West Houston 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.

Bunker Hill Village, TX map (which includes West Houston) of rent costs by neighborhood

Rental Price Key

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On average, the cost of rent in West Houston is about $1,818 per month. This puts it in the 91st percentile compared to the city average cost of rent, which is $1,523. Households in West Houston have a median income of $7,221 per month so the average renter in West Houston is spending roughly 25% of their earnings on housing.

Nationally, and in West Houston, home values are the data point most closely correlated with the cost of rent. The median price of a home in West Houston is $457,916 right now, which is higher than neighborhoods nearby, meaning that rents in West Houston also tend to be higher versus these nearby neighborhoods.

Higher rent prices are common in the central parts of West Houston while lower rent rates are often available in southeastern areas.

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