Rentals in Texas
There are 9,996,209 housing units in Texas; with the average household size of rented homes being 2.63 persons. Renters account for 3,182,761, or 36.4% of the occupied homes in Texas and home owners account for 63.60%. The average rent for an apartment in Texas in the last 12 months has been $1592. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $1274, $1632, and $1836 respectively.
The capitol of Texas is Austin and the population of Texas is 25,145,561. The most populated cities in Texas are Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, and El Paso.
Weather and Climate
The southwestern state of Texas experiences a range of climates. Depending on where you are in the state, you could be in a semiarid, arid, or humid subtropical climate. Feel the Texas summer heat with temperatures averaging around 96 degrees for the high and 77 for the low. Average winter temperatures come in at a high of 57 degrees and 37 for the low. There isn’t much snow in Texas, with only 1.5 inches falling on average per year. Average annual precipitation comes to 28.9 inches for the Lone Star State.
Texas’ population is split half and half, with a male to female ratio of one. The median age of Texans is 33.6 years, with men averaging at 32.6 years and women 34.6. There are 9,996,209 Texan households, with each home averaging $48,615 in annual income. 23.7% of Texas’ population does not have any health care coverage or insurance, and 13.8% of the population lives in poverty.
Sports Universities and Education
Texas is home to several major league sports teams including the Dallas Stars for the NHL; the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans for the NFL; the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers for the MLB; the Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas for MLS; and the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, and San Antonio Spurs for the NBA. Universities include University of Texas, Texas A&M University, and University of Houston. 24.5% of Texans are enrolled in college or university and 17.3% of the population have a bachelor's degree.
Industry and Employment
Texas is home to many industries with top industries including chemicals, petroleum and natural gas, food processing, electrical equipment, machinery, mining, and tourism. There are 11,271,851 employed Texans who drive on average 24.6 minutes to work each day. 5.70% of Texas's population is unemployed.