Apartments for rent in Tomball TX

920 Lawrence, Tomball, TX 77375  Beds: 1-2 Baths: 1-2 Located in central Tomball, Cobble Creek apartments boast a location near many of the…

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23902 Kuykendahl Rd, Tomball, TX 77375 Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Want to enjoy both the quiet suburbs and the exciting nightlife of…

689 Basilica Bay Dr, Spring, TX 77386   Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Alta Cathedral Lakes apartments boasts sophisticated finishes along with modern living…

Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Escape the hustle of the city and come home to nature. Surrounded by lush landscaping and wooded grounds.…

Specials starting at $865

5755 W Rayford, Spring, TX 77389  Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Landmark at Auburn Lakes welcomes you to modern living in Spring, TX.…

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10921 Boudreaux Rd, Tomball, TX 77375 Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Stone Lock apartment homes has everything that you have been looking for.…

11000 Gatesden, Tomball, TX 77377  Beds: 1-2 Baths: 1-2.5 Escape the hustle and bustle of a large metropolitan area and come home.…

4910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77379 Beds: 1-2 Baths: 1-2 Welcome to Spring. Here you will find modern living. Allora Spring…

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24215 Kuykendahl Rd, Tomball, TX 77375 Beds: 1-2 Baths: 1-2 Why pay the high prices for an apartment in Houston, when you…

 Apartment features and amenities like a secure gated community, private garages, car ports,  a tanning and fitness center, external storage, large expansive…

$ 969

22803 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375 Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Your luxury residence in Tomball is something you will certainly be proud…

8627 Hufsmith Rd, Tomball, TX 77375  Beds: 1-3  Baths: 1-2 Are you wanting the latest features and amenities in your new Tomball…

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6900 Lake Woodlands Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77382 Beds: 1-3 Baths: 1-2 Alana Sterling Ridge is nestled in between a euphoric native forest.…

29807 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375 Beds: 1-2 Baths: 1-2 The Park at Spring Creek represents spacious, modern apartments for rent in…

21201 Emerald Mist Pkwy, Spring, TX 77379 Beds: 1-3  Baths: 1-2 There is so much to love about Spring, TX. Our address…

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Looking for apartments for rent in Tomball, TX

If you are searching to secure apartments in Tomball TX you have come to the right place. Located in northwest Harris County, it boasts a small-town atmosphere. Tomball lies northwest of Houston, TX. Initially settled by European and German settlers in the 1800s, they were drawn to the gorgeous pines and trees, and beautiful pastures.  The city was founded by the Humble Oil and Refining Company.  It soon became called Oil Town USA and citizens were provided with free natural gas for 90 years.  It gets its name from Thomas Henry Ball. Historic Downtown Tomball is a notable destination and is near restaurants and shopping centers.

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Average Apartment Rent in Tomball, TX

Tomball apartments offer economical pricing while not sacrificing square footage and high-end amenities. Future tenants discover 3 bedroom options that can lease under $1000 per month and 2 bedrooms which lease around the $700’s. Rentals are cheaper and public transportation doesn’t really exist. So be prepared to drive to and from your home daily.

Transportation in Tomball

Like many of the smaller cities surrounding Houston, its huge population growth (over 11,000 today) came in the 1990s.  That doesn’t seem like too big a figure does it? Well, the locals like it that way. They like peace and quiet. Don’t forget about privacy. There is only one way to Downtown Houston, and that’s using Highway 249. Locals refer to it as the Tomball Parkway. There are currently plans in the works to extend the highway all the way to College Station. There is some work here, but most people commute to Houston.

Popular Tomball Restaurants

Although the city is small compared to other areas, it does have its own share of great food and attractions that can entertain the entire family.  Mel’s Country Cafe is known for its American cooking.  They also have great daily and nightly specials. Hamburgers and steak platters are some of the more popular dishes.

If you enjoy authentic cuisines, Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant is a great spot to hang out with friends and family. Make sure you try the fajitas. Also Monday and Tuesday they have margarita specials.  If you are willing to drive a short distance, you will have myriad dining options at your fingertips.

Houston, TX is not far away (about 35 miles). If you want a night on the town or just want to do some shopping, the Galleria and Memorial City Mall are both within reach.  The Woodlands and Spring are also a great choice. The Woodlands Mall and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion are 2 popular destinations for shopping and entertainment. Downtown Houston is home to theaters, sporting events, and concerts.

Pupils attend schools in the Tomball Independent School Districts. The only high school in Tomball High School. However, there are several private schools in the area. Rental homes are also in close proximity to Lone Star College.

Best Neighborhoods in Tomball, TX

Rose Hill: It is mainly composed of single-family homes that were constructed in the ’90s and 2000s. The large majority of them will contain 3 or 4 bedrooms.

Grand Parkway Town Center is the newest large shopping center in town. It’s right off of Highway 249. It has a variety of stores and offers a great alternative for those who don’t’ want to drive long distances to get their shopping done.

Renting Tips in Tomball, TX

Be sure to speak with your leasing agent about apartment rent. Summers are hot here and can drive up your electricity usage. You might prefer to rent properties with energy-efficient construction or listings in Tomball with all bills paid. When you spot that rental you love, be sure to have all of your paperwork ready.  Rentals usually require a method of payment and property identification and pay stubs, so you can get approved fast.

Private Condos and Townhomes

The truth is there are only a handful of accommodations. The good news is that this makes for an easy search.  This city northwest of Houston has become a great option for many families and those just getting started. There are also private listings and other rentals such as condos and townhomes for rent that also might meet your needs. For this, you might want to use the services of a real estate agent who specializes in the area.

If you are open to private houses for rent, you should know that usually the renter is required to put up the first and last month’s rent. And the security deposit for a private house can be as much as one month’s rent.

One main advantage of renting here is the low down payments for deposits and application fees.  In order to be approved quickly, you will need to submit an application, have good rental history, meet the income requirements of the community in question, and also pass a criminal background check. These are standard for most complexes in the state of Texas.

Tomball is a great place to love!  The area is affordable. There are plenty of neighborhood parks.  Prospective renters will find cheap rentals that are much less expensive than their Houston counterparts. On the downside, you’re going to use your vehicle quite a bit. If you work in Houston then driving time will be longer than you like.

Frequently Asked Questions 

What Middle Schools are near the Tomball, TX

  • Willow Wood J High School
  • Northpointe Intermediate School
  • Tomball Intermediate School
  • Tomball J High School

What High Schools are near Tomball, TX

  • Tomball Memorial High School
  • Tomball High School