Real Estate Prices and Overview
NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd median real estate prices are $101,107, which is less expensive than 80.3% of Florida neighborhoods
and 75.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd are currently
$1,254, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.9%
of the neighborhoods in Florida.
NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lauderhill, Florida.
NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd has a 16.3% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
77.3% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood has more
Haitian and West Indian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 0.2% have West Indian ancestry.
NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8%
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 NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood stands out within Florida
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 7%
of college-friendly places to live in FL.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.9% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 96.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood in Lauderhill are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 78.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 50.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.0%
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 NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood, 44.6%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.4%), and 15.6% in executive, management, and professional 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 NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood in Lauderhill, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitia
(28.8%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (7.1%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (1.4%) , and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (1.2%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (1.2%), among others. In addition, 33.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).
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 NW 56th Ave / W Oakland Park Blvd neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.4% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (68.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (13.8%) and 10.4% 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.