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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
South Middle River is a neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a population of 11,077. South Middle River is in Broward County. Living in South Middle River offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Middle River there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in South Middle River and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Middle River are above average.
About South Middle River...
Population
11,077

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$199,688
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,145
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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South Middle River Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$36,910
National
$55,322
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
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South Middle River Reviews

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People tend to live here for a while before moving and some have been living here all their life. Lots of pets, people in the community seems nice.
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The cost of housing is okay depending on your income and not many vacant or abandoned properties.
I would always recommend others trying to raise a family to move here.