52 Apartments for rent in San Bernardino, CA

Last updated October 22 at 9:52AM
632 W 13th St
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 22 at 1:56AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
1450 Sepulveda Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 4 at 10:36AM UTC
1 Bedroom
668 N Mountain View Ave
Downtown San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 22 at 1:42AM UTC
1 Bedroom
4120 Mountain Dr
Arrowhead Farms
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 21 at 10:00AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
1506 W 20th Street
Mount Vernon
San Bernardino, CA
Updated September 14 at 3:25AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
632 W 13th St
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 22 at 1:46AM UTC
6969 Argyle Avenue
San Gorgonio
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 11 at 10:36AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
4120 Mountain Dr.
Arrowhead Farms
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 20 at 2:26AM UTC
1 Bedroom
474 E Wabash St
Perris Hills
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 22 at 1:56AM UTC
1 Bedroom
2615 N State Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 22 at 9:52AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
3308 N Mayfield Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
Updated August 28 at 2:49AM UTC
4 Bedrooms
969 S Foisy Street
Valley View
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 11 at 10:25AM UTC
4 Bedrooms
5392 Ironwood Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 13 at 9:48AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
1470 Pepper Tree Lane
Perris Hills
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 14 at 10:39AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
2921 North F Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 1 at 9:39AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
7524 McKinley Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 18 at 10:46AM UTC
1 Bedroom
435 W 20th Street
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 18 at 10:46AM UTC
1 Bedroom
514 E 28th St
HI - 30
San Bernardino, CA
Updated October 20 at 10:35AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
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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

October 2017 San Bernardino Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2017 San Bernardino Rent Report. San Bernardino rents remained steady 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 held steady over the past month

San Bernardino rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up moderately by 3.5% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in San Bernardino stand at $830 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,030 for a two-bedroom. San Bernardino's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 4.3%, but exceeds the national average of 2.8%.

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. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Ontario has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 6.5%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,460, while one-bedrooms go for $1,170.
  • Over the past month, Indio has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,200, while one-bedrooms go for $960.
  • Corona has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,120; rents rose 5.8% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.
  • San Bernardino has the least expensive rents in the Riverside metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,030; rents increased 3.5% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.

San Bernardino rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in San Bernardino, a few large cities nationwide have seen also rents grow more modestly. San Bernardino is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents also increased significantly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 4.3% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 4.5% in Los Angeles, 4.4% in San Diego, and 2.5% in San Jose.
  • San Bernardino's median two-bedroom rent of $1,030 is below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the 3.5% rise in San Bernardino.
  • While San Bernardino's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Seattle (+4.5%), Phoenix (+4.5%), and Jacksonville (+4.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in San Bernardino than most large cities. For example, San Jose has a median 2BR rent of $2,570, which is nearly 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 $1,020 $1,280 0.2% 3.8%
San Bernardino $830 $1,030 0.1% 3.5%
Fontana $1,020 $1,280 -0.2% 1.6%
Moreno Valley $1,340 $1,680 0.1% 5.8%
Rancho Cucamonga $1,350 $1,690 -0.1% 5.4%
Ontario $1,170 $1,460 -0.3% 6.5%
Corona $1,700 $2,120 -0.1% 5.8%
Murrieta $1,390 $1,740 -0.0% 5.3%
Indio $960 $1,200 -0.4% 2.6%
Chino Hills $1,530 $1,940 0.8% 5.5%
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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
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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.