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Average Rent in Houston, TX

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Houston Studio - $1,249+16%
Houston 1 Bed - $1,260+1%
Houston 2 Beds - $1,568+2%
Last updated 6/16/2024

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Local Reviews

I like how each house has their parkway, my favorite business is the Starbucks next to my house. I like to go bowing and go out to eat with my friends and catch a baseball game!

Our community is lively, with ripe fruits and golden leaves. The leaves on the big trees in the community are already yellow, but it is still as strong as before, and the children who are tired from playing are resting under it. Cool; there are many kinds of small flowers in our community, some have withered, some petals are almost gone, and some are blooming with beautiful smiling faces.

Our community holds a variety of community activities, activities are very interesting and meaningful, I like to participate in.

There is a very delicious cafe at the gate of the community. I like to go to the cafe to have afternoon tea with my friends

I often go to the community activities with my family, there are many activities, and they are very interesting.

My favorite community is an ironic and mature community with complete surrounding facilities. There are clothes, food, housing and transportation within three kilometers. There are also many delicious restaurants with rich taste. Schools, hospitals and police stations are nearby, and life is carefree and comfortable.

Demographics

Education

High School

52%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

18%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

86%

3 people

9%

4 people

5%

5 people

0%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

23%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

10%

200k+

24%

Age

0-10

0%

10-20

5%

20-45

64%

45-65

27%

65+

4%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/16/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Downtown, Houston, TX

In Houston, TX, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,249 to $1,568. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Downtown, Houston, TX is $1,249. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,260. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,568.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+16%

Changed from $1,077 to $1,249
1 Bed

+1%

Changed from $1,248 to $1,260
2 Beds

+2%

Changed from $1,537 to $1,568
Last updated 6/16/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

1.5%

Compared to National Average

6.2%

The cost of living in Downtown, Houston, TX is 1.5% lower than the state average and 6.2% lower than the national average. Downtown, Houston, TX housing is 17.3% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 0.2% more pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 0.1% more in Downtown, Houston, TX than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 5.3% less here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Downtown, Houston, TXCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
4.1%
17.3%
Utilities
0.1%
0.2%
Food
2.7%
0.1%
Transportation
2.3%
8.7%
Healthcare
3.9%
5.3%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Sugar Land$1,702+69%
Baytown$1,650+12%
Dickinson$1,369--
Houston$1,249+16%
Katy$1,182-3%
Galveston$1,150--
Spring$1,139-26%
Missouri City$1,124--
Richmond$987+9%
Cypress$957+18%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Missouri City$1,486+7%
Cypress$1,442+2%
Friendswood$1,410+4%
Katy$1,388+4%
Magnolia$1,355-21%
Rosenberg$1,339-13%
Pearland$1,330+1%
Spring$1,327+1%
Houston$1,260+1%
League City$1,255-1%
Conroe$1,222+18%
Texas City$1,214+26%
Baytown$1,199+6%
Humble$1,179+4%
Galveston$1,157+19%
Tomball$1,109-1%
The Woodlands$1,075-5%
Richmond$1,065-12%
Dickinson$1,009--
La Porte$986-10%
Pasadena$947-2%
Alvin$9220%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Deer Park$1,998--
Missouri City$1,981+11%
Friendswood$1,830+3%
Katy$1,817+3%
Spring$1,797+4%
Cypress$1,749+5%
Rosenberg$1,729-11%
La Porte$1,685+7%
Magnolia$1,674-19%
Pearland$1,654+2%
Galveston$1,626+11%
Houston$1,568+2%
Conroe$1,482+4%
The Woodlands$1,475-5%
Richmond$1,435-9%
Texas City$1,427+14%
Dickinson$1,399--
Tomball$1,361+4%
Humble$1,337+1%
Alvin$1,222+24%
League City$1,220-18%
Baytown$1,200-16%
Pasadena$1,107-4%

Compare Neighborhoods

South Acres - Crestmont Park

$800

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Northeast Houston

$815

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Southeast Houston

$827

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Houston, TX?

For renters in Houston seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are South Acres - Crestmont Park, Northeast Houston, and Southeast Houston, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $800, $815, and $827 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Oak Forest - Garden Oaks and Greater Fifth Ward, where the rents are $835 and $850, a favorable comparison to Houston's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,260.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Houston, TX?

