Gomez median real estate price is $230,103, which is more expensive than 26.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 32.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Gomez is currently $2,177, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.7% of Florida neighborhoods.
Gomez is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Gomez 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 Gomez neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Gomez has a 13.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.2% 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.
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 Hobe Sound, the Gomez neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 21.3% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.4% 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.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Gomez stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Gomez neighborhood has more Lebanese and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 8.9% have Arab ancestry.
Gomez is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Gomez neighborhood in Hobe Sound are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 10.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Gomez neighborhood, 31.6% 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 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.5%), and 18.2% 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 Gomez neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Polish.
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 Gomez neighborhood in Hobe Sound, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.0%), and residents who report Arab roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Lebanese ancestry (8.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.7%), among others. In addition, 10.2% 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 Gomez neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (72.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (7.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.