Renting in the LA Metro area: What does $2,000 get you?

800 W. First St. | Photos: Zumper

Curious just how far your dollar goes in the Los Angeles metro area?

We compared what $2,000 might get you in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Pasadena, using data from rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to scoring a rental in the area.

What amenities and square footage might you get for the money, and how does location change the equation?

Take a peek at what rentals are on the market, below. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)

Rental price medians are calculated considering all of the listings between zero and four bedrooms within a defined geography that appeared in Zumper's database over the 90-day period immediately preceding the publish date of this article.

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Los Angeles -- 800 W. First St., #1409

This 481-square-foot studio is located at 800 W. First St. in Los Angeles' Downtown neighborhood. Asking $2,000/month, it's priced 25 percent higher than the $1,600 median rent for a studio in Los Angeles.

The building offers garage parking, a swimming pool, storage space, concierge service and outdoor space. In the unit, expect air conditioning, hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, stainless steel appliances and floor-to-ceiling windows. Animals are not welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is quite walkable, is very bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

Long Beach -- 2111 Chestnut Ave.

Next, there's this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 2111 Chestnut Ave. in Long Beach's Wrigley neighborhood. It's also listed for $2,000/month for its 1,100-square-feet of space--two percent less than Long Beach's median two-bedroom rent of $2,038.

Building amenities include garage parking, outdoor space and on-site laundry. The unit features air conditioning, a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting, a dishwasher, granite countertops, a breakfast nook and a decorative fireplace. Animals are not welcome.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot and is convenient for biking.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

Pasadena -- 1000 San Pasqual St., #15

Listed at $2,000/month, this 801-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom abode at 1000 San Pasqual St. in Pasadena is three percent higher than Pasadena's median one-bedroom rent of $1,945.

Apartment amenities include both air conditioning and central heating, hardwood flooring, a stove, a balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows. Garage parking is offered as a building amenity. Pets are not welcome.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is very walkable and is great for biking.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)
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