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Compare the size, price and location, as well as amenities, both inside and outside the apartment. Whether you are looking for a more modern studio near you, or one in a charming old building, or maybe you want to be close to a certain park, the downtown area of your city, or near family or friends, RENTCafé allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a studio apartment in Carrollton, TX?

The price range of a studio apartment is between $1,195 and $1,873. Search our studio apartments in Carrollton, TX.

How many studio apartments for rent are available in Carrollton, TX on RENTCafé?

There are 2 studio rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Carrollton, TX were last updated on 24 Jun 2021.

What is the average size of a studio apartment in Carrollton, TX?

The average Carrollton, TX studio apartment size is 588 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in Carrollton, TX?

Studio apartments in Carrollton, TX tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in Carrollton, TX?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in Carrollton, TX.

Renter's Guide to Carrollton

Carrollton, Texas is located in Dallas County and is just 20 minutes from Dallas proper. This bustling community offers all the conveniences and amenities of a modern city while maintaining its small town charm. The city's received plenty of praise for being economically strong and connected. Anyone can feel at home here.

At 37 mi², Carrollton is comparable in size to Stamford, Connecticut.If you’re searching for places to live near Dallas or just looking to spend a night out on the city, Carrolton – being just 20 miles from Dallas – is a great choice. Carrollton is also only 28 miles from Arlington and 36 miles from Fort Worth.

In 2006, Carrollton was ranked as 19th best place to live in the United States, and then in 2008, the 15th best place to live among small cities – both by Money Magazine. In 2014, Dallas Business Journal ranked Carrollton #4 in economic development, Safewise considered it one of the 50 safest cities in Texas, and Areavibe called Carrollton the 3rd best place to live in America. NerdWallet listed it among the top 10 cities for young families in 2013 and ranked it #10 for the Best Places to Live in Texas in 2015. As you can see, Carrollton has plenty going for it.

Carrollton's weather is scorching in the summers, with temperatures averaging in the mid-90s. Winters are cooler and more pleasant, though the city does receive snowfall on rare occasions. On average, there are 230 sunny days per year and 37 inches of rainfall annually – right on par with the US average.

Carrollton, TX Demographics

  • Total Population135,834
  • Female 66,059
    Male 69,775
  • Median Age37.3

Cost of Living in Carrollton, TX

The cost of living in Carrollton is comparable to Dallas, TX and other surrounding communities.

If you’re going to dinner here, the average meal for two costs around $40-60 at a mid-range restaurant. A cappuccino will set you back $4.00, and a bottle of domestic beer is about $4.50.

The public transportation in the city is provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), which has rail and bus terminals throughout the Dallas metropolitan area. The cost for a monthly pass is $80 for local and $160 for regional.

Ride sharing in Carrollton is also available through services like Uber, and taxis are on-demand and average $1.80/mile. Overall, traffic in the Dallas metro area is comparable to Chicago or Denver.

Basic utility services for a 915sqft apartment in Carrollton are around $187/month, which is slightly lower than Dallas but higher than the national average.

Average Rent in Carrollton, TX

  • Carrollton, TX Average Rental Price, May 2021 $1,272 /mo

    Carrollton, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $701-$1,00017%
    • $1,001-$1,50064%
    • $1,501-$2,00017%
    • > $2,0002%

    Carrollton, 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 May / 2021
    Carrollton, TX $1,153 $1,180 $1,194 $1,189 $1,207 $1,230 $1,233 $1,221 $1,220 $1,249 $1,272
    National $1,314 $1,345 $1,354 $1,358 $1,390 $1,397 $1,400 $1,392 $1,396 $1,407 $1,428

    Living in Carrollton

    As a small town just outside the big city, there are many pros to living in Carrollton, TX. The city has three beautiful golf courses, a nature preserve, hiking trails, water parks, and a thriving downtown area, with restaurants, shops, and a constant flow of events.

    Regardless of the sport, you’ll have a pro team you can cheer on. Being so close to Dallas means you can easily see the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, and the Dallas Mavericks live.

