Ormond Beach

Population: 40,686Median home value: $169,900 78 Ranks better than 89% of areas
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A+ Ormond Beach Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Ormond Beach Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Florida
Ormond Beach
973% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Ormond Beach cost of living
F Ormond Beach Crime Total crime is 28% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,72636% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2736% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-18%Year over year crime is down
Ormond Beach crime
C- Ormond Beach Employment Household income is equal to Florida
Median household income
$48,97811% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$31,3365% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%19% lower than the US average
Ormond Beach employment
C- Ormond Beach Housing Home value is 2% higher than Florida
Median home value
$169,9008% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9975% higher than the US average
Home ownership
74%17% higher than the US average
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B Ormond Beach Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
89%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
56%14% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
17:17% higher than the US average
Ormond Beach K-12 schools or Ormond Beach colleges

Living in Ormond Beach, FL

Ormond Beach is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 40,686 residents. At 89%, the majority of the Ormond Beach population is White; this is followed by 4% Black and 3% Asian. Based on an average age of 51, Ormond Beach appears to be a city better suited for seniors or retirees as the average age is well above the national average. 78% of the people in Ormond Beach (over the age of 15) are married and 74% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Ormond Beach could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to look. With useful information like amenities, weather, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Ormond Beach and in the areas around Ormond Beach is a much easier task.

The livability score in Ormond Beach is 78 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 89th percentile of all cities across America. Compared to the national average, Ormond Beach ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Ormond Beach ranks well for amenities (A+), weather (A) and education (B). Ormond Beach does not score well for the following: crime (F). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Ormond Beach has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: Ormond Beach, Tomoka State Park, and Angelic Gardens.

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 Ormond Beach is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Ormond Beach come in at $169,900, which is 1.9% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Ormond Beach, the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 2.9% higher than the Florida average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Ormond Beach will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Ormond Beach, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 6.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9%.

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Ormond Beach Best Kept Secret in Florida!

I love living in Ormond Beach so much I am hesitant to rave about our best kept the secret to keep others from finding it. Nestled in between Saint Augustine and Daytona Beach, I can get the family to either location in under an hour and slip back into the quiet community by way of Interstate 95 or the coastal highway.

I love everything here in Ormond Beach from restaurants, attraction, to dining, because not only do the surrounding tourist traps have everything, we can drive to Orlando in a couple hours too. The best areas in Ormond Beach are the beaches, and they rival those white sand paradises you see in Hawaii.

Living on the Atlantic coast has its benefits too. I can be at the beach in 5 minutes, seafood is abundant in this area, and when things like Daytona Bikefest roll into town, it's like a party you have to experience to believe. All of my neighbors are from other states, a melting pot of caring and loving people that are my closest friends now.
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