Delray Garden Estates median real estate price is $263,668, which is less expensive than 71.2% of Florida neighborhoods and 58.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Delray Garden Estates is currently $2,927, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.7% of Florida neighborhoods.
Delray Garden Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Delray Beach, Florida.
Delray Garden Estates real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Delray Garden Estates 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Delray Garden Estates. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (19.1%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Delray Beach, the Delray Garden Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Delray Garden Estates neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Delray Garden Estates 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, 90.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Delray Garden Estates neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 48.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the Delray Garden Estates 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 84.5% 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.
Did you know that the Delray Garden Estates neighborhood has more South American and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.9% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 2.2% have Eastern European ancestry.
Delray Garden Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Delray Garden Estates neighborhood in Delray Beach are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Delray Garden Estates neighborhood, 55.6% 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 20.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.6%), and 9.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Delray Garden Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
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 Delray Garden Estates neighborhood in Delray Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (13.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report German roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.2%), among others. In addition, 29.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Delray Garden Estates 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 (79.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.