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Plantation

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

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    Plantation is a with a population of 4,857. Plantation is in Sarasota County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Plantation offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Plantation and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Plantation are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $298,400
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $1,472
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Dense Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      9%
    • Own
      91%
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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
      133.8
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      3.1
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      14.6
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      56.4
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      162
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      1,589.9
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      278
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade C
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      3%
    • 10-17 years
      2%
    • 18-24 years
      1%
    • 25-34 years
      2%
    • 35-44 years
      5%
    • 45-54 years
      3%
    • 55-64 years
      14%
    • 65+ years
      71%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      20%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      31%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      29%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      18%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      2%
      national  11%

    Working in Plantation

    Jobs
    grade A minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $71,413
    National
    $64,994

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