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Downtown San Diego

A San Diego Neighborhood

Summary

San Diego is a great city with lots of great neighborhoods to live in and fun places to hang out. And the heart of the city is downtown. This young, vibrant area of town is brimming with some of the top restaurants, nightlife, and entertainment in the city. But when you're searching for Downtown San Diego Apartments it can difficult to sift through all of the listings on the web or walk the streets to find places in the area that you're looking for.

That's exactly why ABODO exists. We gather listings from all over the web and we add new properties every day. And we do all this just so we can make sure that you've got the freshest list of apartments in downtown San Diego to choose from!

Budget

If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.

$1,563
Studio
$1,856
1 Bedroom
$2,558
2 Bedrooms
$3,357
3 Bedrooms
$5,780
4 Bedrooms
$6,693
5+ Bedrooms
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San Diego:
April Rent Report

Welcome to the April 2020 San Diego Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the April 2020 key findings and figures for the San Diego rental landscape.

Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in San Diego and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of San Diego rent prices in the chart below.

Monthly Rent Report

San Diego Rent Prices Decrease From March to April

San Diego rent prices decreased over the last month. From March to April, the city experienced a 0.0% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a San Diego one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,794.0.

When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from March to April, San Diego experienced a -0.04% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a San Diego two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $2,371.0.

April Prices: San Diego vs. Surrounding Areas

Rent Prices in San Diego and Surrounding Areas

Rent prices have decreased in San Diego over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 3 of the San Diego suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 2 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.

More key findings include:

  • Rent increased in El Cajon, CA, La Mesa, CA, Escondido, CA .

  • Rent decreased in Chula Vista, CA, La Jolla, CA.

  • 1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of San Diego.

  • 4 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of San Diego.

April 2020 Pricing Trends: San Diego vs. National Comparisons

San Diego Rent Prices More Affordable Than Major Cities

Rent growth in San Diego over the past year has been declining. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, San Diego rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.

The price for a San Diego one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.

You can view the full rundown of ABODO's April 2020 National Apartment Report and data set here.

For more information about San Diego and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.

Data set for San Diego and suburbs

1 BR April 1 BR M/M % Change 2 BR April 2 BR M/M % Change
San Diego, CA $1,794.0 -0.66% $2,372.0 0.00%
Chula Vista, CA $1,595.0 0.00% $2,119.0 1.10%
El Cajon, CA $1,316.0 0.23% $1,601.0 0.50%
La Mesa, CA $1,561.0 1.23% $1,792.0 -0.44%
Escondido, CA $1,466.0 0.21% $1,800.0 0.00%
La Jolla, CA $2,056.0 -3.38% $2,903.0 -1.59%

Methodology

Each month, using over 1 million ABODO listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.