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Apartments for Rent in Austin, TX under $1200
403 Rentals Available

  • Top Rated for Location
    7920 San Felipe Boulevard, Austin, TX 78729
    $1,101 - $1,899
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Pinnacle
    4 Units available Today
    (844) 811-6364
  • Top Rated for Staff

    (1)
    11411 Research Blvd., Austin, TX 78759
    $1,080 - $1,193
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Westdale Asset Management
    6 Units available Today
    (844) 280-3731
  • Top Rated for Location

    (4)
    2015 Cedar Bend Drive, Austin, TX 78758
    $994
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    2 Units available Today
    (512) 764-1511
  • Top Rated for Location

    (1)
    2201 Willow Creek Dr, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,049 - $1,751
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Lion Real Estate Group
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 675-7623
  • 12638 Ridgeline Blvd, Austin, TX 78613
    $1,049 - $1,248
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Internacional Realty Management
    2 Units available Today
    (833) 999-1362
  • 5406 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78751
    $1,200
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Internacional Realty Management
    1 Unit available Today
    (833) 584-1518
  • 2101 Burton Dr, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,053 - $1,570
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Lion Real Estate Group
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 729-5016
  • 8519 Cahill Dr, Austin, TX 78729
    $905 - $1,205
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 886-5999
  • 11511 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758
    $1,100 - $1,400
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Cirrus Management
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 862-9846
  • Top Rated for Location
    126 West Alpine Road, Austin, TX 78704
    $1,070
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    1 Unit available Today
    (844) 378-7761
  • Top Rated for Location

    (1)
    8100 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78729
    $1,155
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Apartment Management Professionals
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 812-9701
  • Top Rated for Location

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    6805 Woodhollow Drive, Austin, TX 78731
    $1,136 - $1,423
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    BH Management Services, LLC
    1 Unit available Today
    (844) 379-9842
  • Top Rated for Location

    (2)
    4305 Duval Street, Austin, TX 78751
    $1,199
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 890-1873
  • 301 W 39Th Street, Austin, TX 78751
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    $1,100
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Cirrus Management
    Contact for availability Today
    (737) 210-5562
  • Top Rated for Location
    1401 St. Edwards Dr., Austin, TX 78704
    $990
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    SMI Realty Management
    1 Unit available 1 day ago
    (512) 442-9369
  • 2101 Elmont Drive, Austin, TX 78741
    $840 - $1,625
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    8 Units available Today
    (737) 300-6817
  • Resident Rated

    (1)
    2310 Wickersham Ln, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,010
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    1 Unit available Today
    (512) 883-9307
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    9500 Jollyville Road, Austin, TX 78759
    $990 - $1,000
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Sandalwood Management, Inc.
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
    (833) 904-3263
  • 1915 Wells Branch Pkwy, Austin, TX 78728
    $820 - $900
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Shelter Corporation
    1 Unit available Today
    (512) 251-0043
  • Top Rated for Location

    (4)
    6201 Sneed Cove, Austin, TX 78744
    $1,065 - $1,075
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 859-7290
  • 2207 S 5Th Street, Austin, TX 78704
    $1,075 - $1,285
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Roscoe Properties
    3 Units available Today
    (512) 764-9822
  • Top Rated for Location
    1773 Wells Branch Pkwy, Austin, TX 78728
    $974 - $1,034
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Apartment Management Professionals
    Contact for availability Today
    (512) 251-7784
  • 2604 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
    $994 - $1,179
    • Studio-2 Beds
    11 Units available Today
  • Top Rated for Staff

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    6808 S IH-35 SVRD, Austin, TX 78745
    $820 - $1,015
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 12800 Center Lake Drive, Austin, TX 78753
    $945
    • 1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Location

    (1)
    2207 South 5Th, Austin, TX 78704
    $1,075 - $1,285
    • Studio-1 Bed
    3 Units available Today
  • 3524 Greystone Drive, Austin, TX 78731
    $925 - $1,059
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Location

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    3508 Alpine Circle, Austin, TX 78704
    $1,150 - $1,215
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 2101 Elmont Drive, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,055 - $1,625
    • 1 Bed
    3 Units available Today
  • Top Rated for Value

    (3)
    1005 W. Stassney Lane, Austin, TX 78745
    $920
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 6707 Berkman Drive, Austin, TX 78723
    $985 - $1,100
    • Studio-1 Bed
    2 Units available 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location

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    902 Romeria Drive, Austin, TX 78757
    $1,085
    • 1 Bed
    1 Unit available 1 day ago
  • 715 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78748
    $1,100 - $1,142
    • 1 Bed
    8 Units available Today
  • Top Rated for Location
    8810 Tallwood Drive, Austin, TX 78759
    $945
    • 1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 4600 Nuckols Crossing Road, Austin, TX 78744
    $1,049 - $1,465
    • 1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Location
    1714 Patton Lane, Austin, TX 78723
    $985 - $1,300
    • Studio-1 Bed
    12 Units available 1 day ago
  • 2101 W Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757
    $983 - $1,323
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location
    14000 Renaissance Ct, Austin, TX 78728
    $1,104 - $2,227
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • Resident Rated
    803 Tirado Street, Austin, TX 78752
    $1,000
    • Studio
    1 Unit available 1 day ago
  • 6812 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78745
    $1,195
    • 1 Bed
    5 Units available 1 day ago
  • 9000 Decker Ln., Austin, TX 78724
    $1,113 - $1,499
    • 1 Bed
    5 Units available Today
  • Resident Rated
    9219 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX 78729
    $1,062 - $1,382
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location

