Upper Kirby is a few miles west of downtown, between the moneyed lawns of River Oaks and the funky-chic cool of Montrose. With a number of new developments and approachable price points, it’s an increasingly popular option for renters who want to live within the 610 loop but can’t stomach Downtown rents. And the area’s plethora of dining options — Upper Kirby is particularly strong when it comes to Indian cuisine (see Pondicheri and The Queen Vic) means that you don’t have to go far for dinner, either.
If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.
Welcome to the October 2020 Houston Apartment Report. In this assessment of the local rental market, ABODO data scientists and rental experts break down the October 2020 key findings and figures for the Houston rental landscape.
Our experts analyze the pricing trends — one-bedroom, two-bedroom, year-over-year and month-over-month — in Houston 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 Houston rent prices in the chart below.
Houston rent prices decreased over the last month. From September to October, the city experienced a -0.25% decrease for the price of a one-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Houston one-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,191.0.
When we take a look at the two-bedroom comparison from September to October, Houston experienced a -0.77% decrease for the price of a two-bedroom apartment. The rent price for a Houston two-bedroom apartments currently stands at $1,419.0.
Rent prices have decreased in Houston over the last month. But how have the surrounding areas fared when it comes to the recent volatility in apartment prices? Rent prices in 3 of the Houston suburbs increased last month. On the other hand, 4 local areas experienced a decrease in the price of a one-bedroom apartment.
More key findings include:
Rent increased in Katy, TX, Humble, TX, Spring, TX .
Rent decreased in Pasadena, TX, Webster, TX, Tomball, TX, Baytown, TX.
7 suburbs are currently priced lower than the city of Houston.
Rent growth in Houston over the past year has been declining. When compared to major cities nearby, along with some of the most expensive cities in the country, Houston rent prices appear to be relatively affordable for local residents.
The price for a Houston 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 October 2020 National Apartment Report and data set here.
For more information about Houston and surrounding area rent prices, take a look at the complete data set below.
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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.