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Find your happy place in America's finest city
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Everything about San Diego will make you smile, from the year-round warm weather to some of the most amazing beaches on the Pacific Coast. The ocean provides opportunities for amazing adventures like whale-watching, surfing, sailing, snorkeling, and kayaking while the nearby parks provide hiking, biking, and more. With rugged mountain peaks and sheer cliffs soaring above the water, the landscape alone will make you love living in San Diego -- and you're not alone. In fact, Wallet Hub listed San Diego at number seven on its "Happiest Places to Live" list in 2017.
From shopping in the famous Gaslamp Quarter to exploring Balboa Park's 1,200 acres to attending MLB's San Diego Padres games, San Diego will satisfy every mood. Balboa Park, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the location of the famous San Diego Zoo, 15 museums, walking paths, gardens, and several theaters. Balboa Park is one of the oldest recreational parks in the US, built in 1868. Renting in San Diego also places you near the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), SeaWorld San Diego, USS Midway Museum, and Old Town San Diego, a historic park featuring adobe buildings dating back to the 1820s.
San Diego's economy will keep you smiling. San Diego is home to a deep-water port and several defense contractors are headquartered here, along with military stations and bases. Tourism, of course, is also a major industry -- the beaches, the zoo, Sea World, cruise ships, and craft breweries draw visitors year-round. International trade and high-tech companies can also be found in San Diego. Top employers include UCSD, the US Navy, Qualcomm, Dexcom, and Sharp HealthCare.
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As of April 2018, the average apartment rent in San Diego, CA is $1,457 for a studio, $1,645 for one bedroom, $2,084 for two bedrooms, and $2,598 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in San Diego has increased by 1.7% in the past year.
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Top 10 Apartments in San Diego
- Pacific Ridge, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,955 - 4,885
- Torrey Villas Apartment Homes, 1-3 Bed, $2,155 - 6,010
- The Villas of Renaissance, Studio - 3 Bed, $1,885 - 4,945
- The Village Mission Valley, 1-3 Bed, $1,885 - 7,590
- Vantage Pointe, 1-2 Bed, $2,080 - 3,150
- Current, Studio - 2 Bed, $2,523 - 7,805
- Strata, 1-3 Bed, $2,678 - 7,294
- 13th & Market, Studio - 2 Bed, $1,796 - 4,738
- AV8, Studio - 3 Bed, $2,210 - 2,830
- Valentia, 1-3 Bed, $2,215 - 7,381
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San Diego, CA Average Rent by Neighborhood
Apartments in San Diego rent, on average, for $1,420 per month for a one-bedroom and $1,760 for a two-bedroom unit. While rent varies, you can expect to pay $2,330 per month for a one-bedroom apartment in a higher-end neighborhood like Little Italy and around $1,470 for a one-bedroom in Pacific Heights. In more affordable areas such as North Park and Golden Hill, average rent is $1,050 per month for a one-bedroom apartment.
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