78701, which is the Austin zip code that includes downtown, has an average rent of $2,475 per month. That’s over $1,000 more than the national average, which is $1,316. Rent in all 50 of the most expensive zip codes in Texas exceeded that national average.
78703, which is just west of downtown and includes Tarrytown, was the 2nd most expensive zip code in the state with an average rent of $2,393. 78705 took the 4th spot at $2,102. This zip code includes the area around the University of Texas, including West Campus.
The next Austin zip code to make an appearance on the list is 78702, which nabbed the 12th spot with an average rent of $1,711. This zip code includes East Austin north of Lady Bird Lake to Martin Luther King Blvd, and east to Airport Boulvard.
78704, the area West of IH-35, north of 290, east of the Barton Creek Greenbelt and south of Lady Bird Lake, had an average rent of $1,513, making it number 27 on the list.
78732, which includes Steiner Ranch, had an average rent of $1,486, 78746, which has West Lake Hills and Rollingwood, was at the 32nd spot with average rent going for $1,477 and 78751 was 33rd with $1,461 as the average rent. This zip code includes the North Loop and Hyde Park neighborhoods and is located south of Koenig, west of IH-35, north of 38th Street, and east of Guadalupe.
Austin had two more zip codes in the 30’s range on the list: 78735 was at 35 and 78738 was at 38 with average rent of $1,448 and $1,416 respectively. 78735 is the area around Barton Creek and Southwest Parkway and 78738 includes Bee Cave and the area just south of Lakeway, the Hills. It was the lowest charter on the list for Austin zip codes. In all, Austin had 9 zip codes that made the list.