Average Rent in Long Beach, CA

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Current Versus Historical Long Beach, CA Rents

Long Beach rentals average $2,095 for a studio rental to $5,500 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $2,950, or roughly $3 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in June 2024, median rents have risen over the last year. Studio rentals prices have increased by $26 (1.76%) year-over-year from $1,472 to $1,498. 1-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $100 (5.71%) year-over-year from $1,750 to $1,850. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $499 (21.75%) year-over-year from $2,296 to $2,795. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $66 (1.89%) year-over-year from $3,482 to $3,548. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $1,682 (34.90%) year-over-year from $4,818 to $6,500. Note that this figure includes all active and rented listings throughout the month.
Month-to-month, seasonality might have a bigger impact than overall trend price changes. Studio rents have gone up by 0.11% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone up by 2.02% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 12.70% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone down by 0.44% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 12.26% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
Jun 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $4.50 $1,498 $1,472 (1.76%) $1,398 (7.16%)
1 BR $3.52 $1,850 $1,750 (5.71%) $1,557 (18.84%)
2 BR $3.19 $2,795 $2,296 (21.75%) $1,997 (39.98%)
3 BR $3.21 $3,548 $3,482 (1.89%) $2,881 (23.14%)
4+ BR $2.49 $6,500 $4,818 (34.90%) $4,015 (61.89%)

Historical Rents in Long Beach, CA

Studio
1 Bed
2 Bed
3 Bed
4 Bed

Top Cities Near Long Beach

There are a total of 3 cities nearby Long Beach. The average rent in Long Beach is currently $3,800 per month. Only one city nearby has an average rent lower than that. Our records show that Costa Mesa, CA, with an average rent of $2,779, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near Long Beach, CA is Newport Beach, CA. Monthly rents here are on average $7,498 per month.

Let's compare Long Beach, CA's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. Typically, rent for studios in Long Beach, CA is 5.82% more affordable than other cities nearby. One bedrooms are about 14.48% more affordable. Two bedrooms in Long Beach, CA are about 14.12% more affordable. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 37.42% more affordable. Want more information? Check out the top 3 cities near Long Beach, CA in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Costa Mesa, CA $2,217 $2,573 $3,328 $2,779
Huntington Beach, CA $2,329 $2,900 $3,424 $3,800
Newport Beach, CA $1,924 $2,291 $4,700 $7,498

Top Neighborhoods Near Long Beach

There are a total of 3 neighborhoods in or near Long Beach. Some of these neighborhoods include Mesa Verde, Westchester-Playa Del Rey, and Marina del Rey. We've included all of these top 3 neighborhoods in or near Long Beach, CA in the following chart.

The average rent for these 3 neighborhoods in or near Long Beach, CA is currently around $3,895 per month. A total of one neighborhood has a lower average rent. Meaning, only two neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $3,895. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than Long Beach's average rent, which is only $2,950. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near Long Beach, Mesa Verde has the most affordable average rent at $2,726 per month. Whereas, at $4,042 average rent per month, Marina del Rey is the most expensive neighborhood in or near Long Beach. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Mesa Verde, Costa Mesa, CA $2,203 $2,626 $3,402 $2,726
Westchester-Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles, CA $2,470 $2,854 $3,900 $3,895
Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, CA $2,497 $3,001 $4,200 $4,042

Top Counties Near Long Beach

There are a total of 3 counties located by Long Beach, CA.

We've listed the top 0 counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All

Top Zipcodes Near Long Beach

There are a total of 3 zipcodes in or near Long Beach, CA. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $2,820. A total of 2 zipcodes have a average rent that is lower than that. The zipcode with the most affordable average rent for apartment listings is 92626, Costa Mesa, CA at $2,711 per month. In comparison, the zipcode with the most expensive average rent of $4,987 per month is 92648, Huntington Beach, CA.

Studios in these zipcodes have an average rent of $2,217. That's at least $5 per sqft. Do you need more space than that? Average rent for one bedroom rentals for the zipcodes in or near Long Beach, CA is $2,577 per month. Or in other words, $3 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $3,312 per month. Which comes out to $3 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 3 zipcodes in Long Beach, CA. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
92663, Newport Beach, CA $1,920 $2,266 $2,911 $2,820
92648, Huntington Beach, CA $2,329 $4,124 $4,974 $4,987
92626, Costa Mesa, CA $2,217 $2,577 $3,312 $2,711

Frequently Asked Questions - Long Beach Average Rents

What is the average rent price in Long Beach, CA?
The average monthly rental price for Long Beach, CA apartments for rent is approximately $2,950. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do Long Beach, CA rent prices drop in winter?
Yes! On average we see a 3.4% drop in rental prices between the peak summer months and the slower winter months. With the added bonus of decreased competition from other renters looking to move, winter is generally considered the best time of the year to find an apartment for rent in Long Beach, CA.
How much is a studio apartment in Long Beach, CA?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $2,095 and an average price per square feet of $4.50. There are a total of 7 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in Long Beach.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in Long Beach, CA?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,248 and an average price per square feet of $3.52. There are a total of 22 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Long Beach.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in Long Beach, CA?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $3,000 and an average price per square feet of $3.19. There are a total of 30 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Long Beach.
How have rent prices in Long Beach, CA changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in Long Beach, CA can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by 0.02%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.06%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.22%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.02% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in Long Beach, CA?
A reasonable rent price in Long Beach, CA is around $2,360/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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