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Austin Apartments
Last updated March 1 2024 at 1:52 AM

Austin, TX
1,392 Apartments for Rent

Austin Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 978,908
Population Density: 3,059.7 people/sq mile
Median Age: 34
Percentage of Family Households: 47%
Median Annual Income: $79,542 / year
Median Rent: $1,426 / month

What locals are saying

Best known as the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin has a thriving cultural scene, gorgeous scenery, a strong business presence, unique culture, and more, all in the midst of an environment that blends fun and serenity. What's most interesting, and also a bit shocking, is how fast Austin is growing as a metropolitan city. It's exciting, especially for renters new to the area, as there are tons of new rental communities popping up.

Austin has something to offer everyone, even if you never step foot inside the Austin Music Festival

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Parks and Outdoor Activities
Pet Friendliness

Austin Demographics


How diverse is Austin?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Austin is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Austin are White (48%), Hispanic Or Latino (32%), Asian (8.4%), Black Or African American (7.2%), Two Or More (4%), Other (0.4%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Austin residents?

The median age in Austin is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

How diverse is Austin?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Austin is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Austin are White (48%), Hispanic Or Latino (32%), Asian (8.4%), Black Or African American (7.2%), Two Or More (4%), Other (0.4%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Austin residents?

The median age in Austin is 34 while the most populous age group of residents is the 25 to 34 group.

Austin Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Austin is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Austin is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Austin is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Austin


Elementary Schools

10 /10
Laurel Mountain Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
758 Students
6 Reviews
758
Students
6 Reviews
10 /10
Canyon Creek Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
429 Students
5 Reviews
429
Students
5 Reviews
9 /10
Kiker Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
1,111 Students
31 Reviews
1,111
Students
31 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Canyon Vista Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,347 Students
14 Reviews
1,347
Students
14 Reviews
9 /10
Gorzycki Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
1,275 Students
22 Reviews
1,275
Students
22 Reviews
8 /10
Richards School For Young Women Leade
Public
6-12
Public
6-12
827 Students
21 Reviews
827
Students
21 Reviews

High Schools

9 /10
Bowie High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,880 Students
12 Reviews
2,880
Students
12 Reviews
9 /10
Lasa High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,186 Students
17 Reviews
1,186
Students
17 Reviews
8 /10
Anderson High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,222 Students
12 Reviews
2,222
Students
12 Reviews

What Renters Say about Austin


Apartment List has released the results for Austin from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
Austin renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied greatly across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Austin, some aspects can be better."
84%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
84%
Pet Friendliness
74%
Social Life
69%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
65%
Safety and Crime Rate
62%
Weather
49%
State and Local Taxes
47%
Quality of Schools
42%
Commute Time
42%
Public Transit
40%
Dating
20%
Affordability
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Average rent in Austin, Texas

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Austin is $1,571, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,054. Rent rates updated 8 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Austin, TX


Searching for an apartment for rent in Austin, TX? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 1,392 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Austin. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Austin is $1,358 for a studio, $1,571 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,054 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Austin apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Austin, TX apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Austin?

In Austin, the average rent is $1,358 for a studio, $1,571 for a 1-bedroom, $2,054 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,838 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Austin, check out our monthly Austin Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Austin?

You can filter cheap apartments in Austin by price: under $1,000, under $1,100, under $800, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Austin?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Austin apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Austin?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Austin.

How can I find off-campus housing in Austin?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Austin. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Huston-Tillotson University, Saint Edward's University, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin Community College District, and Northeast Lakeview College.