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Austin, Texas, 78703
1 Bedroom$1,595 - $3,425
2 Bedrooms$2,840 - $9,730
3 Bedrooms$6,735 - $12,930
Austin, Texas, 78704
1 Bedroom$1,238 - $1,783
2 Bedrooms$1,970 - $2,104
Austin, Texas, 78751
1 Bedroom$1,339 - $1,645
2 Bedrooms$1,586 - $2,050
3 Bedrooms$2,300 - $2,405
Austin, Texas, 78748
Studio/1 Bedroom$699 - $1,130
2 Bedrooms$1,150 - $1,460
3 Bedrooms$1,550 - $1,655
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 9.3% 10.4% -1.1% $10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 6.6% -1.1% $15,000 to $19,999 5.6% 6.6% -1.0% $20,000 to $24,999 6.7% 7.0% -0.3% $25,000 to $29,999 6.7% 6.8% -0.1% $30,000 to $34,999 6.7% 6.7% +0.0% $35,000 to $39,999 6.0% 6.0% +0.0% $40,000 to $44,999 5.6% 5.6% +0.0% $45,000 to $49,999 4.8% 4.8% +0.0% $50,000 to $59,999 9.0% 8.6% +0.4% $60,000 to $74,999 10.2% 9.8% +0.4% $75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 9.5% +0.9% $100,000 to $124,999 5.4% 4.9% +0.5% $125,000 to $149,999 2.9% 2.3% +0.6% $150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 2.1% +0.4% $200,000 or more 2.8% 2.2% +0.6%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.5% 6.5% -2.0% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.9% 12.3% -2.4% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.2% 15.3% -1.1% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.1% 13.4% +0.7% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.2% 10.2% +1.0% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.2% 7.2% +1.0% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.9% 5.0% +0.9% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.3% 6.3% +1.0% 50.0% or more 20.2% 15.7% +4.5% Not computed 4.5% 8.0% -3.5%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 23.9% 15.3% +8.6% 25 to 34 years 36.5% 31.2% +5.3% 35 to 44 years 19.5% 23.3% -3.8% 45 to 54 years 11.5% 14.4% -2.9% 55 to 64 years 4.2% 6.8% -2.6% 65 to 74 years 2.1% 4.4% -2.3% 75 to 84 years 1.6% 3.3% -1.7% 85 years and over 0.8% 1.4% -0.6%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 47.0% 34.9% +12.1% 30 to 44 minutes 27.1% 25.8% +1.3% 45 to 59 minutes 9.3% 14.1% -4.8% 60 or more minutes 16.7% 25.2% -8.5%
Source: 2000 Census
Located in the heart of Texas, the “live music capital of the world,” is booming with festivals such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival, the South by Southwest Festival, the Pachanga Festival, and the Urban Music Fest, all of which highlights the live music scene culture and makes Austin a fantastically fun place to live. Austin is also home to classic southern barbeque, tantalizing Tex-Mex dishes, and cold margaritas. The high tech hub attracts many business headquarters and has a youthful workforce with University of Texas at Austin and other college graduates. Let the MetroBus and MetroRail systems bring you to and from your destinations with ease as you check out the Botanical Gardens or the Blanton Museum. Whether you’re headed out to the symphony or shopping about, don’t miss a beat – find your Austin apartment today.
Austin isn’t just accepting of all cultures and lifestyles – it’s an open invitation for you to celebrate who you are and what makes you unique! The southern hospitality of Austin shines bright in this relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Moving the whole family? There’s tons of family fun to be had at the dozens of hiking and biking trails, disc golf parks, playgrounds, or at the Splash Family Movie Night where every Saturday evening during the summer a movie is played at the Deep Eddy pool while families swim and picnic. Wherever you choose to rent in Austin, you’re sure to feel welcome.
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In a city as diverse as Austin, there are so many neighborhoods to choose from when apartment hunting. If a short commute and access to the vibrant nightlife is what you’re looking for, try searching for rentals Downtown. Rather be surrounded by artists and social trailblazers? South Austin is all the rage. If you’re looking for great schools and family parks, check out Central and West Austin. Whether you’re looking for a creative crowd, a planned community with family amenities, or the big city entertainment, researching the different Austin neighborhoods will help you find the perfect rental just for you.
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Austin Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Austin have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Austin apartment cost $953. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Austin apartment was $1,288 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,608. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Austin rentals listed below.
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What are the most fun neighborhoods in Austin?
