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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Forest Hills median real estate price is $314,647, which is less expensive than 71.2% of Florida neighborhoods and 61.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Forest Hills is currently $3,044, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Forest Hills is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Coral Springs, Florida.

Forest Hills real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Forest Hills 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 Forest Hills. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Forest Hills 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, 86.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Forest Hills neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 76.5% 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 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Forest Hills neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Forest Hills neighborhood has more South American and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.6% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 3.5% have Brazilian ancestry.

Forest Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Forest Hills neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.3%) than are found in 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Forest Hills neighborhood in Coral Springs are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 6.7% 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 59.4% of America'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 Forest Hills neighborhood, 32.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.0%), and 18.5% 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 Forest Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Chinese.

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 Forest Hills neighborhood in Coral Springs, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (19.6%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (8.0%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 49.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Forest Hills neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (74.7%) 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 (17.2%) . 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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