menu






Real Estate Prices & Overview

Westminister median real estate price is $402,598, which is more expensive than 50.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 58.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Westminister is currently $2,210, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.7% of Florida neighborhoods.

Westminister is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lehigh Acres, Florida.

Westminister real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Westminister neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.9% in Westminister. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Westminister (28.7%) than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.5% of residents in the Westminister neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Westminister neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 38.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Westminister neighborhood. A whopping 74.8% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Westminister neighborhood has more single mother households than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Diversity

Did you know that the Westminister neighborhood has more Haitian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 5.7% have Cuban ancestry.

Westminister is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.6% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Westminister 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 46.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 46.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.3% of U.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 Westminister neighborhood, 33.5% 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 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (29.1%), and 6.7% 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 Westminister neighborhood is English, spoken by 56.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Westminister neighborhood in Lehigh Acres, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (16.0%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report Cuban roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 26.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Westminister neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (61.0%) 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 (28.7%) and 5.5% of residents also bicycle 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.


Real Estate includes:
Average Home Values
Rental Market
Housing Market Details
Neighborhood Setting
Economics & Demographics include:
Lifestyle & Special Character
Household Types
Commute To Work
Migration & Mobility
Race & Ethnic Diversity
Employment Industries & Occupations
Income & Unemployment Rate
Higher Education Attainment
Crime includes:
Neighborhood Crime Index
Crimes Per Square Mile
Property Crime Comparison
Violent Crime Comparison
Schools include:
School Ratings
Schools In District
Public School Test Scores
School District Enrollment
Educational Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby