1 Apartments under 900 for rent in Sanford, FL

Last updated January 18 at 7:58pm UTC
2528 ORANGE AVE
Sanford
Sanford, FL
Updated January 18 at 7:58pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
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January 2018 Sanford Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Sanford Rent Report. Sanford rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Sanford rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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January 2018 Sanford Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Sanford Rent Report. Sanford rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Sanford rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Sanford rents declined marginally over the past month

Sanford rents have declined 0.1% over the past month, but have increased sharply by 6.3% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Sanford stand at $920 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,110 for a two-bedroom. Sanford's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 3.7%, as well as the national average of 2.8%.

Rents rising across the Orlando Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Sanford, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Orlando metro, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Apopka has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 10.1%. The median two-bedroom there costs $1,150, while one-bedrooms go for $960.
  • Over the past year, Winter Springs is the only city in the metro that has seen rents fall, with a decline of 2.4%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,230, while one-bedrooms go for $1,030.
  • Oviedo has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Orlando metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,520; rents were up 0.8% over the past month and 3.0% over the past year.
  • Sanford has the least expensive rents in the Orlando metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,110; rents decreased 0.1% over the past month but were up 6.3% over the past year.

Sanford rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased sharply in Sanford, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Sanford is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with Florida as a whole logging rent growth of 3.7% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 4.5% in Jacksonville and 0.4% in Miami.
  • Sanford's median two-bedroom rent of $1,110 is slightly below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the 6.3% increase in Sanford.
  • While Sanford's rents rose sharply over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including DC (-0.3%) and Nashville (-0.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Sanford than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,010, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Sanford.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Orlando $1,020 $1,230 0.3% 6.8%
Kissimmee $1,000 $1,210 0.5% 6.7%
Sanford $920 $1,110 -0.1% 6.3%
Apopka $960 $1,150 0.1% 10.1%
Altamonte Springs $1,020 $1,220 0.5% 6.1%
Oviedo $1,270 $1,520 0.8% 3.0%
Winter Springs $1,030 $1,230 0.5% -2.4%
Winter Park $990 $1,190 -0.4% 6.1%
Casselberry $1,020 $1,220 0.7% 6.5%
Maitland $1,060 $1,270 1.7% 4.7%
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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 here.

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 here.

About Rent Reports:

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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.