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El Monte

One of the LA area’s most cost-effective places to live.

  • Commuter
  • Affordable
  • Outdoors

Rent for houses and apartments is very affordable in El Monte, compared many other LA-area communities. This, combined with the fact that downtown Los Angeles is less than 15 miles away by car, makes El Monte an attractive option for commuters on a budget. Metrolink rail service also connects El Monte with the rest of the greater LA area.

Several outdoor recreation facilities are nearby, including Whittier Narrows Golf Course to the southwest and California Country Club due south. The massive Angeles National Forest is nearby as well, offering virtually unlimited outdoor exploration for the adventurous.

Rent Trends

As of June 2018, the average apartment rent in El Monte, CA is $863 for a studio, $1,071 for one bedroom, $1,225 for two bedrooms, and $1,532 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in El Monte has increased by 2.0% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 349 $863
1 BR 457 $1,071
2 BR 643 $1,225
3 BR 640 $1,532


68 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
49 Transit Score® Some Transit
34 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable


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Apartments for Rent Under $1,000 in El Monte, CA

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