Average Rent in Tampa, FL

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Current Versus Historical Tampa, FL Rents

Tampa rentals average $1,863 for a studio rental to $4,213 for a 4-bedroom rental. The median price of all currently available listings is $2,614, or roughly $3 per square feet.
For the apartment units and housing in February 2024, median rents have been roughly unchanged over the last year. Studio rentals prices have decreased by $373 (-18.72%) year-over-year from $1,993 to $1,620. 1-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $18 (1.01%) year-over-year from $1,733 to $1,750. 2-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $60 (2.93%) year-over-year from $2,040 to $2,100. 3-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $218 (8.82%) year-over-year from $2,477 to $2,695. 4-bedroom rentals prices have increased by $703 (22.71%) year-over-year from $3,097 to $3,800. Note that this figure includes all active and rented listings throughout the month.
Month-to-month, seasonality might have a bigger impact than overall trend price changes. Studio rents have gone up by 3.71% this month. 1-bedroom rents have gone up by 1.74% this month. 2-bedroom rents have gone up by 0.80% this month. 3-bedroom rents have gone up by 2.41% this month. 4-bedroom rents have gone up by 12.59% this month.
Beds
Price / Sqft
Feb 2024 Rent 1 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-) 3 Yr Ago Rent (% +/-)
Studio $3.77 $1,620 $1,993 (-18.72%) $1,396 (16.06%)
1 BR $3.83 $1,750 $1,733 (1.01%) $1,476 (18.59%)
2 BR $2.51 $2,100 $2,040 (2.93%) $1,669 (25.85%)
3 BR $2.05 $2,695 $2,477 (8.82%) $2,003 (34.58%)
4+ BR $1.84 $3,800 $3,097 (22.71%) $2,378 (59.78%)

Historical Rents in Tampa, FL

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3 Bed
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Top Cities Near Tampa

There are a total of 14 cities nearby Tampa. The average rent in Tampa is currently $2,400 per month. A total of 10 cities nearby have an average rent lower than that. Our records show that Lakeland, FL, with an average rent of $1,795, is the most affordable city nearby. In contrast, the most expensive city near Tampa, FL is St. Pete Beach, FL. Monthly rents here are on average $4,300 per month.

Let's compare Tampa, FL's rent against other top cities nearby by bedroom size. One bedrooms are about 26.42% more expensive. Two bedrooms in Tampa, FL are about 27.50% more expensive. Finally, rent for three bedrooms are about 12.35% more expensive. Want more information? Check out the top 10 cities out of 14 total cities near Tampa, FL in the following chart.
City Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Largo, FL $1,200 $1,400 $1,900 $1,990
Palm Harbor, FL N/A $1,575 $1,988 $2,000
Brandon, FL N/A $1,563 $1,800 $2,100
Dunedin, FL N/A $1,833 $2,226 $2,213
Riverview, FL N/A $1,662 $1,800 $2,400
Wesley Chapel, FL N/A N/A $2,000 $2,400
St. Petersburg, FL $1,338 $1,690 $2,500 $2,450
Town 'n' Country, FL N/A $1,795 $1,960 $2,500
Apollo Beach, FL N/A $2,025 $2,700 $2,638
Clearwater, FL $2,000 $1,600 $3,500 $3,400

Top Neighborhoods Near Tampa

There are a total of 5 neighborhoods in or near Tampa. Some of these neighborhoods include Carver City - Lincoln Gardens, Channel District, and Heritage Harbour. We've included all of these top 5 neighborhoods in or near Tampa, FL in the following chart.

The average rent for these 5 neighborhoods in or near Tampa, FL is currently around $2,725 per month. A total of one neighborhood has a lower average rent. Meaning, only four neighborhoods have a higher average rent than $2,725. Interestingly, the neighborhoods' average rent is higher than Tampa's average rent, which is only $2,614. Out of all the neighborhoods in or near Tampa, Carver City - Lincoln Gardens has the most affordable average rent at $2,217 per month. Whereas, at $5,000 average rent per month, Clearwater Beach is the most expensive neighborhood in or near Tampa. View the following chart for more information.
Neighborhood Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
Carver City - Lincoln Gardens, Tampa, FL $1,856 $2,164 $2,951 $2,217
Channel District, Tampa, FL $1,945 $2,614 $3,947 $2,689
Heritage Harbour, Myakka City, FL N/A N/A $2,500 $2,725
Sand Key, Clearwater, FL $2,700 $3,800 $4,500 $4,500
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL $2,000 $2,900 $4,500 $5,000

Top Counties Near Tampa

There are a total of 5 counties located by Tampa, FL. Some of these counties include New Port Richey, FL, Brandon, FL, and Palm River-Gibsonton, FL. The average rent for rentals in these counties is $2,400. That's roughly around $2 per sqft. A total of 13 counties have a lower average rent. The county that is the most affordable is Port Richey, FL. It's average rent per month is $1,773. Vice versa, with an average rent of $3,695, St. Pete Beach, FL is the most expensive county by Tampa, FL.

