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466 Apartments for rent in Clearwater, FL

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Check out 466 verified apartments for rent in Clearwater, FL with rents starting as low as $800. Some apartments for rent in Clearwater might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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9 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
$1,075
860 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 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.
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14 Units Available
Genesis
530 Fairwood Ave
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,034
730 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,165
880 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,580
1212 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 AM
Genesis has been transformed into a stunning, envy-inspiring apartment community where residents can be proud to call home.
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29 Units Available
Bay Cove
19135 US-19 N
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$938
767 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
1182 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,370
1236 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 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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12 Units Available
Madison at Roosevelt
2738 Roosevelt Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$851
623 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
995 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,508
1270 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 AM
Our community offers a wide range of amenities and apartment features designed to fit your needs.
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6 Units Available
Town Place
2545 NE Coachman Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,103
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,514
936 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 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.
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10 Units Available
The Sands at Clearwater
2168 Druid Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,345
719 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,685
1104 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,920
1305 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 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.
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8 Units Available
The Standard at 2690
2690 Drew St
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,207
988 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,398
1171 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 AM
Just off Highway 19. Modern, upscale property with walk-in closets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Recently renovated. On-site amenities including pool, playground, clubhouse and 24-hour laundry. Pet-friendly.
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7 Units Available
Promenade at Belleair
2159 Nursery Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,017
666 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,209
862 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,278
1111 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:44 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.
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7 Units Available
Palms of Clearwater
25 N Belcher Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,028
655 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
925 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:44 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.
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22 Units Available
Cortland Bayside
19355 Us Highway 19 N
Clearwater, FL | Imperial Cove
1 Bedroom
$1,425
831 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,806
1243 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 03:27 AM
With scenic waterfront views and upscale amenities, our brand new community offers resort-style living overlooking Tampa Bay.
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54 Units Available
Prospect Towers
801 Chestnut St
Clearwater, FL
Studio
$950
377 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,175
530 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 03:27 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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26 Units Available
Bayside Arbors
2729 Seville Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,353
836 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,293
1160 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,658
1423 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 03:27 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.
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3 Units Available
Solaris Key
2855 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$2,134
1381 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 03:26 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.
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4 Units Available
Amalfi at Clearwater
106 Hampton Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,638
1134 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 03:26 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.
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1 Unit Available
Lindru Gardens
711 S Lincoln Ave
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$965
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 12:35 AM
Lindru Gardens is located just minutes away from Clearwater Beaches, shopping, dining, and entertainment. The community features one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes.
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15 Units Available
The Nolen Luxury Apartments
949 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,340
755 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,710
1059 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 12:40 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.
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44 Units Available
1100 Apex
1100 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,345
850 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,885
1375 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,375
2127 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 12:25 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.
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Melrose On The Bay
16321 Bolesta Rd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$895
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$965
925 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,325
1100 sqft
Last updated November 24 at 09:06 PM
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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20 Units Available
Gateway North
2681 Roosevelt Blvd
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,219
815 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,449
1252 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 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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17 Units Available
The District at Clearwater
3021 State Road 590
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$1,189
763 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
1072 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,619
1192 sqft
Last updated November 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.
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8 Units Available
Serenity Lane Apartments
2065 N Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,145
1087 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,345
1220 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 12:26 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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14 Units Available
Chesapeake
2307 Cumberland Cir
Clearwater, FL
1 Bedroom
$999
737 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,209
1004 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 12:34 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.
1 Unit Available
134 Kenwood Avenue - 1
134 Kenwood Avenue
Clearwater, FL
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1008 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:28 AM
Absolutely Stunning Remodel! this adorable 1,008 sq ft 2 story townhome has just been updated with, new windows, fully renovated bathrooms, fully renovated kitchen with custom cabinets, brand new crown molding, and baseboards throughout, and updated
1 Unit Available
500 North Mars Avenue
500 North Mars Avenue
Clearwater, FL
3 Bedrooms
$1,525
968 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:28 AM
This is a 3 bedroom 1 bathroom duplex with carport. Recently painted with laminate flooring throughout. Centrally located, just off Bay to Bay Blvd.

Median Rent in Clearwater

Last updated Oct. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Clearwater is $984, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,344.
Studio
$888
1 Bed
$984
2 Beds
$1,344
3+ Beds
$1,684
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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 466 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 $888 for a studio, $984 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,344 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 $888 for a studio, $984 for a 1-bedroom, $1,344 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,684 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 $888 for a studio, $984 for a 1-bedroom, $1,344 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,684 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 Ultimate Medical Academy-Clearwater, Ringling College of Art and Design, University of South Florida-Main Campus, Altierus Career College-Tampa, and University of South Florida-St Petersburg.
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 Ultimate Medical Academy-Clearwater, Ringling College of Art and Design, University of South Florida-Main Campus, Altierus Career College-Tampa, and University of South Florida-St Petersburg.

Median Rent in Clearwater

Last updated Oct. 2020
The median rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Clearwater is $984, while the median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,344.
Studio
$888
1 Bed
$984
2 Beds
$1,344
3+ Beds
$1,684

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!

