Hobe Sound North median real estate price is $192,822, which is less expensive than 85.1% of Florida neighborhoods and 74.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Hobe Sound North is currently $3,071, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.8% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Hobe Sound North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hobe Sound, Florida.
Hobe Sound North 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Hobe Sound North 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Hobe Sound North. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 31.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (18.0%). 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.
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 Hobe Sound North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Hobe Sound North neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 72.0% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.8% 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.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Hobe Sound North 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, 87.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, the Hobe Sound North neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 82.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 56.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
Our research reveals that 90.5% of commuters who live in the Hobe Sound North neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Hobe Sound North neighborhood has more Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.
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 Hobe Sound North 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 78.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 49.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.5% 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 Hobe Sound North neighborhood, 29.8% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.5%), and 20.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Hobe Sound North neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish and Spanish.
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 Hobe Sound North neighborhood in Hobe Sound, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report German roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.
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 Hobe Sound North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.5%) 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 (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.