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159 Apartments for rent in The Colony, TX

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Check out 159 verified apartments for rent in The Colony, TX with rents starting as low as $850. Some apartments for rent in The Colony might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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21 Units Available
Estancia at Morningstar
6399 Morningstar Dr, The Colony, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,089
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,229
1080 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,539
1292 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 07:00 PM
Energy-saving kitchens, walk-in closets, breakfast bars and ceramic tile are standard in each unit. Select units may feature vaulted ceilings, fireplaces and newly renovated bathrooms.
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68 Units Available
Lakeyard District
2570 Lake Ridge Rd, The Colony, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,171
802 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,573
1153 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,088
1372 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:46 PM
Offering ONE MONTH FREE on select homes! We are open and are available for in-person tours!
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91 Units Available
Flatiron District at Austin Ranch
6740 Davidson St, The Colony, TX
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$884
851 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,313
1353 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:46 PM
Upscale living in the Flatiron District. Modern interiors with faux wood flooring, nine-foot ceilings, and upgraded granite countertops. Football and soccer field, two fitness centers, and five pools, ponds, and lakes.
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67 Units Available
The Hudson At Austin Ranch
3075 Painted Lake Cir, The Colony, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,150
775 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,745
1237 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,710
1646 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:46 PM
Luxury apartments feature a pool with waterfall, hiking and biking trails and lakeside fire pit. Interiors include in-unit laundry, stainless-steel appliances and granite counters. Just off Plano Parkway and Windhaven Parkway.
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34 Units Available
The Boat House
2875 Painted Lake Cir, The Colony, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,045
765 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,690
1232 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,350
1830 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:45 PM
Waterfront living on Painted Lake. Units with custom gourmet kitchens, energy-efficient stainless steel appliances, large soaking tubs, and 10' ceilings. Close to the Dallas North Tollway for easy access to Greater Dallas.
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20 Units Available
The Atlantic Stonebriar
5620 S Colony Blvd, The Colony, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,023
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,306
1152 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,626
1300 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Great location close to shopping and dining on South Colony Boulevard. Apartments have washer/dryer in-unit, private patio/balcony and large walk-in closets. Community features 24-hour gym, volleyball court and sparkling pool.
Results within 1 mile of The Colony
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13 Units Available
Rose Hill
850 Leora Ln, Lewisville, TX
1 Bedroom
$945
799 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
1266 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,805
1428 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:53 PM
Luxury living near shopping, dining, and entertainment. Many upgrades including oval soaking tubs, beveled shaker panel cabinetry, and nickel hardware. Pool with fountains and on-site storage facilities.
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202 Units Available
Discovery at the Realm
3600 Windhaven Pkwy, Lewisville, TX
Studio
$1,040
616 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,140
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
1078 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:46 PM
Welcome to Discovery at The Realm, where life goes exploring and discovers a retreat from the pace of the everyday.
Verified
17 Units Available
Provenza at Windhaven
4900 Windhaven Pkwy, Lewisville, TX
Castle Hills
1 Bedroom
$1,095
807 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,580
1120 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,049
1580 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:45 PM
New apartment homes that come fully furnished. Ample community amenities, including a shuffleboard, fire pit and fitness center. Close to East Hill Park and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.
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16 Units Available
Bell Stonebriar
5250 Town and Country Blvd, Frisco, TX
Stonebriar
1 Bedroom
$1,085
779 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,330
1091 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 06:45 PM
Located between the Stonebriar Country Club and the Sam Rayburn Tollway, this green community offers yoga, a putting green, sauna, coffee bar and more. Units feature fireplaces and walk-in closets.
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24 Units Available
Bella Madera
650 Leora Ln, Lewisville, TX
1 Bedroom
$891
653 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,336
1045 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:45 PM
Just far enough from Dallas to be tranquil but still accessible, residents of this property can get anywhere via the Sam Rayburn Tollway. Onsite gym, pool, clubhouse and hot tub available. Units are recently renovated.
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19 Units Available
Avenues at Carrollton
4689 Mustang Pkwy, Carrollton, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,035
765 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,385
1201 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1448 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:45 PM
