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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach median real estate price is $1,003,090, which is more expensive than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 91.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach is currently $5,641, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Madeira Beach, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 43.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (24.8%). 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

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.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach 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 Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach 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 43.4%, which is higher than 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 29.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

In the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach 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 11.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood has more Canadian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 7.5% have Cuban ancestry.

Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% 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 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

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 Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood in Madeira Beach are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood, 52.9% 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 37.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.8%), and 2.9% 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 Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish 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 Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood in Madeira Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Canadian ancestry (8.2%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.

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 Mitchell's Beach / Mitchell Beach neighborhood spend longer than one hour commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working residents), one of the longer commutes in America, which is a potential downside for residents of this neighborhood.

Here most residents (58.5%) 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 (13.8%) and 11.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.


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