Wolf Pen Creek is one of the largest neighborhoods in College Station, standing right next to the Post Oak Wall and encompassing the Earl Rudder Freeway and Texas Avenue, two the town’s major thoroughfares. Though this area is largely commercial, there are also plenty of apartment options available for Texas A&M students. Though the area is mainly attractive to undergrads, there are many grad students that choose to live here because of the neighborhood’s close proximity to campus.
Despite all of these features, Wolf Pen Creek is best known for the its park, which contains numerous hiking trails, running paths, a small lake, an indoor ice skating rink, and a large amphitheater that hosts numerous entertainment events year-around. One of College Station’s most anticipated events of the year is the Starlight Music Series, a string of concerts held between spring and late summer. If you love being able to easily access campus, nightlife, and outdoor recreation spaces, then Wolf Pen Creek comes highly recommended.
If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.
Welcome to the August 2020 College Station Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the August 2020 key findings and figures for the College Station rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in College Station and surrounding areas and provide comparisons to the entire metro area, nearby cities and some of the most desirable and expensive cities in the United States. Take a look at the last 12 months of College Station rent prices in the chart below.
College Station rent prices decreased over the last month. From July to August, the city experienced a -2.53% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a College Station one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $847.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from July to August, College Station experienced a 0.5% increase for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a College Station two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $811.0.
Rent prices have decreased in College Station over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 0 of the College Station suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 1 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.
More key findings include:
Rents did not increase in any of the College Station suburbs
Rent decreased in Bryan, TX.
1 suburb is currently priced higher than the city of College Station.
Rent growth in College Station over the past year has been declining. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, College Station rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a College Station one-bedroom apartment remains vastly more affordable than four of the largest cities in the United States — New York City, Washington, D.C. San Francisco and Los Angeles. And pricing compares quite similarly to nearby Midwest cities.
You can view the full rundown of ABODO's August 2020 National Apartment Report and data set here.
For more information about College Station and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
|1 BR August||1 BR M/M % Change||2 BR August||2 BR M/M % Change|
|College Station, TX||$869.0||-1.14%||$807.0||0.12%|
Each month, using over 1 million ABODO listings across the United States, we calculate the median 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rent prices by city, state, and nation, and track the month-over-month percent change. To avoid small sample sizes, we restrict the analysis for our reports to cities meeting minimum population and property count thresholds.