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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
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Westchester is a suburb of Miami with a population of 30,210. Westchester is in Miami-Dade County. Living in Westchester offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Westchester there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Westchester and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Westchester are above average.
About Westchester...
Population
30,210

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$304,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,345
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Westchester 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
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Westchester

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,615
National
$55,322
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Westchester Reviews

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Westchester is a quiet neighborhood west of Coral Gables. It is close to the expressway making the commute ideal to anywhere in Miami. It is smack in the middle of Miami, and all malls, airport, beaches, Brickel, Coconut Grove, and Downtown are just 10-20 minutes away. It has excellent public schools and bike lanes with bike rentals available. It has Tropical Park within minutes, a large Public Library, Aldi, Walmart, Ross, TJMaxx, Publix, Target, Walgreens, CVS all within minutes or walking distance. Westchester is the new Gables without the high taxes and stringent city codes.
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Westchester is a good community and neighborhood. The houses are in a good close range of various shops, restaurants, schools, parks, and highways. It is also a good distance from/to the airport. In addition, the people in this community are relatively nice.
I love westchester! I was raised in westchester. I still live here and I do not plan of moving any time soon. There are many stores, restaurants around. You do not need to go far to find anything you may need.