Upscale apartments with one-, two- and three-bedroom units available. Soaring nine-foot ceilings, modern kitchens, granite countertops and walk-in closets. Saltwater pool with BBQ grills.
Verified
95 Units Available
Lenox Castle Hills
1835 Parker Rd, Carrollton, TX
Studio
$1,100
588 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,175
735 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,620
1120 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Now accepting visitors! For our future residents we offer in-person, self-guided and virtual tour options - it's your choice! To comply with the CDC guidelines, we ask all visitors to practice social distancing and wear face coverings.
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19 Units Available
Fieldcrest Apartments
4747 N Josey Ln, Carrollton, TX
1 Bedroom
$927
664 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1018 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
1-2 bedrooms in modern style, convenient to I-35 and downtown Dallas. Stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors. Amenities include pool, gym and sauna. In-unit laundry.
Verified
35 Units Available
Sorrel Phillips Creek Ranch
5050 Farm to Market Rd 423, Frisco, TX
1 Bedroom
$971
815 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,343
1256 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,531
1448 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Stunning apartments with private balconies or patios. Large closets and big windows. Cable television-ready. Pet-friendly complex with media room and 24-hour fitness center. A stone's throw from both the Dallas North Tollway and Highway 121.
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18 Units Available
Ravello Stonebriar
5225 Town and Country Blvd, Frisco, TX
Stonebriar
1 Bedroom
$1,170
939 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,874
1340 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Upscale Mediterranean-inspired residential community. Outdoor theater, resident garden, pet park and walking trail, and common areas with complementary Wi-Fi. Garage parking and additional storage for all residents.
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37 Units Available
Cortland Phillips Creek Ranch
6300 Farm to Market Road 423, Frisco, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,147
827 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,502
1191 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,839
1460 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Just off FM-423 in Frisco, with easy access to dining, entertainment and shopping. Interior features include granite countertops, crown molding, separate dens, framed mirrors and air conditioning.
Verified
14 Units Available
Lantower Legacy Lakes
2600 Lake Ridge Rd, Lewisville, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,119
751 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Situated across the street from East Hill Park. Apartments feature open-concept kitchens and private patios or balconies. Community offers amenities such as a resort-style lounge pool with built-in beverage center and poolside athletic center.
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14 Units Available
The Livingston
6301 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,369
839 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,687
1280 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,845
1514 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:13 PM
Luxury living in one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments or two-story townhomes. Pet-friendly, updated kitchens, granite counters, hardwood floors, in-unit laundry, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces. Enjoy pool, clubhouse. Windhaven Parkway gives easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment.
Verified
7 Units Available
Mustang Park Apartments
4645 Plano Pkwy, Carrollton, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,075
782 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,640
1131 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated September 21 at 06:03 PM
Deluxe apartments offer walk-in closets, private balconies, kitchen islands and stainless steel appliances. Residents have access to pool, gym and clubhouse. Close to I-35E, Lewisville Lake, several golf courses and numerous shopping and dining venues.
Verified
130 Units Available
Alaqua at Frisco
4770 Teel Parkway, Frisco, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,111
768 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,546
1150 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,764
1351 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 05:36 AM
Be inspired by the art of nature around you and the art of living in modern luxury at Alaqua at Frisco Garden Rise Apartments. Find your style in one, two and three-bedroom residences with upgraded amenities.
Results within 5 miles of The Colony
Verified
35 Units Available
AMLI Frisco Crossing
7255 Texas Rangers Dr, Frisco, TX
Studio
$1,031
632 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,171
847 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,454
1228 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:51 PM
Within walking distance to Stonebriar Mall. Unique townhomes featuring gourmet kitchens and stylish bathrooms. On-site amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and a skybox suite overlooking Dr Pepper Ballpark. Garage car parking available.
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54 Units Available
Kilby
8455 Grace Street, Frisco, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,281
759 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,821
1248 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:49 PM
Welcome to Kilby, where warm and welcoming spaces bring a level of refinement reflective of the rich history of industry ever-present throughout our Frisco location.
Verified
15 Units Available
The Brazos
4341 Horizon North Pkwy, Dallas, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,125
804 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,370
1108 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,865
1427 sqft
Last updated September 21 at 06:49 PM
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The median rent in The Colony is $1,022 for a studio, $1,218 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,513 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.

