Real Estate Prices and Overview
Playland Estates median real estate prices are $59,051, which is less expensive than 97.2% of Florida neighborhoods
and 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Playland Estates are currently
$1,183, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.9%
of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Playland Estates is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hollywood, Florida.
Playland Estates real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile 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 Playland Estates neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Playland Estates. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 31.0%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.6% 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 Hollywood,
the Playland Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Playland Estates neighborhood has more
Cuban and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 5.2% have Jamaican ancestry.
Playland Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America, with 47.1% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
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 Playland Estates neighborhood in Hollywood are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 74.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, 14.9% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 51.4%
of America'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 Playland Estates neighborhood, 40.3%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(15.4%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Playland Estates neighborhood in Hollywood, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American
(10.1%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (8.5%) , and residents who report Italian roots (8.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (5.8%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 32.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Playland Estates
neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
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 Playland Estates neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.2%) 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 (8.0%) and 5.9% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.