Northdale 65 Good
Northdale Livability #556 ranked city in Florida#11,506 ranked city in the USARanks better than 60% of areas

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      Living in Northdale, FL

      Northdale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 22,317 inhabitants. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (81% White). Given that fact, Northdale could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Northdale are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 18% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Are you trying to figure out if living in Northdale is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling 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. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. With useful information like amenities, commute, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Northdale and in the areas around Northdale is a much easier task.

      The livability score in Northdale is 65 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 60th percentile of all cities across America. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Northdale ranks well for cost of living (A-), employment (A-) and housing (A+). Unfortunately for Northdale, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: amenities (F).

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Northdale can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

      Assuming that Northdale meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Northdale. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Northdale are simply unattainable. The median home price for Northdale homes is $195,100, which is 17% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Northdale, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 14.7% lower than the Florida average.

      Northdale transportation information

      Statistic Northdale Florida National
      Average one way commute31min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.4%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.4%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home6.5%5.4%4.6%

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