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
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.7% 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
Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd 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.
In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.0% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood has more
Austrian and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 3.1% have Spanish ancestry.
Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.8% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.7% of all American
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
96.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.3% 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, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Van Dyke Rd / Lakeshore Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America.