Hollywood 72 Excellent
Hollywood Livability #458 ranked city in Florida#10,429 ranked city in the USARanks better than 64% of areas
A+ Hollywood Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D+ Hollywood Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Florida
1066% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Hollywood cost of living
C Hollywood Crime Total crime is 17% higher than Florida
Total crime
2,94618% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3418% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Hollywood crime
D Hollywood Employment Household income is 1% lower than Florida
Median household income
$48,57912% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$27,3348% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%20% higher than the US average
Hollywood employment
C- Hollywood Housing Home value is 18% higher than Florida
Median home value
$197,1007% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,08314% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Hollywood real estate or Hollywood rentals
D+ Hollywood Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Florida
High school grad. rates
83%equal to the US average
School test scores
48%3% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:14% higher than the US average
Hollywood K-12 schools
D+ Hollywood User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Hollywood
Overall user rating
59% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
63% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
55% 8 total surveys
all Hollywood poll results

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      Living in Hollywood, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Hollywood is a medium-sized city with a population of 148,114 people. Hollywood has a population density of 5,438 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. The majority of Hollywood residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Hollywood are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 32% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Living in Hollywood can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Hollywood and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, employment and other important metrics.

      Hollywood, FL receives 75 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #381 in Florida and #5,237 in the USA. This is a fantastic score, as Hollywood ranks well in multiple categories! If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that Hollywood ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (A). There is at least one category that did not score well in Hollywood. The following was graded with a discouraging score: crime (D) and employment (D).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Hollywood 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. Some of the notable things to do include: Hollywood Beach, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Casino, and Hollywood Boardwalk.

      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 available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Hollywood is actually affordable. The median home price for Hollywood homes is $197,100, which is 18.2% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Hollywood, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.1, which is 20.6% higher 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 Hollywood area were 10.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 13.8%.

      Hollywood transportation information

      Average one way commute29min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.3%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.7%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.2%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.5%5.4%4.6%

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