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Prices and availability in League City, TX were last updated on 28 May 2022.
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The average rent in League City, TX is $1,375. Start your search for apartments in League City, TX now.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in League City, TX?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in League City, TX is between $1,085 and $2,729. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in League City, TX now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in League City, TX?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in League City, TX is between $1,408 and $3,033. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in League City, TX.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in League City, TX?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in League City, TX is between $1,731 and $3,934. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in League City, TX.
Renter's guide to League City, TX
League City is a suburb of Houston, TX, and the largest city in Galveston County. It has seen rapid growth over the past decades, creating a diverse town with low crime rates, a good school system and an ideal location between downtown Houston and the beach city of Galveston. It’s ranked the 3rd best place to live in Galveston County, and is the 51st best suburb for young professionals in Texas.
In the last 2 decades, the city’s population has more than doubled to 98,215, and has expanded to cover an area of 53 sq. miles. As a result, the city dwarfs several of its neighbors, for example, it’s almost 10 times larger than Webster, and 5 times larger than Dickinson. While large, it’s still 12 times smaller than Houston proper in terms of area, and over 20 times smaller in terms of population.
League City is around 25 miles southeast of downtown Houston, which can typically be reached within 30 minutes via the Gulf Freeway (IS 45), which cuts through the center of the city. By travelling the same road south for 27 miles, you’ll reach Galveston, also in around 30 minutes.
Hot and humid summers are typical in League City, with July highs of around 91°F. Winters are mild to cool, but seldom very cold, with January lows of 42°F. The heaviest rainfall falls June through October, with between 5 and 7 inches of rain each summer month. Annual precipitation averages out at around 53 inches, somewhat higher than national averages.
League City, TX Demographics
- Total Population105,410
Female 52,526Male 52,884
- Median Age35.2
League City, TX has a population of 105,410 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 52,884 of League City’s residents are women and 52,526 are men. The median age of those who live in League City, TX is 35.2.
Cost of Living in League City, TX
While there are public transit options in League City, there are no direct connections to downtown Houston. A park and ride service located in the Victory Lakes area of the city runs regular services to and from Galveston, via the ‘Island Connect’ line. A one way ticket costs $4, while a 50-ride coupon book costs $150 if bought in advance. Taxis typically start at $2.77, raising to $2.77 per mile. Those with private vehicles can expect to pay around $2.40 per gallon of gasoline.
When eating out, you can expect to pay around $15 to $30 for a meal in an inexpensive joint, or $7.50 for a typical combo meal at a fast food restaurant. A night out may cost around $50 — $80 for a 3-course meal for 2, plus $4 to $6 for a pint of beer, or $4.50 for a coffee.
Monthly utilities for a standard 915 sq. ft apartment will generally cost $140. This includes the basics, such as water, electricity, cooling, heating, and garbage disposal. Adding an internet connection will typically cost an extra $60 per month.
Average Rent in League City, TX
- League City, TX Average Rental Price, April 2022 $1,375 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in League City, TX is $1,375.
League City, TX Apartment Rent Ranges
About 29% of apartment rents in League City, TX range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 3% of apartments. Around 58% of League City’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 10% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.
League City, TX Rent Trends
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in League City, TX is $1,375.
Living in League City, TX
Situated halfway between Houston and Galveston, League City has a great location and is close both to the big city, and the beach. In addition, parts of the city are on the waterfront of Clear Lake, while the northern section borders clear creek, ensuring there’s plenty of green space to enjoy. You’ll find pretty much all you need within the city, though for more varied nightlife, you might be tempted to head to Houston.
The city has very low crime rates and a number of good schools, making it a great suburb for families. However, proximity to numerous business centers also attracts a lot of young professionals to the city, leading to a diverse population.
There are downsides however, and poor public transit options make it difficult for those who don’t own a private vehicle to get around. Even with a private vehicle, some roads are in a poor state of disrepair, and many highways are currently under construction. This can cause congestion and delays at busier periods of the day.
