Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes median real estate price is $644,001, which is more expensive than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 82.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes is currently $3,936, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes 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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (26.4%). 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.
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.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.2% 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, 65.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.4% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Florida, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Florida.
Did you know that the Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood has more Croatian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 3.2% have Cuban ancestry.
Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood in Bonita Springs are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.4% 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 53.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood, 34.6% 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 31.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.7%), and 15.5% 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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and German/Yiddish.
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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood in Bonita Springs, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.2%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 13.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Bonita Isles / Bonita Lakes neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.2%) 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.