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Average rent in Clearwater, FL

$1,858/mo Clearwater, FL average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Clearwater, FL is $1,858.

    Clearwater, FL apartment rent ranges

    About 45% of apartment rents in Clearwater, FL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 32% of apartments. Around 21% of Clearwater’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Clearwater, FL rent trends

    Getting around in Clearwater, FL

    24 /100
    25 /100
    Some Transit
    39 /100
    Somewhat Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 24, Transit Score®: 25, Bike Score®: 39

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Clearwater, FL last updated?

    Prices and availability in Clearwater, FL were last updated on 21 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Clearwater, FL?

    The best apartments in Clearwater, FL are: Hampton Apartments, Mainstreet Apartments, The Palms at Countryside Apartments, The Alexander at Countryside and The Palms of Clearwater.

    What is the average rent in Clearwater, FL?

    The average rent in Clearwater, FL is $1,858. Start your search for apartments in Clearwater, FL now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL is between $475 and $3,478. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Clearwater, FL now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL is between $768 and $4,537. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Clearwater, FL is between $1,275 and $6,205. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Clearwater, FL.

    What type of rental buildings are in Clearwater, FL?

    In Clearwater 42% of the housing is rented out compared to 58% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 20% of Clearwater’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 59% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Clearwater, FL?

    The average age of rental buildings in Clearwater is 32 years old, with 30% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 88% are garden-style apartment communities, 2% are mid-sized buildings, and 3% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Clearwater, FL?

    Studio apartments in Clearwater are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 40% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 49% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Clearwater, FL

    Boasting beautiful sandy beaches and sunny warm weather throughout the year, Clearwater is one of the most popular places for young professionals, families, retirees and visitors alike. As a coastal city directly west of Tampa on the Gulf of Mexico, Clearwater has a large population, which is common for a busy city with a prominent downtown area. Average temperatures reach the upper 80s in the summer and not getting much lower than the 70s in the winter. Clearwater renters enjoy coastal activities such as boating, fishing and soaking up the sun. Golf is a popular recreation in Clearwater. The city has 10 different courses to enjoy, the most popular being the 19-hole Cove Cay Golf Club course, located right on Old Tampa Bay.

    Renting in Clearwater, FL

    There are many different types of apartments to rent out in Clearwater. If you plan to rent an apartment here, keep in mind that the closer you get to the coast, the more expensive the rentals will be. Renters in Clearwater are a blend of families with children and young professionals working in nearby Tampa or St. Petersburg, as well as retired people. In addition, the city attracts lots of “snowbirds” who are only living in Clearwater during the coldest months of the year in the north — usually between January and April, when residential traffic usually gets congested. Some of the most popular places for renters are in Clearwater Beach, Old Clearwater Bay and Sand Key, all of which are located by the water.

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    Clearwater, FL demographics

    Clearwater, FL has a population of 116,616 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 59,692 of Clearwater’s residents are women and 56,924 are men. The median age of those who live in Clearwater, FL is 45.8.

    Shopping in Clearwater, FL

    Clearwater has plenty of shopping opportunities for all tastes and lifestyles. For renters who love to shop the day away, places like Pelican Walk Plaza in Clearwater Beach are a great option. Since Clearwater welcomes so many vacationers through the year, there are many shops that sell beach-themed merchandise and general ocean memorabilia such as seashell lamps and jewelry. Clearwater has two main malls in for indoor shopping: Countryside Mall and Clearwater Mall. Publix, Walmart and a Super Target are the most popular for grocery shopping. The Cleveland Street District in Downtown Clearwater boasts a variety of local retail shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.

    Clearwater, FL households

    • 27,923 Family
      21,651 Non-family
    • 10,433 Children
      39,141 No Children
    • 49,574Total Number of Households
    • 2.3Average People Per Household
    • $54,182Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 49,574 households in Clearwater, FL. 27,923 are family households and 21,651 are non-family households. There are 10,433 households with children in Clearwater and 39,141 households without children. On average, about 2.3 people live in a household in Clearwater, FL.

    Transportation in Clearwater, FL

    Because it’s so spread out, Clearwater is not very walkable so renters often rely on their cars to get around – although a few areas are pedestrian-friendly. The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), the public bus system that serves St. Petersburg, also runs through Clearwater. For renters who want to get a ride up and down Clearwater Beach and into the downtown area, there is a $5 unlimited daily ride trolley system called the Clearwater Jolley Trolley, that’s similar to San Francisco’s tram cars. The closest major airport to Clearwater is the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, located just 10 miles away. Another option for international travelers is the Tampa International Airport, which is only about a half-hour from Clearwater. In addition, renters and visitors who want to enjoy the convenience of ridesharing have access to services like Uber and Lyft.

    Clearwater, FL education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Clearwater, FL is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 34% completed some high school, 26% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.

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