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Clearwater Apartments
Last updated March 4 2024 at 3:19 AM

Clearwater, FL
222 Apartments for Rent

Clearwater Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 116,946
Population Density: 4,484 people/sq mile
Median Age: 49
Percentage of Family Households: 54%
Median Annual Income: $56,626 / year
Median Rent: $1,189 / month

What locals are saying

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 …

The biggest and most obvious attraction is the manmade Clearwater Beach, whose coastline extends for about two miles

Clearwater Demographics


How diverse is Clearwater?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Clearwater is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Clearwater are White (64.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (16.7%), Black Or African American (10.9%), Two Or More (3.9%), Asian (3.8%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Clearwater residents?

The median age in Clearwater is 49 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Clearwater?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Clearwater is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Clearwater are White (64.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (16.7%), Black Or African American (10.9%), Two Or More (3.9%), Asian (3.8%), Other (0.2%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Clearwater residents?

The median age in Clearwater is 49 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Clearwater Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Clearwater is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Clearwater is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Clearwater is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Clearwater


Elementary Schools

9 /10
Plato Academy Charter School
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
455 Students
40 Reviews
455
Students
40 Reviews
7 /10
Leila Davis Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
780 Students
14 Reviews
780
Students
14 Reviews
5 /10
Plumb Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
785 Students
9 Reviews
785
Students
9 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
Plato Academy Charter School
Charter
K-8
Charter
K-8
455 Students
40 Reviews
455
Students
40 Reviews
8 /10
Clearwater Fundamental Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
796 Students
12 Reviews
796
Students
12 Reviews
5 /10
Paul B. Stephens Ese Center
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
179 Students
6 Reviews
179
Students
6 Reviews

High Schools

5 /10
Paul B. Stephens Ese Center
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
179 Students
6 Reviews
179
Students
6 Reviews
4 /10
Countryside High School
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
1,962 Students
8 Reviews
1,962
Students
8 Reviews
3 /10
Clearwater High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,897 Students
12 Reviews
1,897
Students
12 Reviews

What Renters Say about Clearwater


Apartment List has released the results for Clearwater 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."
71%
Weather
70%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
59%
Safety and Crime Rate
59%
Pet Friendliness
56%
Commute Time
55%
State and Local Taxes
53%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
51%
Public Transit
51%
Social Life
45%
Quality of Schools
29%
Dating
28%
Affordability
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Average rent in Clearwater, Florida

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Clearwater is $1,727, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,714. Rent rates updated 4 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Clearwater, FL


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 222 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Clearwater. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Clearwater is $1,250 for a studio, $1,727 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,714 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.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Clearwater apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Clearwater, FL apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Clearwater?

In Clearwater, the average rent is $1,250 for a studio, $1,727 for a 1-bedroom, $2,714 for a 2-bedroom, and $4,795 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 find the lowest-priced apartments in Clearwater by using the cheap apartments filter.

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 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 The University of Tampa, University of South Florida-Main Campus, Hillsborough Community College, Altierus Career College-Tampa, and University of South Florida-St Petersburg.