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Apartments for Rent in Bastrop, TX
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    798 Sam Houston Drive, Bastrop, TX 78602
    1 BED $1,586+
    2 BEDS $1,800+
    3+ BEDS $2,128+
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    210 Hunters Crossing Blvd, Bastrop, TX 78602
    Income Restricted
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
    2 BEDS $1,403
    3 BEDS $1,620
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    5501 Ross Road, Del Valle, TX 78617
    1 BED $1,270+
    2 BEDS $1,590+
    3 BEDS $2,040+

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Average rent in Bastrop, TX

$1,401/mo Bastrop, TX average rental price, July 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Bastrop, TX is $1,401.

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Getting around in Bastrop, TX

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Walk Score®: 5, Bike Score®: 23

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Bastrop, TX were last updated on 3 Oct 2023.

What are the best apartments in Bastrop, TX?

The best apartments in Bastrop, TX are: Avendale at The Colony and The Preserve at Hunters Crossing.

What is the average rent in Bastrop, TX?

The average rent in Bastrop, TX is $1,401. Start your search for apartments in Bastrop, TX now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bastrop, TX is between $1,403 and $1,686. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Bastrop, TX now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bastrop, TX is between $1,403 and $2,283. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Bastrop, TX.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bastrop, TX is between $1,620 and $2,600. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Bastrop, TX.

What type of rental buildings are in Bastrop, TX?

In Bastrop 41% of the housing is rented out compared to 59% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 3% of Bastrop’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 59% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 37% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Bastrop, 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 Bastrop are about 16 years old, on average. Of these, 76% 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 all of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none 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 Bastrop, TX?

Rental apartments in Bastrop come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0% 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 38% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 53% of all rentals in Bastrop. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Bastrop, TX

Along the eastern portion of the greater Austin metropolitan area is Bastrop, a small town tucked away in the woods between Austin (33 miles northwest via Highway 71) and San Antonio (92 miles southeast via I-35). Bastrop’s apartments for rent off Highway 21 make it easy for renters to travel to other large cities, like Houston (133 miles east via I-10) and Corpus Christi (183 miles south on U.S. 183). Renters are also attracted by a lower cost of living than metropolitan areas. There are also manufacturing and distribution careers at Bastrop’s Business and Industrial Park, which is accessible by state highways 71, 95 and 21. Highway 71 is also where renters are finding medical careers at the Ascension Seton Hospital.

Renting in Bastrop, TX

Terrific employment and commuting options aside, Bastrop has all of the signs of a small town looking to boom: Annual music festivals; Christmas celebrations; and 6,000 acres of parks are attracting renters who want to go canoeing, swimming, hiking, camping and otherwise grow in a family-friendly community. Plus, there’s already a large rental community with affordable apartments and houses available for rent. Many of the rentals fall in line with the historic, 19th century architecture. What’s more, the Colorado River rolls along the downtown area, which has beautiful boutique stores, art galleries and delicious comfort foods. There are also fun museums and other cultural landmarks to explore, as well. Overall, the town is very walkable, and most errands can be completed on foot.

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Shopping in Bastrop, TX

When renting in Bastrop, the nearest shopping mall is Barton Creek Square in Austin (33 miles west). Otherwise, local art and antique collectibles can be found in the downtown area, where brick storefronts in historic buildings offer renters home decor, imported handcrafted goods, designer clothing and more. Renters also recommend visiting AMC Creations, Art By Ginger B, KC Outfitter, Kragh’s Jewlery and Texas Trail Antiques on Main Street. Likewise, downtown renters recommend famous local restaurants, like Southside Market & BBQ; Billy’s Pit BBQ; Jasmine’s Thai Café; the cajun cuisine at Bourdreaux’s; Neighbor’s Kitchen and Yard; as well as dessert at Sugar Shack Bastrop. Meanwhile, grocery store options when renting in Bastrop include Edin East Farm, H-E-B, Tracy’s Drive-In Grocery and Farmers’ Market (both on Main Street in historic downtown).

Transportation in Bastrop, TX

Renters in Bastrop typically use a car for transportation. Public transportation is handled by the Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) that allows renters of Bastrop to be picked up within 15 minutes of scheduling their own route. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, CARTS can drop renters off anywhere within the limits of Bastrop, Lockhart, Marble Falls or Taylor City. Or, eCabs are provided for transportation in downtown Bastrop seven days a week. Alternatively, to commute to Houston and the Austin downtown business district, renters take the 1515 Express provided by The Interurban Coach. Renters can also travel directly from Bastrop to Austin on the 1518 Purple Route. Or, the 1519 Blue Route takes renters from La Grange to Bastrop with a stop in Smithville, eventually connecting with 1518 into Austin. Finally, the nearest major airport to Bastrop is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (20 minutes away).

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