According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Texas for December 2020 is $1,550. With an averge apartment size of 1,611 sqft, the average price per square foot in Texas is $0.962.
Compared to the national average of $1,650, Texas rent costs -6.1% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Texas ranks.
Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:
As you would expect, the median price for rent in Texas increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Texas clocking in at $1,450, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,875 per month.
We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,425 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $468/room/month.
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Texas has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,550 to $1,550. That change comes out to 0.0%.
For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.
Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Texas:
Over the past year, the average rent in Texas changed $50 from $1,500 to $1,550. A change of $50 means that rents changed 3.3% in a year.
That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.
Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Texas: