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Located in northern California, Arcata sits on the Arcata Bay portion of the Humboldt Bay surrounded by towering Cascade mountain range and redwood forests. Naturally, Arcata is ripe with opportunities for outdoor recreation, from hiking to boating and everything in between. Arcata is also home to Humboldt State University, which contributes a range of cultural events to the community.

Arcata hosts many of its own events as well, including a weekly Farmers Market, the annual Oyster Festival, Kinetic Grand Championship, Holiday Craft Market, Arts! Arcata, and more. Arcata is about 300 miles from major cities like Portland and San Francisco. Convenience to U.S. 101 makes getting around from Arcata simple.


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As of October 2017, the average apartment rent in Arcata, CA is $838 for a studio, $874 for one bedroom, $1,083 for two bedrooms, and $1,410 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Arcata has increased by 3.6% in the past year.

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63 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
27 Transit Score® Some Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable


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2025 Ball Ct
Arcata, CA 95521
$1,675 House for Rent Available Now
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Homes for Rent in Arcata, CA

Maybe you’re tired of apartment living, maybe you want more space, or maybe you’ve just always dreamed of living in a house. Whatever it is, you’re looking for houses for rent in Arcata to find your next home. A rental house is the perfect place to make your own, with plenty of space for your family to grow. With hundreds of thousands of active listings all across the country, can help you find the perfect CA house for rent near you. Click on any rental house listing to find out more about the neighborhood, house features, nearby transit, parking, and more. Take a look at photos, too, and start envisioning how you’ll make your new Arcata rental house into a home. Let be your foundation while you search for your new rental home in Arcata, CA.

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