Located within Florida, United States, the city of Clearwater is situated in the Tampa - St. Petersburg metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Clearwater. Green spaces, like Joe Dimaggio Fields and Cliff Stephens Park, are very well-distributed and there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to discover, resulting in them being easy to get to from a large number of locations in the city. Most areas in this part of the Tampa - St. Petersburg metropolitan area are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines or the airport (Clearwater Air Park).
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in Clearwater, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1975. This city has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Clearwater and 40% are rented.
Locals will appreciate that no matter where their house is situated in Clearwater, primary schools are nearby. However, it can be challenging to reach high schools as a pedestrian. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, the nearest supermarket in Clearwater is typically only a rather short walk away. There are over 100 grocery stores in this city, and the best choice can be found on streets like Gulf To Bay Boulevard. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
The car is often the best approach to move around in Clearwater. It is especially convenient to park. In contrast, public transit users may find few choices in Clearwater as a result of the low service level. Nonetheless, there are around 10 bus lines, and most houses are close to a bus stop. Walking in Clearwater is not very popular, despite the fact that running common errands is easy.