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366 Apartments for rent in Clearwater, FL

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14 Units Available
Cortland Bayside
19355 Us Highway 19 N
Clearwater, FL | Imperial Cove
1 Bedroom
$1,507
831 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,116
1243 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,272
1432 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 03:11 AM
With scenic waterfront views and upscale amenities, our brand new community offers resort-style living overlooking Tampa Bay.
Verified
9 Units Available
Fairways at Feather Sound
13621 Feather Sound Cir E
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,199
758 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
1053 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 03:11 AM
Enjoy all the amenities of a first-class resort when you make your new home at Fairways at Feather Sound near St. Petersburg.
Verified
6 Units Available
Anthem Clearwater
2770 Roosevelt Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,196
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,421
940 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 03:11 AM
Welcome to your own personal paradise here at Anthem Clearwater in Clearwater, Florida. Our picturesque landscape is characterized by the lush, mature trees we are encompassed with and the winding Long Branch waterway which flows nearby.
Verified
9 Units Available
The Indigo
801 Chestnut St
Clearwater, FL
Studio
$1,025
377 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,230
530 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 03:11 AM
Prospect Towers strategic location within Downtown Clearwater offers residents an unmatched quality of life. Rated as both "Very Walkable" and "Very Bikeable" by WalkScore.
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6 Units Available
Solaris Key
2855 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,384
699 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 03:10 AM
Adjacent to Clearwater Mall, within walking distance of the Tampa Bay waterfront. Stylish one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with in-suite laundry facilities, hardwood floors and walk-in closets. Pool, volleyball court, 24-hour gym and clubhouse.
Verified
5 Units Available
Amalfi at Clearwater
106 Hampton Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,636
1134 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 03:10 AM
Elegant homes with in-unit laundry and granite counters. Community includes a garden, business center and game room. Near Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex. Easy access to US Route 19.
Verified
9 Units Available
The Nolen Luxury Apartments
949 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,335
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,775
1059 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:52 AM
Upscale community in Clearwater, just a short distance from dining, entertainment and shopping. Eat-in kitchens with plank flooring and stainless steel appliances. Close to Clearwater Beach.
Verified
7 Units Available
The Palms at Countryside Apartments
25350 US-19 North
Clearwater, FL
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$995
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,125
860 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:46 AM
The Palms at Countryside Apartments located in Clearwater, Florida is your next place to call home! Offering a variety of studio, 1, 2, & 3 bedroom floor plans, The Palms has everything you need for a life of ease & comfort.
Verified
16 Units Available
Genesis
530 Fairwood Ave
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,108
730 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,185
880 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,592
1212 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:46 AM
Genesis has been transformed into a stunning, envy-inspiring apartment community where residents can be proud to call home.
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20 Units Available
Bay Cove
19135 US-19 N
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,103
767 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
1182 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,555
1236 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:46 AM
Conveniently located close to Caladesi Island Beach, St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airports, and shopping and dining. Peaceful community with three outdoor pools, 24/7 fitness center and beautiful views. Pet-friendly!
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10 Units Available
Town Place
2545 NE Coachman Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,250
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,321
936 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:46 AM
Well-appointed homes with plush carpeting and in-unit laundry. Enjoy use of the volleyball court, tennis court, pool, and playground. Pet friendly. A short distance to beautiful Moccasin Lake Nature Park. Easy access to US 19.
Verified
3 Units Available
Madison at Roosevelt
2738 Roosevelt Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,043
623 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,351
995 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 25 at 01:46 AM
Our community offers a wide range of amenities and apartment features designed to fit your needs.
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11 Units Available
The Sands at Clearwater
2168 Druid Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,385
719 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,785
1104 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,020
1305 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:46 AM
Apartments have in-unit washers and dryers, 9-foot ceilings and walk-in closets. Beautiful outdoor area features grills, saltwater swimming pool and jogging trails. Fitness center, clubhouse and cafe lounge.
Verified
6 Units Available
Promenade at Belleair
2159 Nursery Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,134
666 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,321
862 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,378
1111 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:45 AM
Recently renovated 1-3 bedroom apartments with granite counters and walk-in closets. The pet-friendly community has a pool, gym and business center. Monty's Pizzeria is across the street, plus several other shops and restaurants.
Verified
9 Units Available
Palms of Clearwater
25 N Belcher Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,073
655 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,248
925 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:45 AM
Ten minutes from Clearwater Beaches and near airports. Updated kitchens with granite countertops and modern appliances. Pet-friendly community features bike storage, BBQ grills, dog park, gym and pool.
Verified
18 Units Available
Chesapeake
2307 Cumberland Cir
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,009
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,229
1004 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,064
1384 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 01:23 AM
You deserve Florida living at its finest and you’ll find it at Chesapeake Apartments. Choose from our five floor plans of spacious one- and two-bedroom apartment homes. Take advantage of our superb amenities and enjoy our convenient location.
Verified
18 Units Available
The District at Clearwater
3021 State Road 590
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,129
763 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,289
1072 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,619
1192 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:31 AM
Live in one of the friendliest apartments in Clearwater, FL and surround yourself with beautiful landscaping, comfortable homes, and thoughtful amenities.
Verified
30 Units Available
1100 Apex
1100 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,345
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
1375 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,475
2127 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:29 AM
Towering above the citys skyline, with 15 stories of exceptional apartment residences, sits 1100 Apex. Breathtaking views. Iconic location. Stunning interiors and captivating recreational spaces.
Verified
4 Units Available
Serenity Lane Apartments
2065 N Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,225
1087 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,395
1220 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:04 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at Serenity Lane Apartments in Clearwater. View photos, descriptions and more!
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21 Units Available
Gateway North
2681 Roosevelt Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,289
815 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,529
1252 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,909
1479 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 12:00 AM
Conveniently located near restaurants and shopping, with local schools all less than four miles away. Enjoy well-appointed one- to three-bedroom apartments with modern kitchen, pendant lighting, granite counters. Resort-style pool and well-lit paths.
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Melrose On The Bay
16321 Bolesta Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$901
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$966
925 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,328
1100 sqft
Last updated January 22 at 12:32 AM
Tucked away on 34 acres of rustic terrain, Melrose on the Bay is the perfect place to call home. You will find the quaint solitude that you that you seek.
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Bayside Arbors
2729 Seville Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,299
2 Bedrooms
$1,364
3 Bedrooms
$1,899
Last updated December 31 at 01:01 AM
Mediterranean-style architecture, beautifully landscaped courtyards and fishing pier offering stunning bay views. Apartments contain upgraded kitchens with stainless steel appliances, double vanity sinks, and private balconies and patios. Quick access to Highway 19.
1 Unit Available
309 South Pegasus Avenue
309 South Pegasus Avenue
Clearwater, FL
Studio
$790
375 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 04:38 AM
Cute studio unit with a small porch in the back and a bit of yard as well located close to the Clearwater High School and Gulf to Bay. This unit was recently renovated & upgraded and is move in ready by February 1st.
1 Unit Available
2482 Burnice Dr.
2482 Burnice Drive
Clearwater, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
1588 sqft
Last updated January 25 at 04:26 AM
Come Take a look at this cute 3 bedroom 2 bath 1588 sq ft. Tropic Hills home. This Property is centrally located in mid Pinellas county. This home sits just west of US19 with easy access to St. Pete, Tampa, or north county.

