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Fort Myers Apartments
Last updated February 24 2024 at 9:51 PM

Fort Myers, FL
251 Apartments for Rent

Fort Myers Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 87,103
Population Density: 2,186.3 people/sq mile
Median Age: 41
Percentage of Family Households: 60%
Median Annual Income: $53,583 / year
Median Rent: $1,156 / month

What locals are saying

Hurricanes, humidity, and Prime-Time Neon Deion be damned! You are moving to Fort Myers, Florida, a large, Gulf Coast city with resort roots. Now let’s get started on your apartment search so you’ll be ready for the next Category 4 to make landfall.

It’s no wonder that Fort Myers, with its plentiful outdoor activities, beautiful views and tropical temperatures, developed largely as a resort city for wealthy snowbirds

Fort Myers Demographics


How diverse is Fort Myers?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Fort Myers is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Fort Myers are White (44.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (25.9%), Black Or African American (22.3%), Two Or More (4%), Asian (2.4%), Other (1.1%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Fort Myers residents?

The median age in Fort Myers is 41 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

How diverse is Fort Myers?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Fort Myers is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Fort Myers are White (44.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (25.9%), Black Or African American (22.3%), Two Or More (4%), Asian (2.4%), Other (1.1%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Fort Myers residents?

The median age in Fort Myers is 41 while the most populous age group of residents is the over 65 group.

Fort Myers Crime


Overall Crime

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

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Fort Myers is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

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

Top Schools in Fort Myers


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Edison Park Creative And Expressive Arts School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
353 Students
3 Reviews
353
Students
3 Reviews
6 /10
Orangewood Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
578 Students
10 Reviews
578
Students
10 Reviews
6 /10
Tanglewood Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
742 Students
18 Reviews
742
Students
18 Reviews

Middle Schools

5 /10
Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
973 Students
12 Reviews
973
Students
12 Reviews
2 /10
Fort Myers Middle Academy
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
521 Students
10 Reviews
521
Students
10 Reviews
1 /10
Royal Palm Exceptional School Center
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
154 Students
2 Reviews
154
Students
2 Reviews

High Schools

6 /10
Fort Myers High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,997 Students
5 Reviews
1,997
Students
5 Reviews
2 /10
Dunbar High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,917 Students
5 Reviews
1,917
Students
5 Reviews
1 /10
Royal Palm Exceptional School Center
Public
PK-12
Public
PK-12
154 Students
2 Reviews
154
Students
2 Reviews

What Renters Say about Fort Myers


Apartment List has released the results for Fort Myers 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.
"Fort Myers renters expressed general satisfaction with the city overall," according to Apartment List. "They gave most categories near-average scores."
56%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
55%
Weather
53%
Pet Friendliness
47%
Quality of Schools
46%
State and Local Taxes
43%
Safety and Crime Rate
41%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
40%
Social Life
33%
Commute Time
26%
Public Transit
23%
Affordability
14%
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Average rent in Fort Myers, Florida

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Fort Myers is $1,788, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,262. Rent rates updated 3 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Fort Myers, FL


Searching for an apartment for rent in Fort Myers, FL? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 251 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Fort Myers. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Fort Myers is $1,709 for a studio, $1,788 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $2,262 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 Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers, FL apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Fort Myers?

In Fort Myers, the average rent is $1,709 for a studio, $1,788 for a 1-bedroom, $2,262 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,706 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Fort Myers, check out our monthly Fort Myers Rent Report.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Fort Myers?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Fort Myers apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Fort Myers?

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 Fort Myers.

How can I find off-campus housing in Fort Myers?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Fort Myers. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Florida SouthWestern State College, State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota, Fort Myers Technical College, Hodges University, and Ringling College of Art and Design.