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Average rent in Tomball, TX

$1,398/mo Tomball, TX average rental price, March 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Tomball, TX is $1,398.

Tomball, TX apartment rent ranges

About 25% of apartment rents in Tomball, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 5% of apartments. Around 63% of Tomball’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 7% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Tomball, TX rent trends

Getting around in Tomball, TX

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Walk Score®: 3, Bike Score®: 26

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Tomball, TX were last updated on 30 Mar 2023.

What is the average rent in Tomball, TX?

The average rent in Tomball, TX is $1,398. Start your search for apartments in Tomball, TX now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tomball, TX is between $1,216 and $2,652. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Tomball, TX now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Tomball, TX is between $1,809 and $4,842. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Tomball, TX.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Tomball, TX is between $1,825 and $8,281. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Tomball, TX.

What type of rental buildings are in Tomball, TX?

In Tomball, 54% of the residents are renting compared to 46% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 31% of Tomball’s rentals, 49% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 19% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Tomball, 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 Tomball are about 16 years old, on average. Of these, 70% 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 3 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 Tomball, TX?

Studio apartments in Tomball are around 0.3% 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 44% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Tomball, TX

Tomball is a small Texas town that’s also a suburb of Houston, which is located about 35 miles away. Tomball renters have access to a rich history surrounding the oil and natural gas business that helped created the town. Despite its proximity to Houston, Tomball retains a very small-town feel that’s rural in nature. It was named after Thomas Henry Ball, who was a local congressman back in 1907. The weather in Tomball is humid and hot in the summer, but temperate for the rest of the seasons. Winters here are short and cold, without any snow, while summers are long, humid and extremely hot. The city gets about 175 rain days per year, The wettest month is May, when rain falls for 15 days on average.

Renting in Tomball, TX

There are slightly more renters in Tomball than people who own their homes. In fact, the highly rated Tomball Independent School District make Tomball a great renting spot for families raising children. For renters who work in downtown Houston, the commute back to an apartment should only take a little over a half-hour. Three of the best neighborhoods to rent in Tomball are the Albury Trail Estates, Creekside Park and Inverness Estates. In addition, Tomball renters enjoy having access to plenty of local parks such as Jerry Matheson Park or Juergens Park. Neighbors give off a friendly and caring vibe that goes along well with the city motto of “the Hometown with a Heart.”

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Tomball, TX demographics

Tomball, TX has a population of 12,333 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,665 of Tomball’s residents are women and 5,668 are men. The median age of those who live in Tomball, TX is 37.7.

Shopping in Tomball, TX

Tomball has a large shopping scene catering to all budgets. The Tomball Marketplace is located right off of Highway 249 that runs through the city. It features shops like Kohl’s, Ross and Marshalls, for discount shopping of home goods and clothing. Tomball Towne Center is another outdoor shopping mall with a Kroger grocery store and proximity to a Target and a Lowe’s Home Improvement. For an indoor mall experience, renters head to The Woodlands, which is about 23 minutes away by car via Texas State Highway 99. The Woodlands Mall has anchor department stores like Macy’s, Dillard’s and Nordstrom, as well as an extensive food court of fast-casual and sit-down restaurants.

Tomball, TX households

  • 2,769 Family
    2,108 Non-family
  • 1,564 Children
    3,313 No Children
  • 4,877Total Number of Households
  • 2.45Average People Per Household
  • $65,981Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 4,877 households in Tomball, TX. 2,769 are family households and 2,108 are non-family households. There are 1,564 households with children in Tomball and 3,313 households without children. On average, about 2.45 people live in a household in Tomball, TX.

Transportation in Tomball, TX

Tomball is not very walkable, so most renters use their cars to get around and run most errands. For renters who prefer public transportation, the Transit Authority of Harris County runs a bus route that goes along Main Street or down State Highway 249. That highway is also called the Tomball Parkway and goes north to south. In addition, taxis, car rental and ridesharing services are also available in the area for renters who favor convenience. For domestic and international travel, the closest airport to Tomball is the George Bush Intercontinental Airport, which is a 30-minute drive southeast. it’s only a 32-minute drive to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. There is also a small regional airport in Tomball that’s called the David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport.

Tomball, TX education statistics

The level of education of the population of Tomball, TX is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 31% completed some high school, 29% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 10% have a Graduate Degree.

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