83 Luxury Apartments for rent in San Clemente, CA

Last updated January 16 at 8:14pm UTC
1208 Vista Jardin
Forster Ranch
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 11:57am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$4,700
68 Paseo Del Rey
Talega
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 9 at 8:46pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,100
235 Avenida Lobeiro
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 1:50am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
3714 Calle Casino
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 3:36pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,600
240 Calle Cuervo
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 11 at 12:01pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,200
100 shell
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 16 at 7:04pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,595
1505 Calle Sacramento
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 16 at 7:03pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
122 Avenida Adobe
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 13 at 10:08am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,300
171 Calle Cuervo
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 16 at 7:10pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,100
804 Buena Vista
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 11:49am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$5,100
115 bay dr
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 11:51am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,895
604 Via Pavon
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 12:00pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,900
103 Bay Drive
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 16 at 7:04pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,595
2727 S El Camino Real
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 10 at 1:26pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,500
2407 Plaza A La Playa
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 11:59am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$7,000
219 Avenida De La Grulla
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 11:58am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
314 Cazador Ln
San Clemente
San Clemente, CA
Updated January 3 at 1:49am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,400
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January 2018 San Clemente Rent Report

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

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January 2018 San Clemente Rent Report

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

San Clemente rents increase sharply over the past month

San Clemente rents have increased 1.0% over the past month, and have increased sharply by 8.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in San Clemente stand at $2,320 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,980 for a two-bedroom. This is the third straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in September. San Clemente's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 4.3%, as well as the national average of 2.8%.

Rents rising across the Los Angeles Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of San Clemente, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Los Angeles 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.

  • Garden Grove has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 10.0%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,100, while one-bedrooms go for $1,630.
  • Over the past month, Huntington Beach has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $2,340, while one-bedrooms go for $1,820.
  • Long Beach has the least expensive rents in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,700; rents went down 0.1% over the past month but rose 3.6% over the past year.
  • Irvine has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Los Angeles metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,700; rents were up 6.2% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to San Clemente

As rents have increased sharply in San Clemente, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, San Clemente is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased moderately 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 3.3% in San Diego, 2.7% in San Jose, and 0.5% in San Francisco.
  • San Clemente's median two-bedroom rent of $2,980 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the 8.4% increase in San Clemente.
  • While San Clemente's rents rose sharply over the past year, the city of DC saw a decrease of 0.3%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in San Clemente than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,020, where San Clemente is nearly three times that price.

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
Los Angeles $1,360 $1,750 -0.4% 3.4%
Long Beach $1,320 $1,700 -0.1% 3.6%
Anaheim $1,610 $2,070 -0.5% 5.1%
Santa Ana $1,440 $1,850 -0.4% 6.1%
Irvine $2,100 $2,700 -0.0% 6.2%
Glendale $1,390 $1,780 0.3% 2.1%
Huntington Beach $1,820 $2,340 -1.3% 0.3%
Santa Clarita $1,930 $2,490 -0.5% 6.9%
Garden Grove $1,630 $2,100 -0.2% 10.0%
Lancaster $1,340 $1,720 0.6% 8.3%
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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.

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