Apartments for Rent in El Paso, TX

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How much is the average rent in El Paso, TX?

The average rent in El Paso, TX is at $978. There are 276 apartments for rent in El Paso, TX to choose from, with prices between $575 and $4,000 per month.

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Renter’s City Guide to El Paso, TX
Introducing El Paso Expenses & Housing Stats Jobs & Education Lifestyle & Renting Tips

El Paso is known as a place with a unique location, low cost of living and some of the best parks in the country. It’s also one of the most walkable cities due to the abundance of sidewalks around town. The city is a fantastic choice for families and singles alike, as it has a great school and library system and is one of the safest big cities in the country. It’s considered the best Texas city for recreation and families and has been ranked #9 in the country for its quality of living. 

How big is El Paso?

The city is quite sizeable, boasting 256 square miles. However, it’s still only half the size of Phoenix and Houston. 

Where is El Paso located?  

El Paso is located on the border of Texas and Mexico, 430 miles from Phoenix; 316 miles from Tucson, Ariz.; and 551 miles from Houston.

What is the weather like in El Paso?

With a hot desert climate, El Paso experiences hot summers and mild winters. It also has more than 300 days of sunshine per year, for which it was nicknamed the Sun City. During 100 days of the year, temperatures average higher than 90°F, even though the city receives quite a bit of rain during the summer months. Besides this, the rest of the year is quite dry. Dust storms are common occurrences during the spring. Sitting at an elevation of 3,800 feet above sea level, snow is not uncommon during the summer months.


What are the pros of living in El Paso?

The fine weather and abundant food options; affordable cost of living; gorgeous surrounding natural landscape; mountainous backdrop; and walkability of the city make El Paso a great place to live. And, because it’s so close to the Mexican border, it has a significant Hispanic population, which means plenty of margaritas and tacos. 

What are the cons of living in El Paso?

On the flipside, El Paso is fairly isolated, as the closest major cities are more than 250 miles away. There also aren’t that many non-stop flights out of the city, either.

El Paso Demographic Highlights
Total Population 679,879
Median Age 33

How much does a meal cost in El Paso?

A three-course dinner for two at a mid-range restaurant is priced at $30, on average, while a regular cappuccino will run you $3.81 each. 

How much do utilities cost in El Paso?

Monthly utilities cost $148.71, on average. Compared to this, the national average is $160.05.

How much does public transportation cost in El Paso?

The city comes with an award-winning public transportation system, courtesy of Sun Metro Mass Transit System. Standard adult tickets cost $1.50, while students ride at a discounted fare of $1.

El Paso Rent Statistics
Apartment Rent Ranges
$501 - $7008.59%
$701 - $1,00051.95%
$1,001 - $1,50036.28%
$1,501 - $2,0003.03%
> $20000.04%
Average Rent Trends
What is the average rent in El Paso?

The average rent for an apartment in El Paso is $978 per month.

What is the average apartment size in El Paso?

The average apartment size in El Paso is 812 sq. ft.

What is the rent for a studio apartment in El Paso?

Rent for a studio apartment in El Paso ranges between $725 and $793 per month.

What is the rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in El Paso?

Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in El Paso ranges between $846 and $2,034 per month.

What is the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in El Paso?

Rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in El Paso ranges between $825 and $2,554 per month.

What is the rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in El Paso?

Rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in El Paso ranges between $698 and $2,450 per month.

El Paso Housing Statistics
Occupied Housing Units 230,905
Owner occupied 59.62%
Renter occupied 40.38%

What are the major industries in El Paso?

Education, manufacturing, defense and agriculture (specifically, food production) are the major industries in El Paso. 

Where to work in El Paso?

Call centers and the military base, Fort Bliss, are among the largest employers in the city. El Paso was also ranked among the top five U.S. cities for its cost of doing business, making it a fantastic location in which to open a small business or a startup.

El Paso Employment Statistics
White Collar 231,936
Blue Collar 61,232
White Collar 79.11%
Blue Collar 20.89%
Self Employment 25,287
Private Companies 195,504
Governmental Workers 57,898
Not for Profit Companies 14,479
Self Employment 8.63%
Private Companies 66.69%
Governmental Workers 19.75%
Not for Profit Companies 4.94%

What is the school system like in El Paso?

Four public schools and a dozen private schools operate in El Paso. The city is also home to top-rated libraries — a fantastic destination that bookworms will certainly appreciate. 

What are the top colleges in El Paso?

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) regularly ranks among the top 10 colleges in the U.S. Two-year students should definitely give El Paso Community College a try. The city is also home to a branch of the Texas Tech University College of Architecture and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, with the latter boasting its own school within the TTU system.

El Paso Education Statistics
No High School9.52%
Some High School32.11%
Some College26.65%
Associate Degree8.44%
Bachelor Degree15.7%
Graduate Degree7.57%

What parks are there in El Paso?

El Paso’s top attractions are its natural wonders. Franklin Mountain State Park is a gorgeous destination where you can try the Wyler Aerial Tramway. You can also experience ancient rock cravings at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site. The adventurous souls can try their hand at rafting down the Rio Grande River.

What family attractions are there in El Paso?

El Paso Zoo and Wet ’n Wild waterpark is a favorite destination among children. Teenagers will definitely enjoy skating at Westside Community Park or playing sports at Yucca Park. 

Is El Paso a walkable city? 

Strolling around the city and just taking in the sights is quite possible in El Paso, as it ranks as one of the most walkable cities in the U.S., boasting plenty of sidewalks. 

What sports events are held in El Paso?

The Sun Bowl — college football’s second-oldest bowl game that has been played in El Paso since1937 — should not be missed. The UTEP college games and the El Paso Chihuahuas’ minor league baseball games are other exciting local sports events. 

What cultural events are held in El Paso?

The city features numerous events for music and culture lovers, including the Sun City Music Festival and the Neon Desert Music Festival.

El Paso Household Statistics
Total Number of Households 230,905
Average People Per Household 3
Median Household Income$48,866
Average Household Income$66,117
No Children

What to know about renting in El Paso?

When tenants apply for a lease in El Paso, landlords are asked to provide a written copy of their eligibility criteria. If they don’t, they’ll need to return the renter’s application fee and/or deposit if the application is rejected. This will save you a lot of money that you would otherwise waste while applying for rentals that you aren’t eligible for. Late fees can only be charged if they are written into the lease agreement. Landlords are required to provide tenants with a grace period of a full business day at minimum after rent is due before they assess a late fee.

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