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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Fresno

Close to stores ,schools,and busses.i like going to starbucks.we go to park.we go to dad's.there is a McDonald's,subway,and pizza place too.

DD's discount is near and food co which is really great and easy to be accessible. Everything other that an its okay.

My neighbors are friendly we have the grocery store right around the corner restaurants delicious you got Denny's

I like o go golfig and dinner and like to walk through our mall ad eat out in the food courthere are lots of food places to eat

What's unique about my neighborhood is there's tons of shopping areas around us what they literally walk away grocery

Very close to the highway. Close to a shopping center. Good schools, and markets around. Middle of town easy drive everywhere

Who Lives Here

Fresno Demographics

Education

High School

46%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

15%

Master's

5%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

32%

3 people

23%

4 people

20%

5 people

13%

6+ people

12%

Household Income

0-50k

49%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

5%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

15%

20-45

37%

45-65

21%

65+

11%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Fresno?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$1295$1337$1652$1925
Jan '24$1295$1337$1648$2048
Dec '23$1295$1400$1676$2000
Nov '23$1295$1411$1665$2000
Oct '23$1295$1425$1680$2000
Sep '23$1295$1482$1710$2061
Aug '23$1295$1496$1664$2122
Jul '23$1295$1505$1707$2127
Jun '23$1295$1476$1697$2122
May '23$1295$1474$1717$2074
Apr '23$1295$1497$1707$2024
Mar '23$1295$1475$1598$2024
Feb '23$1295$1390$1587$2076

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Fresno

Fresno Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

51%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

5%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5151

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 48 of 81 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 58 of 81 renters

Percentage: 6363

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 55 of 81 renters

Percentage: 3434

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 44 of 81 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 68 of 81 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Gas, Restaurant

Things To Do In Fresno

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 19% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Fresno are at full-throttle!

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 31% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 53% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fresno has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 21% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 21% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Fresno.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 25% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Fresno doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 22% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Fresno doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 56% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Fresno Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 73 of 81 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 70 of 81 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 67 of 81 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 62 of 81 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 60 of 81 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 54 of 81 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 53 of 81 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 52 of 81 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 51 of 81 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 51 of 81 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 50 of 81 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 47 of 81 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 46 of 81 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 42 of 81 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 49 of 81 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 49 of 81 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 51 of 81 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 58 of 81 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 67 of 81 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 68 of 81 renters

Fresno Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Fresno

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Fresno, CA

Everything to Know about finding apartments for rent in Fresno, CA

Nestled in the middle of California's broad Central Valley, Fresno is a top destination for students, retirees and entrepreneurs. Its central location within the state makes it a natural transportation hub. What's more, its proximity to the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains makes Fresno an important jumping-off point for tourists. Whether you're relocating for work or checking out California State University, Fresno, you'll love the experience of searching for apartments for rent in Fresno.

FRESNO ATTRACTIONS

As a California Gold Rush boomtown, Fresno has plenty of historic architecture from the late 1800s. The most notable buildings that remain include the Southern Pacific Depot, Temple Beth Israel and the historic Old Fresno Water Tower. The picturesque campus of CSU,Fresno is also popular with locals and tourists who take advantage of the school's free tours. Meanwhile, art enthusiasts and lovers of high culture flock to well-known institutions like the Fresno Art Museum and the Fresno Repertory Theatre.

FRESNO NEIGHBORHOODS

You'll find a mix of affordability and diversity in Fresno's best neighborhoods. Cultural events are always happening in the Tower District while Hoover offers a quiet hideaway close to the city. These top neighborhoods can meet most budgets and interests when looking at apartments in Fresno:

  • Central Fresno: This is downtown Fresno at its finest, boasting easy access to tasty food, live music and classic films screenings at the historic Warnors Theatre.
  • Fresno High Roeding: With downtown minutes away and a number of local shopping centers close by, you'll always have something to do in this neighborhood.
  • Hoover: This haven provides a suburban-style escape perfect for raising a family.
  • Tower District: If you're looking for a thriving nightlife and cultural hub, the Tower District is a great choice for your next apartment.
  • Woodward Park: You'll enjoy a more rural feel here along with direct access to a fenced dog park, playgrounds and the Shinzen Japanese Garden.

FRESNO APARTMENTS

Apartments for rent in Fresno are as varied as the city's multicultural population. Looking for a student-friendly studio with secure entrances, convenient bike parking and a communal outdoor pool? Apartment Guide can lead you to multiple apartments that fit the bill. If you prefer a family-friendly, three-bedroom unit in a gated community, featuring on-site laundry services and shaded parking, check our comprehensive database for dozens of suitable apartments. We also make it easy to customize your search with metrics like location, price and the availability of all-important rent specials. With Apartment Guide, your quest for a new Fresno home will be a breeze.

FREE THINGS TO DO IN FRESNO

The best things in life are free, and that includes weekend wine tastings at LoMac Winery or an afternoon enjoying the sunshine at one of several neighborhood parks (note that regional parks carry a small entry fee).

FOR FAMILIES WITH KIDS

Families have lots of entertainment options in Fresno, from wild fun at Island Waterpark to educational stops like the Discovery Center and Fresno Chaffee Zoo. If you're looking for good schools, the best include Herndon-Barstow and James K. Polk elementary schools; Edison High is a solid choice as well.

FRESNO'S NATURAL BEAUTY

Fresno sits within a short drive of the foothills of the Sierras. Accordingly, its urban landscape is crisscrossed with a network of paved and unpaved hiking, biking and jogging trails. To the north and west, the foothill region features a number of sites that remain popular with rock climbers and white-water rafters. Downhill skiers delight in the nearly endless snowfall of the High Sierras. As an added bonus, the splendor of Kings Canyon National Park is just an hour's drive to the west.

GETAWAYS FROM FRESNO

Fresno's central location is perfect for a number of getaways, including a day trip to Visalia for an art show and a farmer's market. If you feel like going a bit farther, the closest beaches are within three hours at Morro Bay, and San Francisco can be reached in less than four hours from Fresno.

Find Apartments for rent in Fresno, CA

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