Gainesville, FL Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Gainesville is $1,321, a 1% increase compared to the previous year.
Average Rent in Gainesville, FL
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,321||1%||1,002 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Gainesville, FL apartment is 1,002 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Gainesville, FL Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,00010%
Gainesville, FL Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households61%
- Owner-occupied Households38%
30,216 or 61% of the households in Gainesville, FL are renter-occupied while 18,927 or 38% are owner-occupied.
Gainesville, FL Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Gainesville, FL By Neighborhood
|Duckpond - Highland Court Manor||$1,493|
|Springhill - Kirkwood||$1,403|
|Hazel Heights - Capri||$1,257|
|Ridgeview - Forest Ridge||$1,198|
|Duval & Eagle Eyes||$1,040|
|Gainesville Regional Airport||$1,040|
|Hidden Lake - Pinderidge||$818|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Gainesville are Hidden Lake - Pinderidge, where the average rent goes for $818/month, Duval & Eagle Eyes, where renters pay $1,040/mo on average, and Gainesville Regional Airport, where the average rent goes for $1,040/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Ridgeview - Forest Ridge ($1,198), Hazel Heights - Capri ($1,257), and Suburban Heights ($1,257), where the asking prices are below the average Gainesville rent of $1,321/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Gainesville are Springhill - Kirkwood ($1,403), Duckpond - Highland Court Manor ($1,493) and Stephen Foster ($1,493).
The most popular neighborhood in Gainesville is Phoenix, where there are 21 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,309. Next up is Springhill - Kirkwood, where apartments go for $1,403/month, followed by Sugarfoot with $1,268 If you’re looking to rent in Gainesville’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out University Park, where renters pay $1,264 on average, and Hazel Heights - Capri, where the average monthly rent is $1,257.
Gainesville | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Duckpond - Highland Court Manor is 44% higher than in Duval & Eagle Eyes
Duckpond - Highland Court Manor rent is 13% higher than Gainesville average
Duval & Eagle Eyes rent is 21% lower than Gainesville average
How Gainesville Compares to Other Cities
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change|
|Green Cove Springs||$844||5%|
For more information about the Gainesville rental trends, check out our monthly rent report
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