Copperleaf at the Brooks median real estate price is $858,214, which is more expensive than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 89.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Copperleaf at the Brooks is currently $3,648, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.2% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Copperleaf at the Brooks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Estero, Florida.
Copperleaf at the Brooks real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Copperleaf at the Brooks. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 51.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (51.4%). 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 Estero, the Copperleaf at the Brooks 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 Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Copperleaf at the Brooks 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 97.9% 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 urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Copperleaf at the Brooks 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, 100.0% 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.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.2% of neighborhoods in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 51.4%, which is higher than 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, one of the notable things about Copperleaf at the Brooks is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 48.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood has more Finnish and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 1.8% have Romanian ancestry.
Copperleaf at the Brooks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood in Estero are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.6% 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.
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 Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood, 65.1% 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 34.9% of the residents employed.
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 Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, German/Yiddish and Italian.
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 Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood in Estero, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.3%), among others.
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 Copperleaf at the Brooks neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (68.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (13.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (46.5%) 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.