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3 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Houston, TX
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Houston’s average rent reached $1,127 in April

Houston’s average rent reached $1,127 in April, after a 1% increase since last year. A thriving economic and cultural center and a renter-majority city (54%), Houston is a popular location to call home, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,417. [View Full Report]

Houston apartment rent report

Houston’s average rent was $1,127 in April

Houston’s average rent reached $1,127 in April, after a 1% increase since last year. A thriving economic and cultural center and a renter-majority city (54%), Houston is a popular location to call home, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,417.

The average rent for an apartment in Houston rose slower than in other surrounding cities, such as Pearland ($1,352), where prices went up by 1.6%. Meanwhile, apartment rates in The Woodlands decreased by 3.4%, reaching a $1,470 average.

Houston apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the Houston area

Webster, the city with the largest renter share (88%) in the Houston area, has a $1,046 average rent, after a 2.5% annual increase. The second largest renter hub, Galveston, has a 55% renter share, with its apartments going for $1,108 on average (up by 0.4% since last year).

Houston comes in third, tied with Humble (54% renters), where rental prices circle around $1,127, after a 3.8% yearly increase. Last but not least, Rosenberg's 50% share of renters places it fifth among the area’s renter hubs. The city’s average rent reached $1,165 in April, going up by 9.6% in the past year. 

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Houston area

The Woodlands is the priciest city for renters in the Houston area, with apartments renting for $1,470 per month. Pearland’s $1,352 rate is the second most expensive, while apartments in Katy ($1,332) come in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Clutes $830 average rent is the cheapest in the Houston area, followed by Pasadena's $910 rate. Baytown rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $951 average rent as of April.

Houston apartment rents in popular ZIP codes for renters

Among Houston's most popular renter ZIP codes, 77036 has a $820 average rent, below the city average ($1,127). At the same time, rentals in ZIP 77077 go for $1,109, while prices in ZIP 77081 circle around $904. Apartment rents in ZIP 77042 clock in at around $1,061, lower than the Houston average, while rates in ZIP 77057 average at $1,111.

Check out how average rents evolved across the Houston area

Houston apartment rent report

Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

Look for 3 bedroom apartments near me

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a 3 bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

The price range of a 3 bedroom apartment is between $915 and $22,023. Search 3 bedroom apartments in Houston, TX.

How many 3 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Houston, TX on RENTCafé?

There are 218 3 bedroom rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Houston, TX were last updated on 31 Jul 2021.

What is the average size of a 3 bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

The average Houston, TX 3 bedroom apartment size is 1,377 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment offers extra space compared to a 2 bedroom apartment, suited for a family or for sharing it with someone else.

What are the downsides of renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Houston, TX?

A 3 bedroom apartment is more expensive than smaller units and it usually comes with higher utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 2 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Houston, TX.

Houston, TX Demographics

  • Total Population2,310,432
  • Female 1,153,417
    Male 1,157,015
  • Median Age33

Average Rent in Houston, TX

  • Houston, TX Average Rental Price, June 2021 $1,172 /mo

Houston, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

Houston, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jun / 2021
Houston, TX $1,086 $1,097 $1,094 $1,097 $1,103 $1,114 $1,120 $1,111 $1,108 $1,116 $1,172
National $1,348 $1,357 $1,362 $1,394 $1,401 $1,403 $1,394 $1,397 $1,404 $1,482
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Houston, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households858,374
  • Family 522,128
    Non-family 336,246
  • Children 282,908
    No Children 575,466
  • Average People Per Household2.65
  • Median Household Income$52,338
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,058

Houston, TX Education Statistics

  • Most Expensive 3 Bedroom Apartment

    The Carter $1,782 - $32,580
  • Cheapest 3 Bedroom Apartment

    Villa del Sol $535 - $935

Renting a 3 bedroom apartment in Houston, TX

A 3 bedroom apartment is the perfect home for you to share with family or roommates. It’s spacious enough, so you can always enjoy some much-needed alone time, but you’ll never feel left out in case you get lonely because your roommates or family will always be nearby. There’s certainly no shortage of 3 bedroom apartments in Houston, TX for you to choose from. There are 251 Houston, TX properties that offer about 384 3 bedroom units. An average 3 bedroom apartment is 1,096 Sq.Ft., and rents for about $2,085. The monthly rent does vary depending on property type. If you are looking for an apartment that’s close to public transportation, dining and entertainment, expect to pay more. Location is a key factor. The same goes for furnished apartments and units located in newer, well-maintained buildings. The monthly rent can go up to $9,150.

Live on easy street in your cheap 3 bedroom apartment

If finding the perfect rental gets too overwhelming, here’s a tip. Use the RENTCafé filters and, in no time, you will be living in the home of your dreams. So, if you’re trying to put some money aside and you’re on a budget, you can sort the results by using the price filter and eliminate the properties that exceed your budget. A big apartment does not have be a black hole for your wallet. With perseverance, you can also find cheap 3 bedroom apartments. Some apartments rent for as little as $730, so don’t give up on the search. If you find an apartment that fits your criteria, don’t let it slip. Contact the property to check availability, and you can apply for a lease directly on RENTCafé.

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