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Renter's Guide to Spring

Welcome to Spring, Texas – all the convenience of Houston, without the noise and crowds!

Not only is Spring attractive to young job seekers, it's also a great place to raise kids or start a family. In fact, the city made Niche’s 2016 list for best schools in the Houston metro area.

Spring is situated in Harris County and is 23.6 square miles in area, which is about 3% the size of Houston, 4% as large as Dallas, and 6% as big as Austin.

The city is only about 24 miles from Houston, 74 miles from Galveston, and 177 miles from Tyler. Meanwhile, Spring and the state capital of Austin are 156 miles apart.

The weather here is very warm, with summer highs frequently reaching the low 90s. You won’t have to worry about freezing though, as the lows only drop into the low 40s on average. No blizzards here!

Spring, TX Demographics

  • Total Population56,369
  • Female 27,341
    Male 29,028
  • Median Age33.1

Cost of Living in Spring, TX

A three-course meal for two, at a mid-priced restaurant in the city, is priced from $35 to $60. The average cost of a regular cappuccino is $3.89.

Utilities like electricity, heating, water, and waste disposal for a 915-square-foot apartment cost, on average, $119 monthly. That's considerably lower than the national average of $147.

The Houston METRO bus system provides service to residents of Spring. Local one-way fare is $1.25.

There's also a park and ride in Spring, where commuters can park for free and ride the bus into downtown Houston at $3.25 per ride, discounted to $1.60 for students. This is incredibly convenient if you commute to Houston for school or work.

There are several taxi companies to choose from in Spring, including The Woodlands Transit, Reliable Cab Service, and Stan’s Taxi.

Average Rent in Spring, TX

  • Spring, TX Average Rental Price, February, 2018$1,195/mo
  • 1 Bedroom$1,048
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,314
  • 1 Bedroom$1,048
  • 2 Bedroom$1,314

Spring, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7002%
  • $701-$1,00033%
  • $1,001-$1,50050%
  • $1,501-$2,00011%
  • > $2,0004%

Spring, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
February, 2018 $1,195 $1,048 $1,314
May / 2017 $1,168 $1,017 $1,286
Jan / 2017 $1,147 $994 $1,272
Sept / 2016 $1,202 $1,052 $1,315
May / 2016 $1,218 $1,066 $1,324
Jan / 2016 $1,218 $1,058 $1,329
Sept / 2015 $1,219 $1,068 $1,318
May / 2015 $1,221 $1,088 $1,310
Jan / 2015 $1,199 $1,063 $1,296

Living in Spring, TX

Perhaps the best things about living here are the very affordable cost of living and the convenient commute to Houston. In addition to the METRO bus service, many companies in Houston provide free commuter shuttles to the suburbs, so your daily commute may end up costing you almost nothing.

Like many Texas cities, Spring is sometimes vulnerable to tornadoes. However, the city isn't located within 'Tornado Alley', so severe weather is an infrequent danger.

Things to do in Spring

High school and college sports are easy to find throughout the city. However, if you're in the mood to cheer on some pro teams, you need only take a short trip to Houston. There, you can watch the Astros hit home runs in Minute Maid Park, see the Rockets shoot hoops at the Toyota Center, or root for the Texans as they score touchdowns at NRG Stadium.

For boutique stores and specialty shops, you can’t beat Old Town Spring. This historic district preserves Spring’s origins as a railroad town and offers plenty of restaurants and shopping. If antiques are your thing, you’ll have another reason to love Spring – it's home to over a dozen antique stores!

For a day of family fun with the kids, you just have to visit Wet ‘N Wild Waterpark. It’s a massive complex that’s a real treat on a hot summer day.

Another great outdoor activity for families is a day of fishing at one of the city’s many waterways. In fact, Pundt Park provides facilities tailored for fishing and canoeing. For another free activity, take a trip to the Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens. The facility features over 300 acres and nine distinct gardens.

There are several other great parks in Spring. Bayer Park features several baseball and softball fields. You can grill, play some basketball, and have a picnic at the B. F. Clark Community Building. Finally, there’s the Spring Creek Greenway, a large, protected area where you can hike, bike, or bring along your dog.

If you want to spend some quality time with your significant other, consider seeing a movie at the Spring AMC Theater. The city also has several pubs and taverns to choose from for a nice drink and a long, romantic conversation.

Every Independence Day, the area hosts Red, Hot, and Blue, a festival with performers, food, fireworks, and a lot of patriotic fun. Over 10,000 people attend every year! Then there's the Waterway Arts Festival, held nearby at The Woodlands. Over 200 artists show up each year to exhibit and sell art in a wide variety of mediums.

Spring is fortunate enough to have a recent addition to arts and culture in the city, the Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts. It exhibits paintings, textiles, photography, ceramics, and other art both from the American West and around the world.

Employment and Economy

The city has several major economic sectors that offer numerous employment opportunities. The petroleum and energy industries are strongly represented by Exxon-Mobile, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, and Anadarko Petroleum.

If you’re in the medical or healthcare fields, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and St. Lukes The Woodlands Hospital are large facilities with many careers available. If that weren't enough, the Huntsman Company has brought hundreds of chemistry and chemical engineering jobs to the area.

Spring, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households18,653
  • Family 14,010
    Non-family 4,643
  • Children 7,873
    No Children 10,780
  • Average People Per Household3.02
  • Median Household Income$66,484
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,192

Education in Spring

The Spring Independent School district provides public education here, with nine elementary schools and two high schools. There are also over a dozen private schools in the immediate area.

The North Harris campus of Lone Star Community College is located in the city. Of course, nearby Houston offers numerous other higher education opportunities. These include the University of Houston, known for its computing, biomedical, and engineering programs, and Rice University, a private research educational institution.

Spring, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School39%
  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree8%
  • Bachelor Degree14%
  • Graduate Degree6%

Tips for Renting in Spring

Before moving into your new Spring apartment, you should know that Texas has no limit on the amount that can be charged as a security deposit, but does require it be refunded within 30 days of moving out. Also, renters who are late on their payments have three days to pay or move out before eviction can begin.

Another major plus is that Texas requires landlords to disclose their application criteria to potential tenants. This means you’ll have a good idea of whether you qualify for a lease before you pay a non-refundable application fee.

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