Lake Worth, FL (Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln)




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About Lake Worth, FL (Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln median real estate price is $215,529, which is more expensive than 58.2% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 58.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln is currently $1,141, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.0% of Florida neighborhoods.

Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake Worth, Florida.

Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln 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.

Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood has more Haitian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 4.7% have Cuban ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 31.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood about it; they already know. 26.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood. In the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas. What is also interesting to note, is that the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (46.6%) than are found in 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 90.6%, which is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 43.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.9% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood in Lake Worth are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood, 41.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.1%), and 10.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood in Lake Worth, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (25.5%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (25.2%), and residents who report Cuban roots (4.7%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.2%), along with some South American ancestry residents (3.5%), among others. In addition, 46.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 54.6% of households. Some people also speak English (22.5%).

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 Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (55.3%) 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 (31.2%) and 5.8% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln 0.101011101001110
Lake Worth 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln 0.101011101001110
Lake Worth 0.101011101001110
Florida 28.13
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Mathis St / Melaleuca Ln 0.101011101001110
Lake Worth 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of FL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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