Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave median real estate prices are $61,729, which is less expensive than 96.8% of Florida neighborhoods
and 94.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave are currently
$557, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 94.9% of Florida neighborhoods.
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Jacksonville, Florida.
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 W Beaver St / N Myrtle 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
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.4%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.1% 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 Jacksonville,
the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
10.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (53.8%) 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: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 21.0%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.6% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.0% of residents in
the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood in Jacksonville are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 54.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.0%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood, 46.2%
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 21.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.8%), and 12.1% 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 W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood in Jacksonville, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African
(4.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (2.2%) , and residents who report Norwegian roots (1.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (1.7%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak African languages (2.3%).
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 W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.7%) who
commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (62.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (15.1%) and 12.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.