South Congress (nicknamed "SoCo"), located in south-central Austin, is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. With its kitschy shops, historic bars (check out Continental Club, a local favorite for some country-oriented music) and fun food trailers (A Cupcake and Mighty Cone are amongst the favorites), there is something here for everyone. If you need yet another reason to visit SoCo, every Thursday this neighborhood is home to a large open-air bizarre featuring local shops and artisans, restaurant give-aways, and live music. For some more outdoorsy-type fun head to Barton Springs where you can take pleasure in the open air park, bike trail, disc golf course, community pool, and botanical gardens.
I've got dogs. What are the best places in Austin for being outdoors with pets?
The Barton Creek Green Belt is a 7-mile stretch of multi-use, pet-friendly trails that begins at Barton Springs. Dog owners can bring their furry friends here to take a jog or a swim in the creek. Redbud Isle, in the center of Ladybird Lake, is a leash-free area and another popular place for Austin locals to walk or run with their dogs. Also noteworthy- Freddie's Place, on South First St., is a fun, dog-friendly restaurant where patrons can lounge on the large patio with their favorite pooch and munch on some tasty Texan-American BBQ.
how many people can live in a two bedroom. if you have 3 children and two adults
Three kids in one room? Depends on their age, but it sounds doable. We have 300 apartments in Austin that have 2 bedrooms.
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The closest listing we have is in Leander, right across Lake Travis from Lakeway, on Point Venture: http://www.mynewplace.com/house/deckhouse-dr-rental-home-in-leander-leander-tx-100529737210 We do have a ton of listings in the Austin area, which is about 20 miles southwest of Lakeway.
Does Austin have any famous museums or exhibitions?
Austin is home to a wide array of fantastic art, science, and historical museums. The Blanton Museum of Art, situated within the University of Texas campus, is an expansive and diverse museum, showcasing everything from light installations to Greek and Roman art. Blanton Museum also boasts the most extensive Latin American art collection in the nation. Located in downtown Atlanta on North Congress Avenue, the beautiful Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum features an Imax theater and three floors of interactive displays chronicling Texas' rich heritage. Some other renowned local museums include the Austin Children's Museum, the Museum of the Weird, the Texas Memorial Museum, the Austin Museum of Digital Art, and the South Austin Museum of Pop Culture.
How is the school system in Austin?
The public school system is Austin is expansive. With an array of public, public charter, and magnet schools, the Austin school district has a place for every student. Greatschools.org rates the system as above average for their test scores, with almost 40 local schools receiving the topmost score of 10 out of 10 on Greatschools' scale. Some of the best in the district include Westlake High school, Westwood High school, West Ridge Middle School, Canyon Ridge Middle School, Casis Elementary School, and Laurel Mountain Elementary, amongst many others. Austin is also home to many renewed private schools.
What areas of Austin are safe for walking around at night?
Austin is generally a very safe city. Some of the safest neighborhoods are in the North Central area, including Brentwood, Crestview, Hyde Park, Highland, and Rosedale, and in the southwest part of town, including Texas Oaks and Circle C. Some other very safe Austin neighborhoods include Cherrywood and Travis Heights.
Why should I move to Austin?
Known as "The Live Music Capital of the World," Austin is a cultural oasis in the state of Texas. With music festivals such as Austin City Limits and South by Southwest (SXSW), in addition to the abundant nature of musicians and live music venues in the area, Austin is a music lover's dream. Residents tend to be liberal, and some have adopted the slogan of "Keep Austin Weird"--both a reflection on the Austin mentality and a campaign to save independent businesses. As a purely aesthetic attribute, Austin received the nickname of the city of the "Violet Crown" due to its spectacular winter sunsets across the hills.
Is Austin pet friendly?
With multiple off-leash dog parks, Austin is a very pet-friendly city. These include Auditorium Shores, Turkey Creek at Emma Long, Davis White Northeast District Park, Norwood Estate and Off-Leash Area, Red Bud Isle, Onion Creek, Shoal Creek Greenbelt-Central, Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, West Austin Park, and Zilker Metropolitan Park. In addition to those areas, there are multiple parks near Austin where you can hike with your pets, although you may need to keep them on leash. These include Pedernales Falls State Park and the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. You can also spend time outdoors with your pets on the shores of the area's many lakes and rivers.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Austin?
Austin, Texas has a humid subtropical climate. It's hot and humid during summer, cool during winter, and relatively mild--though often warm--during spring and autumn. Summer temperatures tend to be in the 80s and above and winter temperatures tend to be in the 50s. The average high temperature in August, the warmest month of the year, is 96 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual average precipitation is 34 Inches. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, but May tends to be the wettest month.