    (1)
    6600 Ed Bluestein, Austin, TX 78723
    $1,058 - $1,923
    • 1 Bed
    15 Units available Today
  • 6400 Loyola Lane, Austin, TX 78724
    $1,113 - $1,485
    • 1 Bed
    5 Units available Today
  • 2201 Montopolis Drive, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,081
    • 1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • Top Rated for Value
    8712 Old Manor Road, Austin, TX 78724
    $1,000 - $1,295
    • 1-3 Beds
    11 Units available Today
  • 10910 N FM 620, Austin, TX 78726
    $1,022 - $1,410
    • 1 Bed
    Contact for availability 1 day ago
  • Top Rated for Location
    2900 Century Park Blvd, Austin, TX 78727
    $1,105
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 414 E Wonsley Dr., Austin, TX 78753
    $992 - $1,059
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 2606 Wheless Lane, Austin, TX 78723
    $950 - $1,000
    • 1-2 Beds
    9 Units available 1 day ago

Austin’s average rent reached $1,417 in April

Austin’s average rent reached $1,417 in April, after a 0.5% decrease since last year. A thriving economic and cultural center and a renter-majority city (51%), Austin is a popular location to call home, with apartment rents similar to the national average of $1,417. [View Full Report]

Austin apartment rent report

Austin’s average rent reached $1,417 in April

Austin’s average rent reached $1,417 in April, after a 0.5% decrease since last year. A thriving economic and cultural center and a renter-majority city (51%), Austin is a popular location to call home, with apartment rents similar to the national average of $1,417.

While the average rent for an apartment in Austin decreased, in Cedar Park ($1,351) prices saw a 2.3% rise since last year. Meanwhile, apartment rates in Round Rock went up by 3.3%, reaching a $1,244 average.

Austin apartment rent report

What it costs to rent in the largest renter hubs in the Austin area

San Marcos, the city with the largest renter share (69%) in the Austin area, has a $1,453 average rent, after a 0.3% annual decrease. Austin comes in second, followed by Round Rock, where 37% of residents are tenants.

Buda has the fourth largest share of renters (34%), with apartments going for $1,317, after a 6.4% annual increase. Last but not least, Kyle's 31% share of renters places it fifth among the area’s renter hubs. The city’s average rent reached $1,199 in April , going up by 0.1% in the past year. 

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Austin area

San Marcos is the priciest city for renters in the Austin area, with apartments renting for $1,453 per month. Leander’s $1,444 rate is the second most expensive, while apartments in Austin ($1,417) come in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Kyle's $1,199 average rent is the cheapest in the Austin area, followed by Round Rock's $1,244 rate. Pflugerville rentals are the third least pricey on the list, with a $1,295 average rent as of April.

Austin apartment rents in popular ZIP codes for renters

Among Austin's most popular renter ZIP codes, 78741 has a $1,325 average rent, below the city average ($1,417). At the same time, rentals in ZIP 78758 go for $1,347, while prices in ZIP 78704 circle around $1,607. Apartment rents in ZIP 78759 clock in at around $1,248, lower than the Austin average, while rates in ZIP 78753 average at $1,136.

Check out how average rents evolved across the Austin area

Austin apartment rent report

Methodology

RENTCafe.com is a nationwide apartment search website that enables renters to easily find apartments and houses for rent throughout the United States. 

The data on average rents included in our reports comes directly from competitively-rented (market-rate) large-scale multifamily properties (50+ units in size), via telephone survey. The data is compiled and reported by our sister company Yardi Matrix, a business development and asset management tool for brokers, sponsors, banks and equity sources underwriting investments in the multifamily, office, industrial and self-storage sectors. Fully-affordable properties are not included in the survey and are not reported in rental rate averages. Local rent reports include only cities with a statistically-relevant stock of large-scale multifamily properties of 50+ units.

Austin, TX Demographics

  • Total Population950,807
  • Female 482,605
    Male 468,202
  • Median Age33.3

Average Rent in Austin, TX

  • Austin, TX Average Rental Price, June 2021 $1,539 /mo

Austin, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

Austin, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jun / 2021
Austin, TX $1,299 $1,338 $1,368 $1,370 $1,427 $1,442 $1,445 $1,410 $1,372 $1,411 $1,539
National $1,348 $1,357 $1,362 $1,394 $1,401 $1,403 $1,394 $1,397 $1,404 $1,482
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Austin, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households380,392
  • Family 197,674
    Non-family 182,718
  • Children 102,757
    No Children 277,635
  • Average People Per Household2.44
  • Median Household Income$71,576
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,397

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