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 Bonita Springs,
the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd 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, Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd 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.
One of the notable things about Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd 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, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd 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 68.1%, which is higher than 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 75.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Finally, the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 80.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 97.7% of neighborhoods in
FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 20.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
99.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Also, our research reveals that 96.4% of commuters who live in the
Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hickory Blvd / Mclaughlin Blvd neighborhood has more
English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.