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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
Sunset is a neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a population of 6,794. Sunset is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Sunset offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sunset there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Sunset and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Sunset are above average.
About Sunset...
Population
6,794

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$194,421
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$588
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$57,299
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
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Sunset Reviews

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If I had to choose to live here again I would in a heartbeat. The proximity to businesses, the environment, the neighbors are all factors that has influenced my decision to live here.
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The police presence is very noticeable in the area. They patrol the area regularly and the there is a sense of safety in the area.