    One of the cons of living in Carrollton is its lack of major colleges or universities, though there are plenty in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area. But being so close to Dallas also brings some of its traffic headaches.

    Things to do in Carrollton

    If you're looking for things to do, the city's Elm Fork Nature Preserve dates back to the 1860s and offers plenty of trails to explore, all within its self-contained ecosystem. There are fifty park areas in Carrollton in total and color-coded trails all throughout the city, making it a true mecca for nature lovers. Just hop on the city’s parks app and discover a new trail, or take your kids to one of Carrollton's many playgrounds.

    There are tons of other fun places to go with the kids, like the Rosemeade Rainforest or the W.J. Thomas Splash Park, two awesome water parks.

    Events take place nonstop in the downtown area, and festivals in Carrollton include the Festival at the Switchyard in November, with free concerts, games, and plenty to do with friends or family.

    Living in Carrollton, TX means you’re in a welcoming neighborhood with lots to see and do in-and-around the city.

    The Carrollton Economy

    Carrollton's unemployment rate is lower than Dallas, as well as the rest of Texas. Many residents will commute to Dallas or Fort Worth and the surrounding area for work, but Carrollton is home to a diverse economy of its own, with over 9,000 businesses.

    Major companies such as Halliburton Energy Services, Motel 6, McKesson Corporation, and FASTSIGN International Inc. are all headquartered here.

    Carrollton, TX Households

    • Total Number of Households48,817
    • Family 33,545
      Non-family 15,272
    • Children 16,497
      No Children 32,320
    • Average People Per Household2.77
    • Median Household Income$78,306
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,343

    Education in Carrollton

    The University of Texas Dallas is located in nearby Richardson. U.S. News & World Report's recently placed the University of Texas in its top tier among national universities. The bachelor, masters and PHD programs are highly ranked as well.

    Carrollton, TX Education Statistics

    • No High School6%
    • Some High School28%
    • Some College23%
    • Associate Degree6%
    • Bachelor Degree26%
    • Graduate Degree10%

    Tips for Renting in Carrollton

    It's important to know your renter's rights in Carrollton. For example, landlords are required to provide applicants with written notice of eligibility, so you're not stuck paying an application fee just to get denied. Also, leases should be for a fixed period of time, and tenants are protected from rent increases during that time. The landlord is only able to raise the rent if you renew your lease.

    Renting a studio apartment in Carrollton, TX

    Studio apartments are becoming more popular than ever. Just type the two words in your search box and you’ll discover an infinite number of pages praising these single bedroom apartments and offering invaluable advice on how to transform yours into the perfect home. Whether you’re looking to put some money aside, or you just want to declutter and downgrade, RENTCafé will help you choose from a fine selection of 25 Carrollton, TX properties. About 25 rental units are located in Carrollton, TX, with the average rent currently at $1,625. The average size for a Carrollton, TX studio apartment is 977 Sq.Ft., but it doesn’t hurt to know that not all studios are the same. If you’re looking for cheap apartments, you can find a great deal for as low as $718. One room apartments with the kitchen in the main room are usually the most affordable. Opting for a cheap studio is a great decision for your wallet, even if it might take some getting used to living in a smaller space.

    They’re not called efficiency apartments for nothing

    We might all be victims of the “go big or go home” philosophy, but just think about all the benefits a small apartment can bring. Choosing an efficiency apartment means that you can live in the best part of town. Also, imagine how little time you’ll have to spend cleaning or how little money you need to spend on furniture and decor. Once you find an efficiency apartment you like, don’t let it slip away. You can apply for a lease online right here on RENTCafé. If you still want to go bigger and you’re not on a tight budget, you can check out some bachelor flats that have a separate kitchen. They tend to cost more than a one room apartment, the most expensive studios in Carrollton, TX renting for up to $4,138. Regardless of your preference, among the 25 Carrollton, TX apartments are, you’re sure to find a studio that fits your lifestyle and your personal taste.

    Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!