Things to do in League City, TX
With over 35 miles of waterfront, there are plenty of trails to be enjoyed by anyone from fishermen to dog walkers. The city also takes in a section of the Great Texas Birding Trail and is a great place to see a variety of rare birds. If you prefer to keep your feet dry, head to one of the city’s many parks, such as Countryside Park, a 68 acre park which is great for picnics, sports, hiking or biking. In addition, a network of over 20 miles of trails run through the city, ideal for hiking, jogging, or cycling. The network will eventually incorporate 212 miles of trails.
For great shopping, head to the south end of the Bay Freeway, where you’ll find numerous shopping centers and malls, including League City Towne Center, Bay Colony Town Center, and Victory Lakes Town Center. This shopping mecca spreads across the southeast part of the city and encompasses a huge variety of stores, services, restaurants, bars, and other entertainment venues. For something a little different, head to East Main Street, where you’ll find tons of boutiques and specialist stores, as well as ma and pa restaurants and quirky bars.
The city plays host to numerous annual events, most of which are free to enter. Kick off the celebrations with the 3rd of July fireworks extravaganza, complete with live music, food vendors, craft stands, and inflatables for kids. There’s also the harvest festival in Fall, and the annual airshow. Foodies will love the Taste of the Bay: Nautical Nights culinary event, featuring samples from the city’s best restaurants, craft beer, wine, and much more.
League City, TX employment & economy
With a median household income of $100,996, residents of League City earn well above state and national averages. Indeed, the city has the highest median household income in the area. By number of employees, the most common industries in the city are health care and social assistance (13.5%), educational services (12.6%), and manufacturing (12.1%). Manufacturing is also the highest paid industry in the city, with median earnings of $102,657.
The most common occupations include management occupations, office and administrative support roles, and sales positions. The highest paid residents are employed in legal occupations, architecture and engineering, and management occupations.
League City, TX Households
- Total Number of Households37,662
Family 27,546Non-family 10,116
Children 15,824No Children 21,838
- Average People Per Household2.79
- Median Household Income$108,979
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,548
According to U.S. Census data, there are 37,662 households in League City, TX. 27,546 are family households and 10,116 are non-family households. There are 15,824 households with children in League City and 21,838 households without children. On average, about 2.79 people live in a household in League City, TX. The median income of a League City household living in League City is $108,979 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,548.
Education in League City, TX
The vast majority of the city is served by the Clear Creek Independent School District, and there are a number of highly rated schools within the city. Top-rated elementary schools include Henry Bauerschlag Elementary School, Darwin L Gilmore Elementary School, and Walter Hall Elementary School, all of which score well above average in test scores, progress, and equity, and rank within the top 400 elementary schools in Texas.
The top-rated middle school is League City Intermediate School, which ranks as the 3rd best middle school in Galveston County, and 118th best middle school in Texas. Clear Springs High School and Clear Falls High School are the top-rated high schools in the city, ranking 4th and 6th best high schools in the county respectively.
The University of Texas Medical Branch is also located in the city, offering specialized medical degrees and work placements.
League City, TX Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of League City, TX is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 10% have an Associate Degree, 28% have a Bachelor Degree, and 14% have a Graduate Degree.
Tips for renting in League City, TX
Whether you’re planning to move to League City in order to work nearby, or just want to get out of the big city, there are plenty of reasons to consider it. The major draws are excellent schools, low crime rates, low unemployment, proximity to business hubs, and a great location. However, due to rapid growth, many residents will say it lacks the history and charm of older towns, so if that’s what you’re after, it might not be the best choice.
Having said that, there are some spectacular houses and apartment complexes dotted throughout the town. Some stand out neighborhoods include Tuscan Lakes, Victory Lakes, and Mar Bella, though wherever you choose you’re likely to be close to all the amenities you need. A private vehicle is useful, and almost essential if you plan to work outside of town, though a growing network of city trails mean that cycling is a viable option within the city.
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