Parkdale median real estate price is $389,992, which is more expensive than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 60.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Parkdale is currently $2,670, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.4% of Florida neighborhoods.
Parkdale is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lehigh Acres, Florida.
Parkdale real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Parkdale neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Parkdale has a 13.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.7% 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.
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 Lehigh Acres, the Parkdale neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Parkdale neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 78.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
With more than 1.8% of residents living with a same sex partner, Parkdale is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Parkdale neighborhood has more Haitian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 9.9% have Cuban ancestry.
Parkdale is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% 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 Parkdale neighborhood in Lehigh Acres are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.8% of U.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 Parkdale neighborhood, 38.2% 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 24.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.3%), and 16.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Parkdale neighborhood is English, spoken by 51.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
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 Parkdale neighborhood in Lehigh Acres, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (16.0%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (9.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (8.0%), among others. In addition, 21.7% 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 Parkdale neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (77.2%) 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 (18.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.