Real Estate Prices and Overview
Coopertown / Fortymile Bend median real estate prices are $317,004, which is more expensive than 88.0% of the neighborhoods
in Florida and 79.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Coopertown / Fortymile Bend are currently
$1,747, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.2%
of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Coopertown / Fortymile Bend is a remote neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Homestead, Florida.
Coopertown / Fortymile Bend real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Coopertown / Fortymile Bend 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
Coopertown / Fortymile Bend. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.5%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.8% 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 Homestead,
the Coopertown / Fortymile Bend 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 Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood has more
Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 37.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 4.4% have South American ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
The Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
9.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Florida. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood in Homestead are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 76.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 19.8% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.0%
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 Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood, 31.6%
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 28.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(22.0%), and 14.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood in Homestead, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Cuban
(37.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (11.5%) , and residents who report German roots (4.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.5%) , along with some South American ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 37.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Coopertown / Fortymile Bend
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 56.3% of households. Some people also speak English (40.1%).
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 Coopertown / Fortymile Bend neighborhood spend
between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working
residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (84.2%) 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 (12.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.