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West Park
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

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West Park is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 15,012. West Park is in Broward County. Living in West Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Park there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in West Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Park are above average.

About

About West Park...
Population
15,012

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,426
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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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
    367.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    19.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    52.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    118.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    387
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,967.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    465.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  12%

Working in West Park

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,765
National
$62,843

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