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Average rent in Jacksonville, FL

$1,530/mo Jacksonville, FL average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Jacksonville, FL is $1,530.

Jacksonville, FL apartment rent ranges

About 37% of apartment rents in Jacksonville, FL range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 41% of apartments. Around 10% of Jacksonville’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

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Getting around in Jacksonville, FL

54 /100
Somewhat Walkable
33 /100
Some Transit
53 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 54, Transit Score®: 33, Bike Score®: 53

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Jacksonville, FL were last updated on 4 Dec 2022.

What are the best apartments in Jacksonville, FL?

The best apartments in Jacksonville, FL are: Alaqua, Hacienda Club, Cabana Club - Galleria Club, Fusion and Palm Bay Club.

What is the average rent in Jacksonville, FL?

The average rent in Jacksonville, FL is $1,530. Start your search for apartments in Jacksonville, FL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Jacksonville, FL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Jacksonville, FL is between $525 and $2,972. View all studio apartments in Jacksonville, FL.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jacksonville, FL is between $865 and $3,818. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Jacksonville, FL now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Jacksonville, FL is between $525 and $4,820. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Jacksonville, FL.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Jacksonville, FL is between $857 and $6,015. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Jacksonville, FL.

What type of rental buildings are in Jacksonville, FL?

In Jacksonville, 44% of the residents are renting compared to 56% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Jacksonville’s rentals, 54% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 31% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Jacksonville is 31 years old, with 37% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 92% are garden-style apartment communities, 3% are mid-sized buildings, and 2% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Jacksonville, FL?

Studio apartments in Jacksonville are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 39% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 44% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Jacksonville, FL in the news

Renter's guide to Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville rests comfortably in northern Florida on the banks of the St. Johns River, one of the few rivers in the world that actually flows north. Known as the City of Parks, Jacksonville residents comprise the youngest city population in Florida with an average age of just 35 years.

Living in Jacksonville, residents are keenly aware of the city’s longstanding culture of film and music. In 1956, Jacksonville hosted one of Elvis Presley’s first concerts in the historic Florida Theater. Since then, Jacksonville has helped launch careers of such illustrious music legends as Southern Rock, The Allman Brothers Band and many others.

With 840 sq. miles, Jacksonville is the largest city in the US in terms of landmass. Just 140 miles from Orlando, FL, and 138.91 miles from Savannah, GA, 30 major cities now have direct flights to Jacksonville.

With an average of 221 sunny days per year and lovely blue skies year-round, the weather in Jacksonville in ideal. The city has a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. The coldest month is January with an average low of 42.5. The hottest month is July when the average high temperature is 90 degrees.

Tips for renting in Jacksonville, FL

Renters in Jacksonville FL should carefully consider location. There is strong seasonal and annual demand for single family housing in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville rental market has the diversity to meet rising demand for affordable housing.

As a college town, rentals turn over quickly.

Under Florida law, all tenants are entitled to livable conditions. If tenants discover faulty plumbing, electric, hot water and/or heating service, the landlord is obligated to make repairs, but the tenant should give verbal and written notice of all complaints. Similarly, if the tenant is in violation of the lease, the landlord must provide written notice. Most Jacksonville FL landlords are experienced and aware of their responsibilities.

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Jacksonville, FL demographics

Jacksonville, FL has a population of 902,488 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 465,604 of Jacksonville’s residents are women and 436,884 are men. The median age of those who live in Jacksonville, FL is 35.9.

Living in Jacksonville, FL

There are many reasons to live in Jacksonville FL, including the cost of living, diverse and affordable college-level education and the weather. JAX residents cherish easy access to the beaches and the active nightlife as well as the city’s rich tradition of music and film. In the early 1900’s, more than 30 silent film studios adorned Jacksonville which was also home to the first Technicolor film, “The Gulf Between.”

But, some residents cite heavy traffic and insufficient coverage of public transport as reasons not to move to Jacksonville.  Permanent residents suggest that “sprawl” and the need for a car are negatives of living in Jacksonville FL.

Jacksonville, FL households

  • 213,174 Family
    135,635 Non-family
  • 101,285 Children
    247,524 No Children
  • 348,809Total Number of Households
  • 2.53Average People Per Household
  • $55,531Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 348,809 households in Jacksonville, FL. 213,174 are family households and 135,635 are non-family households. There are 101,285 households with children in Jacksonville and 247,524 households without children. On average, about 2.53 people live in a household in Jacksonville, FL.

Things to do in Jacksonville, FL

As a truly historic destination, Jacksonville residents and guests enjoy plentiful attractions and numerous points of interest. As one of the country’s top 20 cities for art, museums like the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, home to more than 800 works, and the historic Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens, the largest fine arts museum in NE Florida, pave the way to Jacksonville’s prodigious cultural experience. When the animals and gardens at the Jacksonville Zoo are added to the mix, there is truly something for every individual, couple and family in Jacksonville.

