Pier Point median real estate price is $951,773, which is more expensive than 93.8% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 92.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Pier Point is currently $3,019, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.9% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Pier Point 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).
Pier Point 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 Pier Point neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Pier Point. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 26.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (19.6%). 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 Jacksonville Beach, the Pier Point neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Pier Point neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Pier Point 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.
The rate of college educated adults in the Pier Point neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 81.8% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Pier Point neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 57.3% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Pier Point neighborhood has more Scottish and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 25.1% have Irish 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 Pier Point neighborhood in Jacksonville Beach are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 42.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.9% 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 Pier Point neighborhood, 56.3% 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 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.9%), and 6.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Pier Point neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households.
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 Pier Point neighborhood in Jacksonville Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (22.1%), and residents who report English roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (10.7%), among others.
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 Pier Point neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (74.1%) 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 (5.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.