Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A median real estate price is $649,017, which is more expensive than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 82.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A is currently $2,463, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.0% of Florida neighborhoods.
Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A 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.
Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.8% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.3%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A 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, Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A 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.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 21.4% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood has more Welsh and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 7.5% have Scottish ancestry.
Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% 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 Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood in Jacksonville Beach are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 47.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood, 36.1% 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 31.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.0%), and 12.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).
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 Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood in Jacksonville Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (7.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 12.0% 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 Jacksonville Beach Homes West of A1A neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.9%) 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.