Median Rent in Clearwater

Last updated Dec. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Clearwater is $994, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,358.
Studio
$897
1 Bed
$994
2 Beds
$1,358
3+ Beds
$1,701
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Searching for an apartment for rent in Clearwater, FL? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 366 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Clearwater. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The median rent in Clearwater is $897 for a studio, $994 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,358 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is rent in Clearwater?
In Clearwater, the median rent is $897 for a studio, $994 for a 1-bedroom, $1,358 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,701 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Clearwater, check out our monthly Clearwater Rent Report.
How much is rent in Clearwater?
In Clearwater, the median rent is $897 for a studio, $994 for a 1-bedroom, $1,358 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,701 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Clearwater, check out our monthly Clearwater Rent Report.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Clearwater?
You can filter cheap apartments in Clearwater by price: under $900, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
How can I find a cheap apartment in Clearwater?
You can filter cheap apartments in Clearwater by price: under $900, or search by apartments that are offering move-in specials.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Clearwater?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Clearwater apartments that allow pets.
How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Clearwater?
You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Clearwater apartments that allow pets.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Clearwater properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How can I tour apartments during the COVID-19 pandemic?
While some Clearwater properties may not allow visitors at this time, most are open for business by phone or email. Please reach out to them directly for virtual touring options. Additionally, some properties may offer video and 3D tours, which can be found on the listing details page.
How much should I pay for rent in Clearwater?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Clearwater.
How much should I pay for rent in Clearwater?
The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Clearwater.
How can I find off-campus housing in Clearwater?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Clearwater. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of South Florida-Main Campus, Altierus Career College-Tampa, University of South Florida-St Petersburg, Hillsborough Community College, and The University of Tampa.
How can I find off-campus housing in Clearwater?
You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Clearwater. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include University of South Florida-Main Campus, Altierus Career College-Tampa, University of South Florida-St Petersburg, Hillsborough Community College, and The University of Tampa.

