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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Ridge Wood Heights is a town in Florida with a population of 3,878. Ridge Wood Heights is in Sarasota County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Ridge Wood Heights offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ridge Wood Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals live in Ridge Wood Heights and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ridge Wood Heights are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$942
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Ridge Wood Heights Rankings

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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.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Ridge Wood Heights

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,202
National
$55,322
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Ridge Wood Heights Reviews

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Exploring the unique, small shops and restaurants of Sarasota is so much fun!
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You're generally safe, but crime is on the rise.
I like living here alot, I have made really good friends, and have had really great experiences here.