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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Key Biscayne is a suburb of Miami with a population of 13,054. Key Biscayne is in Miami-Dade County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Key Biscayne offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Key Biscayne there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Key Biscayne and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Key Biscayne are highly rated.
About Key Biscayne...
Population
13,054

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,218,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,448
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Key Biscayne Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    15.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    7.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    15.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    83
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,102.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    135.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Key Biscayne

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$133,958
National
$55,322
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Key Biscayne Reviews

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Key Biscayne is an especially unique place and one of the best neighborhoods to live in within Miami, especially if you are raising a family. There are many excellent local restaurants and opportunities for outdoor activities, such as visiting the lighthouse, biking, and playing with your children at the local park. It is a very safe place to live in, allowing you to worry less about your family's safety (Actually not at all). It is a very tight knit community that will allow you to experience many cultures.
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I lived there when I was in 7th grade and caught a bus from Key Biscayne to the mainland to Miami to go to school. It was a paradise for boating, fishing dolphin watching and treasure hunting under the water. The Key had 2 sides equally as interesting. The bay side looked to Miami beach and the ocean side looked to Cuba although you couldn't see it. If it rained it dried up immediately I remember that. Red snapper fishing was great. You could even sell the bigger ones at the Key Biscayne Hotel down the beach. Everything good!
I have gone to Key Biscayne with my family for some vacations and all I can say is that it is excellent for this purpose. You can enjoy a beautiful day at the beach along with a little bit of history with the lighthouse and some ancient architecture. The restaurants are very nice overall, as well as the parks. The fact that you can go around the town in a golf cart is amazing.