The average monthly rent of apartments in Sarasota, FL is $2,159.
The average monthly rent of apartments in Sarasota, FL is $2,159.
About 35% of apartment rents in Sarasota, FL range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 52% of apartments. Around 8% of Sarasota’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.
Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Sarasota, FL is $2,159.
Prices and availability in Sarasota, FL were last updated on 28 Sep 2022.
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The price range for a studio apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,144 and $5,045. View all studio apartments in Sarasota, FL.
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,144 and $4,410. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Sarasota, FL now.
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,144 and $6,716. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL.
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,873 and $6,716. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Sarasota, FL.
In Sarasota 42% of the housing is rented out compared to 58% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 19% of Sarasota’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 50% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 30% are single-family rentals.
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 Sarasota are about 23 years old, on average. Of these, 55% 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 3 stories. About 81% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 12% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.
Studio apartments in Sarasota are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 41% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 46% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.
Sarasota is a beautiful Florida city with a popular downtown area that attracts renters and visitors alike. This small city is located directly south of Tampa and St. Petersburg and north of Fort Meyers. It contains several keys located right on the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico with many beachfront parks to enjoy. Siesta Key is probably the most well-known one, along with Otter Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key. Sarasota’s city limits are around 70 miles, with waterfront properties being the most desired parts of the community. Sarasota is one of the best places to live in the entire state of Florida, with lots of amazing restaurants, fun tiki bars and coffee shops to enjoy for both renters and tourists.
Most people living in Sarasota own their own homes, but renters have access to a variety of apartment communities with top-notch amenities like pools, fitness centers and tennis courts. Meanwhile, condos located in the downtown area mostly attract “snowbirds” from the north each winter season. Many of the homes and apartment buildings in Sarasota tend to lean towards an Italian style of architecture, which makes for a very attractive-looking city. Sarasota’s downtown area is very walkable: renters enjoy a gorgeous marina and it’s easy to walk to the local grocery store, shops and restaurants each day. Each of Sarasota’s neighborhoods has its distinctive charm, but the most popular after downtown are Laurel Park, Fruitville and Longboat Key.
Sarasota, FL has a population of 57,787 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,312 of Sarasota’s residents are women and 27,475 are men. The median age of those who live in Sarasota, FL is 48.9.
Sarasota’s biggest mall is University Towne Center, a large indoor and open-air shopping plaza that features many established brands such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Apple, and Guitar Center, as well as a variety of restaurants. For waterfront shopping, St. Armands Circle is a fun venue right on Madison Drive featuring boutiques, restaurants and a gorgeous Italian-themed statue right in the middle. Tourists tend to flock to the Crossings at Siesta Key with local beach-themed merchandise and ice cream shops. For grocery shopping, there are three different centrally located Publix grocery stores in Sarasota — one at the Broadway Promenade, one on Bay Street and another at the Shops on Siesta Row.
According to U.S. Census data, there are 25,209 households in Sarasota, FL. 12,474 are family households and 12,735 are non-family households. There are 4,219 households with children in Sarasota and 20,990 households without children. On average, about 2.15 people live in a household in Sarasota, FL.
Sarasota is served by the Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) bus service that runs throughout the city on many different routes, especially going into downtown. This bus service also offers some connections to the city of Bradenton to the north of Sarasota, in Manatee County. For renters living along the beach, the Siesta Key Breeze Trolley Service runs from Siesta Village up along the length of the beach from 8 AM to 10 PM, 7 days a week. The closest airport to Sarasota is the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, conveniently located 5 miles north of the city. Only a little over an hour away to the north is the Tampa International Airport, which is larger and offers more routes all over the globe. Airport shuttles, rental car services and ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are also available in Sarasota for renters who prefer a more convenient method of transportation.
The level of education of the population of Sarasota, FL is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 33% completed some high school, 23% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 19% have a Bachelor Degree, and 14% have a Graduate Degree.
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