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Fountain Valley, California, 92708
1 Bedroom$1,487 - $2,143
2 Bedrooms$1,786 - $2,491
Fountain Valley, California, 92708
2 Bedrooms$1,560 - $2,127
Huntington Beach, California, 92647
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,172 - $1,494
2 Bedrooms$1,596 - $1,824
Huntington Beach, California, 92648
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Fountain Valley Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 2.8% 8.4% -5.6% $10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 5.6% -3.3% $15,000 to $19,999 3.1% 5.6% -2.5% $20,000 to $24,999 3.0% 5.8% -2.8% $25,000 to $29,999 3.4% 5.7% -2.3% $30,000 to $34,999 4.4% 5.7% -1.3% $35,000 to $39,999 4.4% 5.4% -1.0% $40,000 to $44,999 4.7% 5.2% -0.5% $45,000 to $49,999 4.3% 4.6% -0.3% $50,000 to $59,999 8.6% 8.6% +0.0% $60,000 to $74,999 13.3% 10.6% +2.7% $75,000 to $99,999 17.1% 11.5% +5.6% $100,000 to $124,999 13.3% 6.8% +6.5% $125,000 to $149,999 6.7% 3.6% +3.1% $150,000 to $199,999 5.9% 3.3% +2.6% $200,000 or more 2.7% 3.6% -0.9%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 1.9% 4.8% -2.9% 10.0% to 14.9% 11.0% 9.8% +1.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 19.8% 13.6% +6.2% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.8% 13.1% -0.3% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.8% 11.0% +0.8% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.4% 8.2% -0.8% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.4% 5.9% -0.5% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.4% 8.0% +0.4% 50.0% or more 17.8% 20.2% -2.4% Not computed 3.7% 5.4% -1.7%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 5.3% 9.6% -4.3% 25 to 34 years 26.7% 29.3% -2.6% 35 to 44 years 28.7% 25.8% +2.9% 45 to 54 years 18.4% 16.5% +1.9% 55 to 64 years 9.2% 8.0% +1.2% 65 to 74 years 4.6% 5.3% -0.7% 75 to 84 years 4.3% 4.0% +0.3% 85 years and over 2.8% 1.6% +1.2%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 32.4% 30.9% +1.5% 30 to 44 minutes 29.0% 24.5% +4.5% 45 to 59 minutes 15.3% 13.8% +1.5% 60 or more minutes 23.2% 30.8% -7.6%
Source: 2000 Census
Fountain Valley, California
Fountain Valley is a city of over 58,000 people located in Orange County, California.Just inland from Huntington Beach, this primarily residential area was incorporated in 1957. The name comes from the many artesian wells in the area. While you should consider the parking situation at your Fountain Valley apartment, also know that the city is more walkable than most Southern California towns.
A Mile Square of Fun
For the outdoor enthusiast, the Mile Square Regional Park is a 640 acre area containing lakes, golf courses, playing fields, courts of all kinds and more. It's a fantastic amenity to have nearby and the park also hosts a number of annual events like car shows and concerts. You'll also be just minutes from places like Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm and the beach. And with Costa Mesa and Newport Beach being the next town's over, world class shopping will seem next door. Going up to Los Angeles for major cultural venues is an easy drive too.
Once in your Fountain Valley apartment, you'll want to explore some of the local restaurants. There are a number of excellent Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese places. Tsuruhashi gets rave reviews for being so good. Their Kobe beef and other meat dishes are worth the sometimes lengthy wait for a table.
For a traditional American style diner, you won't go wrong with the Magnolia Cafe. Low prices and good food! For a good burger - especially with chili - Tommy's Original is fast and excellent. From chain places like Denny's and Outback to locally owned ones like Paul's, you're going to be surprised at the quality in Fountain Valley.
Brews at the Bowling Alley
Nights out in Fountain Valley tend to be casual. Silky Sullivan's is casual yet has very good live entertainment. Ozzie's is located in a bowling alley but, as a bar, is everyone's favorite karaoke and dive bar. Casa Inka is good for Latino music and Cloud 9 for late night trance music is fun. There will be plenty of neighborhood bars near your Fountain Valley apartment and many more in Huntington Beach.
Average Apartment Rent in Fountain Valley, California
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Fountain Valley Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Fountain Valley have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Fountain Valley apartment was $2,044 in December. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Fountain Valley rentals listed below.
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Is FountainValley a good place for families?
Fountain Valley, CA is a middle-class residential area, commonly refered to as a bedroom community, located within Orange County. With a population of 58,000 people, 80 percent of Fountain Valley homes are occupied by families. The city is home to two fully accredited major hospitals, and a public library, as well as 18 churches, a synagogue, and a mosque. The city has experienced great commercial growth within the last decade, with many national headquarters located here. Mie Square National Park is a wonderful 640-acre Fountain Valley park where the locals can spend some great quality time soaking up the fresh air and sunshine. The park features two lakes, three golf courses, picnic shelters, an urban nature area, and countless recreational areas.
How much should I expect to pay for utilities in Fountain Valley each month, depending on the time of year?
While there are many varying factors to take into consideration, gas prices in Fountain Valley tend to be close to the national average, while electricity costs tend to be a bit higher. A family of four with a 2500 square foot home can expect an electric bill of around $150-$275, a gas bill of $30-$125 and a water bill of $100-$225, depending on the season. Electric prices are higher in the summer (due to air conditioning) while gas prices tend to be higher in the winter (due to gas heat). However, families here can save on utilities as the temperate climate allows residents to forgo year round use of heat and air conditioning.
How is the nightlife in Fountain Valley?
As a city of nearly 60,000 inhabitants, Fountain Valley offers a decent after-dark scene. Located on Slater Avenue between Brookhurst and Ward, Silky Sullivan's is the local favorite. This area--part of downtown Fountain Valley--is also the most lively part of the city. Other evening entertainment options include Elvis Karaoke Studios, Ed's Stumble Inn, and Deja Cafe Lounge.
average water bill in fountain valley
For a single family home with 4 occupants, the water bill can be around $100 - $225, but it should be less in an apartment in Fountain Valley. Check with apartment managers, who should have a good idea about utility costs for different units.