Real Estate Prices and Overview
NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave median real estate prices are $115,089, which is less expensive than 73.0% of Florida neighborhoods
and 68.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave are currently
$787, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 74.9% of Florida neighborhoods.
NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.7%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.5% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale,
the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (42.0%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood has more
Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note, 71.8% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.2% ride the bus) than 95.2% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 94.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 71.8% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.2%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood, 58.0%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(12.2%), and 10.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitia
(3.6%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (2.7%) , and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (2.7%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.4%) , along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (1.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (63.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (17.1%) and 16.2% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.