Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks median real estate price is $500,997, which is more expensive than 70.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 71.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks is currently $3,001, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.0% of Florida neighborhoods.
Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brandon, Florida.
Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.9% in Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 56.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Florida. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.3%) living in the Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood.
One way that the Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Did you know that the Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood has more British and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 7.3% have Slovak ancestry.
Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% 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 Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood in Brandon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.6% 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 79.9% 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 Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood, 51.9% 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.5%), and 10.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.2%).
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 Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood in Brandon, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.3%), and residents who report English roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.4%), along with some Slovak ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 10.5% 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 Lumsden Pointe / Lithia Oaks neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (71.8%) 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 (6.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.