Westchase 93 Exceptional
Westchase Livability #2 ranked city in Florida#101 ranked city in the USARanks better than 99% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Westchase Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Westchase Cost of Living Cost of living is 17% higher than Florida
11616% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Westchase cost of living
A+ Westchase Crime Total crime is 58% lower than Florida
Total crime
1,06057% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9557% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-5%Year over year crime is down
Westchase crime
B+ Westchase Employment Household income is 88% higher than Florida
Median household income
$92,04366% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$45,49153% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%36% lower than the US average
Westchase employment
A- Westchase Housing Home value is 88% higher than Florida
Median home value
$313,70070% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,32640% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%8% lower than the US average
Westchase real estate or Westchase rentals
A+ Westchase Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
95%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
71%44% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Westchase K-12 schools
A+ Westchase User Ratings There are a total of 46 ratings in Westchase
Overall user rating
90% 46 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
90% 45 total surveys
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      Living in Westchase, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Westchase is a moderately-sized city with a population of 22,999 residents. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (83% White). Given that fact, Westchase could be considered less diverse than other cities. 85% of the people in Westchase (over the age of 15) are married and 50% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Westchase, Florida. The best areas in Westchase and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, weather, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Florida and national averages.

      The livability score in Westchase is 90/100 and the city is ranked in the 99th percentile of all cities across America. Compared to the US average, Westchase ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! The cherry on top is that Westchase also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities. Based on the scores for each individual category, Westchase has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A), weather (A), education (A+), employment (B+) and housing (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Westchase. The following was graded with a discouraging score: cost of living (F).

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

      School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Westchase have a test score average of 71%, which is well above the US average.

      Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Westchase has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

      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 Westchase is real estate affordability. The median home price for Westchase homes is $313,700, which is 88.1% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Westchase, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 0% lower than the Florida average. Real estate appreciation rates in Westchase are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Westchase homes comes in at 4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 6.7%.

      Westchase transportation information

      Average one way commute32min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.4%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.8%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home10.6%5.4%4.6%

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