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Apartments for Rent in Austin, TX
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    4525 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78751
    1 BED $1,949
    2 BEDS $2,499+
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    311 Bowie Street, Austin, TX 78703
    Studio $1,830+
    1 BED $2,755+
    2+ BEDS $3,770+
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    501 E Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704
    1 BED $1,418+
    2 BEDS $2,083
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    8700 Brodie Lane, Austin, TX 78745
    1 BED $1,211+
    2 BEDS $1,791+
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    11210 FM 2222, Austin, TX 78730
    1 BED $1,209+
    2 BEDS $1,579+
    3 BEDS $1,744+
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    6811 Old Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78735
    Studio $1,420+
    1 BED $1,465+
    2 BEDS $1,900+
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    501 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701
    Studio $2,294+
    1 BED $2,185+
    2 BEDS $3,755+
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    6701 Rialto Blvd, Austin, TX 78735
    Studio $1,505+
    1 BED $1,600+
    2+ BEDS $2,000+
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    8003 South IH 35, Austin, TX 78744
    1 BED $1,129+
    2 BEDS $1,454
    3 BEDS $1,969+
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    7610 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78752
    1 BED $929+
    2 BEDS $1,369+
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    7000 Convict Hill Road, Austin, TX 78749
    1 BED $1,450+
    2 BEDS $1,992+
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    2717 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
    Studio $1,299+
    1 BED $1,620+
    2 BEDS $2,415+
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    8200 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78745
    Studio $1,399+
    1 BED $1,462+
    2+ BEDS $1,969+
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    2829 S. Lakeline Blvd, Cedar Park, TX 78613
    Studio $1,140+
    1 BED $1,200+
    2 BEDS $1,570+
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    6001 Shepherd Mountain Cove, Austin, TX 78730
    1 BED $1,249+
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    2311 South 5Th, Austin, TX 78704
    1 BED $1,049+
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    8519 Cahill Dr, Austin, TX 78729
    1 BED $817+
    2 BEDS $1,190+
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    12100 Archeleta Blvd, Austin, TX 78739
    1 BED $1,440+
    2 BEDS $2,350+
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    401 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
    Studio $2,305+
    1 BED $2,570+
    2+ BEDS $4,255+
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    7501 Pearson Ranch Road, Austin, TX 78717
    1 BED $1,473+
    2 BEDS $2,170+
    3 BEDS $3,015
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    521 Woodward, Austin, TX 78704
    1 BED $925+
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    3014 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin, TX 78745
    1 BED $1,263+
    2 BEDS $1,483+
    3 BEDS $1,812+
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    8818 Travis Hills Drive, Austin, TX 78735
    1 BED $1,449
    2 BEDS $1,699
    3 BEDS $2,199+
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    10801 Old Manchaca Road, Austin, TX 78748
    1 BED $1,160+
    2 BEDS $1,480+
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    1300 Spyglass Dr, Austin, TX 78746
    Studio $1,164
    1 BED $1,249
    2 BEDS $1,519+

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Average rent in Austin, TX

$1,707/mo Austin, TX average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Austin, TX is $1,707.

Austin, TX apartment rent ranges

About 36% of apartment rents in Austin, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 19% of apartments. Around 43% of Austin’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Austin, TX rent trends

Getting around in Austin, TX

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Some Transit
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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 16, Transit Score®: 25, Bike Score®: 24

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Austin, TX were last updated on 24 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Austin, TX?

The best apartments in Austin, TX are: River Stone Ranch, Sedona Springs, Le Montreaux Apartments, Channings Mark and Madison at the Arboretum.

What is the average rent in Austin, TX?

The average rent in Austin, TX is $1,707. Start your search for apartments in Austin, TX now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Austin, TX is between $100 and $16,917. View all studio apartments in Austin, TX.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Austin, TX is between $600 and $9,999. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Austin, TX now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Austin, TX is between $100 and $12,398. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Austin, TX.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Austin, TX is between $100 and $17,335. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Austin, TX.

What type of rental buildings are in Austin, TX?

