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Average Rent in Waco, TX

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Waco Studio - $2,199+16%
Waco 1 Bed - $1,2050%
Waco 2 Beds - $1,474-3%
Last updated 6/21/2024

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See what Waco, TX has to offer.

Local Reviews

VeryLarge lots in a residential neighborhood close to grocery store, dry cleaning and school. Accessible upscale restaurants and shopping

Adequate schools and mostly. Colleges are great around here and it's best for swimmers to were very wide in sports in my city

Friendly people and we have close restaurants near the neighborhood I like go the mall with my friends

There is shopping and restaurants, fast food and also a mall close by. You do need a car to get around. But, there are bus stops close by.

There are hills galore in our neighborhood. We are adjacent to an HOA so all yards are maintained. It is within five minutes of the grocery store, Target, Starbucks

this location is close to my job and there is small pizza shop and nail shop across the street and also a few stores close by including a grocery store

Demographics

Education

High School

46%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

15%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

42%

3 people

23%

4 people

19%

5 people

9%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

60%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

3%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

16%

20-45

39%

45-65

19%

65+

12%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/21/2024

*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 Waco, TX

In Waco, TX, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $1,205 to $2,199. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Waco, TX is $2,199. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $1,205. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $1,474.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

+16%

Changed from $1,896 to $2,199
1 Bed

0%

Changed from $1,205 to $1,205
2 Beds

-3%

Changed from $1,520 to $1,474
Last updated 6/21/2024

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
5%
15%
36%
18%
26%

Compare Other Cities

City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Hewitt$1,379-7%
Belton$1,2850%
Waco$1,2050%
Temple$1,142-5%
Woodway$1,025+4%
Cameron$655--
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Hewitt$1,519-4%
Belton$1,4850%
Waco$1,474-3%
Temple$1,301+1%
Groesbeck$1,300--
Woodway$1,225+2%
Hillsboro$9250%
Gatesville$900--
Harker Heights$805+1%
Killeen$775+3%

Compare Neighborhoods

Oakwood

$700

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Austin Avenue

$890

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Parkdale Viking Hills

$895

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Waco, TX?

For renters in Waco seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Oakwood, Austin Avenue, and Parkdale Viking Hills, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $700, $890, and $895 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Baylor and East Riverside, where the rents are $1,049 and $1,160, a favorable comparison to Waco's overall 1-bedroom average of $1,205.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Waco, TX?

In Waco, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are Kendrick, Alta Vista, and West Waco. A 1-bedroom apartment in Kendrick averages at $1,479, in Alta Vista it averages $1,349, and in West Waco, the average is $1,329. For additional high-end living options, East Riverside offers 1-bedroom apartments at $1,160, and Baylor at $1,049. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $1,205 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waco, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Waco, TX?

In Waco, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Kendrick, Austin Avenue, and Baylor. In Kendrick, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,479. Austin Avenue sees average rents of $890 for a 1-bedroom unit. Baylor offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $1,049. For those seeking other popular areas, East Riverside presents 1-bedroom apartments at $1,160, and Alta Vista at $1,349. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $1,205 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waco, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Kendrick$1,479+1%
Alta Vista$1,349-1%
West Waco$1,329+11%
East Riverside$1,160--
Baylor$1,049-5%
Parkdale Viking Hills$895+19%
Austin Avenue$890--
Oakwood$700--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Kendrick$1,629+1%
Alta Vista$1,529-3%
West Waco$1,434-5%
East Riverside$1,135--
Austin Avenue$995--
Parkdale Viking Hills$995+8%
Baylor$600-25%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

40%

15-30 Mins

48%

30-40 Mins

7%

40-60 Mins

2%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3737

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Percentage: 4343

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 14 of 22 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Health and Fitness

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Looking good! Waco scores high for health and fitness.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sit. Stay. Good boy. Waco is a good place for pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 12% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't get sick of medical care here.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 46% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 19% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 41% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Waco is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 17% more parks than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 50% more gas stations 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. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 15% fewer 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. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 58% more coffee shops than average
  3. 67% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 7% fewer shops 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. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 62% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 22 of 22 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 19 of 22 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 17 of 22 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 16 of 22 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Busy Streets

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 17 of 22 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 20 of 22 renters

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Waco

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