University 62 Below average
University Livability #754 ranked city in Florida#21,370 ranked city in the USARanks better than 27% of areas
A+ University Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ University Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than Florida
8713% less expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
University cost of living
F University Crime Total crime is 59% higher than Florida
Total crime
4,00961% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2561% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
University crime
F University Employment Household income is 50% lower than Florida
Median household income
$24,61955% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$15,40948% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%92% higher than the US average
University employment
F University Housing Home value is 50% lower than Florida
Median home value
$83,50055% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$77219% lower than the US average
Home ownership
13%79% lower than the US average
University real estate or University rentals
D University Schools HS graduation rate is 11% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
74%11% lower than the US average
School test scores
49%1% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
University K-12 schools
C- University User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in University
Overall user rating
60% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Living in University, FL

      University is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 43,871 people. In University, there are 6,830 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Individuals of White (49%) and Black or African American (31%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of the city. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of University are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 29% of the population also speak Spanish. With an average age of 27 years old, University could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average. University is very likely to be a great place to live for singles as only 48%, of the population (over fifteen) is classified as married.

      Are you trying to decide if living in University is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before moving to any new city in Florida, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. The best areas in University and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, cost of living, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

      University, FL receives 65 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #764 in Florida and #17,511 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we see that University ranks very well for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and weather (A). On a less positive note, University does not have favorable grades for the following: crime (F), education (D), employment (F) and housing (F). 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 University 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.

      Assuming that University meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in University. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in University are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in University come in at $83,500, which is 49.9% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In University, the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 0% lower than the Florida average.

      University transportation information

      Average one way commute27min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work65.4%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.4%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit6.6%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.8%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.8%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.3%5.4%4.6%

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