Median Rent in Clearwater

Last updated Dec. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Clearwater is $994, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,358.
Studio
$897
1 Bed
$994
2 Beds
$1,358
3+ Beds
$1,701

City Guide

Clearwater
Greetings, one and all, and welcome to the one-stop virtual shop for all your apartment hunting adventures in Clearwater, Florida! Located a hop, skip, and jump from St. Petersburg to the south and Tampa to the east, Clearwater is a popular living locale. Got questions about life in one of the Sunshine State’s most eternally sun-drenched cities? Sure you do. Luckily, we’re here with the answers. So stick with us and you’ll be living the dream in Clearwater in two shakes of an alligator’s tail …
Greetings, one and all, and welcome to the one-stop virtual shop for all your apartment hunting adventures in Clearwater, Florida! Located a hop, skip, and jump from St. Petersburg to the south and Tampa to the east, Clearwater is a popular living locale. Got questions about life in one of the Sunshine State’s most eternally sun-drenched cities? Sure you do. Luckily, we’re here with the answers. So stick with us and you’ll be living the dream in Clearwater in two shakes of an alligator’s tail …

Having trouble with Craigslist Clearwater? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

What about entertainment? Is there anything to do there?

The biggest and most obvious attraction is the manmade Clearwater Beach, whose coastline extends for about two miles. Every Thursday through Monday beginning a couple hours before sunset, flock to the “Sunsets at Pier 60” festival, which features live entertainment, and themed cruises. Other parts of the city are dotted with a variety of pubs and clubs.

What about entertainment? Is there anything to do there?
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The biggest and most obvious attraction is the manmade Clearwater Beach, whose coastline extends for about two miles. Every Thursday through Monday beginning a couple hours before sunset, flock to the “Sunsets at Pier 60” festival, which features live entertainment, and themed cruises. Other parts of the city are dotted with a variety of pubs and clubs.

I bet apartments are crazy expensive, aren’t they?

Surprisingly, no. The average apartment costs only around $900 a month and even bayside crash pads can easily be found in the $700-$1100 range. Whether you’re in the market for a basic 1BR unit, a pre-furnished luxury unit with all the bells and whistles or anything in between, you’ll find a variety of affordable options in Clearwater.

I bet apartments are crazy expensive, aren’t they?
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Surprisingly, no. The average apartment costs only around $900 a month and even bayside crash pads can easily be found in the $700-$1100 range. Whether you’re in the market for a basic 1BR unit, a pre-furnished luxury unit with all the bells and whistles or anything in between, you’ll find a variety of affordable options in Clearwater.

Anything special I need to know about scoring my dream dwellings?

Most apartment managers will conduct a background check on you (at your expense, usually), so be prepared to fork over a non-refundable fee of $50 or more when submitting an application. Other documents you should bring along include a list of previous residences, proof of income, and banking account statements.

Anything special I need to know about scoring my dream dwellings?
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Most apartment managers will conduct a background check on you (at your expense, usually), so be prepared to fork over a non-refundable fee of $50 or more when submitting an application. Other documents you should bring along include a list of previous residences, proof of income, and banking account statements.

What about life outside the beach?

Downtown, aka the “Cleveland Street District,” has received a major facelift in recent years and now boasts an assortment of retail, entertainment, and residential options. New high-rise condominiums and ultramodern loft spaces continue to sprout up, most of which are available for $800 or less. Located a mere five minutes from the beach but exuding a decidedly urban vibe, downtown Clearwater has become a popular living locale.

