About Fort Myers, FL (Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave median real estate price is $84,044, which is less expensive than 94.5% of Florida neighborhoods and 92.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave is currently $1,009, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 96.8% of Florida neighborhoods.

Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Myers, Florida.

Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave 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 Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (15.1%). 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Fort Myers, the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave (31.4%) than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 59.7% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 57.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood in Fort Myers are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.1% 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 Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood, 45.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.0%), and 8.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.5% of households. Some people also speak English (42.5%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood in Fort Myers, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (44.5%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (8.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.3%), among others. In addition, 34.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (64.7%) 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 (31.4%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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