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  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
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Miami Beach is a town in Florida with a population of 92,187. Miami Beach is in Miami-Dade County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Miami Beach offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Miami Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Miami Beach and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Miami Beach are above average.
About Miami Beach...
Population
92,187

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$416,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,261
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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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
    528.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    103.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    300.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    695.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    6,351.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    429.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Miami Beach

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,193
National
$55,322
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Although Miami Beach itself has a beautiful climate, breath-taking oceans, and an overall tropical aura to it, the residents that live in the town, as well as the tourists that come to visit it don't know how to care for it. From endless heaps of garbage on the sand from Springbreakers to the non-stop partying every single day that ends up in fighting, violence, and crime. However, the one thing that is most beautiful about Miami Beach that will never change is the diversity. Within one city, one can find nationalities, races, and languages from so many different cultures at one time that one might be culture shocked at first!
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I live in north section of Miami Beach. Residential and more quiet. SOme of the commercial properties have been vacant for some time. Nice area, relatively safe. ALittle run down here and there.Beautiful boardwalk and nice people. Nice PUblix right in town. Would benefit from some community projects to vamp up the place. I am always afraid of waters rising and am hesitant to buy property for this reason. A little hard to get to main land, but that is the deal when you live on the beach.
Miami Beach is a very safe, loving, and beautiful community. Besides living right next to the beach, Miami Beach has so many more things to offer. Such as, amazing public schools, peaceful neighborhoods and various job opportunities. There are so many parks and different youth centers so Miami Beach is perfect for children. In addition, we have shopping areas, a diverse collection of dining and lastly, a free trolley that travels through all of the city. Everything is also within walking distance of your home. I will say that there are times where tourists take over the entire town but that is just a part of being a popular getaway.