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 Estero,
the Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd 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 Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd neighborhood has more
Canadian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 1.5% have Lebanese ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 99.0% of neighborhoods in
FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and college students.
Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
14.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 100.0% of commuters who live in the
Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 16.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
98.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 98.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 50.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Also of note, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Ben Hill Griffin Pky / Corkscrew Rd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 30.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.