Is South Central Beach, Hollywood a good place to live?

Is South Central Beach, Hollywood a nice place to live? Should I move to South Central Beach, Hollywood? What is it like living in South Central Beach, Hollywood? Find out information on living conditions, demographics, transit options, schools, daycares, things to do, and homes for sale.

Before you even start your home buying search, you’d want to know which area to move to. Several factors can influence the choice of place such as demographics, nearby schools, amenities, local community, and more. If you’re considering moving to South Central Beach, Hollywood, there are several ways for you to identify if South Central Beach is a good fit for you.

South Central Beach: Highlights

Total Population
2k
Walk Score
54
Median Home Price
$352,500
Median Rent
$1,505
Median Household Income
$60,208
Median Individual Income
$43,380

  South Central Beach Neighborhood Guide

Who are your South Central Beach neighbors?

The demographics of a place can be a fair indicator of how ‘neighborly’ a place is. South Central Beach, Hollywood has a neighborly feel with 65% owner-occupied homes and an average household size of 1.7 members. The total population of South Central Beach is 2,384, the median age is 61 years, and the average household size is 1.7.

Total Population
2k
Median Age
61
Renters
35%
Owners
65%

Is South Central Beach a walkable neighborhood?

Quality of life is subjective and can depend on a variety of things. While some home buyers might want a walkable city that offers ample things to do closer to where they live, others might prefer the suburbs with their tranquil streets, peace and quiet, and proximity to open spaces and nature. For some, the idea of being car-dependent is unacceptable, while for others, a reasonable drive time to their favorite weekend hangout is a dream come true.

Walk Score
54
Transit Score
24

Taking that into account, it would be great to know what amenities are available in the neighborhood, and whether you can complete most of your daily tasks on foot. South Central Beach, Hollywood has a walk score of 54 and a transit score of 24.

The nearest airport is Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Also, if you have an electric vehicle and are looking for homes near electric-vehicle charging stations, this neighborhood might be a good fit. There are 6 electric vehicle charging locations in South Central Beach, Hollywood with 14 level-2 charging points.

What are the public transit options in South Central Beach?

We cannot find any nearby public transit options for South Central Beach

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What are the best schools in South Central Beach, Hollywood?

The definition of a good school can vary depending on what people are looking for - some might be interested in schools which have great sports programs, while others might be looking at schools that are better at preparing kids for higher education. Since perspective can make a difference, independent bodies like Niche assign ratings to schools and are commonly used by parents to make a decision. However, you are encouraged to verify these ratings through other sources including visiting the campus.

It is not surprising to note that places with highly-rated public schools tend to have relatively higher home prices because of the perpetual demand for those neighborhoods. If you have children or plan on having in the future, checking out the nearby schools and their ratings is a good idea. Somerset Academy Davie Charter School (#19 in metro), Somerset Miramar South (#21 in metro), Greentree Preparatory Charter School (#36 in metro) are among 15 A+/A/A- rated public elementary schools in the district. City of Pembroke Pines Charter High School (#6 in metro), Coral Springs Charter School (#18 in metro), City of Pembroke Pines Charter Middle School (#17 in metro) are among 4 A+/A rated public middle schools in the district. City of Pembroke Pines Charter High School (#34 in metro), Coral Springs Charter School (#45 in metro), McFatter Technical College and High School (#19 in metro) are among 10 A+/A rated public high schools in the district.

Choosing an area with good school rating consistency is important. While the area you’re looking at right now might have great elementary schools for your young children, it’s well worth examining the middle and high schools they’ll grow up to attend. The nearby elementary school, middle school and high school quality ratings from Niche are very similar. If you have children and desire a consistent school experience as they grow up, this neighborhood may be a good place to plant long-term roots.

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What are the activities for kids in South Central Beach, Hollywood?

For households with kids, accessibility to nearby parks, playgrounds, daycare centers as well as highly-rated preschools is key. There are a few parks and playgrounds in South Central Beach, Hollywood, including Joseph Scavo Park And Dog Walk, Harry Berry Park, and South City Beach Park. These playgrounds provide great recreational facilities for kids, as well as adults. Families can enjoy a nice picnic under the shade in summer months, or walk along the trail for a weekend activity with the kids.

