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3,177 Apartments for rent in San Diego County, CA

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Check out 3,177 verified apartments for rent in San Diego County, CA with rents starting as low as $950. Some apartments for rent in San Diego County might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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Elan Glover Court Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
$1,995
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Resort-style community with nature center, marina and walking trails. Located close to shops, malls and markets. Units feature spacious walk-in closets, modern appliances and private patio/balcony. Community has on-site maintenance.
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Elan Paseo Vista Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,420
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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One and two-bedroom homes with walk-in closets, private garages and well-equipped kitchens. The pet-friendly community has a fitness center and a pool. Get around traffic easily since it's close to Highway 76.
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Reidy Creek Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 33
Verified
4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,810
647 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,145
961 sqft
Units include carpet and plank flooring, garage with an automatic opener, and a fireplace. On-site community with clubhouse, spa, tennis court, and pool. Near the Del Norte Plaza Shopping Center and I-15.
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Elan River Village Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,345
901 sqft
Located in a wooded area near a creek. On-site grill area, pool, play area and fitness center. Bike to area attractions or the mountains. Apartments offer breakfast bars, wood-burning fireplaces, and large balconies and patios.
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San Diego County

Average Rent
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Diego County is $3,101, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,936. Last updated June 23
Studio
$2,742
1 Bed
$3,101
2 Beds
$3,936
3+ Beds
$4,957
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
Park 12 Photo Gallery 1
1 of 61
Verified
36 Units Available
Studio
$2,475
524 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,914
765 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,774
1074 sqft
Hanover Little Italy Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Verified
35 Units Available
Studio
$2,847
529 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,053
672 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,364
1076 sqft
Hanover Little Italy is the newest high-rise luxury living community in Downtown San Diego. Located near the historic Little Italy neighborhood, Hanover Little Italy provides easy access to San Diego’s finest dining, shopping, and entertainment. Residents also enjoy exclusive amenities, including a resort-style pool deck, an outdoor fitness terrace, a 24-hour fitness center furnished with cutting-edge equipment, a resident clubhouse with a catering kitchen, and available concierge services. Experience the best that San Diego has to offer in the heart of Downtown. Join our VIP waitlist today!
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Talavera Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,295
950 sqft
Featuring one-level apartment homes and split-level townhomes, these apartments include walk-in closets, washers and dryers, and plenty of storage space. Just blocks from downtown El Cajon and close to freeways and shopping.
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Arrive Mission Valley Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
Verified
18 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,132
678 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,747
982 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,837
1323 sqft
Just steps away from the SD Trolley and downtown. Luxury amenities featuring a 24-hour gym, refreshing pool and game room. Relax inside your spacious apartment with in-unit laundry, oversized closets and air conditioning.
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Avalon La Jolla Colony Photo Gallery 1
1 of 39
Verified
6 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,040
543 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,390
925 sqft
Beautiful setting just off I-5. Updated interiors with luxury amenities including granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Master bedrooms with walk-in closets. On-site yoga, pools, gym, grill area and fire pit. Pet-friendly.
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1 Bedroom
$2,685
701 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,225
866 sqft
Interstate 15 is nearby, but residents can typically find whatever they need along Rancho Penasquitos Boulevard. Residents enjoy garage parking, a hot tub, clubhouse and 24-hour gym. In-unit fireplaces, walk-in closets and hardwood flooring.
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eaves La Mesa Photo Gallery 1
1 of 28
Verified
9 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,575
691 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,882
988 sqft
Near Parkway Middle School, Northmont Park and Highway 125. Modern community with on-site amenities such as a pool, gym and basketball court. Balconies and patios on suites. In-unit laundry and updated appliances throughout.
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1 Bedroom
$2,590
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,045
885 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Conveniently located close to Highways 15 and 78 and beautiful beaches. Community has a tennis court, 24-hour gym, pool and hot tub. Recently renovated units have washer/dryer, walk-in closets and ceiling fans.
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Avalon Vista Photo Gallery 1
1 of 39
1 Bedroom
$2,565
561 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,315
1063 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,200
1435 sqft
Kitchens have granite counters, garbage disposal and space-saving, built-in microwaves. Recreational amenities include shuffleboard, a pool table, a hot tub and a swimming pool. Located within walking distance of Breeze Hill Park.
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eaves Mission Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,980
875 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,835
1350 sqft
Minutes from I-805 and Highway 163. Updated interiors with a fireplace, in-unit laundry, hardwood floors and extra storage. On-site amenities include a playground, grill area, garages, gym and luxury pool.
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AVA Pacific Beach Photo Gallery 1
1 of 42
Verified
16 Units Available
Studio
$2,386
405 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,960
664 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,325
910 sqft
Just off Crown Point/Pacific Beach. One- to two-bedroom apartments with hardwood floors, on-site laundry and walk-in closets. The community offers a brand-new fitness center and DIY space.
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Linda Vista Village Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
$1,895
560 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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A modern community with plenty of interior upgrades. On-site BBQ area, on-site management, and assigned parking. Units have a private balcony or patio. Several floor plans and buildings to choose from. Pet-friendly.
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Terra Nova Villas Photo Gallery 1
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4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,425
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Pet-friendly one- and two-bedroom apartments in park-like community with pool, hot-tub, playground, gym, bbq/grill area. Enjoy recently renovated gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors, walk-in closets, in-unit laundry. Access to transit, I-805. Minutes to Southwestern College.
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Cresta Bella Photo Gallery 1
1 of 42
Verified
10 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,906
899 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,090