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How much is rent in The Colony?
In The Colony, the median rent is $1,022 for a studio, $1,218 for a 1-bedroom, $1,513 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,052 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in The Colony, check out our monthly The Colony Rent Report.
How much is rent in The Colony?
In The Colony, the median rent is $1,022 for a studio, $1,218 for a 1-bedroom, $1,513 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,052 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in The Colony, check out our monthly The Colony Rent Report.
How can I find a cheap apartment in The Colony?
You can filter cheap apartments in The Colony by price: under $1,200, under $1,100, under $1,000, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
How can I find a cheap apartment in The Colony?
You can filter cheap apartments in The Colony by price: under $1,200, under $1,100, under $1,000, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in The Colony?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find The Colony apartments that allow pets.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in The Colony?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find The Colony apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some The Colony properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some The Colony properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in The Colony?
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 The Colony.
How much should I pay for rent in The Colony?
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 The Colony.
How can I find off-campus housing in The Colony?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around The Colony. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Amberton University, El Centro College, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Collin County Community College District, and Dallas Theological Seminary.
How can I find off-campus housing in The Colony?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around The Colony. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Amberton University, El Centro College, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Collin County Community College District, and Dallas Theological Seminary.

Median Rent in The Colony

Last updated Aug. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in The Colony is $1,218, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,513.
Studio
$1,022
1 Bed
$1,218
2 Beds
$1,513
3+ Beds
$2,052
City GuideThe Colony
Why is it called "The Colony?" Here's an interesting tidbit about the name of this city: "The Colony" was chosen because "Colony" was already in use by another city.
Why is it called "The Colony?" Here's an interesting tidbit about the name of this city: "The Colony" was chosen because "Colony" was already in use by another city.

Are you searching for a modern city with a small-town feel to call home? Look no further than The Colony, in Denton County, Texas. Named as one of Money magazine's top 50 best places to live in 2013 and Sports Illustrated's 50th Anniversary Sports Town of the United States in 2003, The Colony is definitely a top-notch place to look for rental property. As of the 2010 census, the population in this city was a sizable 36,328 residents. If you are looking for a 2-bedroom apartment, 1-bedroom apartment, or condo to rent, you've come to the right place in your search for quality rental properties.

Finding an Apartment in The Colony

Did you know that the cost of living in The Colony ranks among the highest in the state of Texas? Fortunately, this cost pales in comparison to the most expensive cities in the United States, making it relatively affordable. This, of course, means you must sort your budget out before you even start your hunt for rental housing in this city.

How much to do have to spend on rent? Make a list of your estimated monthly budget and map out how much you can comfortably spend on rent. This ought to give you an idea of the sorts of places within your range, helping you save time by concentrating on the places you can afford. There's no need to look at places outside of your estimated budget, and you can also weed out those places that might fall below expectations.

Utilities

For most people, the issue of amenities is where it gets a little tricky. Did you know that you can save more money in the long run if your apartment is a little more expensive, but has all-inclusive amenities? For instance, if your rent is a little outside of your budget but includes amenities such as gas, electric and water, you could potentially save more money than if the rent was cheaper, but with no utilities included. Be warned, though, that most places that include utilities tend to include only one, such as gas, and not the rest. The choice is yours to decide if this is worth signing on the dotted line for a particular apartment, or if you prefer to look for somewhere else with other qualities you desire in a rental place.

Transportation

Be warned that the public transportation system in The Colony is not on par with some of the other cities in the country, making it a necessity, rather than a convenience, for residents to own a vehicle. The nearest Amtrak station is about 22.1 miles from the center of The Colony, while the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is about 15.8 miles away. The majority of residents drive to their destinations, while others carpool, call cabs or look for other ways of getting around. You can also take any of the buses provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit to get from one point to the next. The commute in The Colony is relative to what part of town you set out from. The drive from the City Center is between 15 to 20 minutes, while from other parts of town may take up to 30 minutes or more.

Finding an Apartment in The Colony
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Did you know that the cost of living in The Colony ranks among the highest in the state of Texas? Fortunately, this cost pales in comparison to the most expensive cities in the United States, making it relatively affordable. This, of course, means you must sort your budget out before you even start your hunt for rental housing in this city.

How much to do have to spend on rent? Make a list of your estimated monthly budget and map out how much you can comfortably spend on rent. This ought to give you an idea of the sorts of places within your range, helping you save time by concentrating on the places you can afford. There's no need to look at places outside of your estimated budget, and you can also weed out those places that might fall below expectations.

Utilities

For most people, the issue of amenities is where it gets a little tricky. Did you know that you can save more money in the long run if your apartment is a little more expensive, but has all-inclusive amenities? For instance, if your rent is a little outside of your budget but includes amenities such as gas, electric and water, you could potentially save more money than if the rent was cheaper, but with no utilities included. Be warned, though, that most places that include utilities tend to include only one, such as gas, and not the rest. The choice is yours to decide if this is worth signing on the dotted line for a particular apartment, or if you prefer to look for somewhere else with other qualities you desire in a rental place.

