Greenacres is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 39,190 residents. With a population density of 6,672 people per square mile, Greenacres is well above the nation's average density level. At 71%, the majority of the Greenacres population is White; this is followed by 18% Black and 4% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Greenacres are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 37% of the population also speak Spanish.
Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Greenacres could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. With useful information like crime, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Greenacres and in the areas around Greenacres is a much easier task.
The livability score in Greenacres is 76/100 and the city is ranked in the 86th percentile of all cities across America. Based on this score, Greenacres would be considered a very livable city! For each of the livability categories, we know that Greenacres ranks very well for amenities (A+), weather (A) and housing (B-). On a less positive note, Greenacres does not have favorable ranks for the following: education (D-) and employment (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Greenacres, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.
Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Greenacres 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.
Greenacres 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 Greenacres. Median real estate prices in Greenacres come in at $120,400, which is 27.8% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Greenacres, the home price to income ratio is 2.7, which is 20.6% lower than the Florida average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Greenacres will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Greenacres, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 11.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 18.7%.
|Average one way commute||28min||27min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||78.3%||79.5%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||15.9%||9.3%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.9%||2.1%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.6%||0.7%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||1.4%||1.5%||2.8%|
|Working from home||1.8%||5.4%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||20||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (3)||45||711|