Real Estate Prices and Overview
Riverside / Brooklyn median real estate prices are $178,718, which is more expensive than 60.3% of the neighborhoods
in Florida and 55.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Riverside / Brooklyn are currently
$848, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 84.3% of Florida neighborhoods.
Riverside / Brooklyn is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Jacksonville, Florida.
Riverside / Brooklyn real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Riverside / Brooklyn. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.3%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.2% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood has more
Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Riverside / Brooklyn
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.8% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
In the Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 95.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood in Jacksonville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 76.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 47.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.1%
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 Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood, 43.5%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.4%), and 12.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood in Jacksonville, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(9.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.4%) , and residents who report English roots (7.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.2%) , along with some Yugoslav ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Riverside / Brooklyn
neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% 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 Riverside / Brooklyn neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.1%) 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 (11.3%) and 6.0% 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.