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Living In South Gate, CA

South Gate, California is a small city with slightly more than 95,000 residents. The city's population, with an average age of just under 34, is younger than most cities in California. Most South Gate residents rent, and 44% of residents are homeowners, driven in part by a relatively low average rent ($1,154/month) that is substantially less than the state average.

Four percent of South Gate residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 1% have a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in South Gate: retail and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 16% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of the city's population works in transportation, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of nearly $59K, South Gate workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in California. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

South Gate has an average commute time of about 35 minutes, slower than the state average of about 32 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 37% of workers, while public transit is used by only 3% of the city. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Frequently Asked Questions About South Gate

What is the average rent in South Gate?

The average rent of a studio apartment in South Gate is $1,357 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $1,562 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $1,680 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in South Gate?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in South Gate is $1,562

Are there any cheap apartments for rent in South Gate?

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