South Bradenton 74 Excellent
South Bradenton Livability #230 ranked city in Florida#4,002 ranked city in the USARanks better than 86% of areas

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      Living in South Bradenton, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, South Bradenton is a moderately-sized city with a population of 24,428 inhabitants. With a population density of 5,437 people per square mile, South Bradenton is well above the nation's average density level. At 82%, the majority of the South Bradenton population is White; this is followed by 10% Black and 1% Asian.

      Living in South Bradenton can be a great experience for anyone moving to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! When searching for a new neighborhood, several factors play a vital role in determining its suitability. Safety should be a top priority, ensuring a secure environment with low crime rates. Proximity to your workplace or school helps minimize commuting time and allows for a better work-life balance. Availability of essential amenities such as parks, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities contributes to convenience and well-being. Access to reliable public transportation options facilitates easy commuting and connectivity. Additionally, considering the sense of community and the overall atmosphere that resonates with your lifestyle and preferences fosters a harmonious living experience. To help you find the best places to live in and around South Bradenton, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, education, employment and more.

      South Bradenton has a livability score of 74/100 and is ranked #230 in Florida and #4,002 in the USA. If we consider each of the categories individually, we see that South Bradenton ranks well for cost of living (A+), education (B-) and housing (A-). There is at least one category that did not score well in South Bradenton. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (F) and employment (F).

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in South Bradenton 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.

      Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in South Bradenton. 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 South Bradenton are 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

      Statistic South Bradenton Florida National
      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).