The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Palma Sola Park is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, Palma Sola Park is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Palma Sola Park neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Palma Sola Park neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Palma Sola Park community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Palma Sola Park neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 0.7% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Florida.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, active retirees and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Palma Sola Park neighborhood has more
Swedish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 2.4% have Greek ancestry.
Palma Sola Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 95.3% of commuters who live in the
Palma Sola Park neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.