Lehigh Acres 61 Below average
Lehigh Acres Livability #779 ranked city in Florida#21,922 ranked city in the USARanks better than 25% of areas

Livability Awards

A Lehigh Acres Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Lehigh Acres Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% lower than Florida
Lehigh Acres
955% less expensive than the US average
Florida
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lehigh Acres cost of living
F Lehigh Acres Crime Total crime is 61% higher than Florida
Total crime
4,29767% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2467% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Lehigh Acres crime
F Lehigh Acres Employment Household income is 15% lower than Florida
Median household income
$41,73425% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,28645% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%33% higher than the US average
Lehigh Acres employment
B+ Lehigh Acres Housing Home value is 39% lower than Florida
Median home value
$101,40045% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9193% lower than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Lehigh Acres real estate or Lehigh Acres rentals
F Lehigh Acres Schools HS graduation rate is 13% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
72%13% lower than the US average
School test scores
43%13% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:114% higher than the US average
Lehigh Acres K-12 schools
F Lehigh Acres User Ratings There are a total of 13 ratings in Lehigh Acres
Overall user rating
43% 13 total ratings
User reviews rating
33% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
50% 10 total surveys
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Living in Lehigh Acres, FL

Lehigh Acres, Florida is a moderately-sized city with a population of 112,279 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (68% White). Given that fact, Lehigh Acres could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Lehigh Acres are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 32% of the population also speak Spanish. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Lehigh Acres residents is 33.

Living in Lehigh Acres can be a great experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Lehigh Acres and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Lehigh Acres to Florida and the national average.

Using data and statistics Lehigh Acres has received a livability score of 69/100. This score is ranked in the 59th percentile when compared to all other cities. For each of the livability categories, we know that Lehigh Acres ranks very well for amenities (A), cost of living (B+), weather (A-) and housing (B+). There is at least one category that did not score well in Lehigh Acres. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F).

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

Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Lehigh Acres has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Lehigh Acres is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Lehigh Acres come in at $101,400, which is 39.2% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Lehigh Acres, the home price to income ratio is 2.4, which is 29.4% lower than the Florida average.

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      Source: The Lehigh Acres, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).