Clewiston 67 Good
Clewiston Livability #553 ranked city in Florida#9,886 ranked city in the USARanks better than 66% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Clewiston

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • 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.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • Ratings

    AreaVibes conducted surveys and polls with locals who live in the area. The results were not favorable for walkability of amenities, parks, public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

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What's it like Living in Clewiston?

Clewiston is a small city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 7,910 residents. The majority of Clewiston residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Clewiston are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 49% of the population also speak Spanish. Clewiston is not known to have a high population (over 15 years old) of married people. At only 50% married, this city falls well below the national average.

Are you trying to figure out if living in Clewiston is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling 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. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. To help you find the best places to live in and around Clewiston, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, commute, education, employment and more.

Using data and statistics Clewiston has received a livability score of 65/100. This score is ranked in the 60th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Clewiston has higher than average grades for the following: cost of living (A+). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Clewiston. The following was graded with a disappointing score: amenities (F) and employment (D-).

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 Clewiston is real estate affordability. The median home price for Clewiston homes is $124,700, which is 25.2% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Clewiston, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 11.8% lower than the Florida average.

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      Clewiston transportation information

      Statistic Clewiston Florida National
      Average one way commute22min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work75.9%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit6.2%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle2.3%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.6%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.4%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Clewiston, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).