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Cheap Apartments for Rent in McAllen, TX - 17 Rentals available

Apartments Under $600

  • 1400 N. 16Th Street, Mcallen, TX 78501
    $575 - $885
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 26 Jan 2021
    (956) 686-6921

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in McAllen, TX?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $575 and $885. Find cheap apartments in McAllen, TX.

How many cheap rentals are available in McAllen, TX on RENTCafé?

There are 17 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in McAllen, TX were last updated on 26 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in McAllen, TX?

The average McAllen, TX cheap apartment size is 957 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in McAllen, TX?

Cheap apartments in McAllen, TX are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in McAllen, TX?

A cheap apartment in McAllen, TX offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in McAllen, TX.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in McAllen

McAllen is known as the square dancing capital of the world. Affordable living is a draw in this Texas city close to the U.S. border with Mexico. McAllen’s economy is driven by trade and health care. There are also agriculture and oil industry jobs in the area. McAllen is the home of South Texas College and University of Texas – Pan American is located nearby. On the path of a north-south migratory bird route, nearby Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to see birds as they are passing through the area. McAllen residents have an affinity for football, good Mexican food, and of course a great night of square dancing.

McAllen, TX Demographics

  • Total Population141,597
  • Female 69,516
    Male 72,081
  • Median Age32.9

Average Rent in McAllen, TX

  • McAllen, TX Average Rental Price, December 2020 $771 /mo

    McAllen, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$70032%
    • $701-$1,00063%
    • $1,001-$1,5004%

    McAllen, TX Rent Trends

    Average Rent Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Dec / 2020
    McAllen, TX $773 $764 $768 $764 $773 $776 $783 $772 $779 $772 $771
    National $1,373 $1,378 $1,381 $1,418 $1,428 $1,432 $1,468 $1,475 $1,477 $1,464 $1,462

    McAllen, TX Households

    • Total Number of Households45,065
    • Family 34,330
      Non-family 10,735
    • Children 18,882
      No Children 26,183
    • Average People Per Household3.12
    • Median Household Income$47,279
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$812

    McAllen, TX Education Statistics

    • No High School13%
    • Some High School30%
    • Some College22%
    • Associate Degree6%
    • Bachelor Degree19%
    • Graduate Degree8%

    Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in McAllen, TX? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in McAllen, TX has never been easier. We feature 17 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the McAllen, TX average. What is a cheap rent in McAllen, TX? The average apartment rent in McAllen is $771 per month so any rental south of $617 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, McAllen, TX rents go as low as $575/mo.

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