Lakeside 81 Exceptional
Lakeside Livability #190 ranked city in Florida#3,295 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
A+ Lakeside Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Lakeside Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% lower than Florida
928% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lakeside cost of living
D Lakeside Crime Total crime is 16% higher than Florida
Total crime
2,92618% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3518% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Lakeside crime
D Lakeside Employment Household income is 12% higher than Florida
Median household income
$54,7371% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$26,46811% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%18% higher than the US average
Lakeside employment
C+ Lakeside Housing Home value is 11% lower than Florida
Median home value
$149,10019% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9591% higher than the US average
Home ownership
74%16% higher than the US average
Lakeside real estate or Lakeside rentals
B Lakeside Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
86%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
57%16% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Lakeside K-12 schools
A+ Lakeside User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Lakeside
Overall user rating
90% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Living in Lakeside, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Lakeside is a mid-sized city with a population of 31,201 residents. At 83%, the majority of the Lakeside population is White; this is followed by 9% Black and 3% Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Lakeside might be a good fit as 70% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 66% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Lakeside, Florida could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around Lakeside, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, education, employment, housing and more.

      Lakeside, FL receives 77/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #306 in Florida and #3,696 in the USA. Compared to the US average, Lakeside ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! If we consider each of the categories on their own, we see that Lakeside ranks well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B-), weather (A-) and education (B). On a more negative note, Lakeside does not have favorable ranks for the following: crime (F) and employment (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Lakeside 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.

      Lakeside 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 Lakeside. Median real estate prices in Lakeside come in at $149,100, which is 10.6% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Lakeside, the home price to income ratio is 2.7, which is 20.6% lower than the Florida average.

      Lakeside transportation information

      Average one way commute31min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.4%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.6%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.0%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.5%5.4%4.6%

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