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Apartments for Rent in Key West, FL
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    800 Sigsbee Road, V-4059, Key West, FL 33040
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    6155 2Nd Street, Suite 7200, Key West, FL 33040
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    3330 Northside Dr #214, Key West, FL 33040
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    10 Betty Rose Dr., Key West, FL 33040
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    1 BED $2,604
    2 BEDS $3,131
    3 BEDS $3,623

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Getting around in Key West, FL

69 /100
Somewhat Walkable
26 /100
Some Transit
95 /100
Biker's Paradise
Walk Score®: 69, Transit Score®: 26, Bike Score®: 95

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Key West, FL last updated?

Prices and availability in Key West, FL were last updated on 17 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in Key West, FL?

The best apartments in Key West, FL are: NAS Key West Homes, Wreckers Cay and Mariner's Cove Apartments.

What type of rental buildings are in Key West, FL?

In Key West, 54% of the residents are renting compared to 46% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 16% of Key West’s rentals, 61% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Key West, FL?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Key West are about 0 years old, on average. Of these, none have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 0 stories. About none of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, none are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Key West, FL?

Studio apartments in Key West are around 0% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 0% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 0% 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 Key West, FL

Key West is an island city and part of the Florida Keys archipelago. The city is a cruise ship stop and is popular for its coral reef destinations, and it’s actually closer to Cuba than it is to Miami. The different beaches are known for having diving and snorkeling activities that appeal to their renters. Key West is famous for its laidback atmosphere, beaches, and coral reefs and is now popular among tourists and local renters. Aside from its watersports and beaches, there are also lively beaches, historic sites and highly walkable streets that make running errands easy for renters. There’s no snow in Key West, but the city has more than 44 inches of rain and 260 sunny days, more than the U.S. average. The summer high is in July, going as high as 89 degrees, while the winter low in January is 64 degrees.

Renting in Key West, FL

There are 13 neighborhoods in the Key West island city that appeals to a wide range of renters. Most of the areas are renter-packed with unique architectural styles. Key West features mostly pastel-hued, conch-style houses, coastal homes; Bohemian-style houses; and high-rise rental apartments. Some of the best places to rent in Key West include Old Town, downtown, uptown, Bahama Village and Truman Annex. A lot of the rental neighborhoods in the city are close to the beach, and there are also different resorts in Key West. While there’s no rent increase limit in Key West, this doesn’t mean that landlords can charge unreasonable rates that renters have to accept. Landlords are also not allowed to remove renters from the property or lock them out.

Things for renting

Shopping in Key West, FL

Key West provides excellent shopping, from charming boutiques to tourist stores. Some of the major shopping malls for renters in the city include The Shops at Mallory Square, Sunset Waterfront Shoppes and Searstown Shopping Center. Meanwhile, the Searstown Shopping Center is home to a wide range of stores, including liquor stores, restaurants and department stores. Some popular department store chains in Key West include T.J. Maxx; Sun & Sand; and Ross Dress for Less. Renters in the city shop for groceries at Fausto’s Food Palace, Publix Super Market, Winn-Dixie and Sunbeam Grocery. Key West features a downtown area known as Duval Street, which is lined with different shops, galleries, restaurants, pubs, outdoor cafés and bars for renters looking for nightlife. There’s also the waterfront Key West hotel.

Transportation in Key West, FL

Key West is very walkable, and most renters in the city don’t use cars to move around. In fact, most stores and restaurants can be accessed on foot, and there are a lot of routes available in the city to get around. It’s also easy to get bike parking and renters are even advised to bike for sightseeing and convenience. The City of Key West Department of Transportation provides public transit services with five routes and handicap-accessible buses, which operate every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s days. Additionally, the Overseas Railroad allows renters to access neighboring cities. Finally, Key West International Airport is a major airport in the city, about two miles from the city center.

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