Kendall 79 Exceptional
Kendall Livability #258 ranked city in Florida#4,303 ranked city in the USARanks better than 85% of areas
A+ Kendall Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Kendall Cost of Living Cost of living is 23% higher than Florida
12222% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Kendall cost of living
A Kendall Crime Total crime is 54% lower than Florida
Total crime
99058% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 10158% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Kendall crime
C Kendall Employment Household income is 32% higher than Florida
Median household income
$64,33916% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$37,00624% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Kendall employment
D Kendall Housing Home value is 88% higher than Florida
Median home value
$312,80069% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,33140% higher than the US average
Home ownership
64%1% higher than the US average
Kendall real estate or Kendall rentals
B Kendall Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:1equal to the US average
B+ Kendall User Ratings There are a total of 12 ratings in Kendall
Overall user rating
76% 12 total ratings
User reviews rating
65% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
81% 10 total surveys
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      Living in Kendall, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Kendall is a medium-sized city with a population of 74,559 people. In Kendall, there are 4,627 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. According to the most recent Census, 89% of Kendall residents are White, 4% Black and 4% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Kendall are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 61% of the population also speak Spanish. Kendall has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 72% of the population is classified as married and 60% have kids.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Kendall could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. Finding the best places to live in Kendall and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes cost of living, employment, housing and other important metrics.

      With a livability score of 80 out of 100, Kendall is ranked #1,563 in the United States and #162 in Florida. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Kendall could be a great choice! Another exciting tidbit, is that Kendall ranks better than 90% of all US cities! If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Kendall ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A), weather (A) and education (B+). Regrettably for Kendall, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F) and housing (D).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Kendall, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the notable things to do include: The Falls Shopping Center Mall, Dadeland, and Miami Chamber Symphony.

      Kendall 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 Kendall. The median home price for Kendall homes is $312,800, which is 87.5% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Kendall, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.9, which is 44.1% higher than the Florida average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Kendall area were 7.2% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.1%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Kendall transportation information

      Average one way commute33min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.6%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.5%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.6%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.8%5.4%4.6%

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