Transportation

Be warned that the public transportation system in The Colony is not on par with some of the other cities in the country, making it a necessity, rather than a convenience, for residents to own a vehicle. The nearest Amtrak station is about 22.1 miles from the center of The Colony, while the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is about 15.8 miles away. The majority of residents drive to their destinations, while others carpool, call cabs or look for other ways of getting around. You can also take any of the buses provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit to get from one point to the next. The commute in The Colony is relative to what part of town you set out from. The drive from the City Center is between 15 to 20 minutes, while from other parts of town may take up to 30 minutes or more.

Neighborhoods in the Colony

Camey: Camey is a neighborhood in the city of The Colony and is predominantly composed of houses that have been built more recently than those in most of the other neighborhoods. Most of the homes here date from the 2000s, although you will find some that were built between the '70s and '90s. Those hunting for apartment deals will find high-rise type apartment buildings, apartment complexes and single-family homes. This neighborhood is prized for the affordability of its rental properties, close proximity to schools and a reasonable reputation for low crime.

City Center: This neighborhood is more established than Camey, with buildings dating back to between the early '40s and the late '90s. Those searching for apartments to rent will definitely come up short in this part of town, because most of the buildings are in the form of small to large single-family homes. Also, as expected in a neighborhood as old as this one, most of the homes are owner-occupied.

Overlake Drive / Pine Court: The Overlake Drive / Pine Court neighborhood is also mostly composed of established homes, ranging from the '70s to the late '90s. A small fraction of newer homes ranging from the early 2000s can also be found here. Just like the City Center, the predominant types of houses here are medium to large single-family detached homes.

Neighborhoods in the Colony
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Camey: Camey is a neighborhood in the city of The Colony and is predominantly composed of houses that have been built more recently than those in most of the other neighborhoods. Most of the homes here date from the 2000s, although you will find some that were built between the '70s and '90s. Those hunting for apartment deals will find high-rise type apartment buildings, apartment complexes and single-family homes. This neighborhood is prized for the affordability of its rental properties, close proximity to schools and a reasonable reputation for low crime.

City Center: This neighborhood is more established than Camey, with buildings dating back to between the early '40s and the late '90s. Those searching for apartments to rent will definitely come up short in this part of town, because most of the buildings are in the form of small to large single-family homes. Also, as expected in a neighborhood as old as this one, most of the homes are owner-occupied.

Overlake Drive / Pine Court: The Overlake Drive / Pine Court neighborhood is also mostly composed of established homes, ranging from the '70s to the late '90s. A small fraction of newer homes ranging from the early 2000s can also be found here. Just like the City Center, the predominant types of houses here are medium to large single-family detached homes.

Things to Do in The Colony

One of The Colony's main attractions is its man-made lake, named Lewisville Lake. It sits like an oasis in the hot Texas weather and is a refreshing relief from the relentless sun. You can also go to any one of the several museums, including the Bayless-Selby House Museum and the Denton County Historical Museum. For outdoor recreation, you can visit Cedar Hill State Park or Stewart Creek Park. If you like Mexican food, then you'll enjoy the grub at Rusty Taco, such as the habanero salsa, brisket, beef fajita tacos and chicken tacos. If you have a preference for good and affordable Thai food, you'll like the food at Cozy Thai, especially the Tom Yum soup. Just one thing -- go easy on the spices because they pack quite a punch. For a more all-American meal, try the food at the Texas Roadhouse. Just remember to call ahead, or you could have quite a wait when you get there. Yes, it's that popular.

No matter what type of rental housing you are searching for, you'll most likely find something to fit within your budget and taste in The Colony.

Things to Do in The Colony
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One of The Colony's main attractions is its man-made lake, named Lewisville Lake. It sits like an oasis in the hot Texas weather and is a refreshing relief from the relentless sun. You can also go to any one of the several museums, including the Bayless-Selby House Museum and the Denton County Historical Museum. For outdoor recreation, you can visit Cedar Hill State Park or Stewart Creek Park. If you like Mexican food, then you'll enjoy the grub at Rusty Taco, such as the habanero salsa, brisket, beef fajita tacos and chicken tacos. If you have a preference for good and affordable Thai food, you'll like the food at Cozy Thai, especially the Tom Yum soup. Just one thing -- go easy on the spices because they pack quite a punch. For a more all-American meal, try the food at the Texas Roadhouse. Just remember to call ahead, or you could have quite a wait when you get there. Yes, it's that popular.

