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 Dade City,
the Lacoochee neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lacoochee neighborhood has more
Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.1%
of the adult residents in the Lacoochee neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, of note, 63.3% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Lacoochee (22.3%) than in 96.8% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.7% of employed workers living in the
Lacoochee neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 96.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Lacoochee neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.9%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, more people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Lacoochee
neighborhood than in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 43.06 residents per square mile, Lacoochee is less crowded than 90.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 40.2% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.