Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven median real estate price is $276,685, which is less expensive than 73.5% of Delaware neighborhoods and 58.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven is currently $1,677, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.0% of Delaware neighborhoods.
Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Milford, Delaware.
Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.6% in Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 58.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Milford, the Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 21.5% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood has more Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry.
Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 20.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood in Milford are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.4% of U.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 Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood, 31.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.9%), and 15.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French, Spanish and German/Yiddish.
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 Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood in Milford, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (15.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report English roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 17.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Lighthouse Estates / Woods Haven neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.2%) 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 (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.