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.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd 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
Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Florida. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd neighborhood stands out by having 98.1% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.5% have Cuban ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, this Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Wekiva Springs Rd / Riverbend Blvd 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, 93.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.