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Pet-Friendly Apartments for Rent in Austin, TX
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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.

Look for pet friendly apartments near me

Are you looking to move into a new apartment with your furry, best friend? Are you afraid of not finding a place that allows pets? You can now look for pet-friendly apartments near you, anywhere in the U.S., check if they accept dogs or cats, and find out what is the pet deposit and pet rent. Select your favorite apartments that fit your needs and well as your pet's needs, using fiters for size, amenities and so much more.

Search in your neighborhood, ZIP code, and beyond to find the ideal apartment near you or wherever you and your pets plan on moving to. Whether it's next to a dog park, a pet store, a veterinary, or a pet friendly mall or coffee shop, you can find exactly what you are looking for right on RENTCafé - let's find it now!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a pet-friendly apartment in Austin, TX?

The price range of a pet-friendly apartment is between $450 and $11,249. Search pet-friendly apartments in Austin, TX.

How many pet-friendly rentals are available in Austin, TX on RENTCafé?

There are 2429 pet-friendly rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Austin, TX were last updated on 23 Jul 2021.

What is the average size of a pet-friendly apartment in Austin, TX?

The average Austin, TX pet-friendly apartment size is 910 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Austin, TX?

Pet-friendly apartments are usually larger and located in a community that offers pet-focused amenities.

What are the downsides of renting a pet-friendly apartment in Austin, TX?

Renting a pet-friendly apartment comes with a higher rent and a pet deposit. 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 Austin, TX.

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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Renting a pet-friendly apartment in Austin, TX

Moving can be a huge pain, even before you start packing all the stuff you ever accumulated and labeling boxes and all that fun stuff. The big search for your next apartment commences before all that. Now, browsing through rental properties can be tiring, but if you’re trying to rent with pets it takes it to a whole other level. The new apartment doesn’t have to satisfy only your needs, but those of your beloved pet too. Add to the equation that not every landlord shares the same affinity for animals as you do, and you might end up thinking that you’re really out of luck. No need to worry, there are 331 rental communities in Austin, TX that offer pet-friendly units. There is something for every pocket, with listings are starting from $895 per month. If you’re looking to rent a more upscale apartment and budget is a non-issue, there are amazing properties suitable for pets for up to $8,171 per month.

Finding pet-friendly apartments in Austin, TX that allow certain dog breeds

Finding apartments that accept pets, or even just pet-friendly rooms, can get complicated when it comes to certain breeds. Browsing through our 2,620 apartments and finding housing for you and your bird will probably be easier than finding no breed restriction apartments for you and your not so little four-legged friend. If you have a service dog, leaving him behind it is absolutely out of question, as he or she is not just a trusty companion but a real necessity. If you just got a pit bull puppy and are wondering how to rent with a pit bull, we can help. pit bull friendly rentals are not all that common. So, we cannot promise that there will be plenty of apartments that allow pit bulls, yet large breed dog friendly apartments will not pose so much of a challenge for you and your cuddly companion. To make your search easier, filter your results by going to the top menu, under “More” you may select a pet policy. Every property will have extra details about pet restrictions and fees in their own description. Extra tip: the average size of an apartment in Austin, TX is 1,030 Sq.Ft., but consider renting something bigger if you have a large dog or more than one pet.

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