Horizon West 71 Excellent
Horizon West Livability #337 ranked city in Florida#5,606 ranked city in the USARanks better than 80% of areas

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      Living in Horizon West, FL

      Horizon West, Florida is a medium-sized city with a population of 22,538 people. According to the most recent Census, 76% of Horizon West residents are White, 8% Asian and 7% Black. The median age of all Horizon West residents is 32, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for a younger demographic. Horizon West is known to be family friendly as more than 81% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 35% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Horizon West, Florida could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, health & safety, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Horizon West and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Horizon West to Florida and the national average.

      Using data and statistics Horizon West has received a livability score of 72/100. This score is ranked in the 82nd percentile when compared to all other cities. For each of the livability categories, we see that Horizon West ranks very well for crime (A-) and housing (A+). Horizon West does not fare well for the following: amenities (F) and cost of living (D-). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Horizon West 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. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

      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 Horizon West is actually affordable. The median home price for Horizon West homes is $280,600, which is 68.2% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Horizon West, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3, which is 11.8% lower than the Florida average.

      Horizon West transportation information

      Statistic Horizon West Florida National
      Average one way commute30min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.1%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.1%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home10.2%5.4%4.6%

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