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Apartments in Anaheim, CA

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Anaheim receives its name from the Santa Ana River that runs through its city and from the German settlers who referred to their new city as heim, or home in German. Anaheim resides right in the heart of Orange County and is in the midst of some of California’s trademark destinations such as Long Beach, Huntington Beach and Los Angeles.

Business in Anaheim is varied, although its top employers are of a mix of entertainment/tourism and healthcare. For example, Disneyland is by far the largest employer in Anaheim while the Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim Marriot Hotel and Angels Baseball LP are within the top ten. On the other side of the spectrum, the Kaiser Foundation Hospital is the second largest employer while the Anaheim Medical Center is also in the top ten. There are several household name companies that have corporate offices within in Anaheim such as AT&T, Sunny Delight, Panasonic, and Hewlett Packard.

Some of the wealthier communities of Anaheim are found in its most eastern parts, most notably, the Anaheim Hills. You will find many government workers, business executives, and even celebrities in this area. The schools in Anaheim Hills are some of the best with elementary schools such as Imperial Elementary and Canyon Rim Elementary. Apartment searchers will be able to find some of the finer upscale luxury apartments in Anaheim Hills, although the options are somewhat limited because of the communities’ focus on single-family homes.

Anaheim finds itself within a unique location in Orange County that allows residents access to many of the highly-rated amenities of the area. Although a bit of a drive, Long Beach and the coast is always an option. Meanwhile, if you enjoy the great outdoors you have the Chino Hills State Park and the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park east of Anaheim. Also, with Disneyland in town and two professional teams, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Anaheim Ducks, and golf courses with high reviews such as the Anaheim Hills Golf Course and the Dad Miller Golf Course, there are many local options for fun.

If you are looking for more low-key activities to do in Anaheim, consider checking out the local brewery, The Bruery to try a variety of unique and highly-rated beers, the pet-friendly Yorba Regional Park that is alongside the Santa Ana River, or checking out the Center Street Promenade in downtown to skate at Anaheim’s ice rink, shop, and see some of downtown’s historic neighborhoods.

One of Anaheim’s up-and-coming neighborhoods is Platinum Triangle which is within walking distance to Anaheim’s major shopping center, the GardenWalk, and also close to the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Platinum Triangle is right within Anaheim’s largest business district and has seen a large development of high-rise upscale apartments over the last five years. A lot of those you won’t find on Craigslist.

Downtown Anaheim is unique compared to most downtowns in that most of its major businesses are not located in its central city. But, that doesn’t stop Downtown Anaheim from having a vibrant social scene. With events interspersed throughout the year such as Art Crawls every second Saturday, the Black History Parade and Cultural Faire, and the Eid Festival which is an event organized by local Muslim communities to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr. With so much going on, apartment living in Downtown Anaheim offers many options from studio apartments with all utilities included to townhomes, from cheap apartments to upscale condos, and more.

There are many that live in Anaheim that commute to other areas of the greater Los Angeles area. With downtown L.A. being a straight shot up the 5 and only a half hour drive (without traffic) and Huntington and Long Beach being roughly the same distance, taking advantage Anaheim’s inexpensive living costs and houses for rent is a great way to save money.

There are many opportunities for higher-learning within Anaheim as well. With colleges such as West Coast University for undergraduate degrees in health care, the private Christian Hope International University, and Disney University, Anaheim is a great step for students seeking an education. As far as living goes, the apartments for rent are on the cheaper side in Anaheim, so apartments finders can be sure to find homes for rent with all bills paid in abundance.

Overall, Anaheim offers a convenient location in Orange County with many local amenities, a general inexpensive cost of living, yet with some very nice neighborhoods.

Average Apartment Rental Prices Nearby

Studio $1,814
1 Bedroom $1,881
2 Bedroom $2,407
3 Bedroom $2,779

Average rent on Backpage and Craigslist Anaheim, California: $2,040

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