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San Rafael Apartments
Last updated March 1 2024 at 1:31 AM

San Rafael, CA
352 Apartments for Rent

San Rafael Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 58,440
Population Density: 3,527.4 people/sq mile

What locals are saying

Located a few minutes north of San Francisco, this small California town offers residents not just your typical picturesque landscapes, but also a strong business economy and a great quality of living. Situated perfectly between views of Mt. Tam, the valleys of wine country and the quirky chaos of San Francisco, San Rafael is a great choice for those who want it all. And who doesn’t?

San Rafael is a middle to upper-middle income area located in Marin County

San Rafael Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in San Rafael is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in San Rafael is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in San Rafael is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in San Rafael


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Sun Valley Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
501 Students
5 Reviews
501
Students
5 Reviews
7 /10
Laurel Dell Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
183 Students
10 Reviews
183
Students
10 Reviews
7 /10
Vallecito Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
476 Students
7 Reviews
476
Students
7 Reviews

Middle Schools

5 /10
James B. Davidson Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,204 Students
22 Reviews
1,204
Students
22 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Terra Linda High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,230 Students
6 Reviews
1,230
Students
6 Reviews
5 /10
San Rafael High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,333 Students
10 Reviews
1,333
Students
10 Reviews
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in San Rafael?

Apartment Rentals in San Rafael start at $2,250/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in San Rafael?

You can filter cheap apartments in San Rafael by price: under $2,500.

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

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

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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 Rafael.

How can I find off-campus housing in San Rafael?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around San Rafael. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of California-Hastings College of Law, California Institute of Integral Studies, Golden Gate University-San Francisco, California College of the Arts, and University of San Francisco.