Do you like your neighborhood?
Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?
No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Miami, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.
Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Miami neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Miami are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Miami for 2019:
So what’s the best neighborhood to live in Miami for 2019? According to the most recent census data, Coral Way looks to be the best Miami neighborhood to live in.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Miami that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Miami.
Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.
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How we determined the best Miami hoods in 2019
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Miami, we had to determine what criteria defines a “best”.
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 14 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the “Best City Neighborhood In Miami.” We’re lookin’ at you, Coral Way.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Miami, Florida has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
Coral Way is a neighborhood within Miami, Florida that is defined by Coral Way, a road established by Coral Gables founder George E. Merrick during the 1920s. It is located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
Downtown Miami is an urban city center, based around the Central Business District of Miami, Florida, United States. In addition to the central business district, the area also consists of the Brickell Financial District, Historic District, Government Center, Omni and Park West. The neighborhood is divided by the Miami River and is bordered by Midtown to the north, Biscayne Bay to the east, Civic Center and Overtown to the west, and Coconut Grove to the south.
The Flagami is a neighborhood of Miami, Florida, United States, roughly defined as south and east of the Tamiami Canal, north of the Tamiami Trail, and west of Red Road, bisected by Flagler Street.
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Miami
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Miami where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Miami aren’t all good. Overtown takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Miami.
We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Miami For 2019
|2||North Coconut Grove||10,440|
|7||South Coconut Grove||7,956|