Golden Gate 68 Good
Golden Gate Livability #445 ranked city in Florida#8,042 ranked city in the USARanks better than 72% of areas

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      Living in Golden Gate, FL

      Golden Gate, Florida is a moderately-sized city with a population of 28,928 residents. With a population density of 7,409 people per square mile, Golden Gate is well above the nation's average density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (73% White). Given that fact, Golden Gate could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Golden Gate are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 59% of the population also speak Spanish. Golden Gate tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 31 is far below the national average.

      Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Golden Gate could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. To help you find the best places to live in and around Golden Gate, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, commute, education, employment, housing and more.

      Golden Gate, FL receives 69/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #381 in Florida and #7,173 in the USA. Based on the scores for each individual category, Golden Gate has been rewarded with high marks for cost of living (A-) and housing (A+). Unfortunately for Golden Gate, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: amenities (F), crime (D-) and employment (D).

      A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Golden Gate has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Golden Gate is actually affordable. The median home price for Golden Gate homes is $152,700, which is 8.5% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Golden Gate, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 5.9% higher than the Florida average.

      Golden Gate transportation information

      Statistic Golden Gate Florida National
      Average one way commute24min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.9%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool20.7%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.9%5.4%4.6%

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