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Apartments for Rent in Austin, TX under $1300
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  • 3622 Menchaca Road, Austin, TX 78704
    $1,120 - $1,235
    • Studio-1 Bed
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  • 2439 Town Lake Circle, Austin, TX 78741
    $835 - $1,614
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Today
  • 1300 Spyglass Dr, Austin, TX 78746
    $1,299
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Today
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    2101 Elmont Drive, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,135 - $1,561
    • Studio
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  • 14300 Tandem Blvd., Austin, TX 78728
    $1,130 - $1,528
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 6212 Crow Ln, Austin, TX 78745
    $995 - $1,350
    • 1-2 Beds
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  • 11500 Jollyville Road, Austin, TX 78759
    $1,285 - $1,790
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 10307 Morado Cove, Austin, TX 78759
    $1,280 - $2,010
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 1515 Wickersham Lane, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,071 - $1,815
    • 1-2 Beds
    Today
  • 4600 Seton Center Parkway, Austin, TX 78759
    $1,270 - $1,470
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 11028 Jollyville Road, Austin, TX 78759
    $1,095 - $1,725
    • 1-2 Beds
    Today
  • 7900 San Felipe Blvd, Austin, TX 78729
    $1,182 - $1,253
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • (2)
    2317 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,140 - $2,036
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • (6)
    9617 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX 78759
    $1,262 - $3,005
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • (1)
    1200 E. Parmer Lane, Austin, TX 78753
    $1,234 - $1,249
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Today
  • 4201 Monterey Oaks, Austin, TX 78749
    $1,260 - $2,230
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 10610 Morado Circle, Austin, TX 78759
    $1,115 - $1,855
    • 1 Bed
    Today
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    5001 Convict Hill Rd, Austin, TX 78749
    $1,150
    • 1-2 Beds
    Today
  • 8519 Cahill Dr, Austin, TX 78729
    $905 - $1,315
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • (4)
    3501 Shoreline Drive, Austin, TX 78728
    $1,214 - $1,574
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • (2)
    7581 Chevy Chase Dr, Austin, TX 78752
    $1,030 - $1,722
    • 1-2 Beds
    Today
  • 5701 South Mo Pac Expressway, Austin, TX 78749
    $1,265 - $1,975
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 2101 Burton Dr, Austin, TX 78741
    $1,042 - $1,573
    • 1 Bed
    Today
  • 5629 N Lamar, Austin, TX 78751
    $1,236 - $1,311
    • Studio
    Today
  • 8900 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78753
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    $870 - $1,295
    • Studio-2 Beds
    Today

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

Austin, TX Education Statistics

The best apartments in Austin, TX under $1,300

We know that comfort and convenience are essential elements to your well-being, and that is why we selected the best apartments for rent in Austin, TX. The monthly rent does vary on the property type, but you can find cheap luxury apartments listed for up to $4,679. Exclusively designed to satisfy your needs, these modern apartments include high-level amenities and a décor designed to provide the utmost in convenience. Offering quality living and comfort, our stylish apartments for less than $1,300 present a unique lifestyle for anyone who is looking to take it to the next level.

How to find the best rental near you

If searching for your perfect apartment gets a little bit too overwhelming, use the RENTCafé filters and you’ll find something for your taste. If you’d rather sacrifice space for a good location, search for a studio or a 1-bedroom apartment in one of the city’s top-rated neighborhoods. If you want to share or if you need more space, choose from our selection of spacious 2-bedroom or 3-bedroom apartments. Asking yourself “how do I find desirable apartments near me?” is quite a challenge, but RENTCafé can help by making your apartment search an enjoyable experience. Make the most of your money by selecting whatever you consider suitable, knowing that the apartments come with thoughtful amenity packages and are located in well-maintained, modern buildings.

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