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Average rent in Arlington, TX

$1,334/mo Arlington, TX average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Arlington, TX is $1,334.

    Arlington, TX apartment rent ranges

    About 21% of apartment rents in Arlington, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 4% of apartments. Around 60% of Arlington’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 14% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Arlington, TX rent trends

    Getting around in Arlington, TX

    54 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    45 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 54, Bike Score®: 45

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Arlington, TX last updated?

    Prices and availability in Arlington, TX were last updated on 30 Jan 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Arlington, TX?

    The best apartments in Arlington, TX are: Bardin Oaks, Bardin Greene, Stadium 700, Woodcreek and Falcon Lakes.

    What is the average rent in Arlington, TX?

    The average rent in Arlington, TX is $1,334. Start your search for apartments in Arlington, TX now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Arlington, TX?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Arlington, TX is between $1,001 and $6,803. View all studio apartments in Arlington, TX.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX is between $800 and $3,603. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Arlington, TX now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX is between $850 and $6,923. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Arlington, TX is between $1,144 and $5,750. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Arlington, TX.

    What type of rental buildings are in Arlington, TX?

    In Arlington 44% of the housing is rented out compared to 56% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 9% of Arlington’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 64% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 25% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Arlington, TX?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Arlington are about 39 years old, on average. Of these, 10% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 76% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 1% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Arlington, TX?

    Studio apartments in Arlington are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 49% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 40% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Renter's guide to Arlington, TX

    Arlington is waiting to embrace you. As an integral part of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, Arlington, Texas is a large city with major attractions. Although Arlington offers plenty of business opportunities, it also provides many chances for entertainment with its amusement parks and professional sports.

    Arlington was originally a trading post for exchange between settlers and local Native Americans. It grew rapidly in the post-World War II boom, mainly due to industrial jobs supplied by General Motors. It grew steadily ever since, partly by shifting to an education and entertainment-based economy.

    Located in Tarrant County, Arlington is the seventh largest city in Texas. It is about half the size of Ft. Worth and a quarter the size of Dallas. Los Angeles is roughly 10 times the size of Arlington, while Atlanta is about 30% bigger than Arlington.

    Arlington is convenient located only 12 miles away from Ft. Worth and 20 miles from Dallas. The distance from Houston to Arlington is about 255 miles.

    The weather in Arlington is usually hot and humid, with steady rainfall throughout the year. Although snow does occur, it is rare and there can be several years without any snowfall. High temperatures average in the high 80s in summer and low 60s in the winter. So if you like warm weather, you’re in luck!

    Arlington’s climate provides four separate seasons, with December, January, and February in the winter, March through May for spring, June through August making up summer, and September to November for fall. Unfortunately, Arlington is prone to severe weather phenomena, including tornadoes.

    Tips for renting in Arlington, TX

    Welcome to your new Arlington apartment! Renters in Arlington should know that Texas has no cap on the amount of security deposits, but does require they be refunded within 30 days of moving out. Also, renters who are late on their payments have three days to move out before eviction can begin.

    Additionally, like some other states, Texas grants renters the right to withhold rent in certain cases if their landlord hasn’t made crucial repairs. Another major plus is that Texas requires landlords to disclose their application criteria to potential tenants. This means you’ll have a good idea if you even qualify for a lease before you pay a non-refundable application fee.

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    Arlington, TX demographics

    Arlington, TX has a population of 397,269 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 204,043 of Arlington’s residents are women and 193,226 are men. The median age of those who live in Arlington, TX is 32.9.

    Living in Arlington, TX

    Arlington is a great city in many respects, but has its downsides as well. The variety of entertainment options available is excellent. For example, sports fans have several professional options in Arlington and both kids and the young at heart will love the theme parks.

    Yet some of the attractions are not well-serviced by public transit and require a somewhat long drive.

    Arlington has a large Hispanic demographic and you’ll hear Spanish spoken frequently here. This diversity is also showcased in local food, music, and arts.

    The Arlington Music Hall provides the soundscape to the city with Latin and classical musical performances. Also, the Arlington Museum of Art exhibits ceramics, photography, and paintings by both local artists and world masters for you to peruse.

    Arlington, TX households

    • 93,164 Family
      42,076 Non-family
    • 50,183 Children
      85,057 No Children
    • 135,240Total Number of Households
    • 2.9Average People Per Household
    • $63,351Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 135,240 households in Arlington, TX. 93,164 are family households and 42,076 are non-family households. There are 50,183 households with children in Arlington and 85,057 households without children. On average, about 2.9 people live in a household in Arlington, TX.

    Things to do in Arlington, TX

    One of the most popular things to do in Arlington is go see a Dallas Cowboys game at the AT&T Stadium.  If baseball is more your thing, see the Texas Rangers play at Globe Life Park. Those of you into college sports will appreciate the University of Texas teams.

    Of course, for family fun, the Six Flags Over Texas is a great destination and a kids-favorite. There’s also a water park in Arlington, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. The Tails and Trails Dog Park is popular with both two and four-legged residents, and, together with the Arlington Public Library, is chief among free attractions. You can also have outdoor fun at the 1,300-acre River Legacy Park or at the smaller Cravens Park.

    If you’re searching for a couples’ destination, try dinner and a movie at the Studio Movie Grill. For something more active, Round 1 offers late night bowling. The planetarium at UT Arlington is the largest in Texas and can be an excellent romantic date for you and your significant other.

    Things to do

    If you’re searching for a couples’ destination, try dinner and a movie at the Studio Movie Grill. For something more active, Round 1 offers late night bowling. The planetarium at UT Arlington is the largest in Texas and can be an excellent romantic date for you and your significant other.

    The annual 4th of July Parade is a large affair and an ongoing tradition in Arlington. The Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games is another yearly event that features Scottish food, plenty of chances for you to test your strength, or simply join the others in song and dance.

    Shopping-wise, you can find almost everything you need at the Arlington Highlands Mall. Nevertheless, there are dozens of other shops at Lincoln Square, a massive shopping nexus located in the entertainment district.

    Things to do

    Arlington, TX employment & economy

    Arlington’s economy is largely centered around UT Arlington, but other industries are also well-represented. In the healthcare field, Texas Healthcare Resources is the largest employer in the city. The Six Flags parks also hold a large share of the Arlington job market. General Motors still has a strong presence in the city it practically founded. Both GM Finance and General Motors Arlington Assembly provide many career opportunities for you in Arlington.

    Education in Arlington, TX

    The University of Texas at Arlington dominates the education field in Arlington and its College of Nursing and Health is well-regarded. Arlington Baptist College is also located here and is the official institution of the World Baptist Fellowship. It offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and has men’s and women’s basketball teams.

    Arlington, TX education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Arlington, TX is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 33% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 9% have a Graduate Degree.

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