Miami Gardens 49 Poor
Miami Gardens Livability #902 ranked city in Florida#28,377 ranked city in the USARanks better than 3% of areas
A- Miami Gardens Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Miami Gardens Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Florida
Miami Gardens
991% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Miami Gardens cost of living
F Miami Gardens Crime Total crime is 79% higher than Florida
Total crime
4,52882% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2382% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Miami Gardens crime
F Miami Gardens Employment Household income is 20% lower than Florida
Median household income
$39,01229% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,26542% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%79% higher than the US average
Miami Gardens employment
F Miami Gardens Housing Home value is 15% lower than Florida
Median home value
$141,60023% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,08915% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Miami Gardens real estate or Miami Gardens rentals
F Miami Gardens Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
76%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
37%25% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Miami Gardens K-12 schools
F Miami Gardens User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Miami Gardens
Overall user rating
36% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
30% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
40% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Miami Gardens, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Miami Gardens is a moderately-sized city with a population of 112,514 residents. In Miami Gardens, there are 6,169 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. With a total of 73%, the Black or African American racial group makes up the majority of the population in Miami Gardens. The next most represented races are 23% White and 1% Asian. All the single ladies (and all the single fellas) might want to take notice as only 47% of the Miami Gardens population is married.

      Are you trying to figure out if living in Miami Gardens is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a positive experience before relocating to any new city in Florida, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in Miami Gardens and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, weather, education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

      Miami Gardens, FL receives 60/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #864 in Florida and #23,715 in the USA. This is not a favorable rating; as this score ranks among some of the lowest in America. Living in Miami Gardens may not be a pleasant experience. If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Miami Gardens ranks well for amenities (A-) and weather (A). The bad news for Miami Gardens, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F).

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

      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 Miami Gardens is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Miami Gardens come in at $141,600, which is 15.1% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Miami Gardens, the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 5.9% higher than the Florida average.

      Miami Gardens transportation information

      StatisticMiami GardensFloridaNational
      Average one way commute31min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.5%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.3%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit6.4%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.6%5.4%4.6%

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