Shadow Lakes median real estate price is $343,454, which is more expensive than 42.6% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 54.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Shadow Lakes is currently $2,957, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.6% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Shadow Lakes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lehigh Acres, Florida.
Shadow Lakes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Shadow Lakes neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Shadow Lakes, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Shadow Lakes is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Shadow Lakes neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Shadow Lakes neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.3% 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, 70.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Shadow Lakes 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 Shadow Lakes community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Shadow Lakes neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 13.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Florida. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
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 Shadow Lakes neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Shadow Lakes neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 6.1% have Haitian ancestry.
Shadow Lakes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.3% 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 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Shadow Lakes neighborhood in Lehigh Acres are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.5% 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.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Shadow Lakes neighborhood, 43.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.7%), and 12.2% 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 Shadow Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Italian.
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 Shadow Lakes neighborhood in Lehigh Acres, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (20.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report Haitian roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.4%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (3.1%), among others. In addition, 16.0% 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 Shadow Lakes neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (11.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.