Kendall West 63 Below average
Kendall West Livability #752 ranked city in Florida#20,446 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas
A+ Kendall West Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D Kendall West Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Florida
Kendall West
1088% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Kendall West cost of living
D Kendall West Crime Total crime is 16% higher than Florida
Total crime
2,5027% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 407% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Kendall West crime
D Kendall West Employment Household income is 6% lower than Florida
Median household income
$45,83517% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,70534% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%5% lower than the US average
Kendall West employment
D- Kendall West Housing Home value is 13% higher than Florida
Median home value
$189,2002% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,28736% higher than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Kendall West real estate or Kendall West rentals
D- Kendall West Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
D- Kendall West User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Kendall West
Overall user rating
50% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
50% 3 total surveys
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      Living in Kendall West, FL

      Kendall West, Florida is a medium-sized city with a population of 39,219 people. Kendall West has a population density of 14,262 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Kendall West is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Kendall West are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 90% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Living in Kendall West can be a positive experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like amenities, weather, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Kendall West and in the areas around Kendall West is a much easier task.

      Kendall West, FL receives 73 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #437 in Florida and #6,777 in the USA. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Kendall West has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+), weather (A) and education (A-). There are some categories that Kendall West scores poorly for, including: crime (F), cost of living (D), employment (D) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Kendall West, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      The average school test scores in Kendall West are 69%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Kendall West. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Kendall West are affordable. Median real estate prices in Kendall West come in at $189,200, which is 13.4% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Kendall West, the home price to income ratio is 4.1, which is 20.6% higher than the Florida average. Real estate appreciation rates in Kendall West are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Kendall West homes comes in at 9.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 15.4%.

      Kendall West transportation information

      StatisticKendall WestFloridaNational
      Average one way commute39min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.6%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.3%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.0%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%5.4%4.6%

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