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Renting in Bakersfield: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

1201 40th St. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on November 15, 2019.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Bakersfield are hovering around $730. But how does the low-end pricing on a Bakersfield rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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3900 El Potrero Lane

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $725/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental, located at 3900 El Potrero Lane, is 0.7 percent less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Bakersfield, which is currently estimated at around $730/month.

When it comes to building amenities, you can expect assigned parking. Animals are not welcome. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is somewhat walkable, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1020 Valhalla Drive

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up, there's this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 1020 Valhalla Drive. It's listed for $775/month for its 925 square feet.

Expect a dishwasher, carpeted floors and air conditioning in the apartment. When it comes to building amenities, anticipate assigned parking. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is moderately walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1201 40th St.

Photo: Apartment Guide

Here's a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1201 40th St. in Homaker Park, which, at 771 square feet, is going for $786/month.

The building offers secured entry, on-site laundry and a swimming pool. The listing also promises air conditioning, a dishwasher and a balcony in the apartment. Cats and dogs are not welcome.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is relatively bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

1001 W. Columbus St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then, there's this 844-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom space, located at 1001 W. Columbus St. in Homaker Park and listed for $800/month.

Building amenities include on-site laundry, on-site management and a swimming pool. In the unit, you can anticipate a fireplace. Both cats and dogs are permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is very bikeable and has some transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

4300 Isla Verde St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, here's this two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom apartment situated at 4300 Isla Verde St. in Homaker Park. It's listed for $825/month.

The unit comes with air conditioning, carpeted floors, a ceiling fan and a dishwasher. The building features assigned parking and additional storage space. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location requires a car for most errands, has minimal bike infrastructure and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)


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