Poinciana 51 Poor
Poinciana Livability #902 ranked city in Florida#28,021 ranked city in the USARanks better than 4% of areas
C+ Poinciana Amenities Some amenities close to this location
C+ Poinciana Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Florida
973% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Poinciana cost of living
F Poinciana Crime Total crime is 51% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,25539% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3139% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Poinciana crime
F Poinciana Employment Household income is 17% lower than Florida
Median household income
$40,60227% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$15,21149% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%52% higher than the US average
Poinciana employment
F Poinciana Housing Home value is 18% lower than Florida
Median home value
$136,70026% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,11117% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Poinciana real estate or Poinciana rentals
F Poinciana Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
79%5% lower than the US average
School test scores
28%42% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
Poinciana K-12 schools
F Poinciana User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Poinciana
Overall user rating
49% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
48% 8 total surveys
all Poinciana poll results

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      Living in Poinciana, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Poinciana is a mid-sized city with a population of 62,145 residents. More than a quarter of the residents of Poinciana identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 43% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Poinciana is known to be family friendly as more than 72% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 63% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Poinciana, Florida could be a fulfilling 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 Poinciana, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, education, employment, housing and more.

      Poinciana has a livability score of 58/100 and is ranked #893 in Florida and #25,612 in the USA. Compared to the US average, this city has a score which ranks among the lowest in the nation, and it is not considered a very livable city. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Poinciana has higher than average grades for the following: cost of living (B-) and weather (A-). Poinciana does not rank well for the following: crime (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Poinciana. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Poinciana are affordable. Median real estate prices in Poinciana come in at $136,700, which is 18% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Poinciana, the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 0% lower than the Florida average.

      Poinciana transportation information

      Average one way commute43min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.8%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.9%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.5%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.2%5.4%4.6%

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