Biscayne Park 78 Exceptional
Biscayne Park Livability #173 ranked city in Florida#2,358 ranked city in the USARanks better than 91% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Biscayne Park

  • Commute

    High commute scores indicates that public transit should be easily accessible in this area and the average commute time to work is less than average.

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Health & Safety

    A high score in the health and safety category is a result of good air quality and the accessibility to health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and fire stations.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

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What's it like Living in Biscayne Park?

Biscayne Park is a small-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 3,089 residents. In Biscayne Park, there are 4,983 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Biscayne Park is known to be an ethnically diverse city. The two most common races are White (56%) and Black or African American (35%). Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Biscayne Park are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 42% of the population also speak Spanish. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Biscayne Park residents is 31. When traveling to work, spending unnecessary time in your vehicle is not ideal and downright frustrating. Across all of America, the average one way commute time is 26 minutes, unfortunately, living in Biscayne Park offers up a higher than average one way commute time of 33 minutes.

Whether you’re relocating to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Biscayne Park could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, commute, health & safety, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Biscayne Park and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Biscayne Park to Florida and the national average.

Biscayne Park, FL receives 78 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #133 in Florida and #1,804 in the USA. Clearly, Biscayne Park is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. The cherry on top is that Biscayne Park also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Biscayne Park has higher than average grades for the following: crime (A+), education (A) and employment (A+). On a less positive note, Biscayne Park does not have favorable grades for the following: amenities (F) and cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

The Biscayne Park unemployment rate of 1.09% has continued to decrease over the years and is now well below the national average. The result could lead to reduced poverty and inequality in the area, higher wages and increased economic growth. This is a positive sign in the overall health of the local economy.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife, parks and proximity to public transportation are all important things to look for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Biscayne Park is real estate affordability. The median home price for Biscayne Park homes is $510,300, which is 205.9% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Biscayne Park, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.7, which is 97.1% higher than the Florida average.

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      Biscayne Park transportation information

      Statistic Biscayne Park Florida National
      Average one way commute33min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.1%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.9%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Biscayne Park, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).