San Antonio, TX Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in San Antonio is $1,055, a 1% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in San Antonio, TX
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,055||1%||856 sq. ft.|
The average size for a San Antonio, TX apartment is 856 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
San Antonio, TX Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0002%
San Antonio, TX Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households36%
- Owner-occupied Households63%
181,692 or 36% of the households in San Antonio, TX are renter-occupied while 319,708 or 63% are owner-occupied.
San Antonio, TX Rent Trends
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Average Rent in San Antonio, TX By Neighborhood
|Downtown San Antonio||$1,378|
|Nogalitos - South Zarzamora||$1,373|
|Northeast Inner Loop||$1,249|
|Northwest San Antonio||$1,206|
|Midtown San Antonio||$1,158|
|Hill Country Village||$1,041|
|South Central San Antonio||$1,020|
|San Antonio International Airport||$989|
|Huebner - Leon Creeks||$971|
|North Central San Antonio||$951|
|Stinson Airport Vicinity||$946|
|Camelot - East Village||$938|
|Fort Sam Houston||$938|
|Woodlands of Camino Real||$933|
|Near Northwest San Antonio||$931|
|Victor Braunig Lake||$925|
|Woodbridge at Monte Viejo||$901|
|Mission San Jose||$851|
|Kelly - South San Pueblo||$792|
The most affordable neighborhoods in San Antonio are United Southwest, where the average rent goes for $782/month, University Park, where renters pay $790/mo on average, and Woodlawn Hills, where the average rent goes for $790/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Gillette ($792), Kelly - South San Pueblo ($792), and Meadow Village ($795), where the asking prices are below the average San Antonio rent of $1,055/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in San Antonio are The Dominion ($1,394), Cedar Creek ($1,556) and Government Hill ($1,649).
The most popular neighborhood in San Antonio is San Antonio International Airport, where there are 27 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $989. Next up is Near Northwest San Antonio, where apartments go for $931/month, followed by Northwest San Antonio with $1,206 If you’re looking to rent in San Antonio’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Potranco, where renters pay $1,025 on average, and Vance Jackson, where the average monthly rent is $1,136.
San Antonio | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alamo Heights is 28% higher than in Arena District
Alamo Heights rent is 18% higher than San Antonio average
Arena District rent is 7% lower than San Antonio average
How San Antonio Compares to Other Cities
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