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C East Lake Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F East Lake Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than Florida
East Lake
11616% 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
1,26154% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 8054% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-11%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

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.

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Compare East Lake, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around East Lake, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Clubhouse Estates, Clearwater916.7439
Inverness Park, Clearwater908136
Estancia Townes, Clearwater907.191
Harbor Oaks, Clearwater9013.5100
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Sunset Lake Estates, Clearwater8910.3694
Alcove, Clearwater8910.392
Montclair Lake Estates, Clearwater899.9390
Mission Hills, Clearwater8910.1461

Best Cities Near East Lake, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Westchase, FL906.922,999
Feather Sound, FL9014.83,472
Oldsmar, FL895.314,023
Harbor Bluffs, FL8717.12,931
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bay Pines, FL8621.93,379
Dunedin, FL868.735,882
Timber Pines, FL8524.55,563
Greenbriar, FL858.62,764
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Things to Do in East Lake, FL

Living in East Lake means there is always something exciting and fun to do, whether you want to plan an outing with friends or you're looking for something suitable for the entire family.

Parks in the area include Lakes Regional Park which showcases the natural beauty of Florida and has walking trails and beautiful gardens for you to enjoy. You can also pay a visit to Lake Worth Beach, which has breathtakingly blue water and lots of available parking. There are also lots of shops and restaurants nearby, as well as an ice cream shop or two where you can enjoy a sweet treat as the perfect ending to a relaxing day on the beach.

The Lake Apopka Wildlife Trail is another great attraction if you want to learn about the animals that are native to the area. As you go through the park, you'll see gators and a variety of exotic birds. There are also a number of trails for biking and walking.
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Source: The East Lake, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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