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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach median real estate price is $415,115, which is more expensive than 49.8% of the neighborhoods in Delaware and 54.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach is currently $2,472, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.7% of the neighborhoods in Delaware.

Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Milford, Delaware. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (16.2%). This can occur in 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. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Diversity

Did you know that the Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood has more Eastern European and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.9% have Hungarian ancestry.

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 Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood in Milford are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.5% 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 Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood, 51.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.4%), and 12.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households.

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 Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood in Milford, DE, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report English roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

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 Shawnee Acres / Prime Hook Beach neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.6%) 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 (7.3%) . 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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