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Santa Clara Apartments
Last updated April 23 2024 at 11:48 AM

Santa Clara, CA
272 Apartments for Rent

Santa Clara Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 130,365
Population Density: 7,152.9 people/sq mile
Median Age: 35
Percentage of Family Households: 62%
Median Annual Income: $155,238 / year
Median Rent: $2,600 / month

What locals are saying

A hub for technology, a home for sports teams (soccer and football) and a city set on reducing its carbon footprint, Santa Clara is located in the Silicon Valley at the tip of the San Francisco Bay. About 45 minutes from San Francisco, Santa Clara is often referred to as the “mission city” and its mission seems to be providing residents with environmentally friendly living.

Being green is a big thing in Santa Clara

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Santa Clara Demographics


How diverse is Santa Clara?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Santa Clara is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Santa Clara are Asian (45%), White (32%), Hispanic Or Latino (14.2%), Two Or More (4.6%), Black Or African American (2.5%), Other (1.4%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.3%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Santa Clara residents?

The median age in Santa Clara is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

How diverse is Santa Clara?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Santa Clara is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Santa Clara are Asian (45%), White (32%), Hispanic Or Latino (14.2%), Two Or More (4.6%), Black Or African American (2.5%), Other (1.4%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.3%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Santa Clara residents?

The median age in Santa Clara is 35 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

Santa Clara Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Santa Clara is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

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

Property Crime

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

Top Schools in Santa Clara


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Millikin Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
558 Students
16 Reviews
558
Students
16 Reviews
8 /10
Laurelwood Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
644 Students
20 Reviews
644
Students
20 Reviews
8 /10
Washington Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
331 Students
23 Reviews
331
Students
23 Reviews

Middle Schools

6 /10
Juan Cabrillo Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
908 Students
10 Reviews
908
Students
10 Reviews
6 /10
Don Callejon School
Public
K-8
Public
K-8
912 Students
39 Reviews
912
Students
39 Reviews
5 /10
Buchser Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,011 Students
12 Reviews
1,011
Students
12 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Adrian Wilcox High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,961 Students
8 Reviews
1,961
Students
8 Reviews
6 /10
Santa Clara High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,967 Students
16 Reviews
1,967
Students
16 Reviews
2 /10
New Valley Continuation High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
127 Students
1 Reviews
127
Students
1 Reviews

What Renters Say about Santa Clara


Apartment List has released the results for Santa Clara from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
“According to our results, Santa Clara renters are somewhat satisfied with the city overall,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “Renters gave a mix of above- and below-average scores.”
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Weather
81%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
70%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
61%
Safety and Crime Rate
57%
Pet Friendliness
54%
Social Life
53%
Commute Time
50%
Quality of Schools
36%
Public Transit
19%
State and Local Taxes
3%
Affordability
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Average rent in Santa Clara, California

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Clara is $3,139, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,934. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Santa Clara, CA


Searching for an apartment for rent in Santa Clara, CA? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 272 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Santa Clara. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Santa Clara is $2,764 for a studio, $3,139 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $3,934 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.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Santa Clara apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Santa Clara, CA apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Santa Clara?

In Santa Clara, the average rent is $2,764 for a studio, $3,139 for a 1-bedroom, $3,934 for a 2-bedroom, and $5,377 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Santa Clara, check out our monthly Santa Clara Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Santa Clara?

You can filter cheap apartments in Santa Clara by price: under $2,000.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Santa Clara?

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

How much should I pay for rent in Santa Clara?

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 Santa Clara.

How can I find off-campus housing in Santa Clara?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Santa Clara. 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.