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Cutler Bay Livability #139 ranked city in Florida#1,881 ranked city in the USARanks better than 93% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Cutler Bay

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive things to say about the proximity of restaurants, grocery stores, parks, public transit, friendliness of neighbors, sense of community and overall safety of the area.

  • 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.

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What's it like Living in Cutler Bay?

Cutler Bay, Florida is a moderately-sized city with a population of 43,928 people. Cutler Bay has a population density of 4,443 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (69% White). Given that fact, Cutler Bay could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Cutler Bay are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 56% of the population also speak Spanish. An important consideration when living in Cutler Bay is the longer-than-average commute times. If you seek a short work commute, this area may not be the best choice for you. The one-way commute time here typically takes 43 minutes, far surpassing the national average of 26 minutes.

Living in Cutler Bay can be a great experience for anyone relocating to the town. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! When searching for a new neighborhood, several factors play a vital role in determining its suitability. Safety should be a top priority, ensuring a secure environment with low crime rates. Proximity to your workplace or school helps minimize commuting time and allows for a better work-life balance. Availability of essential amenities such as parks, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities contributes to convenience and well-being. Access to reliable public transportation options facilitates easy commuting and connectivity. Additionally, considering the sense of community and the overall atmosphere that resonates with your lifestyle and preferences fosters a harmonious living experience. The best areas in Cutler Bay and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, commute, health & safety, education, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

With a livability score of 78/100, Cutler Bay is ranked #1,823 in the United States and #137 in Florida. Clearly, Cutler Bay is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Cutler Bay is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. There are nine total categories that generate the livability score. Cutler Bay ranks well for crime (B-), education (B-), employment (A-) and housing (A+) There is at least one category that did not score well in Cutler Bay. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: amenities (F).

Finding affordable real estate and housing in Cutler Bay can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Cutler Bay. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Cutler Bay are affordable. Median real estate prices in Cutler Bay come in at $304,100, which is 82.3% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Cutler Bay, the home price to income ratio is 4, which is 17.6% higher than the Florida average.

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      Cutler Bay transportation information

      Statistic Cutler Bay Florida National
      Average one way commute43min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work75.8%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.0%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.6%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home8.1%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Cutler Bay, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).