Craigslist Scraper

Scrape Craigslist and collect data on job openings, housing, services, items for sale, and more.

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Use Bright Data’s Web Scraper IDE,
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  • Scrape Craigslist for lead generation & CRM enrichment
  • Scrape Craigslist for price monitoring
  • Gather real time competitor data
  • Collect Craigslist data to find new investment opportunities


Craigslist Scraper Overview

  • Data scraping with no infrastructure needed
  • Exclusive site unlocking technology
  • Adapts with time: when Craigslist changes its site structure Bright Data updates the code
  • Scale quickly – gather as much public data as you need quickly and reliably
  • Bright Data is fully compliant with all relevant data protection legal requirements, including GDPR and CCPA.


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Craigslist category search

Sample Input
Sample Output
    "url": "https:\/\/\/mdc\/cto\/d\/north-miami-beach-2001-mercedes-benz\/7438100597.html",
    "title": "2001 Mercedes benz - $7,900",
    "posting_date": "2022-01-26 19:48",
    "post_update": "2022-01-26 19:48",
    "body": "QR Code Link to This Post\n            \n        \n2001 Mercedes Benz very good condition, 4 doors all power, ac, runs good, very good inside, and no dents, paint is good, must see.",
    "coordinates": {
        "latitude": "25.944900",
        "longtitue": "-80.139100"
    "images": [
    "attrs": [
        "2001 mercedes benz",
        "condition: excellent",
        "cylinders: 8 cylinders",
        "drive: rwd",
        "fuel: gas",
        "odometer: 82000",
        "paint color: black",
        "size: full-size",
        "title status: clean",
        "transmission: automatic",
        "type: sedan"
    "emails": [],
    "status": "ok",
    "phone": ""

How to leverage a Craigslist Scraper for your business:

  • Collect data from any listings pages including categories like: for sale, community, housing, jobs, services and discussion forums
  • Extract data on product and real estate pricing
  • Understand what users are talking about and what trends are popular
  • Do better market research by extracting data on local businesses and sellers
  • Discover and develop new products based on shifts in trends and customer discussions by scraping data from communities board
  • Aggregate listings by location to discover new market opportunities
  • Generate insights into pricing of creative products


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How to develop a web scraper


Choose from ready-made code templates or start from scratch


Develop and customize your scraper using Bright Data’s ready-made scraping functions
Develop and customize your scraper


Choose when to get the data: In real-time or batches
Choose when to get the data


Choose the file format and where to send the data
Choose format and where to send the data

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