Proximity to good daycare centres is extremely important, especially if the parents have a full-time job. For young families in South Central Beach, Hollywood, childcare options include MD Now Urgent Care, Events In USA, Artec Academy, and Artec Academy Art of Early Learning Preschool Daycare. Proximity to urgent care centers such as MD Now Urgent Care is also a plus.

What's nearby South Central Beach?

Whether a neighborhood is a good place to live or not could also depend on the nearby amenities. Having a high walk score means that there are a lot of places nearby like stores, restaurants, coffee shops, schools, and more. While the scores are by no means perfect, they are a good indicator for "stuff to do" around those places. Things like proximity to grocery stores, dining options, and parks can make a huge difference in your daily lives.

There are also plenty of dining options for the residents of South Central Beach, Hollywood. You can grab your morning cup of coffee from OM'echaye, Starbucks, or Margaritaville Coffee Shop and sit down for a relaxed weekend brunch at OM'echaye or Capone's Flicker Lite Pizza & Raw Bar. Dessert shops like Giorgio's Bakery, BurgerFi, and Panera Bread in South Central Beach, Hollywood are great options for satifying your sweet tooth. Residents love to order tacos from Taco Spot, Mamacita's Mexican Bar & Grill, or Taco Beach Shack and burgers from Nick's Bar & Restaurant, Five Guys, or Bristol's Burgers. Taco Spot, Bristol's Burgers, or Five Guys are some great spots for a fun dine-in experience.

South Central Beach, Hollywood has quite a few grocery stores including Walmart Supercenter and Publix.

What are the things to do in South Central Beach?

We cannot find nearby things to do for South Central Beach

Who is the best internet provider in South Central Beach, Hollywood?

A good internet and broadband connection is a must-have, whether you work from home or not. Broadband internet connection options in South Central Beach, Hollywood include fiber, Asymmetrical xDSL, DOCSIS, VDSL, ADSL, wireline, and satellite from 11 different providers. Aside from optic fiber which provides Gbps speeds, you can get up to 987 mbps download speeds via DOCSIS powered by Comcast.

What are the noise levels and air quality in South Central Beach, Hollywood?

Most often than not, the higher the walk score, the higher the noise. So if you’re an extremely noise-sensitive person and it’s absolutely intolerable, you may need to opt for a neighborhood with a lower walk score.

Last month, the air quality in South Central Beach, Hollywood was good (Air Quality Index, i.e., AQI was 43 for pollutant PM2.5). In 2020, the air quality was bad for 1 days when AQI for pollutant PM2.5 exceeded 100.

Should I buy a house in South Central Beach, Hollywood?

Median Home Price
$352,500
Median Price / Sqft
$374
New Listings
60
Home Sold
76

There is one important indicator of knowing how good the neighborhood is - the number of homes sold in the past. A high percentage of homes sold in the past say, 5 years could indicate that it’s an up and coming neighborhood with people looking to settle here. At the same time, a neighborhood with low home sales, in spite of getting listed on the market could indicate that current residents are looking to move out. It would be nice to speak to residents of this neighborhood to understand what they loved, or didn’t like about living here.

70 homes were listed for sale this month in South Central Beach, Hollywood. This is 23% higher compared to last month. The total number of homes for sale in South Central Beach, Hollywood is 196% higher than it was at the same time a year ago. 62 homes were sold in South Central Beach, Hollywood this month.

You can also look at several other factors before deciding to make the move. For example, do all the houses in the neighborhood look almost identical? That could mean that the homeowners association might not be the most adjusting. Is there space for parking? Where would your friends and family park when they come to visit you? Your garage could already be full with your own vehicles. How well is the neighborhood maintained? It could help you identify whether you’d want to live next to such neighbors.

Homes for sale in South Central Beach

There are currently no homes for sale in South Central Beach.

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