South Bradenton 71 Excellent
South Bradenton Livability #531 ranked city in Florida#11,730 ranked city in the USARanks better than 59% of areas
A+ South Bradenton Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ South Bradenton Cost of Living Cost of living is 11% lower than Florida
South Bradenton
8812% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Bradenton cost of living
F South Bradenton Crime Total crime is 55% higher than Florida
Total crime
3,33542% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3042% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
South Bradenton crime
D- South Bradenton Employment Household income is 37% lower than Florida
Median household income
$31,01444% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$19,25335% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%16% lower than the US average
South Bradenton employment
C- South Bradenton Housing Home value is 65% lower than Florida
Median home value
$58,70068% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$83612% lower than the US average
Home ownership
51%20% lower than the US average
South Bradenton real estate or South Bradenton rentals
F South Bradenton Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
75%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
A- South Bradenton User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in South Bradenton
Overall user rating
78% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
50% 1 total surveys
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      Living in South Bradenton, FL

      South Bradenton, Florida is a medium-sized city with a population of 24,428 people. In South Bradenton, there are 5,437 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we look at the most recent Census, South Bradenton is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian.

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

      With a livability score of 69 out of 100, South Bradenton is ranked #12,055 in the United States and #629 in Florida. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that South Bradenton has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), cost of living (B-) and weather (A). On a more negative note, South Bradenton does not have favorable ranks for the following: crime (F), education (F) and employment (D-). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy South Bradenton on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in South Bradenton is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in South Bradenton come in at $58,700, which is 64.8% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In South Bradenton, the home price to income ratio is 1.9, which is 44.1% lower than the Florida average.

      South Bradenton transportation information

      StatisticSouth BradentonFloridaNational
      Average one way commute22min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.3%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.0%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.8%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%5.4%4.6%

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