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    3211 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34239
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    1200 Signal Pointe Circle, Sarasota, FL 34237
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    320 Central Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    710 N. Lemon Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    3516 Coronado Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231
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    201 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    2401 Lakewood Ranch Blvd N, Sarasota, FL 34240
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    5350 Desoto Road, Sarasota, FL 34235
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    3211 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34239
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    4837 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    419 North Briggs Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34237
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    4449 Mcintosh Park Dr, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    2562 10Th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237
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    175 Heron Run Dr, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    • $1,525+
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    1450 Pine Warbler Pl, Sarasota, FL 34240
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    1927-A Sanford Circle, Sarasota, FL 34234
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    2029 Wells Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    1576 8Th Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
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    3145 Woodmont Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    2527 STRATFORD DR, SARASOTA, FL 34232
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    2248 Outer Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231
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    2227 FAIRFIELD, SARASOTA, FL 34232
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    5535 Hampstead Heath, Sarasota, FL 34235
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    3929 CHAUCER LN, SARASOTA, FL 34241
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    5991 Benevento Drive, Sarasota, FL 34238
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    7270 MAUNA LOA, SARASOTA, FL 34241
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    2716 25Th St, Sarasota, FL 34234
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    2364 20Th St, Sarasota, FL 34234
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    6485 SAMOA DR, SARASOTA, FL 34241
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    3615 Dunbar Drive, Sarasota, FL 34232
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    3437 Bee Ridge Rd 222, Sarasota, FL 34239
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    2596 Twin Drive, Sarasota, FL 34234
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    3203 Nature Circle, Sarasota, FL 34235
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    2604 Butterfly Jasmine Trail, Sarasota, FL 34240
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Average rent in Sarasota, FL

$2,159/mo Sarasota, FL average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Sarasota, FL is $2,159.

Sarasota, FL apartment rent ranges

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.

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Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Sarasota, FL were last updated on 7 Oct 2022.

What are the best apartments in Sarasota, FL?

The best apartments in Sarasota, FL are: Park Place Villas, BellaSol Apartments, Arcos, The District at Rosemary and L'Estancia.

What is the average rent in Sarasota, FL?

The average rent in Sarasota, FL is $2,159. Start your search for apartments in Sarasota, FL now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,234 and $5,125. View all studio apartments in Sarasota, FL.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,234 and $4,277. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Sarasota, FL now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL is between $1,234 and $6,716. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Sarasota, FL.

What is the price range for a 3-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.

What type of rental buildings are in Sarasota, FL?

In Sarasota, 42% of the residents are renting compared to 58% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 19% of Sarasota’s rentals, 50% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 30% are single-family rentals.

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

The average age of rental buildings in Sarasota is 23 years old, with 55% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 81% are garden-style apartment communities, 12% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Sarasota, FL?

Rental apartments in Sarasota come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 41% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 46% of all rentals in Sarasota. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Sarasota, FL

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.

Renting in Sarasota, FL

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.

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Sarasota, FL demographics

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.

Shopping in Sarasota, FL

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.

Sarasota, FL households

  • 12,474 Family
    12,735 Non-family
  • 4,219 Children
    20,990 No Children
  • 25,209Total Number of Households
  • 2.15Average People Per Household
  • $56,093Median Household Income

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.

Transportation 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.

Sarasota, FL education statistics

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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