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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
The Hammocks is a suburb of Miami with a population of 58,976. The Hammocks is in Miami-Dade County. Living in The Hammocks offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In The Hammocks there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in The Hammocks and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in The Hammocks are above average.
About The Hammocks...
Population
58,976

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$262,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,596
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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The Hammocks 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
    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
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in The Hammocks

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$65,211
National
$55,322
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The Hammocks Reviews

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I have been born and raised in The Hammocks. I know no other place as my home. It is a very safe community, thanks to the amazing work of the MDPD Hammocks District Station. We have alot of unique treasures in our community, like the Kendall Ice Arena, Miami's only ice sports center. Some of our local restaurants are truly five stars, like Bonjour Bakery and Amici's. I only wish I could see more job opportunities and investments in The Hammocks. Most people have to drive far away to their jobs in Coral Gables and Downtown Miami. Overall, I love The Hammocks and I would not live anywhere else.
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I have mixed feelings with The Hammocks. Growing up here during my childhood, I attended the school in the area and would hang out with friends after hours. There is not much to do in The Hammocks- except go to restaurants, or an ice skating arena. I thought it was cool to be so close to an ice arena, considering there aren't many in South Florida. My favorite part about living here was mainly the Hammocks Lake. It is honestly such a beautiful and tranquil scenery. The lake goes on for miles, and many people run, bike, or hang out at the tikka huts. Those are the parts I miss about growing up here. The neighborhoods are incredibly family friendly, and the area has a lot of retired people. The only issue is that it is very far from the exciting parts of Miami, and the cost of living here has risen to extravagant rates throughout the years.
I have been living in The Hammocks over 18 years and have never had an issue. For the most part, it is quite a safe area to live in. It has many nearby schools, shops, parks, and even a hospital. I enjoy living in The Hammocks because it is still the city but also has a more suburb feeling which is great for families!