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Key West
  • Town in Florida

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

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Key West is a town in Florida with a population of 26,776. Key West is in Monroe County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Key West offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Key West there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Key West and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Key West are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$728,500
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,941
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    270.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    95.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    70.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    178.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,450.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    241.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Key West

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,638
National
$69,021

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