""
Save This Search

Apartments for Rent in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL
46 Rentals Available

  • Resident Rated
    Today

    330 N Pine Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    5125 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60644
    3 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • Ask for pricing
    • $925
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    500 S Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,070
    • Ask for pricing
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    320 N Mason Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    5100 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner rent
    What's your rent budget?
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    5957 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60644
    2 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $880+
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    5501 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    5 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $790+
    • Ask for pricing
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    310 N Menard, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3+ BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    5024 W Quincy St, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    301 N. Austin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    4 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $929
    • $1,149
    View Property
  • Today

    159-161 N. Austin Blvd., Chicago, IL 60644-2836
    1 Unit available
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,015
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner bedroom
    How many bedrooms are you
    looking for?
    • Studio
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4+
  • Today

    5870 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    5011 W Maypole Ave, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    4815 W Cortez St, Chicago, IL 60651
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    5201 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    703 N Austin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    5036 W Quincy St, Chicago, IL 60644
    2 Units available
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,180
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    5952 W Superior, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Amenities
    Today

    1145 N Austin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60651
    2 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $1,155
    • $1,350
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Amenities
    Today

    5100 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60644
    4 Units available
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $1,240+
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    5314 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner rent special
    See properties that offer
    rent specials.
  • Today

    5015 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    729 N Central, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    4815 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3+ BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Staff
    Today

    735 N Austin, Chicago, IL 60644
    1 Unit available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • Ask for pricing
    • $1,360
    View Property
  • Today

    1042 N Leamington Ave, Chicago, IL 60651
    Contact for availability
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    5136 W Crystal St, Chicago, IL 60651
    Contact for availability
    • 5 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Interactive banner pet policy
    View pet-friendly rentals
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    321 N. Austin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60644
    Contact for availability
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    5808 West Erie Street, Chicago, IL 60644
    1 Unit available
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,300
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    4846-56 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
    Contact for availability
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    1641-43 N Lamon Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
    Contact for availability
    Ask for pricing
    View Property

Frequently Asked Questions

When were prices and availability in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL were last updated on 22 May 2022.

What are the best apartments in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL?

The best apartments in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL are: 330 N Pine, 5125 W Madison St, 500-14 S Laramie Ave, 320 N Mason Ave and 5100-04 W Monroe St.

What is the average rent in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL?

The average rent in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is $784. Start your search for apartments in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is between $790 and $1,350. View all studio apartments in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is between $790 and $1,360. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is between $790 and $1,360. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is between $1,015 and $1,360. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL.

Renter's guide to South Austin, Chicago, IL

South Austin is one of the four communities in the Austin neighborhood, and it’s the largest in terms of population of the four. It’s only 10 miles west of Downtown Chicago, east of the Oak Park neighborhood, and north of the neighborhoods of Berwyn and Cicero.  Chicago is “The World’s Best City for Having It All,” according to TimeOut.com, and the commute to the city from South Austin is only 45 minutes by car.  It is an historic community with a rich history, and its proximity to the city and Lake Michigan makes it a highly desirable Chicagoland neighborhood.

Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL Demographics

  • Total Population84,913
  • Female 40,088
    Male 44,824
  • Median Age34

In total, Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL has 84,913 residents, 44,824 women and 40,088 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Austin’s population is 34.

Cost of Living in South Austin

Chicago’s cost of living is higher than the national average, but it’s still more affordable than other cities of its size, like Los Angeles or New York. Expect to pay about $120 per month for utilities in a South Austin 900-square-foot apartment. A 3-course dinner for two in a sit-down restaurant will cost around $60. Getting around costs $2.25 on the CTA Green or Blue Lines, or $2 on the 5 “L” stops served by it. One-day passes and reduced fares for disabled patrons, students, and seniors are also available.

Average Rent in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL

  • Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL Average Rental Price, April 2022 $784 /mo

The average monthly rent for an apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is around $784.

Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL Apartment Rent Ranges

Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Apr / 2022
Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL $554 $561 $553 $562 $567 $571 $728 $765 $744 $784
National $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

The national average price of rental apartments is $1,628, while the average monthly rent in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL is $784.

Living in South Austin, Chicago, IL

As with any big city neighborhood, there are pros and cons to living in South Austin. One of the big pros of living in South Austin is that it has access to several transportation options for getting around. One of the cons of living in South Austin in the past has been related to its pretty high crime rate. However, crime rates have sharply declined in the last few years, and they continue to.

Things to do in South Austin, Chicago, IL

There is plenty of stuff to do in South Austin. Six buildings in the neighborhood are on the National Register of Historic Places. The J.J. Walser Jr. residence is one of the homes designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, built in 1903. One of Wright’s students designed The First Congregational Church of Austin, another site on the register.

Columbus Park is a great place to go for families with kids, or just to relax and take in some nature. Set on 135 acres, the park features a fitness center, gymnasiums, kids’ playground with an interactive water feature, paths for jogging or biking, a 9-hole golf course, swimming pool, and athletic fields.

South Austin, Chicago, IL employment & economy

Chicago is quickly becoming a top city for tech jobs. Since many national and international companies are based in Chicago, its unemployment rate is consistently at or below the national average. South Austin residents are a short commute away from the major employers in the city.

Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL Households

  • Total Number of Households28,314
  • Family 17,624
    Non-family 10,690
  • Children 10,105
    No Children 18,208
  • Average People Per Household2.94
  • Median Household Income$38,955
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,098

There is a total of 28,314 households in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL. Of these, 10,105 have children and 18,208 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 17,624 family households and 10,690 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Austin is 2.94 people, on average. The median household annual income in Austin equals $38,955, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,098.

Education in South Austin, Chicago, IL

Seven Chicago Public Schools’ high schools are ranked in the Top 10 for the state, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking. Graduates of those schools have some great options from which to choose after high school, as Chicago is home to DePaul University, Northwestern University, and University of Chicago.

Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL Education Statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 8% of the population in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL have no high school education, 49% went to high-school, and 25% have partially completed college. Moreover, 7% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 8% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 4% hold a Graduate Degree.

Tips for renting in South Austin, Chicago, IL

The Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance is renter’s rights legislation that serves as a hallmark for the rest of the country. Its regulations specify landlord requirements such as what constitutes timely repairs on rental properties, how much notice must be made to a tenant before a lease is terminated, and security deposit interest.

RentCafe is your one-stop shop for finding a great new apartment in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL. Easily search through a wide selection of apartments for rent in Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL, and view detailed information about available rentals including floor plans, pricing, photos, amenities, interactive maps, and thorough property descriptions. Property owners and managers are one click away, so feel free to contact them and find out all you need to know about the apartment you’re interested in. Browse Austin, Chicago, Cook County, IL apartments with rents starting from $790 and submit your rental application today!

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!