Children never tire of the city’s parks where dogs enjoy abundant walking trails and cyclists and joggers have hundreds of miles of maintained paths at their fingertips.

A popular entertainment destination for people of all ages, The Jacksonville Landing offers visitors and locals 126,000 sq. ft. of shopping, clubs, cafes, and museums in the heart of downtown. It hosts approx. 600 events each year including the much-awaited Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, New Year’s Eve, and TaxSlayer Bowl Celebrations, St. Patrick’s Day, and July 4th.

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A popular entertainment destination for people of all ages, The Jacksonville Landing offers visitors and locals 126,000 sq. ft. of shopping, clubs, cafes, and museums in the heart of downtown. It hosts approx. 600 events each year including the much-awaited Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, New Year’s Eve, and TaxSlayer Bowl Celebrations, St. Patrick’s Day, and July 4th.

Want to enjoy some amazing views of the St. Johns River? Try one of the many restaurants at The Landing, all open seven-days-a-week for lunch and dinner.

Downtown Jacksonville is abuzz with fun things to do, including in The Elbow where Thursday nights attract residents and visitors to the Hourglass Pub, Burrito Gallery and the Downtown Cigar Lounge and many others restaurants and pubs that come alive with music, culinary delights and intriguing drink specials.

Jacksonville loves their NFL Jaguars and the city’s close relationship with the PGA Players Championship sets the tone for a legendary golfing culture that sports 1,220 challenging holes inside city limits. Fans love the University of Jacksonville Football team as the Dolphins contend for the Pioneer title every year.

Jacksonville loves their NFL Jaguars and the city’s close relationship with the PGA Players Championship sets the tone for a legendary golfing culture that sports 1,220 challenging holes inside city limits. Fans love the University of Jacksonville Football team as the Dolphins contend for the Pioneer title every year.

The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, home stadium of the six-time champions the Jacksonville Suns, was opened in 2003.

Jacksonville’s multiple annual events ensure strong tourism and enjoyment by locals. The keystone of spring is the Jacksonville Springing the Blues Festival where many blues artists tout their stuff. The Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Jacksonville World of Nations, and The Great Atlantic Seafood & Music Festival are among other popular spring events. The Jacksonville Beach Summer Jazz Festival keeps Jacksonville’s party going.

First settled by French Huguenots in 1562, Jacksonville fell under Spanish and British rule very early in the city’s history. Jacksonville’s culture is more diverse due to the presence of strong African-American influences that contribute to Jacksonville’s dynamic tradition of cultural diversity.

Jacksonville features the largest collection of urban parks in the US. At the top of things to do in Jacksonville has to be the 80,000 acres of parkland that includes two national parks, seven state parks, and more than 400 city parks. The City of Parks guarantees quality time for children, couples, families and pets who know how to enjoy the great outdoors.

The Timucuan Ecological and Historical Preserve offer 46,000 acres of outdoor paradise. Throughout the city’s green spaces dozens of free outdoor activities provide unlimited opportunities for fun.

Jacksonville is especially proud of the Riverwalk that spans the North and South banks of the St. John’s River and provides tourists and business people easy access to Downtown.

St. Johns Town Center is the mall with something for everyone and 150 delightful upscale retail, stores and restaurants to make for exciting shopping. The Avenues offers 1.1 million sq. ft. of retail bargains while River City Marketplace features indoor/outdoor shopping and dining venues with well-known brands like Best Buy, Old Navy and Bed, Bath and Beyond.

Downtown shopping in Jacksonville hosts many local boutiques that thrive with native culture and heritage. The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville storefront is not to be missed!

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Jacksonville, FL employment & economy

Job growth in Jacksonville FL has expanded steadily since the 2008 Recession when the unemployment rate peaked at more than 10%. However, there are only a few major employers outside the education network. Currently, only three Fortune 500 companies, Winn-Dixie, CSX and Fidelity National Finance are inside city limits. By April 2016, unemployment in Jacksonville was stable at 4.3% with 690,000 persons holding full-time jobs.

Education in Jacksonville, FL

The Duval County Public School system (DCPS) includes 197 schools at various levels and is complimented by several prestigious, highly regarded private schools. Budget problems seem to plague the public school system but the North Florida School of Special Education earns high marks from students and parents alike.

At the university and college level, Jacksonville has excellent offerings, including the University of North Florida with nearly 15,000 students, the Florida Community College at Jacksonville with more than 25,000 students, Jacksonville University, home to 3,500 students, and other fine colleges.

Jacksonville, FL education statistics

The level of education of the population of Jacksonville, FL is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 36% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 18% have a Bachelor Degree, and 8% have a Graduate Degree.

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