Average Rent In Florida For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Florida?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Florida for December 2020 is $1,790. With an averge apartment size of 1,332 sqft, the average price per square foot in Florida is $1.344.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Florida rent costs 8.5% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Florida ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

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How Does Florida Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticFLUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,790$1,650 8.5%
Average $/sqft $1.344$1.135 18.4%
M-o-M Change $-5$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $-10$5 -300.0%
M-o-M % Change -0.3%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change -0.6%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Florida


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Florida increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Florida clocking in at $1,575, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,000 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,630 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $500/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Florida check out:

Month Over Month Florida Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Florida has experienced a $-5 change in rent over the past month going from $1,795 to $1,790. That change comes out to -0.3%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Florida:

Year Over Year Florida Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Florida changed $-10 from $1,800 to $1,790. A change of $-10 means that rents changed -0.6% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Florida:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Florida

Population: 7,820
Median Rent: $3,054
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Key Biscayne, FL
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Population: 13,074
Median Rent: $2,911
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Parkland, FL

Population: 28,901
Median Rent: $2,601
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Surfside, FL

Population: 5,844
Median Rent: $2,247
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Weston, FL
Source: City Of Weston

Population: 69,802
Median Rent: $2,129
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Cooper City, FL

Population: 35,081
Median Rent: $2,085
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Doral, FL

Population: 56,276
Median Rent: $1,962
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Aventura, FL

Population: 37,875
Median Rent: $1,871
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North Bay Village, FL

Population: 8,076
Median Rent: $1,832
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Key West, FL

Population: 25,316
Median Rent: $1,826
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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