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Apartments for Rent in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX
285 Rentals Available

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    1810 Main St., Houston, TX 77002
    Studio $1,760+
    1 BED $1,710+
    2+ BEDS $2,300+
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    2424 Capitol Street, Houston, TX 77003
    Studio $1,355
    1 BED $1,355
    2 BEDS $2,144
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    1711 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77002
    1 BED $1,525+
    2 BEDS $2,220+
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    777 Preston Street, Houston, TX 77002
    Studio $1,950+
    1 BED $2,022
    2+ BEDS $3,400+
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    1111 Rusk St, Houston, TX 77002
    1 BED $1,715+
    2 BEDS $2,650+
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    1475 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
    Studio $1,664+
    1 BED $1,911+
    2+ BEDS $2,676+
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    808 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77010
    Studio $1,931+
    1 BED $2,436+
    2+ BEDS $4,120
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    1515 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
    1 BED $1,435+
    2 BEDS $2,319+
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    Unit 1, Houston, TX 77026
    2 BEDS $800
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    3100 Mckinney LLC, Houston, TX 77003
    Studio $4,000
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    2118 Lamar St, Ste. 105, Houston, TX 77003-3521
    Studio $15,833
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    2118 Lamar LLC, Houston, TX 77003
    Studio $3,110+
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    2118 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77003
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    2118 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77008
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    2118 Lamar Parking LLC, Houston, TX 77003
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    1201 St. Emanuel, Houston, TX 77003
    Studio $5,308+
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    2118 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77007
    Studio $4,564+
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    2115 Runnels St, Houston, TX 77003
    1 BED $1,570+
    2 BEDS $1,862+
    3 BEDS $2,461+
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    707 SAULNIER STREET, Houston, TX 77019
    1 BED $1,325+
    2 BEDS $2,035+
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    150 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007
    1 BED $1,719+
    2 BEDS $1,864
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    302 Gray Street, Houston, TX 77002
    Studio $1,010+
    1 BED $1,150+
    2 BEDS $1,455+
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    2810 Riverby Rd, Houston, TX 77020
    Studio $1,743+
    1 BED $2,100+
    2 BEDS $3,159+
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    10 Oak Court, Houston, TX 77006
    1 BED $1,286+
    2 BEDS $2,467+
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    180 West Gray Street, Houston, TX 77019
    1 BED $1,305+
    2 BEDS $1,779+
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    1616 West Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77019
    1 BED $1,373+
    2 BEDS $2,004+
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Average rent in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

$2,151/mo Downtown Houston, Houston, TX average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX is around $2,151.

Downtown Houston, Houston, TX apartment rent ranges

A share of 5% of apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX have the cheapest rents between $701-$1,000. Around 41% of rentals are in the most expensive price range of > $2,000. Around 23% of Downtown Houston’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 32% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

Downtown Houston, Houston, TX rent trends

Getting around in Downtown Houston, TX

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Walker's Paradise
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Excellent Transit
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Bikeable
Walk Score®: 95, Transit Score®: 87, Bike Score®: 67

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX last updated?

Prices and availability in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX were last updated on 26 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX?

The best apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX are: 1810 Main Apartments, Circuit, 1711 Caroline, Market Square Tower and The Star.

What is the average rent in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX?

The average rent in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX is $2,151. Start your search for apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX is between $1,355 and $3,980. View all studio apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX is between $1,355 and $5,935. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX is between $800 and $7,276. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX is between $1,664 and $12,009. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX?

In Downtown Houston, 81% of the residents are renting compared to 19% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 81% of Downtown Houston’s rentals, 16% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 3% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

Downtown Houston is a vibrant and exciting area with an array of attractions for all types of renters. Multiple parks, galleries, shops, restaurants, high-ranking schools, and some of the most popular entertainment venues surround the rentals in Downton Houston, putting renters close to everything they need. Additionally, the area is home to iconic buildings like the JPMorgan Chase Tower and City Hall, standing tall as symbols of the city's roots.

Renting in Downtown Houston is also cost-effective; numerous multi-occupancy residential buildings offer competitive rents that the low commuting costs can offset. Despite the hustle and bustle of urban life, nearby green spaces mean renters will be close to nature and sports activities.

Renting in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

Downtown Houston has a mix of architecture combining Art Deco, modern, and postmodern styles. Although iconic structures dominate the skyline, apartments for rent in central skyscrapers are also available, while single-family renter households and townhomes aren't prevalent. For renters looking to be near cultural hubs, the Theater District has rental units near art galleries and theaters, while rentals in the Midtown area are close to bars and restaurants. Downtown Houston is also popular among students due to the University District and its campus, as well as public libraries and museums. For those looking for modern rentals close to work and are ready to pay a higher rent, the Houston Skyline District and Central Business District have apartments in high-rise buildings near corporations and businesses.

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Downtown Houston, Houston, TX demographics

  • 18,057Total Population
  • 4,954 Female
    13,103 Male
  • 34.6Median Age

In total, Downtown Houston, Houston, TX has 18,057 residents, 4,954 women and 13,103 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown Houston’s population is 34.6.

Amenities in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

Downtown Houston is a perfect place to rent in Houston for those who want to experience the best amenities. For renters looking for cultural and art events, Theater District, Discovery Green Park, and the George R. Brown Convention Center provide options for entertainment and artistic and musical exploration. Downtown Houston is also home to Minute Maid Park, a baseball stadium where renters can enjoy games between the most popular baseball teams and a variety of events. The downtown area is an ideal spot for shopping, with a selection of world-class department stores and boutiques. Renters can also browse vintage goods like antiques, second-hand items, and local products in the historic Market Square Park. Additionally, there are numerous restaurant choices, inventive cafés, and bakeries with homemade goods. Renters can also find plenty of green spaces with parks featuring tranquil environments, exercise trails, BBQ piers, and picnic pavilions.

Downtown Houston, Houston, TX households

  • 1,495 Family
    5,127 Non-family
  • 357 Children
    6,265 No Children
  • 6,622Total Number of Households
  • 1.41Average People Per Household
  • $81,895Median Household Income

There is a total of 6,622 households in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX. Of these, 357 have children and 6,265 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 1,495 family households and 5,127 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown Houston is 1.41 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown Houston equals $81,895, and the monthly housing costs equal $1,582.

Transportation in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX

A variety of transportation options are available for renters to navigate their way around Downtown Houston. Downton Houston is located between three interstates: 10, 45, and 69, which means renters will be minutes away from highways and other city areas, although some congestion may happen during rush hours. Harris County Metropolitan Transit Authority services this area with regular bus and Metro rail lines for renters wishing to take advantage of the public transit system. There are also designated bike lanes on major roadways providing direction for cyclists, as well as well-lit streets with pedestrian seating areas. For renters looking for a private ride, Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing providers service the whole city. Air travel is possible through George Bush Intercontinental Airport, which renters can access with a car or local buses.

Downtown Houston, Houston, TX education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 4% of the population in Downtown Houston, Houston, TX have no high school education, 36% went to high-school, and 18% have partially completed college. Moreover, 3% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 23% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 15% hold a Graduate Degree.

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