Apartment building
An apartment building in San Diego. File photo

San Diego is the 10th most expensive city in the United States for renters, with a one-bedroom apartment renting for an average of $1,710 per month in February, according to a new report.

The report by Zumper, a national online apartment and home rental marketplace, also ranked San Diego as the fifth most expensive city for renters in California. San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and Oakland all had higher rental rates as February began.

The one-bedroom rental rate in San Diego in February was 6.9 percent higher than a year ago.

The national average for a one-bedroom unit was almost $500 lower at $1,243, but up 8.8 percent from a year ago.

San Francisco was the most expensive market by far, with a one-bedroom apartment going for an average of $3,400 a month.

The monthly Zumper National Rent Report analyses rental data from over 1 million active listings across the United States.

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.