Fresno is located in central California and is the county seat of Fresno County. Fresno is the 5th largest city in California and the 34th largest in the United States.
Unlike its counterparts in Central and Northern California, Fresno rent is affordable. As of January 2014, a one-bedroom apartment costs an average of $675 per month. A two bedroom apartment costs an average of $757 per month. To compare, a one bedroom apartment in San Francisco averages $3,014 per month.