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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  12. Commute
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Southgate is a town in Florida with a population of 7,114. Southgate is in Sarasota County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Southgate offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Southgate there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Southgate and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Southgate are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$200,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$993
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Southgate Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live 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
    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
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$41,086
National
$55,322
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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I've lived here my whole life, it's great!
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The weather is awesome. There are so many things to do. The beaches are some of the best in the country. Restaurants and cultural experiences galore.
The city is beautiful in most areas but needs some rehab in others.