104 Apartments for rent in San Bernardino, CA

Last updated August 20 at 1:59AM
1265 Kendall Drive
Shandin Hills
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 11:26AM
1 Bedroom
6984 Little League Drive
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 11:15AM
3 Bedrooms
3859 Taconite Road
San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 5:43AM
4 Bedrooms
1340 N F St
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 16 at 2:02AM
1 Bedroom
1152 W 16th Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 6:08AM
2 Bedrooms
3208 N Arrowhead Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 17 at 4:27AM
3 Bedrooms
761 Glendenning Way
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 19 at 1:46AM
3 Bedrooms
4904 Mayfield Ave
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 19 at 10:07AM
4 Bedrooms
3308 N Mayfield Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 6:06AM
4 Bedrooms
6945 ARGYLE Avenue
San Gorgonio
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 17 at 12:16PM
4 Bedrooms
7018 Glasgow Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 5:41AM
1 Bedroom
3105 Pepper Tree Ln
San Bernardino, CA
Updated July 27 at 6:30PM
5 Bedrooms
474 E Wabash St
Perris Hills
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 20 at 1:50AM
1 Bedroom
1486 Coral Tree Ln.
San Bernardino, CA
Updated July 27 at 6:29PM
3 Bedrooms
670 N Mountain View Ave
Downtown San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 20 at 1:59AM
2 Bedrooms
4746 Gray Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 15 at 5:43AM
2 Bedrooms
271 West 14th Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 3 at 11:35AM
1 Bedroom
25666 6th St
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 18 at 9:49AM
1 Bedroom
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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.

Rent Report
San Bernardino

August 2017 San Bernardino Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2017 San Bernardino Rent Report. San Bernardino rents increased 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 increased slightly over the past month

San Bernardino rents have increased 0.2% over the past month, and are up moderately by 3.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in San Bernardino stand at $820 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,030 for a two-bedroom. This is the sixth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. San Bernardino's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.2%, but exceeds the national average of 2.9%.

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, all of them have seen prices rise, and this trend can be seen throughout other areas in the state, as well. California as a whole has logged a 4.2% year-over-year growth. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro, as well as the rest of the state.

  • Corona has the most expensive rents in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,120; the city has also seen rent growth of 7.5% over the past year, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Chino Hills has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with decline of 0.6%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,900, while one-bedrooms go for $1,500.
  • San Bernardino has the least expensive rents in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,030; rents grew 0.2% over the past month and 3.9% over the past year.
  • Looking throughout the rest of the state, San Francisco is the most expensive of all California's major cities outside the Riverside metro, with a median two-bedroom rent of $3,060; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, San Francisco, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.0%).
  • Sacramento, Santa Ana, and Fresno have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (8.9%, 6.2%, and 6.1%, respectively).

San Bernardino rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

San Bernardino is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • San Bernardino's median two-bedroom rent of $1,030 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.9% over the past year.
  • While San Bernardino's rents rose over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Seattle (+5.6%), Phoenix (+5.0%), and Las Vegas (+4.3%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in San Bernardino than most large cities. Comparably, Seattle has a median 2BR rent of $1,710, which is more than one-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 $1,020 $1,280 0.4% 4.1%
San Bernardino $820 $1,030 0.2% 3.9%
Fontana $1,020 $1,280 0.5% 2.0%
Moreno Valley $1,340 $1,680 0.3% 5.9%
Rancho Cucamonga $1,350 $1,690 1.0% 6.7%
Ontario $1,170 $1,460 0.3% 6.6%
Corona $1,700 $2,120 0.2% 7.5%
Murrieta $1,380 $1,730 1.1% 4.9%
Indio $960 $1,210 0.5% 3.6%
Chino Hills $1,500 $1,900 -0.6% 4.2%
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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.


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.

San Bernardino Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how San Bernardino ranks on:
F Overall satisfaction
F Safety and crime rate
D Jobs and career opportunities
D Recreational activities
B+ Affordability
B- Quality of schools
C+ Weather
C Commute time
B+ State and local taxes
B+ Public transit
C Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
Full data available when viewing on a non-mobile device.
Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released results for San Bernardino from the second annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 30,000 renters, provides insight into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

“San Bernardino renters are highly dissatisfied with their city overall” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “Most categories received below-average ratings.”

Key findings in San Bernardino include the following:

  • San Bernardino renters gave their city an F overall in satisfaction.
  • The highest-rated categories for San Bernardino were affordability (B+) and quality of local schools (B-).
  • Renters were most dissatisfied with local jobs and career opportunities (D) and safety (F).
  • San Bernardino renters are far less satisfied with their city than renters in other California cities like Los Angeles (C), Pasadena (A+), Riverside (C+).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction included Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Pasadena, CA; Boston, MA; and Madison, WI. The lowest rated cities included Newark, NJ; Bronx, NY; Bridgeport, CT; Baltimore, MD; and Salinas, CA.

Renters say:

  • “It's not the safest, but we live. The cost is the most affordable.” —Susana P.
  • “High crime rate...love the mix of races/ethnicities in my neighborhood.” —Laneesha J.
  • “I hate the crime and low quality of schools.” —April R.
  • “I hate the violence and crime rate. However, I do admire the people who are friendly and choose to be the peacemakers in this city.” —Lindsay U.