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 Yuma,
the Fortuna neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.1% of commuters who live in the
Fortuna neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Fortuna neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.3% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Fortuna
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.8% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fortuna neighborhood has more
Canadian and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 0.9% have Belgian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
One of the notable things about Fortuna is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, the Fortuna neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 63.2% 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.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Fortuna neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 34.2%, which is higher than 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Fortuna neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 49.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.