Solivita / Poinciana Villages median real estate price is $296,571, which is more expensive than 34.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 45.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Solivita / Poinciana Villages is currently $2,927, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.9% of Florida neighborhoods.
Solivita / Poinciana Villages is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kissimmee, Florida.
Solivita / Poinciana Villages real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Solivita / Poinciana Villages has a 14.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.2% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (12.3%), 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 Kissimmee, the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Solivita / Poinciana Villages 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 Solivita / Poinciana Villages community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Solivita / Poinciana Villages is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.5% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Florida, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Florida.
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 Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 25.9% 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 99.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood has more Russian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 18.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood in Kissimmee are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood, 37.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 36.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.8%), and 6.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.1%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood in Kissimmee, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (18.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report German roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 23.8% 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 Solivita / Poinciana Villages neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (82.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (9.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.