Real Estate Prices and Overview
Golden Glades median real estate prices are $125,965, which is less expensive than 67.1% of Florida neighborhoods
and 64.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Golden Glades are currently
$1,215, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 41.9% of Florida neighborhoods.
Golden Glades is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Miami, Florida.
Golden Glades real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Golden Glades 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
Golden Glades. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.4%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.3% 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 Miami,
the Golden Glades 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 Golden Glades neighborhood has more
Haitian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 4.4% have Cuban ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Golden Glades
What is interesting to note, is that the Golden Glades
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(47.2%) than are found in 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Golden Glades neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
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 Golden Glades neighborhood in Miami are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 66.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 32.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.8%
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 Golden Glades neighborhood, 38.5%
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 22.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.3%), and 19.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Golden Glades neighborhood in Miami, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitia
(32.0%). There are also a number of people of Cuban ancestry (4.4%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (3.2%) , and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (3.0%) , along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 47.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Golden Glades
neighborhood is English, spoken by 39.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (21.8%).
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 Golden Glades neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.0% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (70.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (16.8%) and 11.4% 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.