Are you renting in one of Fort Worth's most expensive ZIP codes?
The latest Texas Apartment List Rent Report declares Dallas the most expensive metro area for renters in the state, but how do prices in Fort Worth compare? RentCafe created a heat map that identifies the priciest and most affordable areas in which to temporarily hang your hat, and though they're not Dallas-bad, they're still pretty high.
The ZIP code 76102, otherwise known as Greenway-Stockyards and downtown, ranks first. It's no surprise that people want to be right in the action, but living in one of the area's 1,977 rental units will cost you: $1,395 a month on average.
Ryan Place/Fairmount/Rosemont/Worth Heights, found at 76110, are next on the list, with renters there shelling out $1,350 on average. Rounding out the top five are 76107 at Rivercrest/Arlington Heights/Monticello/Cultural District ($1,224), 76177 in Alliance Airport Far North ($1,125), and the Overton Woods/Tanglewood University's 76109 ($1,085).
So where can you get the most bang for your buck in Fort Worth? Greenbriar (76115) is the most affordable, with median rent for its 390 units coming in at only $610 a month.
Other areas to check out if you're budget-conscious are 76103 in Meadowbrook/Gateway Park ($620), Ryanwood/Handley at 76112 ($650), 76119 in Glencrest/Echo Heights/South Edgewood ($651), and Polytechnic Heights at 76105 ($665).