B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$197,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,083
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    196
    283
  • Murder
    5
    6
  • Rape
    31
    41
  • Robbery
    146
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    513
    500
  • Theft
    2,427
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    353
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$48,579
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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Hollywood Fl. offers a variety of restaurants and different foods to cater to everyone's taste. A small but very friendly and beautiful downtown area. Safe during the day time and night time. Nightlife is always buzzing and again a diversity of music, drinks, and dance venues are offered. I'm also giving a 4 star rating for schools, most offer sports activities, teachers can always be reached for concerns/questions parents might have. Counseling, (in many cases free of charge) is also available. Can't say enough about the gorgeous, people and pet friendly beaches, which offer an immense variety of accommodations ranging from different prices, as well as restaurants. Public transportation also available form downtown to malls and beaches. Not difficult to find public parking at the beach and moderately priced. I hold Hollywood FL. as a friendly, safe,always in action town, where a family as well as single person can live comfortably!
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I have lived in Hollywood, FL all my life, and have seen it go through many changes over the years. In fact, there are improvements being made to 441 right now. I enjoy how the city of Hollywood decorates the light posts during holidays to keep the peoples spirits up. The city of Hollywood is very diverse, and very convenient in regards to finding supermarkets, gas stations, Walmarts, Hospital, etc. However in the city of Hollywood, you will find that West of i95 closer to State Road 7, it is more family friendly, but more costly. I have children running all around my neighborhood after-school, and I am always finding sports balls in my yard, but I love it! I also find myself looking for more activity's around the city, so it would be great if Hollywood can improve on that.
After living in Miami Beach and South Miami, I can conclude that I love my current city, Hollywood. Hollywood is a small city that has a wide diversity of things including: restaurants of any type, a beautiful beach to enjoy nature, casinos, and a perfect nightlife in Hollywood Boulevard. The beach is my favorite but, finding a parking spot is a bit stressing! There are around 3 parking buildings, located near the beach, which they are always full during weekends. I have no plans to move away from Hollywood since I feel very comfortable where I live and what is around me, but I hope the city can provide more parking spaces near the beach.