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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Port St. John Southwest median real estate price is $351,999, which is more expensive than 35.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 49.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Port St. John Southwest is currently $1,904, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.4% of Florida neighborhoods.

Port St. John Southwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cocoa, Florida.

Port St. John Southwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Port St. John Southwest 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.

Port St. John Southwest has a 14.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.2% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.6%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Cocoa, the Port St. John Southwest neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Port St. John Southwest neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.5% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Port St. John Southwest neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods.

People

The Port St. John Southwest neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Florida. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the Port St. John Southwest neighborhood has more French Canadian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 2.6% have Welsh ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Port St. John Southwest neighborhood in Cocoa are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 52.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Port St. John Southwest neighborhood, 34.1% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.9%), and 16.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Port St. John Southwest neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Port St. John Southwest neighborhood in Cocoa, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report German roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.7%), 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 Port St. John Southwest neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.3%) 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 (11.9%) . 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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