No matter what type of rental housing you are searching for, you'll most likely find something to fit within your budget and taste in The Colony.

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City GuideThe Colony
Why is it called "The Colony?" Here's an interesting tidbit about the name of this city: "The Colony" was chosen because "Colony" was already in use by another city.
Why is it called "The Colony?" Here's an interesting tidbit about the name of this city: "The Colony" was chosen because "Colony" was already in use by another city.

Are you searching for a modern city with a small-town feel to call home? Look no further than The Colony, in Denton County, Texas. Named as one of Money magazine's top 50 best places to live in 2013 and Sports Illustrated's 50th Anniversary Sports Town of the United States in 2003, The Colony is definitely a top-notch place to look for rental property. As of the 2010 census, the population in this city was a sizable 36,328 residents. If you are looking for a 2-bedroom apartment, 1-bedroom apartment, or condo to rent, you've come to the right place in your search for quality rental properties.

Finding an Apartment in The Colony

Did you know that the cost of living in The Colony ranks among the highest in the state of Texas? Fortunately, this cost pales in comparison to the most expensive cities in the United States, making it relatively affordable. This, of course, means you must sort your budget out before you even start your hunt for rental housing in this city.

How much to do have to spend on rent? Make a list of your estimated monthly budget and map out how much you can comfortably spend on rent. This ought to give you an idea of the sorts of places within your range, helping you save time by concentrating on the places you can afford. There's no need to look at places outside of your estimated budget, and you can also weed out those places that might fall below expectations.

Utilities

For most people, the issue of amenities is where it gets a little tricky. Did you know that you can save more money in the long run if your apartment is a little more expensive, but has all-inclusive amenities? For instance, if your rent is a little outside of your budget but includes amenities such as gas, electric and water, you could potentially save more money than if the rent was cheaper, but with no utilities included. Be warned, though, that most places that include utilities tend to include only one, such as gas, and not the rest. The choice is yours to decide if this is worth signing on the dotted line for a particular apartment, or if you prefer to look for somewhere else with other qualities you desire in a rental place.

Transportation

Be warned that the public transportation system in The Colony is not on par with some of the other cities in the country, making it a necessity, rather than a convenience, for residents to own a vehicle. The nearest Amtrak station is about 22.1 miles from the center of The Colony, while the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is about 15.8 miles away. The majority of residents drive to their destinations, while others carpool, call cabs or look for other ways of getting around. You can also take any of the buses provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit to get from one point to the next. The commute in The Colony is relative to what part of town you set out from. The drive from the City Center is between 15 to 20 minutes, while from other parts of town may take up to 30 minutes or more.

Finding an Apartment in The Colony
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Did you know that the cost of living in The Colony ranks among the highest in the state of Texas? Fortunately, this cost pales in comparison to the most expensive cities in the United States, making it relatively affordable. This, of course, means you must sort your budget out before you even start your hunt for rental housing in this city.

How much to do have to spend on rent? Make a list of your estimated monthly budget and map out how much you can comfortably spend on rent. This ought to give you an idea of the sorts of places within your range, helping you save time by concentrating on the places you can afford. There's no need to look at places outside of your estimated budget, and you can also weed out those places that might fall below expectations.

Utilities

For most people, the issue of amenities is where it gets a little tricky. Did you know that you can save more money in the long run if your apartment is a little more expensive, but has all-inclusive amenities? For instance, if your rent is a little outside of your budget but includes amenities such as gas, electric and water, you could potentially save more money than if the rent was cheaper, but with no utilities included. Be warned, though, that most places that include utilities tend to include only one, such as gas, and not the rest. The choice is yours to decide if this is worth signing on the dotted line for a particular apartment, or if you prefer to look for somewhere else with other qualities you desire in a rental place.

Transportation

Be warned that the public transportation system in The Colony is not on par with some of the other cities in the country, making it a necessity, rather than a convenience, for residents to own a vehicle. The nearest Amtrak station is about 22.1 miles from the center of The Colony, while the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is about 15.8 miles away. The majority of residents drive to their destinations, while others carpool, call cabs or look for other ways of getting around. You can also take any of the buses provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit to get from one point to the next. The commute in The Colony is relative to what part of town you set out from. The drive from the City Center is between 15 to 20 minutes, while from other parts of town may take up to 30 minutes or more.

