Frequently asked questions
How difficult is it to rent a house in California?
There are currently 10.9k houses available for rent which fluctuated 1.04% over the last 30-day period for CA, with 599k people recently looking for CA housing.
What are the rental costs for houses in California?
The median rent in CA is $2,531. That’s $1,062 above the national average rent of $1,469.
What are people saying about living and renting in California?
HotPads collects real reviews from real people living in CA. Read through our 0 reviews for the various neighborhoods in CA to get a sense for how people feel about living there.
How does HotPads make it easier to find a rental home in California?
Our in-depth filtering with keyword searches allows you to target exactly what you’re looking for in and near the California area. We surface the largest marketplace of home rentals to search through, so you can feel confident you’ll find the best of available houses for rent in CA. When new house listings come on-market, our recommended searches will notify you in real-time, giving you an advantage to contact landlords and property managers as fast as possible.
What are some general demographics of California?
- Median Age: 35
- Median Household Income: $67,169
- Total Population: 38,654,206
- Percent renters: 44%
- Percent homeowners: 56%