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 Immokalee,
the Corkscrew neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Corkscrew 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 99.6% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Corkscrew neighborhood has more
Haitian and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 60.0% have Mexican ancestry.
Corkscrew is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 68.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Corkscrew neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
11.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Corkscrew (21.1%) than in 95.9% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Corkscrew neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (61.3%) than found in
95.7% 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.
In addition, the Corkscrew neighborhood is unique for having just
5.3% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 32.6% 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.