1265 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,242
1447 sqft
CRESTA BELLA... a new, luxury rental community with Mediterranean-inspired architecture and spacious, flexible floor plans. A collection that is honored to call Rancho Penasquitos home, Cresta Bella blends together outstanding in-home conveniences, such as full-size washers and dryers, with thoughtful appointments like designer trim, state-of-the-art kitchens, and direct-access garages with remotes. The end result is an elegant living experience that is second to none.
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Elán Shadowridge Meadows Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$2,225
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Excellent location close to major retailers, restaurants, and schools. Residents enjoy communal pool, spa, and basketball courts. Homes include fireplaces, private balconies and patios, and more.
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Elan Village North Photo Gallery 1
1 of 29
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1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,370
970 sqft
Newly renovated homes with state-of-the-art kitchens and private balconies in a pet-friendly community. Residents enjoy access to on-site laundry, a pool and a spa, among other amenities. It's also close to Highway 78.
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Riverview Springs Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,430
705 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Welcome home to Riverview Springs. This beautiful apartment home community in Oceanside, California provides everything you need to live the lifestyle you want. Our ideal location puts you near everything Southern California has to offer, including San Diego, San Clemente, and Orange County. We're also close to Camp Pendleton Base and Route 76, which makes commuting a breeze. You will find great schools, incredible shopping, gorgeous parks, and sunny beaches just moments away. Your perfect home is right here in Oceanside, CA! We have something for everyone at Riverview Springs. With 4 floor plan options offering 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms, we are sure you will find the right fit for your stage in life; be it single, family, or the roommate stage. Providing amenities that are far beyond industry standard, our apartment homes feature spacious walk-in closets, a breakfast bar, washer and dryer connections and a private balcony or patio, plus much more. Residents of Riverview Springs can enjoy our assortment of on-site amenities to keep active and fit. Enjoy a refreshing swim in our sparkling pool or play a game of hoops on our full-size basketball court. Our fitness center provides a place for you to release some stress. We are pet-friendly, preferring cats or a small dog (in select homes only). Contact us today to make an appointment for your personal tour of our deluxe apartment community!
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Mission Pacific Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,495
641 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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From the moment you enter Mission Pacific, you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush tropical landscaping and unbeatable amenities. Our pet-friendly community boasts striking interiors with all the features you need for a comfortable lifestyle. Choose an upgraded floor plan with vaulted ceilings for a lofty feel or enjoy the wood-style floors and cable-ready bedrooms of a standard layout. Throughout our beautifully landscaped grounds, discover resort-inspired amenities for ultimate relaxation. Take your furry friend to the on-site dog park for some fresh air and exercise. When it’s your turn for a workout, take advantage of the indoor and outdoor fitness center. Afterward, cool off in the shimmering, tree-lined pool or grill some lunch at the outdoor lounge. The central location of our Talmadge apartments gives you easy access to local restaurants, shopping centers, and entertainment. Whether you’re catching a show in the historic Gaslamp Quarter or heading to a cafe on a relaxing Saturday morning, there’s something for everyone around the neighborhood. Contact us today to schedule your tour of Mission Pacific.
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BluWater Crossing Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$5,500
2795 sqft
BluWater Crossing offers a live/work experience unlike the rest. Our spacious 1- and 2-bedroom lofts were designed with an open-concept, featuring 18-foot vaulted ceilings, designer fixtures, and premium appliances. These homes include ground level commercial space that can accommodate most businesses, or provide that extra space needed to create the perfect work-from-home environment! Situated west of I-5, next to the Poinsettia Coaster Station, our community offers exceptional accessibility, as well as flexible solutions to meet your business needs, even as those needs change. With Common Grounds, the nation's premier provider of flexible office space and co-working solutions, headquartered on site, the possibilities are endless. At the end of the workday, our state-of-the-art fitness center and courtyard lounge are perfect places to unwind. If surf and sand are more your style, the beach is a short five-minute walk away. With a diverse mix of small businesses on site including Invita Café, various designers, stylists, and fitness instructors, BluWater Crossing makes live, work, and play a reality!
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Viewpoint Luxury Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$2,600
716 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$3,675
1178 sqft
Featuring fully renovated units, Highlands offers upscale condominium living at its finest. Our 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom condominiums include premium upgrades, such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, plank wood-style flooring, and plush bedroom carpeting. Standard features include private patios and balconies, forced air heating, central air conditioning, and in-unit washers and dryers. Picturesque landscaping, community barbecues, clubhouse, swimming pool, and spa are a few of the perks that come with living at this gorgeous community! Our residents also have access to an on-site fitness center, as well as a business center conveniently located in the leasing office. Just miles from Highway 78, Highlands Condominiums are perfectly placed in a suburban neighborhood surrounded by shopping centers, dining establishments, entertainment venues, and top-notch schools. Located just minutes from CSU San Marcos and Palomar College, this North County gem is the perfect place to call home.
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Find an apartment for rent in San Diego County, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in San Diego County, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 3,177 available rental units listed on Apartment List in San Diego County. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in San Diego County is $2,742 for a studio, $3,101 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,936 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in San Diego County?

In San Diego County, the average rent is $2,742 for a studio, $3,101 for a 1-bedroom, $3,936 for a 2-bedroom, and $4,957 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in San Diego County, check out our monthly San Diego County Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in San Diego County?

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

How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?

While some San Diego County properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.

How much should I pay for rent in San Diego County?

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 San Diego County.

How can I find off-campus housing in San Diego County?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around San Diego County. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include San Diego City College, San Diego State University, University of San Diego, University of California-San Diego, and MiraCosta College.

San Diego County

Average Rent
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Diego County is $3,101, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,936. Last updated June 23
Studio
$2,742
1 Bed
$3,101
2 Beds
$3,936
3+ Beds
$4,957
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List