Real Estate Prices and Overview
NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave median real estate prices are $115,089, which is less expensive than 73.2% of Florida neighborhoods
and 68.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave are currently
$999, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 67.9% 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
The NW 6th St / NW 18th Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (71.8%) than found in
98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this 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
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
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
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
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.