Southeast Dallas renters looking for the least expensive areas to rent should look for the areas towards the red end of the spectrum on the rent cost map. Those who don't mind paying for high-end and luxury apartments should seek out apartments in the purple and dark green areas.

Balch Springs, TX map (which includes Southeast Dallas) of rent costs by neighborhood

Rental Price Key

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On average, the cost of rent in Southeast Dallas is about $1,188 per month. This puts it in the 43rd percentile compared to the city average cost of rent, which is $1,556. Households in Southeast Dallas have a median income of $3,527 per month so the average renter in Southeast Dallas is spending roughly 34% of their earnings on housing.

Nationally, and in Southeast Dallas, home values are the data point most closely correlated with the cost of rent. The median price of a home in Southeast Dallas is $113,407 right now, which is lower than neighborhoods nearby, meaning that rents in Southeast Dallas also tend to be lower versus these nearby neighborhoods.

Higher rent prices are common in the northeastern parts of Southeast Dallas while lower rent rates are often available in southern areas.

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