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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the cheapest apartments in Tampa, FL?
Many factors can influence the price of a rental, including its size and location. Depending on where you want to rent and how much space you need, prices vary. The cheapest apartments are likely to be studios—smaller apartments—located further away from major interest points in the Tampa, FL area.
How big is a cheap apartment in Tampa, FL?
“Cheap” is a relative term which does not imply that the apartment is extremely small or low-quality. There are buildings and units specifically built for affordability purposes. As such, you can find cheap apartments in any size, ranging from studio apartments, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, to even 3-bedroom apartments. The average size of an apartment in Tampa, FL is 925 sq. ft.
How much rent can I afford in Tampa, FL?
The recommended percentage to be spent on rent is 30% of your monthly income. To figure out how much that means, you can use RENTCafé’s rent affordability calculator to find your range for rentals in Tampa, FL.
How can I search for cheap apartments for rent in Tampa, FL?
When searching for specific types of rental apartments in Tampa, FL, go on RENTCafé’s search page and filter by price, size, or amenities. For cheap apartments, you can either type in a price range, or sort them automatically by selecting “cheap” under the “price category” from the “more” drop-down menu.
Renting a Cheap Apartment in Tampa
Tampa is one of Florida’s most happening cities. It’s currently experiencing an influx of young residents and significant population growth. Known as a great place to spend time outside, quality of life is high in Tampa, which is near the Gulf of Mexico and alongside the Hillsborough River. Economic generators include tourism, finance and telecommunications. Weather is frequently rainy but stays warm from April all the way through October. Tampa residents enjoy rooting for their hometown pro sports teams, the Buccaneers (football) and Rays (baseball). The annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival, a fake Pirate invasion of the city, is a popular tourist draw.
Tampa, FL Demographics
- Total Population368,087
Female 177,778Male 190,309
- Median Age35.6
Average Rent in Tampa, FL
- Tampa, FL Average Rental Price, December 2019 $1,345 /mo
Tampa, FL Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,0009%
Tampa, FL Rent Trends
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Average rent is projected to grow by 3% in 2019 compared to 2018.
Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.
Tampa, FL Households
- Total Number of Households147,250
Family 80,511Non-family 66,739
Children 40,580No Children 106,670
- Average People Per Household2.42
- Median Household Income$48,245
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,068
Tampa, FL Education Statistics
- No High School5%
- Some High School34%
- Some College21%
- Associate Degree8%
- Bachelor Degree20%
- Graduate Degree12%
Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Tampa, FL? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Tampa, FL has never been easier. We feature 312 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Tampa, FL average. What is a cheap rent in Tampa, FL? The average apartment rent in Tampa is $1,345 per month so any rental south of $1,076 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Tampa, FL rents go as low as $605/mo.