6,511 Apartments for Rent near San Francisco, CA

  1. 11 Mins. Ago
    Good Value

    The Civic

    101-103 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94102
    $2,447 - $4,758 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (415) 633-4642
  2. 1 Day Ago
    Price Drop. $416 Off

    50 Jones

    1066 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102
    $2,081 - $3,784 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (707) 361-4635
  3. 32 Mins. Ago
    Price Drop. $445 Off

    HQ

    1532 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94103
    $2,256 - $5,043 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (855) 346-5511
  4. 34 Mins. Ago
    Price Drop. $973 Off

    The Madelon

    2000 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94110
    $2,871 - $5,996 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (510) 574-7393
  5. 1 Day Ago
    Price Drop. $1007 Off

    500 Folsom

    500 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94105
    $3,543 - $7,205 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (415) 646-4045
  6. 2 Wks. Ago
    Rent Special

    NEMA

    8 10th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
    $2,700 - $7,000 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (415) 483-7703
  7. 11 Hrs. Ago
    Price Drop. $503 Off

    Edgewater

    355 Berry St, San Francisco, CA 94158
    $2,764 - $4,623 | Studio - 2 Beds
    | Call Now (415) 805-9494
  8. 11 Hrs. Ago
    Price Drop. $2993 Off

    399 Fremont

    375-399 Fremont St, San Francisco, CA 94105
    $2,799 - $14,881 | Studio - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (844) 286-6563
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Living & Renting in San Francisco

San Francisco at a Glance
Average Rent
$2859
School Rating:
8/10
Transit Score
78
Bike Score
81

San Francisco, CA Apartments for Rent

As an iconic city there several things that might come to mind when someone hears the name San Francisco: the Golden Gate Bridge, rolling hills, trolley cars, the Painted Ladies, and Silicon Valley. This bustling Bay Area city has dazzling architecture, eclectic hubs for shopping, dining, and nightlife, and so much more. San Francisco is known as one of the most expensive places to live in the world, but with some searching, you’ll be able to find some more affordable options. Although there are rentals available under $1000 throughout the city, neighborhoods like the Mission District and Richmond/Wester Addition are known for their affordability.

Why San Francisco?

  • Amazing sites, including Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Enjoy nightlife, shopping, and dining in a diverse, eclectic district like SoMa and Tenderloin
  • Several major tech companies are headquartered in San Francisco including Twitter and Uber
  • Strolling the boardwalk at Fisherman’s Wharf on a breezy afternoon
  • Pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods with elegant Victorian houses and apartments
  • Home to San Francisco State University and the University of California-San Francisco

Getting Around in San Francisco

    With a Transit Score of 78, San Francisco has excellent transit. You will have access to transit is convenient for most trips.
    San Francisco is very walkable with a 95 WalkScore, most daily errands do not require a car.
    San Francisco is very bikeable with a 81 BikeScore, biking is convenient for most trips.

Education in San Francisco

    San Francisco has 3 colleges nearby, including University of California, Berkeley, University of San Francisco and Academy of Art University.
  • Chin (John Yehall) Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    9 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, Students
  • Jefferson Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    9 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, Students
  • Key (Francis Scott) Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    9 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, Students
  • Lafayette Elementary School
    Public Elementary School
    9 out of 10
    Grades K- 5, Students
  • Roosevelt Middle School
    Public Middle School
    9 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, Students
  • Presidio Middle School
    Public Middle School
    8 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, Students
  • Giannini (A.P.) Middle School
    Public Middle School
    8 out of 10
    Grades 6- 8, Students
  • Lowell High School
    Public High School
    10 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, Students
  • Asawa (Ruth) San Francisco School Of The Arts, A Public School.
    Public High School
    9 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, Students
  • Galileo High School
    Public High School
    8 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, Students
  • Balboa High School
    Public High School
    7 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, Students
  • Lincoln (Abraham) High School
    Public High School
    7 out of 10
    Grades 9- 12, Students

Renting in San Francisco

Average size and rates

  • Studio 463 Sq Ft $2,234 / mo
  • 1 Bed 674 Sq Ft $2,859 / mo
  • 2 Beds 1,120 Sq Ft $4,170 / mo
  • 3 Beds 392 Sq Ft $9,109 / mo
  • 4 Beds 1,431 Sq Ft $5,052 / mo
  • 5 Beds 2,099 Sq Ft $8,072 / mo

Nearby Cities Average Rents

for a 1 bedroom apartment

  • San Francisco $3226 / mo
  • Colma $2898 / mo
  • Daly City $2222 / mo
  • Tiburon $2700 / mo
  • Sausalito $3080 / mo
  • Brisbane $2112 / mo
  • South San Francisco $2889 / mo
  • San Bruno $2249 / mo
  • Strawberry $4132 / mo
  • Alameda $2814 / mo
  • Emeryville $2647 / mo
  • Pacifica $2549 / mo
  • Corte Madera $2140 / mo
  • Oakland $3042 / mo
  • Millbrae $1583 / mo
  • Mill Valley $2968 / mo

Frequently asked questions about renting in San Francisco, CA

How transit friendly is San Francisco, CA?

San Francisco, CA has a transit score of 78.

What elementary schools are near San Francisco, CA?

The top elementary schools in San Francisco, CA are

  • Chin (John Yehall) Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • Key (Francis Scott) Elementary School
  • Lafayette Elementary School

What middle schools are near San Francisco, CA?

The top middle schools in San Francisco, CA are

  • Roosevelt Middle School
  • Presidio Middle School
  • Giannini (A.P.) Middle School

What high schools are near San Francisco, CA?

The top high schools in San Francisco, CA are

  • Lowell High School
  • Asawa (Ruth) San Francisco School Of The Arts, A Public School.
  • Galileo High School
  • Balboa High School
  • Lincoln (Abraham) High School

What colleges and universities are near San Francisco, CA?

The top colleges and universities in San Francisco, CA are

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of San Francisco
  • Academy of Art University
  • Mills College
  • University of California, San Francisco Mission Bay Campus

What are the average rent costs in San Francisco, CA?

The average rent in San Francisco, CA is $2859.

What are the average rent costs of a studio apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The average rent for a studio apartment in San Francisco, CA is $2234.

What are the average rent costs of a one bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA is $2859.

What are the average rent costs of a two bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA is $4170.

What are the average rent costs of a three bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA is $9109.

What are the average rent costs of a four bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in San Francisco, CA is $5052.

6,511 Apartments for Rent near San Francisco, CA

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