Fort Myers, FL (Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave)




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


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave median real estate price is $57,675, which is less expensive than 96.0% of Florida neighborhoods and 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave is currently $676, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 96.1% 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) single-family homes and mobile 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 26.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.8%). 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: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 47.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.0% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 41.0% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave (24.7%) than in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.6% of residents in the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood has more Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 8.6% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

The Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (64.1%) than found in 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.


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 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 92.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 64.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood, 47.1% 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 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.5%), and 8.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood in Fort Myers, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (31.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.7%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 30.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 55.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (42.3%).

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 Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (59.6%) 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 (24.7%) and 7.8% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave 0.101011101001110
Fort Myers 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave 0.101011101001110
Fort Myers 0.101011101001110
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Ortiz Ave / Laredo Ave 0.101011101001110
Fort Myers 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of FL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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