Apopka 78 Exceptional
Apopka Livability #256 ranked city in Florida#4,938 ranked city in the USARanks better than 83% of areas
A- Apopka Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Apopka Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Florida
973% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Apopka cost of living
D- Apopka Crime Total crime is 54% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,88056% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2656% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
19%Year over year crime is up
Apopka crime
D+ Apopka Employment Household income is 23% higher than Florida
Median household income
$60,2739% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$28,0606% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%15% higher than the US average
Apopka employment
B+ Apopka Housing Home value is equal to Florida
Median home value
$167,6009% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,07413% higher than the US average
Home ownership
74%16% higher than the US average
Apopka real estate or Apopka rentals
D Apopka Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
46%7% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:17% higher than the US average
Apopka K-12 schools
A+ Apopka User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Apopka
Overall user rating
95% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
94% 10 total surveys
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      Living in Apopka, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Apopka is a mid-sized city with a population of 47,023 people. The majority of Apopka residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Apopka are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 20% of the population also speak Spanish. Apopka is known to be family friendly as more than 74% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 58% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Are you trying to figure out if living in Apopka is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before moving to any new city in Florida, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. To help you find the best places to live in and around Apopka, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment, housing and more.

      With a livability score of 74/100, Apopka is ranked #5,653 in the United States and #398 in Florida. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Apopka has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A-), weather (A) and housing (B+). On a less positive note, Apopka does not have favorable scores for the following: crime (F) and education (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Apopka 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. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Wekiwa Springs State Park, Kelly Park, and West Orange Trail.

      Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Apopka has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      Apopka real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Apopka. The median home price for Apopka homes is $167,600, which is 0.5% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Apopka, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 17.6% lower than the Florida average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Apopka area were 10% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.4%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Apopka transportation information

      Average one way commute31min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.5%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.2%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home6.1%5.4%4.6%

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