Typically, rent for studios in Tampa, FL is 77.52% more expensive than other counties nearby. In comparison, rent for one bedroom listings in Tampa, FL is 28.66% more expensive than other counties nearby. Finally, rent for two bedrooms in Tampa, FL is 27.27% more expensive than other counties nearby. We've listed all of these counties in the chart below.
County Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
New Port Richey, FL $1,675 $1,400 $1,699 $2,050
Brandon, FL N/A $1,563 $1,800 $2,100
Palm River-Gibsonton, FL N/A N/A $1,998 $2,150
Tarpon Springs, FL N/A $1,600 $2,000 $2,300
Ruskin, FL N/A $1,500 $2,100 $2,373
Tampa, FL $1,863 $2,120 $2,200 $2,400
Wimauma-Riverview, FL N/A $1,786 $1,900 $2,400
St. Petersburg, FL $1,338 $1,700 $2,500 $2,450
Clearwater, FL $1,825 $1,600 $2,425 $2,500
Keystone-Citrus Park, FL N/A $1,448 $1,900 $2,700

Top Zipcodes Near Tampa

There are a total of 23 zipcodes in or near Tampa, FL. The average rent for all of these zipcodes is $2,600. A total of 12 zipcodes have a average rent that is lower than that. The zipcode with the most affordable average rent for apartment listings is 33716, St. Petersburg, FL at $1,696 per month. In comparison, the zipcode with the most expensive average rent of $4,898 per month is 33767, Clearwater, FL.

Do you need more space than that? Average rent for one bedroom rentals for the zipcodes in or near Tampa, FL is $1,850 per month. Or in other words, $3 per sqft. Meanwhile, two bedroom apartments will cost you an average of $2,550 per month. Which comes out to $2 per sqft. The following chart includes the top 10 zipcodes in Tampa, FL. You can view the average rent breakdown for each zipcode by bedroom size.
Zipcode Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed All
33767, Clearwater, FL $2,600 $2,800 $4,100 $4,898
33706, St. Pete Beach, FL $1,575 $2,375 $3,500 $3,695
33647, Tampa, FL N/A $1,422 $1,799 $2,068
33607, Tampa, FL $1,838 $2,164 $2,809 $2,220
33606, Tampa, FL N/A $1,800 $2,575 $2,995
33708, Boca Ciega, FL N/A $2,000 $3,700 $3,800
34698, Dunedin, FL N/A $1,833 $2,060 $2,213
34209, Bradenton, FL N/A $2,498 $2,995 $3,300
33578, Progress Village, FL N/A N/A $1,998 $2,100
34210, Bradenton, FL N/A $2,600 $2,900 $3,200

Frequently Asked Questions - Tampa Average Rents

What is the average rent price in Tampa, FL?
The average monthly rental price for Tampa, FL apartments for rent is approximately $2,614. This calculation takes into consideration rental listings of varying bedroom/bathroom sizes, building types, and locations.
Do Tampa, FL rent prices drop in winter?
Yes! On average we see a 3.4% drop in rental prices between the peak summer months and the slower winter months. With the added bonus of decreased competition from other renters looking to move, winter is generally considered the best time of the year to find an apartment for rent in Tampa, FL.
How much is a studio apartment in Tampa, FL?
The average monthly rental price for studio apartments is $1,863 and an average price per square feet of $3.77. There are a total of 42 studio apartment listings currently available for rent in Tampa.
How much is a one bedroom apartment in Tampa, FL?
The average monthly rental price for one bedroom apartments is $2,217 and an average price per square feet of $3.83. There are a total of 320 one bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Tampa.
How much is a two bedroom apartment in Tampa, FL?
The average monthly rental price for two bedroom apartments is $2,750 and an average price per square feet of $2.51. There are a total of 340 two bedroom apartment listings currently available for rent in Tampa.
How have rent prices in Tampa, FL changed this year?
Rent prices for rentals in Tampa, FL can fluctuate yearly. Specifically, studio rental prices have changed by -0.19%, one bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.01%, two bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.03%, and three bedroom rental prices have changed by 0.09% year-over-year.
What is a reasonable rent price in Tampa, FL?
A reasonable rent price in Tampa, FL is around $2,091/month. You can search for these reasonably priced rental listings on RentHop.
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