Real Estate Prices and Overview
Fruitville median real estate prices are $199,830, which is more expensive than 67.3% of the neighborhoods
in Florida and 61.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Fruitville are currently
$1,204, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 42.7% of Florida neighborhoods.
Fruitville is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Sarasota, Florida.
Fruitville 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 Fruitville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Fruitville are 5.8%,
which is lower than one will find in 71.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fruitville
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fruitville neighborhood has more
Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're planning where to retire, the Fruitville neighborhood in
Sarasota is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in FL,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 86.2% of the neighborhoods
in Florida. If you are considering retiring to Florida, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
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 Fruitville neighborhood in Sarasota are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 57.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 24.1% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.2%
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 Fruitville neighborhood, 32.4%
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 29.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.4%), and 17.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Fruitville neighborhood in Sarasota, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.9%) , and residents who report English roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.7%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Fruitville
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.5%).
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 Fruitville neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.1%) 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 (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.