South Miami Heights 61 Below average
South Miami Heights Livability #787 ranked city in Florida#22,105 ranked city in the USARanks better than 24% of areas
A+ South Miami Heights Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- South Miami Heights Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% higher than Florida
South Miami Heights
1022% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
South Miami Heights cost of living
F South Miami Heights Crime Total crime is 32% higher than Florida
Total crime
2,83921% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3621% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
South Miami Heights crime
F South Miami Heights Employment Household income is 23% lower than Florida
Median household income
$37,44532% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,00946% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%12% higher than the US average
South Miami Heights employment
F South Miami Heights Housing Home value is 2% lower than Florida
Median home value
$163,10012% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0218% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
South Miami Heights real estate or South Miami Heights rentals
F South Miami Heights Schools HS graduation rate is 14% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
72%14% 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
South Miami Heights K-12 schools
B- South Miami Heights User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in South Miami Heights
Overall user rating
70% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Living in South Miami Heights, FL

      South Miami Heights is a mid-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 38,736 residents. South Miami Heights has a population density of 7,908 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (74% White). Given that fact, South Miami Heights could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of South Miami Heights are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 68% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in South Miami Heights could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to search. The best areas in South Miami Heights and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, weather, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

      South Miami Heights, FL receives 66/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #745 in Florida and #16,784 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that South Miami Heights ranks very well for amenities (A+) and weather (A). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in South Miami Heights. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (F), education (D), employment (F) and housing (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in South Miami Heights, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      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 South Miami Heights is real estate affordability. The median home price for South Miami Heights homes is $163,100, which is 2.2% lower than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in South Miami Heights, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.4, which is 29.4% higher than the Florida average.

      South Miami Heights transportation information

      StatisticSouth Miami HeightsFloridaNational
      Average one way commute37min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.1%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.8%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home1.3%5.4%4.6%

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