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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Florence East median real estate price is $346,499, which is more expensive than 39.5% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 50.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Florence East is currently $2,052, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.1% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Florence East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Florence, Arizona.

Florence East real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Florence East neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Florence East are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 73.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Florence East 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

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 get around.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Florence East neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an interesting characteristic about the Florence East neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.4% of the adult residents in the Florence East neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Florence East neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 58.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Florence East neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Florence East neighborhood stands out by having 100.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of all American neighborhoods.

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 Florence East neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Florence East neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 90.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Real Estate

The Florence East neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 66.7% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

In addition, 94.2% of the real estate in the Florence East neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Florence East neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.

Florence East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Florence East neighborhood in Florence are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Florence East neighborhood, 63.8% 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 government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 58.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.5%), and 7.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Florence East neighborhood is English, spoken by 54.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Native American languages and German/Yiddish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Florence East neighborhood in Florence, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (38.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report German roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (3.7%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (3.5%), among others. In addition, 10.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Florence East neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (90.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (100.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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