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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Lake Butler is $200,253, which is less expensive than 88.2% of Florida neighborhoods and 78.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Lake Butler City Center is currently $1,347, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.8% of Florida neighborhoods.

Lake Butler City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake Butler, Florida.

Real estate in the City Center of Lake Butler, FL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Lake Butler City Center has a 12.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Occupations

The Lake Butler City Center neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Furthermore, it used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Lake Butler City Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 6.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 92.1% of commuters who live in the Lake Butler City Center neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.0%) living in the Lake Butler City Center neighborhood.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 31.8% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lake Butler City Center neighborhood has more Dutch and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 2.8% have Welsh ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Lake Butler are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 5.5% 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 62.9% 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 Lake Butler City Center neighborhood, 33.4% 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 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (19.8%), and 16.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Lake Butler City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 City Center neighborhood in Lake Butler, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (10.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Dutch roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Lake Butler City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (92.1%) 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.


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