San Rafael, CA Apartments

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With almost 50% of residencies renter occupied, San Rafael is a very renter friendly city, but the average rent is quite pricey when compared to national averages. However, when looking at the average rent in San Rafael compared to nearby cities, rental rates are very fair, considering the cities proximity to the water. Situated on San Rafael Bay and only about 10 miles from the Pacific, the closer your apartment is to the water, the higher your rent will be. The average rent for a two bedroom apartment is almost $2000, but the average rent for seven surrounding cities is $400 greater.

Schools & Education

Schools & Education

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San Rafael is served by the San Rafael School District and , which consists of 11 elementary, three middle, and two high schools. The 11 elementary schools are zoned, with the best being Dixie Elementary, according to GreatSchools. The best middle school is Miller Creek and the best high school is Terra Linda. Terra Linda High School has many distinguished sports teams and has a strong honors and advanced placement system for accelerated students. San Rafael also has a continuation high school for students that require individual attention due to any number of special needs.


We Have 517 San Rafael, CA Apartment Listings

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thumbnail 1 Bed $1,850 1825 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael, CA August 23rd
thumbnail 0 Bed $1,375 San Rafael, CA June 13th
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $2,915 - $6,200 San Pablo Ave, San Rafael, CA August 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $2,535 - $7,700 33 San Pablo Avenue, San Rafael, CA August 23rd
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $2,250 - $2,650 San Rafael, CA June 13th
1 - 2 Bed $1,750 - $2,075 124 Merrydale Road, San Rafael, CA August 22nd
thumbnail 4 Bed $5,450 139 Valley View, San Rafael, CA August 23rd
thumbnail 0 - 2 Bed $2,191 - Call 1050 Court Street, San Rafael, CA August 25th
thumbnail 0 - 2 Bed $1,701 - $4,634 155 Andersen Drive, San Rafael, CA August 23rd
thumbnail 3 Bed $4,000 8 Bayo Vista Way, San Rafael, CA August 23rd
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Apartment Complexes

Name Bedrooms Price Range
One - Two $2,169 - $4,634
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Studio - Two $0 - $2,775
One - Two $1,575 - $1,775
One - Three $1,902 - $3,356
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Nearby Cities & Towns

Name Dist. Available Apartments
San Pablo 10.1mi 968
Richmond 10.6mi 1,047
El Cerrito 13.1mi 1,125
Albany 14.2mi 1,142
San Francisco 15.9mi 1,050
Berkeley 16.2mi 1,155
Emeryville 16.3mi 1,129
Crockett 17.2mi 350
Petaluma 18.7mi 76
Vallejo 19.2mi 173
Alameda 20.0mi 1,219
Orinda 20.2mi 977

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