Edgewater 79 Exceptional
Edgewater Livability #229 ranked city in Florida#3,773 ranked city in the USARanks better than 87% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Edgewater Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Edgewater Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Florida
928% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Edgewater cost of living
A- Edgewater Crime Total crime is 22% lower than Florida
Total crime
1,68828% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6028% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
1%Year over year crime is up
Edgewater crime
D+ Edgewater Employment Household income is 6% lower than Florida
Median household income
$46,02717% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,91220% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%36% lower than the US average
Edgewater employment
B- Edgewater Housing Home value is 22% lower than Florida
Median home value
$129,70030% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0056% higher than the US average
Home ownership
79%24% higher than the US average
Edgewater real estate or Edgewater rentals
B- Edgewater Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
83%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
58%20% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:13% higher than the US average
Edgewater K-12 schools
D- Edgewater User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Edgewater
Overall user rating
51% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
52% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Edgewater, FL

      Edgewater is a mid-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 21,306 residents. The majority of Edgewater residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. With an average age of 51 years, Edgewater residents appear to be older compared to the national average. For senior and retirees, this city could be a solid option. 76% of the people in Edgewater (over the age of 15) are married and 75% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Edgewater, Florida. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Edgewater and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Edgewater to Florida and the national average.

      Edgewater, FL receives 84/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #58 in Florida and #557 in the USA. Clearly, Edgewater is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. The cherry on top is that Edgewater also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Edgewater ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), cost of living (B-), weather (A) and housing (B-).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Edgewater on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Edgewater gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 126 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      Edgewater real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Edgewater. The median home price for Edgewater homes is $129,700, which is 22.2% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Edgewater, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.8, which is 17.6% lower than the Florida average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Edgewater area were 10.2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 12.1%.

      Edgewater transportation information

      Average one way commute27min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.1%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.7%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.8%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home5.1%5.4%4.6%

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