What about life outside the beach?
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Downtown, aka the “Cleveland Street District,” has received a major facelift in recent years and now boasts an assortment of retail, entertainment, and residential options. New high-rise condominiums and ultramodern loft spaces continue to sprout up, most of which are available for $800 or less. Located a mere five minutes from the beach but exuding a decidedly urban vibe, downtown Clearwater has become a popular living locale.

Anything else I need to know?

Just remember to bring along plenty of that sky-high SPF lotion and leave your cold weather gear behind. Even in the most “frigid” months of the year, temperatures rarely drop below the mid-50s at night and the low-70s during the day. So be sure to enjoy your Mai Tai on the beach in February while the rest of us are freezing our behinds off!

And now you’re all set to begin your search for the perfect apartment. Welcome to Clearwater and happy hunting!

Anything else I need to know?
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Just remember to bring along plenty of that sky-high SPF lotion and leave your cold weather gear behind. Even in the most “frigid” months of the year, temperatures rarely drop below the mid-50s at night and the low-70s during the day. So be sure to enjoy your Mai Tai on the beach in February while the rest of us are freezing our behinds off!

And now you’re all set to begin your search for the perfect apartment. Welcome to Clearwater and happy hunting!

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City Guide

Clearwater
Greetings, one and all, and welcome to the one-stop virtual shop for all your apartment hunting adventures in Clearwater, Florida! Located a hop, skip, and jump from St. Petersburg to the south and Tampa to the east, Clearwater is a popular living locale. Got questions about life in one of the Sunshine State’s most eternally sun-drenched cities? Sure you do. Luckily, we’re here with the answers. So stick with us and you’ll be living the dream in Clearwater in two shakes of an alligator’s tail …
Greetings, one and all, and welcome to the one-stop virtual shop for all your apartment hunting adventures in Clearwater, Florida! Located a hop, skip, and jump from St. Petersburg to the south and Tampa to the east, Clearwater is a popular living locale. Got questions about life in one of the Sunshine State’s most eternally sun-drenched cities? Sure you do. Luckily, we’re here with the answers. So stick with us and you’ll be living the dream in Clearwater in two shakes of an alligator’s tail …

Having trouble with Craigslist Clearwater? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

What about entertainment? Is there anything to do there?

The biggest and most obvious attraction is the manmade Clearwater Beach, whose coastline extends for about two miles. Every Thursday through Monday beginning a couple hours before sunset, flock to the “Sunsets at Pier 60” festival, which features live entertainment, and themed cruises. Other parts of the city are dotted with a variety of pubs and clubs.

What about entertainment? Is there anything to do there?
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The biggest and most obvious attraction is the manmade Clearwater Beach, whose coastline extends for about two miles. Every Thursday through Monday beginning a couple hours before sunset, flock to the “Sunsets at Pier 60” festival, which features live entertainment, and themed cruises. Other parts of the city are dotted with a variety of pubs and clubs.

I bet apartments are crazy expensive, aren’t they?

Surprisingly, no. The average apartment costs only around $900 a month and even bayside crash pads can easily be found in the $700-$1100 range. Whether you’re in the market for a basic 1BR unit, a pre-furnished luxury unit with all the bells and whistles or anything in between, you’ll find a variety of affordable options in Clearwater.

I bet apartments are crazy expensive, aren’t they?
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Surprisingly, no. The average apartment costs only around $900 a month and even bayside crash pads can easily be found in the $700-$1100 range. Whether you’re in the market for a basic 1BR unit, a pre-furnished luxury unit with all the bells and whistles or anything in between, you’ll find a variety of affordable options in Clearwater.

Anything special I need to know about scoring my dream dwellings?

Most apartment managers will conduct a background check on you (at your expense, usually), so be prepared to fork over a non-refundable fee of $50 or more when submitting an application. Other documents you should bring along include a list of previous residences, proof of income, and banking account statements.

Anything special I need to know about scoring my dream dwellings?
+

Most apartment managers will conduct a background check on you (at your expense, usually), so be prepared to fork over a non-refundable fee of $50 or more when submitting an application. Other documents you should bring along include a list of previous residences, proof of income, and banking account statements.

What about life outside the beach?

