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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Tarpon River is a neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a population of 3,907. Tarpon River is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Tarpon River offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Tarpon River there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Tarpon River and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Tarpon River are above average.
About Tarpon River...
Population
3,907

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$283,181
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,359
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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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
    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
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$66,137
National
$55,322
Families with Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Tarpon River Reviews

1 review
I love the weather and love living close to the beach. The one thing I don't like is the quality of people. I feel like most of the community here is superficial and not genuine. For the most part people here care about themselves and not helping others.
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