In Houston, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Downtown, Midtown, and South Central Houston. A 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown averages at $2,154, in Midtown it averages $1,729, and in South Central Houston, the average is $1,721. For additional high-end living options, Washington Avenue - Memorial Park offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,686, and MacGregor at $1,575. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,260 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Houston, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Houston, TX?

In Houston, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Downtown, Midtown, and South Central Houston. In Downtown, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $2,154. Midtown sees average rents of $1,729 for a 1-bedroom unit. South Central Houston offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,721. For those seeking other popular areas, Greater Third Ward presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,000, and MacGregor at $1,575. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,260 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Houston, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown$2,418+8%
Midtown$1,495+6%
South Central Houston$1,495+6%
Inner Loop$1,479-15%
Great Uptown$1,364-18%
Washington Avenue - Memorial Park$1,281-9%
Greater Heights$1,175-31%
Neartown - Montrose$1,149-3%
Westside$1,005+8%
Memorial$925+3%
Oak Forest - Garden Oaks$826--
Northcliffe$825+3%
Northwest Houston$802-11%
North Houston$800-3%
Greater Inwood$775-6%
Greater Fifth Ward$750--
Southwest Houston$743-12%
Northeast Houston$715-5%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Neartown - Montrose$2,695+3%
Midtown$2,346+21%
South Central Houston$2,346+20%
Washington Avenue - Memorial Park$2,242+13%
Inner Loop$2,097+4%
Memorial$1,925+4%
Greater Heights$1,880-10%
Central Southwest$1,829-12%
Great Uptown$1,822-8%
Eldridge - West Oaks$1,732+19%
Towne Lake$1,6400%
MacGregor$1,6000%
Copperfield$1,585+9%
Oak Forest - Garden Oaks$1,549+36%
Westside$1,545+5%
Northpointe$1,539-6%
Northwest Houston$1,312+4%
Southbelt - Ellington$1,310+1%
North Houston$1,298+7%
Southwest Houston$1,240+3%
Northcliffe$1,239+10%
Greater Inwood$1,200-9%
George Bush Intercontinental Airport$1,180+2%
Eastside$1,140+28%
Greater Fondren Southwest$1,107-1%
Southeast Houston$1,0850%
East Houston$1,042--
Northeast Houston$1,020-6%
Greater Third Ward$999--
Independence Heights$999-29%
South Acres - Crestmont Park$850--

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

36%

15-30 Mins

37%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8686

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 14 of 22 renters

Percentage: 6969

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Percentage: 9191

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Theaters

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's a pretty good scene for movie buffs and theater lovers.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 99% more theaters than average
  3. 55% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 97% more restaurants than average
  3. 24% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 98% more coffee shops than average
  3. 28% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Downtown Houston.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 98% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 43% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 98% more parks than average
  3. 30% more parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Houston is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. A high number of daycares per resident
  2. 87% more daycares than average
  3. Far fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Downtown Houston.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 91% more gyms than average
  3. 67% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Downtown Houston doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 92% more pet facilities than average
  3. 72% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 94% more fine art centers than average
  3. 31% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. Far fewer amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Downtown Houston gets the all clear for hospitals.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 40% fewer hospitals than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Downtown Houston doesn't tip the scales.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 92% more medical facilities than average
  3. 28% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Downtown Houston.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 95% more gas stations than average
  3. 23% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. An average number of grocery stores
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Downtown Houston.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. Far fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 22 of 22 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 21 of 22 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 21 of 22 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 21 of 22 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 20 of 22 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 17 of 22 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 16 of 22 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 16 of 22 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 16 of 22 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 17 of 22 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 19 of 22 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 20 of 22 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 22 of 22 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Downtown Houston

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Find Houses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Houston, TX 0.3 miles$1,260$1,568
Clutch City, TX 0.3 miles------
Katy, TX 27.8 miles$1,388$1,817
Pasadena, TX 10.3 miles$947$1,107
Spring, TX 22.4 miles$1,327$1,797
Cypress, TX 24.2 miles$1,442$1,749
Baytown, TX 23.1 miles$1,199$1,200
Missouri City, TX 14.3 miles$1,486$1,981
Deer Park, TX 14.8 miles---$1,998
The Woodlands, TX 28.6 miles$1,075$1,475

Find Houses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Downtown$2,154$3,385
Midtown 1.4 miles$1,729$2,346
South Central Houston 1.9 miles$1,721$2,346