Neighborhoods in the Colony

Camey: Camey is a neighborhood in the city of The Colony and is predominantly composed of houses that have been built more recently than those in most of the other neighborhoods. Most of the homes here date from the 2000s, although you will find some that were built between the '70s and '90s. Those hunting for apartment deals will find high-rise type apartment buildings, apartment complexes and single-family homes. This neighborhood is prized for the affordability of its rental properties, close proximity to schools and a reasonable reputation for low crime.

City Center: This neighborhood is more established than Camey, with buildings dating back to between the early '40s and the late '90s. Those searching for apartments to rent will definitely come up short in this part of town, because most of the buildings are in the form of small to large single-family homes. Also, as expected in a neighborhood as old as this one, most of the homes are owner-occupied.

Overlake Drive / Pine Court: The Overlake Drive / Pine Court neighborhood is also mostly composed of established homes, ranging from the '70s to the late '90s. A small fraction of newer homes ranging from the early 2000s can also be found here. Just like the City Center, the predominant types of houses here are medium to large single-family detached homes.

Neighborhoods in the Colony
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Camey: Camey is a neighborhood in the city of The Colony and is predominantly composed of houses that have been built more recently than those in most of the other neighborhoods. Most of the homes here date from the 2000s, although you will find some that were built between the '70s and '90s. Those hunting for apartment deals will find high-rise type apartment buildings, apartment complexes and single-family homes. This neighborhood is prized for the affordability of its rental properties, close proximity to schools and a reasonable reputation for low crime.

City Center: This neighborhood is more established than Camey, with buildings dating back to between the early '40s and the late '90s. Those searching for apartments to rent will definitely come up short in this part of town, because most of the buildings are in the form of small to large single-family homes. Also, as expected in a neighborhood as old as this one, most of the homes are owner-occupied.

Overlake Drive / Pine Court: The Overlake Drive / Pine Court neighborhood is also mostly composed of established homes, ranging from the '70s to the late '90s. A small fraction of newer homes ranging from the early 2000s can also be found here. Just like the City Center, the predominant types of houses here are medium to large single-family detached homes.

Things to Do in The Colony

One of The Colony's main attractions is its man-made lake, named Lewisville Lake. It sits like an oasis in the hot Texas weather and is a refreshing relief from the relentless sun. You can also go to any one of the several museums, including the Bayless-Selby House Museum and the Denton County Historical Museum. For outdoor recreation, you can visit Cedar Hill State Park or Stewart Creek Park. If you like Mexican food, then you'll enjoy the grub at Rusty Taco, such as the habanero salsa, brisket, beef fajita tacos and chicken tacos. If you have a preference for good and affordable Thai food, you'll like the food at Cozy Thai, especially the Tom Yum soup. Just one thing -- go easy on the spices because they pack quite a punch. For a more all-American meal, try the food at the Texas Roadhouse. Just remember to call ahead, or you could have quite a wait when you get there. Yes, it's that popular.

No matter what type of rental housing you are searching for, you'll most likely find something to fit within your budget and taste in The Colony.

Things to Do in The Colony
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One of The Colony's main attractions is its man-made lake, named Lewisville Lake. It sits like an oasis in the hot Texas weather and is a refreshing relief from the relentless sun. You can also go to any one of the several museums, including the Bayless-Selby House Museum and the Denton County Historical Museum. For outdoor recreation, you can visit Cedar Hill State Park or Stewart Creek Park. If you like Mexican food, then you'll enjoy the grub at Rusty Taco, such as the habanero salsa, brisket, beef fajita tacos and chicken tacos. If you have a preference for good and affordable Thai food, you'll like the food at Cozy Thai, especially the Tom Yum soup. Just one thing -- go easy on the spices because they pack quite a punch. For a more all-American meal, try the food at the Texas Roadhouse. Just remember to call ahead, or you could have quite a wait when you get there. Yes, it's that popular.

No matter what type of rental housing you are searching for, you'll most likely find something to fit within your budget and taste in The Colony.

