Livability Score

64
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (0) F
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Grill Master
Coffee Shop
Hillcrest Coffee
Coffee Shop
Tutu's Cyber Cafe
Coffee Shop
Buck Stop
Coffee Shop
College Terrace Cafe
Coffee Shop
Black and Brew
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Mitchell's Coffee House
Coffee Shop
Elena's Cuban Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) F
Cobb Theater
Cinema
Bowling Alley
Bowling Alley
Florida Southern College Planetarium
Museum
Polk Museum
Museum
Amphitheatre
Theatre Arts
Lake Mirror Amphitheatre
Theatre Arts
Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Henley Field
Stadium
Bryant Stadium
Stadium
Silvermoon Drive-in
Cinema
Food and Drink (2) C+
McDonald's
Fast Food
Five Guys
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Baskin-Robbins
Sweets
Craft and Kitchen
Bar
Smoothie King
Fast Food
Chipotle
Fast Food
Firehouse Subs
Fast Food
Gelati Joes
Sweets
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Moe's Southwest Grill
Fast Food
Jersey Mike's Subs
Fast Food
Papa John's
Fast Food
Cob & Pen
Bar
Burger King
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
Brass Tap
Bar
Steak 'n Shake
Fast Food
Wendy's
Fast Food
Andy's Frozen Custard
Sweets
Krispy Kreme
Fast Food
Paddy Wagon
Bar
Panera Bread
Fast Food
Unknown Name
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
Freedom in Christ Christian Community Center
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Groceries (1) F
Publix
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Greenwise Market
Grocery Store
Publix - Lake Miriam
Grocery Store
Publix
Grocery Store
Parks (0) F
Unknown Name
Park
Horney Park
Park
Dobbins Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Common Grounds Park
Park
Veterans Park
Park
Thomas B. Mack Park
Park
Peterson Park
Park
Drane Park
Park
Petersen Park Playground
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Handley Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Westside Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Munn Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Bonnet Springs Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Interlarchen playground
Park
Holloway Park
Park
Shops (1) F
Speedway
Convenience Store
Verizon
Electronics
Rack Room Shoes
Shoes
First Choice
Hairdresser
Marshalls
Department Store
Ulta Beauty
Beauty
GNC
Nutrition Supplements
Target
Department Store
RaceTrac
Convenience Store
Kohl's
Department Store
Belk
Department Store
Famous Footwear
Shoes
Books-A-Million
Books
Big Lots
Department Store
Florida Southern College Gift Shop
Gift Shop
Sunoco
Convenience Store
Avaneesh Smoke Shop & Liquor
Convenience Store
Jay's American Barber Shop
Hairdresser
Sunoco
Convenience Store
Lowe's
Home Improvement
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Bealls
Department Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Circle K
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Mall
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Southwest.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
F
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Lakeland
Transit Station
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A+

The cost of living in Southwest is 92/100 - which is 6% lower than Florida.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
A-
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A+
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crime D

Southwest crime rates are 2,873 per 100k, which is 57% higher than Florida
Property Crime
2,466 crimes per 100k
D-
Violent Crime
408 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment C

The median income in Southwest is $52,462 - which is 7% higher than Florida.
Med. Household Income
$52,462
D-
Unemployment Rate
1.8%
A+
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health A+

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (0)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Fire Station 2
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Clinic
Unknown Name
Clinic
Owl Now
Clinic
Walmart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Aspen Dental
Dentist
Watson Clinic South
Doctor
Lakeland Police Department
Police
Lakeland Police Department
Police
Cleveland Heights Chiropractic Clinic
Doctor
Lakeland Police Department
Police
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Police
Lakeland Regional Health
Clinic
Lakeland Fire Department
Fire Station
Polk County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Unit Elizabeth
Police
Fire Department
Fire Station
Lakeland Police Department Headquarters
Police
Unknown Name
Fire Station
Lakeland Dermatology
Doctor
Polk County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Unit Sunray
Police
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Lakeland Police Department
Police
Polk County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Unit
Police
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A+
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housing A+

Southwest home prices are $125,800 - which is 25% lower than Florida
Home Price
$125,800
F
Home Appreciation Rate
27%
A+
Home Affordability
2.4x (home price to income ratio)
A+
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schools C-

The Southwest graduation rate is 85% - which is 2% higher than Florida
School Test Scores
46%
F
High School Grad. Rates
85%
C
Elementary Schools (2) B-
Southwest Middle School
Southwest Elementary School
Cleveland Court Elementary School
Dixieland Elementary School
Lakeland Christian School
Resurrection Catholic School
Carlton Palmore Elementary School
Rosabelle W. Blake Academy
West Area Adult/Community School
Roberts Academy At Florida Southern College
Lakeland Montessori Middle School
St Paul Lutheran School
Magnolia Montessori Academy
St Joseph Academy
Jesse Keen Elementary School
Philip O'Brien Elementary School
Mckeel Elementary Academy
Lawton Chiles Middle Academy
Pace Center For Girls
Lakeland Highlands Middle School
Lakeland Montessori School House
St Luke S Christian Academy & Preschool
Highlands Christian Academy
South Mckeel Academy
Pathways School Of Excellence
High Schools (0) F
Lakeland Christian School
Lakeland Senior High School
Pace Center For Girls
Highlands Christian Academy
Mckeel Academy Of Technology
Pathways School Of Excellence
Ese Countywide
Polk Virtual Franchise
Polk Virtual Instruction Program
Polk Full Time Eschool
Polk Virtual Instruction (Course Offerings)
Solutions Academy
Kathleen Senior High School
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Southwest? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Unknown Name
Horney Park
Dobbins Park
Unknown Name
Common Grounds Park
Veterans Park
Thomas B. Mack Park
Peterson Park

Entertainment

Cobb Theater
Bowling Alley
Florida Southern College Planetarium
Polk Museum
Amphitheatre
Lake Mirror Amphitheatre
Auditorium
Theatre

Food & Drink

McDonald's
Five Guys
Subway
Dunkin'
Baskin-Robbins
Craft and Kitchen
Smoothie King
Chipotle

F Commute

Is public transit available in Southwest? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Southwest.
Drive to Work
83%

3% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

2% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
0%

1% lower than the US average

F Health & Safety

Is Southwest a healthy and safe place to live? No, there are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,

Hospitals

Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center

Pharmacies

Walgreens
CVS Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy
Publix

Doctors

Cleveland Heights Chiropractic Clinic
Lakeland Dermatology
Watson Clinic South

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