Clearwater, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 56,726 housing units in Clearwater. This represents a 5.4% growth from 53,833 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 56,726 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Clearwater is about 62%. Clearwater's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.9%. Average household size is 2.16 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Clearwater were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.60%
One Bedroom20.50%
Two Bedrooms46.50%
Three Bedrooms21.60%
Four Bedrooms7.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$100,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$87,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$614

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage10.20%
Home Equity Loan8.10%
Simple Mortgage52.50%
Debt Free28.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.5%