Alafaya 78 Exceptional
Alafaya Livability #247 ranked city in Florida#4,732 ranked city in the USARanks better than 83% of areas
A+ Alafaya Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Alafaya Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% higher than Florida
1022% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Alafaya cost of living
C- Alafaya Crime Total crime is 3% higher than Florida
Total crime
2,6045% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 395% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Alafaya crime
D+ Alafaya Employment Household income is 30% higher than Florida
Median household income
$63,73515% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,54011% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%23% higher than the US average
Alafaya employment
D- Alafaya Housing Home value is 24% higher than Florida
Median home value
$207,50012% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,29036% higher than the US average
Home ownership
61%4% lower than the US average
Alafaya real estate or Alafaya rentals
A+ Alafaya Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
90%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
69%40% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Alafaya K-12 schools
B+ Alafaya User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Alafaya
Overall user rating
75% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
83% 7 total surveys
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      Living in Alafaya, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Alafaya is a moderately-sized city with a population of 86,868 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Alafaya is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Alafaya are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 30% of the population also speak Spanish. The median age of all Alafaya residents is 33, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles. Alafaya has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 76% of the population is classified as married and 55% have kids.

      Living in Alafaya can be a fulfilling experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Alafaya and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Alafaya to Florida and the national average.

      Alafaya, FL receives 78 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #240 in Florida and #2,633 in the USA. Clearly, Alafaya is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Another exciting tidbit, is that Alafaya ranks better than 90% of all US cities! For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Alafaya ranks very well for amenities (A+), weather (A) and education (A+). Alafaya does not score well for the following: crime (D) and housing (D-). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Alafaya has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Knowing that the Alafaya schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 69%, which is far higher than the national average.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Alafaya is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Alafaya come in at $207,500, which is 24.4% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Alafaya, the home price to income ratio is 3.3, which is 2.9% lower than the Florida average.

      Alafaya transportation information

      Average one way commute29min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.8%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.5%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.4%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home7.4%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Alafaya, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).