Downtown, aka the “Cleveland Street District,” has received a major facelift in recent years and now boasts an assortment of retail, entertainment, and residential options. New high-rise condominiums and ultramodern loft spaces continue to sprout up, most of which are available for $800 or less. Located a mere five minutes from the beach but exuding a decidedly urban vibe, downtown Clearwater has become a popular living locale.

What about life outside the beach?
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Downtown, aka the “Cleveland Street District,” has received a major facelift in recent years and now boasts an assortment of retail, entertainment, and residential options. New high-rise condominiums and ultramodern loft spaces continue to sprout up, most of which are available for $800 or less. Located a mere five minutes from the beach but exuding a decidedly urban vibe, downtown Clearwater has become a popular living locale.

Anything else I need to know?

Just remember to bring along plenty of that sky-high SPF lotion and leave your cold weather gear behind. Even in the most “frigid” months of the year, temperatures rarely drop below the mid-50s at night and the low-70s during the day. So be sure to enjoy your Mai Tai on the beach in February while the rest of us are freezing our behinds off!

And now you’re all set to begin your search for the perfect apartment. Welcome to Clearwater and happy hunting!

Anything else I need to know?
+

Just remember to bring along plenty of that sky-high SPF lotion and leave your cold weather gear behind. Even in the most “frigid” months of the year, temperatures rarely drop below the mid-50s at night and the low-70s during the day. So be sure to enjoy your Mai Tai on the beach in February while the rest of us are freezing our behinds off!

And now you’re all set to begin your search for the perfect apartment. Welcome to Clearwater and happy hunting!

Clearwater Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter’s satisfaction with their cities and states

Here’s how Clearwater ranks on:

B+
Overall satisfaction
B+
Safety and crime rate
C+
Jobs and career opportunities
A
Recreational activities
B-
Affordability
C+
Quality of schools
B+
Social Life
A+
Weather
D
Commute time
A+
State and local taxes
C
Public transit
A
Pet-friendliness

Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released Clearwater’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.

"Clearwater renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied greatly across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Clearwater, some aspects can be better."

Key Findings in Clearwater include the following:

  • Clearwater renters gave their city a B+ overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for Clearwater were weather and state and local taxes, which both received A+ grades.
  • The areas of concern to Clearwater renters are commute time (D), public transit (C), jobs and career opportunities (C+) and quality of local schools (C+).
  • Clearwater earned similar scores compared to other cities in Florida like Tampa (B) and Hollywood (B+), but earned higher marks than Miami (C+), Jacksonville (B-) and Orlando (C).
  • Clearwater did relatively well compared to other cities nationwide, including Los Angeles (C+), Philadelphia (C+) and Chicago (B-).
    • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

View our national survey results here.
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Renter Confidence Survey

Apartment List has released Clearwater’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.

"Clearwater renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartmen...

View full Clearwater Renter Survey

Here’s how Clearwater ranks on:

B+
Overall satisfaction
B+
Safety and crime rate
C+
Jobs and career opportunities
A
Recreational activities
B-
Affordability
C+
Quality of schools
B+
Social Life
A+
Weather
D
Commute time
A+
State and local taxes
C
Public transit
A
Pet-friendliness

Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released Clearwater’s results from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.

"Clearwater renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "However, ratings varied greatly across different categories, indicating that even though renters love Clearwater, some aspects can be better."

Key Findings in Clearwater include the following:

  • Clearwater renters gave their city a B+ overall.
  • The highest-rated categories for Clearwater were weather and state and local taxes, which both received A+ grades.
  • The areas of concern to Clearwater renters are commute time (D), public transit (C), jobs and career opportunities (C+) and quality of local schools (C+).
  • Clearwater earned similar scores compared to other cities in Florida like Tampa (B) and Hollywood (B+), but earned higher marks than Miami (C+), Jacksonville (B-) and Orlando (C).
  • Clearwater did relatively well compared to other cities nationwide, including Los Angeles (C+), Philadelphia (C+) and Chicago (B-).
    • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction include Scottsdale, AZ, Irvine, CA, Boulder, CO and Ann Arbor, MI. The lowest rated cities include Tallahassee, FL, Stockton, CA, Dayton, OH, Detroit, MI and Newark, NJ.

For more information on the survey methodology and findings or to speak to one of our researchers, please contact our team at rentonomics@apartmentlist.com.

View our national survey results here.