Homes for Rent in North Austin

North Austin retains its peaceful, country charm, while still offering residents access to a full range of amenities – and it's only a 15-minute commute to Downtown Austin.

Explosive growth in the area, driven especially by a robust IT sector, has created a strong demand for homes to rent in North Austin. Nonetheless, it's still possible to find comfortable, spacious homes – many of them newly built – at affordable monthly rates.

Rental properties in the North Austin vary from cozy family homes and duplexes to new apartments with modern conveniences. The average rental rate in Austin suburbs, including North Austin, isn't far off the national average, but this cosmopolitan Texan city boasts a lower cost of living by national standards.

North Austin Homes for rent

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North Austin suburbs

The entire metro has experienced unprecedented growth over the past two decades, with the result that suburban sprawl has redefined the city limits. Today, a number of North Austin suburbs lie between Highway 183 to the north, Toll Road 45 to the south, Interstate 35 to the west, and Highway 620 to the east.

Among the most popular North Austin suburbs are Angus Valley, Champions Forest, Gracywoods, North Meadows, Oak Ridge, Quail Creek, Scofield Farms, Tanglewild Estates and Walnut Creek.

Why rent a home in North Austin?

North Austin is a prosperous area, featuring tree-lined streets and well-cared for residential homes, many with large gardens.

North Austin is the gateway to Texas Hill Country. It's also close to Austin's lakes and the Balcones District Park. North Austin residents enjoy plenty of opportunities for outdoor living, while still being just a quick drive from the shops, restaurants, and nightclubs of Downtown Austin.

North Austin schools

North Austin falls largely within the Austin Independent School District, which includes over 120 elementary, middle, and high schools. A high number of these schools are known for their excellent facilities and strong academic and sporting track records. The metro’s public schools were highly rated by Expansion Management magazine for their overall quality and performance.

In addition, North Austin includes several private schools, offering schooling from pre-school level to the 12th Grade.

Residents of North Austin are within easy driving distance of the University of Texas, recently ranked 53rd on the National Universities list by US News and World Report. Other eminent higher education facilities that are nearby include Concordia University, The Art Institute of Austin, and the Texas Health and Science University.

Austin: thriving business hub

Although North Austin still includes plenty of open space, it has also become a major center for technology, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology businesses.

Several Fortune 500 companies have offices in the area, and multinationals like IBM, Intel, 3M, and Oracle Inc. have transformed Austin into the "Silicon Hills" of Texas. This means that there are strong employment opportunities for North Austin residents.

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from January 21st, 2019 at 2:45am CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.