Real Estate Prices and Overview
W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave median real estate prices are $61,729, which is less expensive than 96.9% of Florida neighborhoods
and 94.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave are currently
$659, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 95.8% 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
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
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
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood has more single mother
households than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the W Beaver St / N Myrtle Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.0% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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
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 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
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 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 shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
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.