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 Jacksonville Beach,
the 3rd St S / 16th Ave S neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
3rd St S / 16th Ave S is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, 3rd St S / 16th Ave S is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
3rd St S / 16th Ave S 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
3rd St S / 16th Ave S community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the 3rd St S / 16th Ave S neighborhood in
Jacksonville Beach is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in FL,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 88.5% of the neighborhoods
in Florida. If you are considering retiring to Florida, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the 3rd St S / 16th Ave S
neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.8% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
97.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 3rd St S / 16th Ave S neighborhood has more
Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.7% of the workforce
in the 3rd St S / 16th Ave S neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.4% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.