East Lake 80 Exceptional
East Lake Livability #193 ranked city in Florida#3,456 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
C East Lake Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F East Lake Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than Florida
East Lake
11212% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
East Lake cost of living
A East Lake Crime Total crime is 57% lower than Florida
Total crime
1,09056% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9256% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
East Lake crime
B- East Lake Employment Household income is 61% higher than Florida
Median household income
$78,51342% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$45,04251% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%16% lower than the US average
East Lake employment
D- East Lake Housing Home value is 74% higher than Florida
Median home value
$289,60057% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,21028% higher than the US average
Home ownership
79%25% higher than the US average
East Lake real estate or East Lake rentals
A+ East Lake Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
76%54% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
East Lake K-12 schools
A+ East Lake User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in East Lake
Overall user rating
85% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
97% 3 total surveys
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      Living in East Lake, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, East Lake is a mid-sized city with a population of 32,046 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (93% White). Given that fact, East Lake could be considered less diverse than other cities. With an average age of 50 years, East Lake residents appear to be older compared to the national average. For senior and retirees, this city could be a solid option. If you are looking for a family friendly city, East Lake might be a good fit as 85% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 68% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in East Lake, Florida. The best areas in East Lake and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, weather, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

      The livability score in East Lake is 79 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 92nd percentile of all cities across America. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in East Lake could be a great choice! East Lake has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that East Lake has higher than average grades for the following: crime (A), weather (A), education (A+) and employment (B-). Regrettably for East Lake, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (F) and housing (D-).

      Knowing that the East Lake schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 76%, which is far higher than the national average.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to East Lake is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in East Lake come in at $289,600, which is 73.6% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In East Lake, the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 8.8% higher than the Florida average.

      East Lake transportation information

      StatisticEast LakeFloridaNational
      Average one way commute31min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.7%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.0%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home9.8%5.4%4.6%

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