In Austin, 55% of the residents are renting compared to 45% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 24% of Austin’s rentals, 60% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 15% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Austin, 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 Austin are about 22 years old, on average. Of these, 57% 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 4 stories. About 90% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 12% are mid-rises, and 3% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Austin, TX?

Rental apartments in Austin come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 4% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 52% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 36% of all rentals in Austin. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Austin, TX

Living in location

Rolling along the Colorado River among the beautiful hills and deep canyons of central Texas is sunny Austin - capital of the state and the 10th-largest city in the nation. Known for live music, arts and Southern culinary scenes, "Keep Austin Weird" is a motto most renters fulfill. Plus, when renting in Austin, personal and corporate income taxes are non-existent. Major tech companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, Dell, and Indeed employ renters and help contribute to a strong economy. Renters in Austin are also close to renowned educational institutions, like the University of Texas and interesting attractions, such as the Blanton Museum of Art, LBJ Presidential Library and Bullock State History Museum. With a mix of student renters, young professionals, creatives, entrepreneurs, retirees and remote workers, Austin has a well-rounded population. Austin renters with children are also served by the Austin Independent School District.

Embracing the city's ethos of innovation and charm, the community thrives on a blend of the high-tech with the handcrafted. Artisan markets and local businesses stand alongside thriving tech startups, fostering a unique economy where small-scale entrepreneurship is as celebrated as the success of global enterprises. The city's commitment to eco-friendly living is evident in its numerous bike paths, lake activities, and community gardens, ensuring that life in Austin is not only culturally rich but also connected to the natural beauty of the Texas landscape.

Renting in Austin, TX

Here, South Congress, Hyde Park and Old West Austin have "classic" older apartments for rent in prime locations. Many of these renovated apartments for rent in Austin have shared facilities for laundry and window A/C units. Meanwhile, the luxury apartments for rent in these three neighborhoods tend to have better amenities, such as community pools and fitness centers. More precisely, downtown Austin has high-rise apartments near the Paramount Theater and Erwin Events Center, whereas South Lamar has more affordable high-rise apartments for rent. East Austin features a mix of historical, bungalow-style homes and modern apartments, while Tarrytown and Barton Hills offer a variety of residential properties, including rustic homes, high-end homes and other architectural styles. Otherwise, Mueller showcases modern condos, simple cottages and two-story houses for rent, and Travis Heights stands out with Craftsman, Tudor Revival and Mid-century Modern rentals.

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Shopping in Austin, TX

South Congress offers vintage shops, bookstores, and unique gift shops, like Monkey See Monkey Do and Big Top Candy Shop. Or, South First Street features locally owned shops like Bloomers and Frocks, while the 2nd Street District offers upscale boutiques and local designers, such as Bonobos and Eliza Page. The North Loop is known for its vintage stores, like Revival Vintage, and East Austin showcases artisan wares and independent labels at EA/ST Co. and Cycleast. However, for the best shopping mall experience in Texas, renters visit The Domain (featuring luxury brands like Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton and Anthropologie), and then Domain NORTHSIDE with indie clothing brands like Alex and Ani; Free People; and STAG. There's also more great stores at Arboretum at Great Hills (Barnes & Noble, Pottery Barn and Z Gallerie), as well as Barton Creek Square Mall (GAP, J. Crew and Banana Republic).

Transportation in Austin, TX

When renting in Austin, a car is strongly recommended to avoid traffic congestion and limited parking. Alternatively, public transportation is provided to renters by Capital Metro. Austin renters are also quickly familiarized with MetroRapid Route 801, which runs north-south from Southpark Meadows to Tech Ridge, taking renters past Hyde Park, North Loop and the Austin Convention Center. Similarly, the MetroRail runs north-south from downtown Austin to the small town of Leander. Additionally, Austin is a large, bike-friendly city with bike rentals available through the Austin B-cycle app. In addition to Uber and Lyft, renters also have Wingz, zTrip, Fetii, and Hitch ridesharing apps, as well as car rentals from car2go and zipcar. Finally, renters also can take a pedicab, in which local cyclists provide transportation throughout the city.

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