Florida City Southwest median real estate price is $168,394, which is less expensive than 87.0% of Florida neighborhoods and 82.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Florida City Southwest is currently $2,834, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.1% of Florida neighborhoods.
Florida City Southwest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Florida City, Florida.
Florida City Southwest real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes 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 Florida City Southwest neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Florida City Southwest has a 14.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Florida City Southwest neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.1% 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 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 37.8% 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.
With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, Florida City Southwest is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Florida City Southwest neighborhood has more Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 14.4% have South American ancestry.
Florida City Southwest is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 67.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Florida City Southwest neighborhood in Florida City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.8% of U.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 Florida City Southwest neighborhood, 36.1% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.2%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Florida City Southwest neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 67.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.
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 Florida City Southwest neighborhood in Florida City, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (19.5%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report English roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.6%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (11.9%), among others. In addition, 36.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Florida City Southwest neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (77.7%) 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 (16.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.