Fort Myers, FL (Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd)




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About Fort Myers, FL (Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd median real estate price is $148,608, which is less expensive than 67.7% of Florida neighborhoods and 67.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd is currently $1,210, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.7% of Florida neighborhoods.

Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Myers, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments 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 Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 49.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 49.1% of the residential real estate vacant, the Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd (33.9%) than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note, 65.2% 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: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 96.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.

Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood in Fort Myers are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 65.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood, 44.4% 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 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.9%), and 10.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood in Fort Myers, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (25.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.2%), and residents who report English roots (5.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 30.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 50.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.

Getting to Work

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 Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (59.9%) 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 (33.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Fort Myers 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Edgewood Ave / Veronica S Shoemaker Blvd 0.101011101001110
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Fort Myers 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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