Southwest Ranches is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 7,761 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Southwest Ranches is the 229th largest community in Florida.
Southwest Ranches home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Southwest Ranches real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Southwest Ranches is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Southwest Ranches is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Southwest Ranches who work in management occupations (22.36%), office and administrative support (11.25%) and sales jobs (10.68%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.98% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Southwest Ranches is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Southwest Ranches a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Southwest Ranches has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Southwest Ranches’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Southwest Ranches is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Southwest Ranches, the average commute to work is 32.12 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Southwest Ranches is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Southwest Ranches are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.22% of adults in Southwest Ranches have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Southwest Ranches in 2010 was $44,693, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,772 for a family of four. However, Southwest Ranches contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Southwest Ranches is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Southwest Ranches home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Southwest Ranches residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Southwest Ranches also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.34% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Southwest Ranches include German, Irish, Italian, English, Jamaican and Polish.
Southwest Ranches also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.36%.
The most common language spoken in Southwest Ranches is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
|SOUTHWEST RANCHES INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,154|
|SOUTHWEST RANCHES HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||90.99%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||9.01%|
|TYPE OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||95.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.87%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.30%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.38%|
|SIZE OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.18%|
|AGE OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.33%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||79.26%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||3.52%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.89%|
|SOUTHWEST RANCHES REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$618,657|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,597|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $72,000||1.22%|
|$72,001 - $144,000||1.88%|
|$144,001 - $288,000||3.86%|
|$288,001 - $432,000||4.47%|
|$432,001 - $576,000||14.24%|
|$576,001 - $720,000||15.81%|
|$720,001 - $1,081,000||30.91%|
|$1,081,001 - $1,441,000||10.27%|
|PEOPLE OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.37%|
|5 TO 17||13.83%|
|18 TO 24||11.62%|
|25 TO 34||9.30%|
|35 TO 54||32.72%|
|55 TO 64||12.69%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.48%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.81%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$101,198|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,693|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.44%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.36%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.92%)
Real estate (5.35%)
Information Technology (4.62%)
Public Service (4.60%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||7.98%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.52%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.46%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||36.34%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (12.55%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.83%)
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