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Overall Niche Grade
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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
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
About Westchester...
Population
30,058

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$259,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,227
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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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
    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
$48,136
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%
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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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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.
Provide the same modern infrastructure that is being allocated in other areas of Miami such as Coral Gables, Brickell, and Downtown. Due to it being a suburb for older generations its been left without consideration. Although, people don't realize younger generations of the middle class are slowly migrating into it.