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Popular Alvin Apartments
Alvin, Texas, 77511
1 Bedroom$850 - $865
2 Bedrooms$1,180 - $1,190
Alvin, Texas, 77511
1 BedroomUp to $369
Webster, Texas, 77598
1 Bedroom$569 - $1,548
2 Bedrooms$774 - $1,395
Pearland, Texas, 77584
1 Bedroom$922 - $1,105
2 Bedrooms$928 - $1,381
3 Bedrooms$1,548 - $1,598
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Alvin is a great municipality in which to find your new place - you can find interesting park views or cat friendly apartments available in a diverse number of different neighborhoods all over the city. Be sure to keep reading for the straight dope on Alvin and how to find your new apartment. Best of luck with finding your new apartment!
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Alvin Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 9.3% 10.4% -1.1% $10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 6.6% -0.1% $15,000 to $19,999 7.4% 6.6% +0.8% $20,000 to $24,999 6.8% 7.0% -0.2% $25,000 to $29,999 8.5% 6.8% +1.7% $30,000 to $34,999 7.6% 6.7% +0.9% $35,000 to $39,999 5.4% 6.0% -0.6% $40,000 to $44,999 6.7% 5.6% +1.1% $45,000 to $49,999 5.3% 4.8% +0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 11.1% 8.6% +2.5% $60,000 to $74,999 11.1% 9.8% +1.3% $75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 9.5% -1.3% $100,000 to $124,999 2.7% 4.9% -2.2% $125,000 to $149,999 1.4% 2.3% -0.9% $150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 2.1% -0.5% $200,000 or more 0.5% 2.2% -1.7%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.5% 6.5% +0.0% 10.0% to 14.9% 15.6% 12.3% +3.3% 15.0% to 19.9% 17.4% 15.3% +2.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.4% 13.4% -1.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.8% 10.2% -0.4% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.6% 7.2% +1.4% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.8% 5.0% -0.2% 40.0% to 49.9% 4.9% 6.3% -1.4% 50.0% or more 14.4% 15.7% -1.3% Not computed 5.7% 8.0% -2.3%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 16.6% 15.3% +1.3% 25 to 34 years 27.8% 31.2% -3.4% 35 to 44 years 22.1% 23.3% -1.2% 45 to 54 years 15.1% 14.4% +0.7% 55 to 64 years 7.7% 6.8% +0.9% 65 to 74 years 5.7% 4.4% +1.3% 75 to 84 years 3.7% 3.3% +0.4% 85 years and over 1.3% 1.4% -0.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 22.4% 34.9% -12.5% 30 to 44 minutes 25.7% 25.8% -0.1% 45 to 59 minutes 20.1% 14.1% +6.0% 60 or more minutes 31.8% 25.2% +6.6%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome Home to Alvin
The city of Alvin is in Texas, in Brazoria County just twenty five miles outside of Houston. This town is well known for being the home of famous baseball legend, Nolan Ryan. Move to Alvin and you’ll join a family friendly community that has retained its small town feel.
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Alvin Rental Trends
Use our apartment finder and you’ll get the best deal on your place in Alvin. Prices here are pretty reasonable. Just take a look at the table above to see what apartments are currently going for. Not too bad, right? You’ll typically find small to medium sized apartment buildings in Alvin with units ranging from one up to three bedrooms. You’ll see a variety of amenities offered and there are plenty of pet friendly places available, so Fido and Fifi can rest easy.
A Historic City, No Bull
Want to live on the site of a former bull ranch? There are plenty of apartments for rent in this historic town. Ranchers settled in the Alvin area in the mid 1800s. Named after Alvin Morgan, an employee of the Santa Fe Railroad, and incorporated in 1893, Alvin is a small town with a growing population. This city embraces its past and works to preserve its rich history. You can visit the Alvin Historical Museum, run by the Alvin Museum Society, to learn all about it.
Celebrations, Alvin Style
Alvin has its share of rip roarin’ celebrations, events, and things going on around town to keep residents happy and active. The Alvin Convention and Visitors Bureau is a great source for all things fun in Alvin. The city offers various special events like the annual Frontier Day Celebration, celebrating the history and heritage of the city. Frontier Day events includes activities like a shoot out performance by the Alvin Rotary Club Gunfighters, carnival rides, and a barbecue cook off. Additional celebrations in Alvin include the Hometown Festival, held over Labor Day weekend, and the annual Crawfest. Crawfest is a fundraiser held in National Oak Park that features arts, crafts, fun, and plenty of that delicious food.
Alvin’s Famous Son
Alvin can thank more than cattle ranchers and the Santa Fe Railroad for its unique place in history. Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan moved to the city in 1947 and lived here until 2003, making it the city’s biggest claim to fame. So, whether you’re a diehard Ryan fan and know how many strikeouts he pitched in his career (5,714) or simply want to find out about this famous Alvin resident, head over to Alvin Community College for some education on the Ryan Express. The Nolan Ryan Museum is part of the Nolan Ryan Foundation and covers the life and career of the famous pitcher. Feeling brave? Try your hand at the machine that simulates the sensation of catching a pitch from this famous fast pitching Alvin resident.
For outdoorsy types, Alvin has a great Parks and Recreation Department. Take on a few holes at the Alvin Golf and Country Club or the Hillcrest Golf Course. Got the need for speed? Head on over to the Gulf Coast Speedway for some super fun go kart action. Grab your fishing pole and join in the city’s annual Fish Fest or head for the trails and go for a hike on the Tom Blakeney Jr. Hike and Bike Trail. If you just want a relaxing day in the park, Alvin has plenty to offer. Prairie Dog Park offers playgrounds, swings, and picnic tables. For a stroll through a beautiful garden amongst hummingbirds and butterflies, visit Shimek’s Gardens. Looking for something a bit more wild? Take a guided tram ride at Bayou Wildlife Park and check out the zebras, camels, and other animals that roam freely in their natural settings. Other Alvin attractions include live rodeo shows and a number of restaurants. With so much to do in this active community, you’re bound to be one busy Texan!
Average Apartment Rent in Alvin, Texas
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Map & Local Information
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How is the nightlife in Alvin?
Alvin is located in Brazoria County. Until very recently, Brazoria was a "damp" county, meaning only buy beer with low alcohol content was available for purchase. Although Brazoria County is now a "wet" county, Galveston County has a better selection. That said, Alvin is home to a few watering holes. Most bars are located in downtown Alvin, at the intersection of Main St and Morris Ave, such as Silver Spur Saloon and My Place.
What kinds of job opportunities are available in Alvin?
A wide variety of job opportunities is available in Alvin, especially since the market is inclusive of both white- and blue-collar occupations. For the most part, though, Alvin is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers, and builders and professionals. Alvin's top ten industries are as follows: manufacturing (15 percent), retail (13 percent), construction (11 percent), education (9 percent), healthcare (8 percent), accommodation (6 percent), professional, scientific, and technical services (5 percent), public service (4 percent), administration (4 percent), transportation (4 percent). Next come finance (4 percent), wholesale (4 percent), mining (3 percent), and information technology (2 percent).