Bonita Springs 79 Exceptional
Bonita Springs Livability #226 ranked city in Florida#3,724 ranked city in the USARanks better than 87% of areas
A+ Bonita Springs Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Bonita Springs Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% higher than Florida
Bonita Springs
11313% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Bonita Springs cost of living
A- Bonita Springs Crime Total crime is 46% lower than Florida
Total crime
1,16950% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8650% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Bonita Springs crime
C+ Bonita Springs Employment Household income is 19% higher than Florida
Median household income
$58,4156% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$41,56539% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%33% lower than the US average
Bonita Springs employment
D- Bonita Springs Housing Home value is 49% higher than Florida
Median home value
$248,20034% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,14521% higher than the US average
Home ownership
78%22% higher than the US average
Bonita Springs real estate or Bonita Springs rentals
B- Bonita Springs Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
57%19% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Bonita Springs K-12 schools
B+ Bonita Springs User Ratings There are a total of 13 ratings in Bonita Springs
Overall user rating
76% 13 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
74% 12 total surveys
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      Living in Bonita Springs, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Bonita Springs is a moderately-sized city with a population of 49,807 inhabitants. If we look at the most recent Census, Bonita Springs is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. Based on an average age of 56, Bonita Springs appears to be a city better suited for seniors or retirees as the average age is well above the national average. Bonita Springs is known to be family friendly as more than 86% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 84% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Bonita Springs could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Bonita Springs, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and more.

      Bonita Springs, FL receives 80 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #172 in Florida and #1,667 in the USA. Compared to the national average, Bonita Springs ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Bonita Springs has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Bonita Springs has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+), weather (A-) and education (B-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Bonita Springs. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: cost of living (D) and housing (D-).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Bonita Springs 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: Everglades Wonder Gardens, Barefoot Beach Preserve, and Adventures Kayaking.

      Assuming that Bonita Springs meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Bonita Springs. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Bonita Springs are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Bonita Springs come in at $248,200, which is 48.8% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bonita Springs, the home price to income ratio is 4.3, which is 26.5% higher than the Florida average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Bonita Springs were 0.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.8%.

      Bonita Springs transportation information

      StatisticBonita SpringsFloridaNational
      Average one way commute23min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work72.9%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.7%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.6%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.6%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home8.1%5.4%4.6%

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