 3.9%
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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.

Renter Confidence Survey

Apartment List has released San Bernardino’s results 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.

"San Bernardino renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories below average scores."

Key Findings in San Berna...

View full San Bernardino Renter Confidence Survey
San Bernardino Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states
Here's how San Bernardino ranks on:
F Overall satisfaction
F Safety and crime rate
F Jobs and career opportunities
F Recreational activities
B+ Affordability
D Quality of schools
F Social Life
D Weather
C Commute time
D State and local taxes
B+ Public transit
F Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released San Bernardino’s results 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.

"San Bernardino renters expressed general dissatisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories below average scores."

Key Findings in San Bernardino include the following:

  • San Bernardino renters gave their city an F overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for San Bernardino were affordability and public transit, which both received B+ grades.
  • The areas of concern to San Bernardino renters are jobs and career opportunities, safety and low crime, social life, recreational activities and pet-friendliness, which all received scores of F.
  • San Bernardino did relatively poorly compared to other cities in California like Los Angeles (C+), San Diego (A-), San Francisco (B+) and Sacramento (C).
  • San Bernardino did relatively poorly compared to cities nationwide, including Dallas (B), Chicago (B-) and Charlotte (A-).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.