Rent Report
The Colony

September 2020 The Colony Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2020 The Colony Rent Report. The Colony rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the The Colony rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

The Colony rents declined over the past month

The Colony rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased slightly by 1.3% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in The Colony stand at $1,218 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,514 for a two-bedroom. The Colony's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.1%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

    Rents rising across the Dallas Metro

    Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of The Colony, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Dallas metro, 6 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

    • Mesquite has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.9%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,393, while one-bedrooms go for $1,121.
    • Over the past year, Irving has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.0%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,227, while one-bedrooms go for $988.
    • Dallas proper has the least expensive rents in the Dallas metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,130; rents decreased 0.2% over the past month and 0.4% over the past year.
    • McKinney has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Dallas metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,463; rents increased 0.5% over the past month and 1.5% over the past year.

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to The Colony

    As rents have increased slightly in The Colony, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, The Colony is less affordable for renters.

    • Although rents across cities in Texas have been slightly on the rise, the state's growth as a whole has held steady over the past year.
    • The Colony's median two-bedroom rent of $1,514 is above the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
    • While The Colony's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Phoenix also saw an increase of 1.7%.
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in The Colony than most large cities. For example, Houston has a median 2BR rent of $1,022, where The Colony is nearly one-and-a-half times that price.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

    City
    Median 1BR Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    Dallas
    $910
    $1,130
    -0.2%
    -0.4%
    Fort Worth
    $930
    $1,160
    0.3%
    0
    Arlington
    $1,040
    $1,290
    0.6%
    2.5%
    Plano
    $1,170
    $1,460
    0.1%
    -0.5%
    Garland
    $1,020
    $1,270
    0.3%
    0.9%
    Irving
    $990
    $1,230
    -0.2%
    -1%
    Grand Prairie
    $1,050
    $1,300
    0.6%
    2.5%
    Mesquite
    $1,120
    $1,390
    0.3%
    2.9%
    McKinney
    $1,180
    $1,460
    0.5%
    1.5%
    Carrollton
    $1,110
    $1,380
    -0.3%
    -0.8%
    Frisco
    $1,280
    $1,600
    0.1%
    -0.9%
    Denton
    $880
    $1,090
    0.1%
    2%
    Richardson
    $1,060
    $1,310
    0.1%
    -2.3%
    Lewisville
    $1,040
    $1,300
    -0.1%
    1.9%
    Allen
    $1,270
    $1,580
    0.3%
    0.2%
    Flower Mound
    $1,850
    $2,300
    0.4%
    -0.6%
    North Richland Hills
    $1,100
    $1,360
    0
    -0.4%
    Mansfield
    $1,260
    $1,560
    0.8%
    2.4%
    Euless
    $1,030
    $1,270
    0.6%
    1.7%
    DeSoto
    $1,000
    $1,240
    0.5%
    0.8%
    Bedford
    $1,070
    $1,330
    0.3%
    4%
    Grapevine
    $1,080
    $1,350
    0.1%
    -1.7%
    Cedar Hill
    $1,260
    $1,570
    0.5%
    4.1%
    Haltom City
    $790
    $990
    0.2%
    -2.3%
    Wylie
    $1,110
    $1,380
    0.3%
    2.4%
    Keller
    $1,390
    $1,720
    0.3%
    -1%
    Coppell
    $1,290
    $1,610
    0.5%
    1.8%
    Duncanville
    $1,010
    $1,260
    0.8%
    2.9%
    Rockwall
    $1,480
    $1,840
    1%
    16.9%
    Hurst
    $990
    $1,230
    -0.1%
    1.6%
    Burleson
    $1,160
    $1,440
    1.3%
    0.5%
    The Colony
    $1,220
    $1,510
    -0.1%
    1.3%
    Waxahachie
    $960
    $1,190
    0.8%
    4.2%
    Little Elm
    $1,270
    $1,580
    0.7%
    6.9%
    Weatherford
    $910
    $1,130
    0.3%
    0.7%
    Sachse
    $1,070
    $1,340
    -0.8%
    -1.3%
    Midlothian
    $1,070
    $1,330
    0.3%
    7.1%
    Addison
    $970
    $1,210
    -0.3%
    -2.9%
    Prosper
    $1,450
    $1,800
    1.2%
    5.6%
    See More

    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology here.

    About Rent Reports:

    Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

    Read More

    September 2020 The Colony Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 The Colony Rent Report. The Colony rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the The Colony rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    View full Rent Report

    September 2020 The Colony Rent Report

    Welcome to the September 2020 The Colony Rent Report. The Colony rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the The Colony rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

    The Colony rents declined over the past month

    The Colony rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased slightly by 1.3% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in The Colony stand at $1,218 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,514 for a two-bedroom. The Colony's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of -0.1%, as well as the national average of 0.3%.

