Fort Myers, FL Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Fort Myers is $1,291, a 3% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $1,247.
Average Rent in Fort Myers, FL
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$1,291||3%||993 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Fort Myers, FL apartment is 993 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.
Fort Myers, FL Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0004%
Fort Myers, FL Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households43%
- Owner-occupied Households56%
12,530 or 43% of the households in Fort Myers, FL are renter-occupied while 16,581 or 56% are owner-occupied.
Fort Myers, FL Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Fort Myers, FL By Neighborhood
|Sunset - Edison||$1,004|
|Edgewood - Morningside||$1,199|
|Estero Bay Park||$1,218|
|Olympia - Sherwood||$1,286|
|Siesta Bay RV Resort||$1,294|
|Sanibel View Condo||$1,294|
|Palmetto Palms RV||$1,294|
|Paseo - Reflection Isles||$1,351|
|Omni - Heritage Palms||$1,455|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Fort Myers are Sunset - Edison, where the average rent goes for $1,004/month, Palm Lee, where renters pay $1,143/mo on average, and Dunbar, where the average rent goes for $1,173/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Edgewood - Morningside ($1,199), Estero Bay Park ($1,218), and Winkler ($1,232), where the asking prices are below the average Fort Myers rent of $1,291/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Fort Myers are Belle Vue ($1,310), Paseo - Reflection Isles ($1,351) and Omni - Heritage Palms ($1,455).
The most popular neighborhood in Fort Myers is Winkler, where there are 4 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $1,232. Next up is Palm Lee, where apartments go for $1,143/month, followed by Estero Bay Park with $1,218 If you’re looking to rent in Fort Myers’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Sunset - Edison, where renters pay $1,004 on average, and Belle Vue, where the average monthly rent is $1,310.
Fort Myers | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Belle Vue is 12% higher than in Dunbar
Belle Vue rent is 2% higher than Fort Myers average
Dunbar rent is 9% lower than Fort Myers average
How Fort Myers Compares to Other Cities
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change|
|San Carlos Park||$1,982||2%|
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