Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South median real estate price is $411,236, which is more expensive than 57.6% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 63.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South is currently $2,507, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.5% of Florida neighborhoods.
Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lady Lake, Florida.
Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.1%). 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South 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 Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.6% of neighborhoods in FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South (23.3%) than in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South neighborhood has more Belgian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 5.9% have Scottish ancestry.
Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% 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 Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South neighborhood in Lady Lake are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South neighborhood, 52.1% 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 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.7%), and 9.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.
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 Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South neighborhood in Lady Lake, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.5%), 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 Town Center / Orange Blossom Hills South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (58.2%) 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 (23.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.