      Rents rising across the Dallas Metro

      Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of The Colony, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Dallas metro, 6 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

      • Mesquite has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 2.9%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,393, while one-bedrooms go for $1,121.
      • Over the past year, Irving has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 1.0%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,227, while one-bedrooms go for $988.
      • Dallas proper has the least expensive rents in the Dallas metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,130; rents decreased 0.2% over the past month and 0.4% over the past year.
      • McKinney has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Dallas metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,463; rents increased 0.5% over the past month and 1.5% over the past year.

      Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to The Colony

      As rents have increased slightly in The Colony, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more quickly. Compared to most large cities across the country, The Colony is less affordable for renters.

      • Although rents across cities in Texas have been slightly on the rise, the state's growth as a whole has held steady over the past year.
      • The Colony's median two-bedroom rent of $1,514 is above the national average of $1,195. Nationwide, rents have held steady over the past year.
      • While The Colony's rents rose slightly over the past year, the city of Phoenix also saw an increase of 1.7%.
      • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in The Colony than most large cities. For example, Houston has a median 2BR rent of $1,022, where The Colony is nearly one-and-a-half times that price.

      For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

      City
      Median 1BR Rent
      Median 2BR Rent
      M/M Rent Growth
      Y/Y Rent Growth
      Dallas
      $910
      $1,130
      -0.2%
      -0.4%
      Fort Worth
      $930
      $1,160
      0.3%
      0
      Arlington
      $1,040
      $1,290
      0.6%
      2.5%
      Plano
      $1,170
      $1,460
      0.1%
      -0.5%
      Garland
      $1,020
      $1,270
      0.3%
      0.9%
      Irving
      $990
      $1,230
      -0.2%
      -1%
      Grand Prairie
      $1,050
      $1,300
      0.6%
      2.5%
      Mesquite
      $1,120
      $1,390
      0.3%
      2.9%
      McKinney
      $1,180
      $1,460
      0.5%
      1.5%
      Carrollton
      $1,110
      $1,380
      -0.3%
      -0.8%
      Frisco
      $1,280
      $1,600
      0.1%
      -0.9%
      Denton
      $880
      $1,090
      0.1%
      2%
      Richardson
      $1,060
      $1,310
      0.1%
      -2.3%
      Lewisville
      $1,040
      $1,300
      -0.1%
      1.9%
      Allen
      $1,270
      $1,580
      0.3%
      0.2%
      Flower Mound
      $1,850
      $2,300
      0.4%
      -0.6%
      North Richland Hills
      $1,100
      $1,360
      0
      -0.4%
      Mansfield
      $1,260
      $1,560
      0.8%
      2.4%
      Euless
      $1,030
      $1,270
      0.6%
      1.7%
      DeSoto
      $1,000
      $1,240
      0.5%
      0.8%
      Bedford
      $1,070
      $1,330
      0.3%
      4%
      Grapevine
      $1,080
      $1,350
      0.1%
      -1.7%
      Cedar Hill
      $1,260
      $1,570
      0.5%
      4.1%
      Haltom City
      $790
      $990
      0.2%
      -2.3%
      Wylie
      $1,110
      $1,380
      0.3%
      2.4%
      Keller
      $1,390
      $1,720
      0.3%
      -1%
      Coppell
      $1,290
      $1,610
      0.5%
      1.8%
      Duncanville
      $1,010
      $1,260
      0.8%
      2.9%
      Rockwall
      $1,480
      $1,840
      1%
      16.9%
      Hurst
      $990
      $1,230
      -0.1%
      1.6%
      Burleson
      $1,160
      $1,440
      1.3%
      0.5%
      The Colony
      $1,220
      $1,510
      -0.1%
      1.3%
      Waxahachie
      $960
      $1,190
      0.8%
      4.2%
      Little Elm
      $1,270
      $1,580
      0.7%
      6.9%
      Weatherford
      $910
      $1,130
      0.3%
      0.7%
      Sachse
      $1,070
      $1,340
      -0.8%
      -1.3%
      Midlothian
      $1,070
      $1,330
      0.3%
      7.1%
      Addison
      $970
      $1,210
      -0.3%
      -2.9%
      Prosper
      $1,450
      $1,800
      1.2%
      5.6%
      See More

      Methodology - Recent Updates:

      Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

      Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

      Methodology:

      Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

      Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

      Read more about our methodology here.

      About Rent Reports:

      Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

      We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.