Longboat Key, FL (Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl)




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About Longboat Key, FL (Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl median real estate price is $460,968, which is more expensive than 90.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 85.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl is currently $2,426, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Longboat Key, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 70.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (53.7%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 70.1%, which is higher than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the real estate in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 87.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.2% of American neighborhoods.

Also of note, the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 89.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Finally, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 82.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl 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 Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.4% of neighborhoods in FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and urban sophisticates.

Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood, where 35.2% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood has more Hungarian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 3.6% have Welsh ancestry.

Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 7.4% of residents in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 20.2% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 67.0% of the workforce in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood in Longboat Key are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in America. 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 Neighbors: Occupations

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 Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood, 67.0% 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 13.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.0%), and 7.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood in Longboat Key, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report English roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.0%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 13.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households. Some people also speak German (2.4%).

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 Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (20.2%) and 7.4% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl 0.101011101001110
Longboat Key 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62

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Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl 0.101011101001110
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Florida 28.13

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Gulf Of Mexico Dr / Sandhamn Pl 0.101011101001110
Longboat Key 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of US 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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