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66 Condos for rent in San Diego, CA

Last updated November 14 at 10:05pm UTC
350 Nutmeg Street
Park West
San Diego, CA
Updated November 14 at 10:05pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,250
1205 Pacific
Core-Columbia
San Diego, CA
Updated November 14 at 10:01pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$4,300
1240 India Street
Core-Columbia
San Diego, CA
Updated November 13 at 2:03pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$2,450
15277 Maturin Drive
Rancho Bernardo
San Diego, CA
Updated November 13 at 1:46pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,190
7885 Starling
Birdland
San Diego, CA
Updated November 13 at 9:27am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
11821 Miro Circle
Miramar Ranch North
San Diego, CA
Updated November 13 at 5:40am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,475
11036 Creekbridge Pl
Sabre Springs
San Diego, CA
Updated November 9 at 5:42am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,695
7931 Caminito Del Cid
La Jolla
San Diego, CA
Updated November 9 at 5:40am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$4,500
1222 Essex
Hillcrest
San Diego, CA
Updated November 8 at 5:51pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,395
2661 Matera Ln
Mission Valley East
San Diego, CA
Updated November 8 at 1:44pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,300
3641 SEAHORN CIRCLE
Carmel Valley
San Diego, CA
Updated November 8 at 5:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
2061 Chatsworth Boulevard
Point Loma Heights
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:48pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
3150 Lighthouse Ridge Lane
Midway District
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:24pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$3,195
221 Island
Marina
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:24pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,950
2820 Carleton Street
La Playa
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
4335 Nobel Dr
University City
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,795
10678 Village Haven Trail
Carmel Valley
San Diego, CA
Updated November 11 at 1:45am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,100
520 Marine Street
La Jolla
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,250
939 Coast Boulevard
La Jolla
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$8,950
7625 Draper Ave.
La Jolla
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$4,500
5140 CALLE SAND ARCH
Ocean Crest
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,195
1375 Calle Sandbar
Ocean Crest
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,695
5370 Reservoir Dr
College East
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,795
7880 Via Montebello
Torrey Highlands
San Diego, CA
Updated November 7 at 9:23pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,995

November 2018 San Diego Rent Report

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

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November 2018 San Diego Rent Report

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

San Diego rents declined moderately over the past month

San Diego rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased marginally by 0.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in San Diego stand at $1,570 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,030 for a two-bedroom. San Diego's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 1.3%, as well as the national average of 1.1%.

Rents rising across the San Diego Metro

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

  • San Marcos has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.9%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,000, while one-bedrooms go for $1,540.
  • Over the past month, El Cajon has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.3%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,660, while one-bedrooms go for $1,280.
  • Carlsbad has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,440; rents grew 1.0% over the past month and 1.5% over the past year.
  • National City has the least expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,530; rents were up 0.1% over the past month and 1.9% over the past year.

Other large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to San Diego

As rents have increased marginally in San Diego, a few similar cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most other large cities across the country, San Diego is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased slightly in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.3% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.7% in San Jose, 1.3% in Los Angeles, and 1.2% in San Francisco.
  • San Diego's median two-bedroom rent of $2,030 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.1% over the past year compared to the 0.9% increase in San Diego.
  • While San Diego's rents rose marginally over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 1.3%.
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in San Diego than most similar cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,050, where San Diego is nearly twice 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
San Diego $1,570 $2,030 -0.3% 0.9%
Chula Vista $1,640 $2,130 0.6% 2.4%
Oceanside $1,760 $2,290 0.7% 1.4%
Escondido $1,420 $1,850 0.9% 0.7%
Carlsbad $1,880 $2,440 1.0% 1.5%
El Cajon $1,280 $1,660 -1.3% 0.7%
Vista $1,430 $1,850 0.2% 2.1%
San Marcos $1,540 $2,000 -0.5% 2.9%
Encinitas $1,870 $2,420 2.4% 1.9%
National City $1,180 $1,530 0.1% 1.9%
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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.