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Apartments for Rent in Dallas, TX under $800 – 181 Rentals available


Dallas’s average rent reached $1,249 in December

Dallas’s average rent reached $1,249 in December, after a 0.2% increase since last year. A thriving economic and cultural center and a renter household-majority city (59%), Dallas is a popular location to call home, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,462. [View Full Report]

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Dallas's average rent was $1,249 in December

Dallas’s average rent reached $1,249 in December, after a 0.2% increase since last year. A thriving economic and cultural center and a renter household-majority city (59%), Dallas is a popular location to call home, with apartment prices below the national average of $1,462.

The average rent for an apartment in Dallas rose at a slower pace than its surrounding areas, such as Arlington and Fort Worth, where the average rate reached $1,082 and $1,172, respectively, after a 3.8% and 3.9%

Dallas apartment rent report

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

The city with the largest renter share is Irving (63%), with an average rent of $1,181 after an annual decrease of 1.4%. Second is Dallas with 59%, followed by Lewisville with 58% renter households. In Lewisville, apartment rents increase by 1.3% since last year, reaching $1,212. Euless has the fourth largest share of renters (57%) and an average rent of $1,190, up by 2.9% since last year, while in Denton, where 52% of homes are renter households, the average rent is $1,229, going up by 1.6% in the past year.

The priciest and cheapest cities for renters in the Dallas area

Flower Mound is the priciest city for renters in the Dallas–Fort Worth area, with apartments renting for $1,581 per month. Frisco’s $1,411 rate is the second most expensive, while apartments in Grapevine ($1,401) come in third.

For renters in search of budget-friendly apartments, Mesquite rentals are the cheapest in the area, with an average price of $1,014, followed by Arlington rentals, going for $1,082 per month. Garland apartments are the third least pricey on the list, with a $1,117 monthly average as of December.

Dallas 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.

Dallas, TX Demographics

  • Total Population1,318,806
  • Female 653,609
    Male 665,197
  • Median Age32.7

Average Rent in Dallas, TX

  • Dallas, TX Average Rental Price, October 2020 $1,250 /mo

Dallas, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7003%
  • $701-$1,00036%
  • $1,001-$1,50042%
  • $1,501-$2,00013%
  • > $2,0007%

Dallas, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Oct / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Oct / 2020
Dallas, TX $1,156 $1,154 $1,183 $1,191 $1,204 $1,232 $1,240 $1,242 $1,254 $1,247 $1,250
National $1,377 $1,380 $1,417 $1,426 $1,430 $1,466 $1,466 $1,473 $1,474 $1,461 $1,464
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Dallas, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households505,816
  • Family 289,624
    Non-family 216,192
  • Children 158,947
    No Children 346,869
  • Average People Per Household2.57
  • Median Household Income$50,100
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,029

Dallas, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School12%
  • Some High School34%
  • Some College20%
  • Associate Degree4%
  • Bachelor Degree20%
  • Graduate Degree11%

Apartments in Dallas, TX under $800

Balancing snug and cheap is no joke when it comes to renting a place to live. “Are there any apartments near me under $800?” is a great question to start from. Knowing your budget means you’re one step ahead and on the right track. We’ve taken care of the rest and found 181 apartments for rent in Dallas, TX on which you’ll spend less than $800. A small, cheap rental means you’ll have to budget your living space as well. The great news is that keeping it simple pays off in more than one way. The cost of utilities is likely to run low, and you get the added benefit of not having to spend too much time cleaning up the whole place. Smaller apartments are more likely to be closer to the city center, so there are potential cuts to your transportation costs too. And here’s one more very special secret to add to your book-of-perks: you’re less likely to overshop when you know your space is limited.

Rentals near you under $800

Our goal is to help you find cheap apartments that live up to your dreams without crushing your budget. It may be a long shot to go looking for 3 bedroom apartments or even 2 bedroom for less than $800. The average rental size in Dallas, TX is 776 Sq.Ft., but the $800 limit will probably narrow your search to places with a smaller square footage. Go through our listings and be on the look-out for a hassle-free studio or a 1 bedroom apartment. We trust you’ll turn it into a cozy home which is also budget-friendly to the core.

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