Westminister median real estate price is $422,479, which is more expensive than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 65.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Westminister is currently $2,435, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.3% 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) townhomes and single-family homes. 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 7.8% in Westminister. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.7% 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.
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Westminister (24.1%) than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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, 42.2% 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 76.3% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Westminister neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.3% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% 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.
In addition, of note, 55.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.
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, 13.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 5.0% have Cuban ancestry.
Westminister is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.6% 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 99.3% 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 Westminister 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 64.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Westminister neighborhood, 33.3% 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 31.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.5%), and 7.4% 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 Westminister neighborhood is English, spoken by 55.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Portuguese.
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 (15.5%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report Cuban roots (5.0%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (4.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 26.4% 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 Westminister neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (67.8%) 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 (24.1%) and 5.7% 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.