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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Surfside is a suburb of Miami with a population of 5,844. Surfside is in Miami-Dade County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Surfside offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Surfside there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Surfside and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Surfside are above average.
About Surfside...
Population
5,844

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$596,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,100
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Surfside 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
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    68.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    34.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    136.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,384.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    119.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Surfside

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,241
National
$55,322
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A cute little town that has everything you could possibly need and then some! From the beach to the shopping, restaurants to community centers, Surfside has something for everyone.
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Surfside is the place to live if you value outdoor activities within walking distance to the beach and services. It’s location makes it a hidden jewel within the hectic City of Miami!
Surfside is a small town, nowadays called Uptown Beachtown, between the hectic City of Miami Beach and the glamorous Bal Harbour. Surfside has a laidback vibe with a walking distance to the beach which makes it the perfect place for young families with children.