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547 Luxury Apartments for rent in San Diego, CA

1009 Thermal Avenue
1009 Thermal Avenue
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:53am
1753 49th St
1753 49th St
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:53am
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
8232 Torrell Way
8232 Torrell Way
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:53am
3 Bedrooms
$2,750
3535 Monroe Ave Unit #22
3535 Monroe Avenue
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:53am
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
2354 Deerpark Dr.
2354 Deerpark Drive
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
4667 Ocean Blvd. #405
4667 Ocean Blvd
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
1 Bedroom
$2,995
1079 Sapphire Street
1079 Sapphire Street
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
$4,995
4524 39th St
4524 39th St
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,395
1219 30th Street
1219 30th Street
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
10651 Calston Way
10651 Calston Way
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
11162 Batavia Circle
11162 Batavia Circle
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
5172 Landis Street
5172 Landis Street
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
$2,695
10866 Macouba Pl.
10866 Macouba Place
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
Ask
2039 Manzana Way
2039 Manzana Way
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
$2,395
1552 Catalina Blvd.
1552 Catalina Boulevard
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
12638 Carmel Country Rd Unit 139
12638 Carmel Country Road
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,450
13116 Old West Ave
13116 Old West Avenue
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
Ask
697 Alvin St.
697 Alvin Street
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
3 Bedrooms
$2,995
2330 1st Ave #309
2330 1st Avenue
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$3,395
1952 Reed Ave
1952 Reed Ave
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,575
4235 Asher Street
4235 Asher Street
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,400
5484 Caminito Borde
5484 Caminito Borde
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,895
3 Bedrooms
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2639 Columbia St
2639 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,950
4610 Marlborough Dr.
4610 Marlborough Drive
San Diego, CA
Updated March 24 at 09:52am
2 Bedrooms
$2,495

March 2019 San Diego Rent Report

Welcome to the March 2019 San Diego Rent Report. San Diego rents remained steady 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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March 2019 San Diego Rent Report

Welcome to the March 2019 San Diego Rent Report. San Diego rents remained steady 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 held steady over the past month

San Diego rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up slightly by 1.0% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in San Diego stand at $1,560 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,030 for a two-bedroom. San Diego's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.1%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

    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, 8 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • National City has the least expensive rents in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,350; the city has also seen rents fall by 11.0% over the past year, the biggest drop in the metro.
    • Oceanside has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 1.5%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,300, while one-bedrooms go for $1,770.
    • Carlsbad has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the San Diego metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,440; rents went down 0.8% over the past month but rose 1.3% over the past year.

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

    As rents have increased slightly in San Diego, a few other large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Compared to most similar 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 0.1% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 3.1% in San Jose, 1.8% in San Francisco, and 1.1% in Los Angeles.
    • San Diego's median two-bedroom rent of $2,030 is above the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 1.0% rise in San Diego.
    • While San Diego's rents rose slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Phoenix (+3.6%), Austin (+3.1%), and Denver (+2.4%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in San Diego than most other large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,070, where San Diego is more than one-and-a-half 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
    San Diego
    $1,560
    $2,030
    0.1%
    1%
    Chula Vista
    $1,630
    $2,120
    -0.8%
    1.3%
    Oceanside
    $1,770
    $2,300
    -0.2%
    1.5%
    Escondido
    $1,420
    $1,850
    -0.7%
    1.5%
    Carlsbad
    $1,880
    $2,440
    -0.8%
    1.3%
    El Cajon
    $1,280
    $1,660
    1.3%
    0.2%
    Vista
    $1,420
    $1,850
    -0.2%
    1.1%
    San Marcos
    $1,530
    $1,980
    -0.6%
    1.2%
    Encinitas
    $1,860
    $2,420
    -1.9%
    -0.3%
    National City
    $1,040
    $1,350
    0.4%
    -11%
    La Mesa
    $1,420
    $1,850
    0.3%
    1.5%
    Coronado
    $2,920
    $3,790
    -0.4%
    -1.3%
    Solana Beach
    $2,220
    $2,880
    -0.5%
    0.5%
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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.

    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.