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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Blues Creek / Ashton median real estate price is $391,161, which is more expensive than 43.4% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 54.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blues Creek / Ashton is currently $3,084, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Blues Creek / Ashton is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gainesville, Florida.

Blues Creek / Ashton real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Blues Creek / Ashton, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Blues Creek / Ashton is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Blues Creek / Ashton community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Florida. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

The Neighbors

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 Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood in Gainesville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.1% 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 Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood, 59.9% 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 14.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.6%), and 12.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

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 Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood in Gainesville, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.8%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (2.8%), among others. In addition, 12.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Blues Creek / Ashton neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.0%) 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.


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