Rent Report
Clearwater

December 2020 Clearwater Rent Report

Welcome to the December 2020 Clearwater Rent Report. Clearwater rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Clearwater rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Clearwater rents increased significantly over the past month

Clearwater rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and have increased moderately by 3.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Clearwater stand at $993 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,356 for a two-bedroom. This is the fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Clearwater's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.0%, as well as the national average of -1.3%.

    Rents falling across cities in Florida

    While rent prices have increased in Clearwater over the past year, other cities across the state are seeing the opposite trend. Rents have fallen in 1 of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Florida. The state as a whole experienced flat rent growth over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

    • Looking throughout the state, Miami is the most expensive of all Florida's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,582; of the 10 largest Florida cities that we have data for, 6 have seen rents fall year-over-year, with Tallahassee experiencing the fastest decline (-5.5%).
    • Port St. Lucie, Jacksonville, and Tampa have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (6.5%, 2.4%, and 2.1%, respectively).

    Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Clearwater

    As rents have increased moderately in Clearwater, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Clearwater is less affordable for renters.

    • Clearwater's median two-bedroom rent of $1,356 is above the national average of $1,095. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 3.9% increase in Clearwater.
    • While Clearwater's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw decreases, including Minneapolis (-10.1%), Los Angeles (-8.1%), and Austin (-5.6%).
    • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Clearwater than most large cities. For example, Memphis has a median 2BR rent of $969, where Clearwater is nearly one-and-a-half times that price.

    For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S.

    City
    Median 1BR Rent
    Median 2BR Rent
    M/M Rent Growth
    Y/Y Rent Growth
    Tampa
    $1,080
    $1,320
    0.3%
    2.1%
    St. Petersburg
    $1,020
    $1,350
    0.7%
    1%
    Clearwater
    $990
    $1,360
    0.4%
    3.9%
    Brandon
    $1,260
    $1,510
    0.7%
    2.9%
    Largo
    $1,110
    $1,360
    0.8%
    8.3%
    Riverview
    $1,360
    $1,470
    0.9%
    4.8%
    Palm Harbor
    $1,360
    $1,530
    2.4%
    6.3%
    Pinellas Park
    $870
    $1,190
    2.5%
    -1%
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    Methodology - Recent Updates:

    Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

    Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post about the methodology on our blog.

    Methodology:

    Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

    Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

    Read more about our methodology.

    About Rent Reports:

    Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

    We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

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    December 2020 Clearwater Rent Report

    Welcome to the December 2020 Clearwater Rent Report. Clearwater rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Clearwater rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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    December 2020 Clearwater Rent Report

    Welcome to the December 2020 Clearwater Rent Report. Clearwater rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Clearwater rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

    Clearwater rents increased significantly over the past month

    Clearwater rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and have increased moderately by 3.9% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Clearwater stand at $993 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,356 for a two-bedroom. This is the fifth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in June. Clearwater's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.0%, as well as the national average of -1.3%.

      Rents falling across cities in Florida

      While rent prices have increased in Clearwater over the past year, other cities across the state are seeing the opposite trend. Rents have fallen in 1 of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Florida. The state as a whole experienced flat rent growth over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

      • Looking throughout the state, Miami is the most expensive of all Florida's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,582; of the 10 largest Florida cities that we have data for, 6 have seen rents fall year-over-year, with Tallahassee experiencing the fastest decline (-5.5%).
      • Port St. Lucie, Jacksonville, and Tampa have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (6.5%, 2.4%, and 2.1%, respectively).

      Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Clearwater

      As rents have increased moderately in Clearwater, other large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Clearwater is less affordable for renters.

      • Clearwater's median two-bedroom rent of $1,356 is above the national average of $1,095. Nationwide, rents have fallen by 1.3% over the past year compared to the 3.9% increase in Clearwater.
      • While Clearwater's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide saw decreases, including Minneapolis (-10.1%), Los Angeles (-8.1%), and Austin (-5.6%).
      • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Clearwater than most large cities. For example, Memphis has a median 2BR rent of $969, where Clearwater is nearly one-and-a-half times that price.

      For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S.

      City
      Median 1BR Rent
      Median 2BR Rent
      M/M Rent Growth
      Y/Y Rent Growth
      Tampa
      $1,080
      $1,320
      0.3%
      2.1%
      St. Petersburg
      $1,020
      $1,350
      0.7%
      1%
      Clearwater
      $990
      $1,360
      0.4%
      3.9%
      Brandon
      $1,260
      $1,510
      0.7%
      2.9%
      Largo
      $1,110
      $1,360
      0.8%
      8.3%
      Riverview
      $1,360
      $1,470
      0.9%
      4.8%
      Palm Harbor
      $1,360
      $1,530
      2.4%
      6.3%
      Pinellas Park
      $870
      $1,190
      2.5%
      -1%
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      Methodology - Recent Updates:

      Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

      Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post about the methodology on our blog.

      Methodology:

      Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

      Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

      Read more about our methodology.

      About Rent Reports:

      Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

      We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.

      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.