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Highest And Lowest Housing Rental Costs In The Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan is the largest metropolitan area in Texas and Southern United States. 71 places in the Metroplex have over populations of over 10,000 people. This list shows the estimated average monthly gross renters costs for places with over 10,000 people. The estimates are from the U.S. Census Bureau and the American Community Survey. The gross rent includes the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels.

Cities With Highest Rental Costs

1) Colleyville

Median Gross Rent
$2141

Colleyville, is a city with over 27,000 people and 13.12 square miles in area. With a median household income of $163,509. Colleyville is in Tarrant County.

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2) Murphy

Median Gross Rent
$2119

Murphy is a suburban city in Collin county close to Plano and Garland. Population is estimated to be over $20,000.

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4) Highland Village

Median Gross Rent
$1,933

Highland Village is a city in Denton County next to Lewisville Lake. It has over 16,000 people and 6.51 square miles in total area.

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5) Flower Mound

Median Gross Rent
$1,731

Flower Mound is located in both Denton and Tarrant counties and north of Grapevine Lake. It has a total area of 44.48 square miles and population over 79,000.

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5) Little Elm

Median Gross Rent
$1,660

Little Elm is in Denton County next to Lewisville Lake. It has 22.09 square miles in area and a population of over 53,000. It is a 40 minute drive from downtown Dallas.

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6) Celina

Median Gross Rent
$1628

Celina is a city of over 16,000 people located in both Collin and Denton counties. It is approximately 42 miles north of downtown Dallas.

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7) Rowlett

Median Gross Rent
$1,627

Rowlett city is an eastern suburb of Dallas with a total area of 21 square miles. Most of the city lies in Dallas county with a small portion in Rockwall county.

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8) Royse City

Median Gross Rent
$1589

Royse City is a city northeast of Dallas Texas with an estimated population of over $14.000 in 2019.

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9) Trophy Club

Median Gross Rent
$1532

Trophy Club is only 4 square miles and a northern suburb of the DFW metro area. It has a population slightly over 12,000.

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10) Frisco

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Median Gross Rent
$1,505

Frisco is the largest city on this list with a population of over 207,000 and almost 70 square miles in total area. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States.

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Cities With Lowest Rental Costs

1) Mineral Wells

Median Gross Rent
$808

Mineral Wells is 51 miles west of downtown Fort Worth and one of the most remote cities on this list. Since the year 2000 it has seen a slight decline in population.

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2) Greenville

Median Gross Rent
$900

Located 50 miles northeast of Dallas, Greenville has a population of about 28,827 and 33 square miles in total area.

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3) Ennis

Median Gross Rent
$915

Ennis is 35 miles south of Dallas and has a population of approximately 20,000.

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4) Cleburne

Median Gross Rent
$947

Cleburne is 32 miles south of Fort Worth with over 31,000 people and 38.6 square miles in total area.

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5) Seagoville

Median Gross Rent
$962

Seagoville is a city in Dallas County approximately 20 miles southeast of downtown Dallas. It is estimated to have a population of over $16,000 people.

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6) White Settlement

Median Gross Rent
$977

White Settlement is in Tarrant county and just a 15 minute drive from downtown Fort Worth. It has a population of about 18,000.

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7) Terrell

Median Gross Rent
$987

Terrell is approximately 37 miles east of downtown Dallas. It is in Kaufman County and has a population of over 18,000.

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8) Benbrook

Median Gross Rent
$1006

Benbrook is a in Tarrant County and just 11 miles southwest of downtown Fort Worth. It has an estimated population of over 23,000

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9) Azle

Median Gross Rent
$1009

Azle is a city 17 miles northwest of downtown Fort Worth. It has a total area of 8.81 square miles and a population of over 13,000.

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10) Weatherford

Median Gross Rent
$1,049

Weatherford is located 40 miles west of downtown Fort Worth. It has an estimated population of over 33,000.

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