Sandhill Crossing median real estate price is $432,695, which is more expensive than 62.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 67.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Sandhill Crossing is currently $3,143, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Sandhill Crossing is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Melbourne, Florida.
Sandhill Crossing real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sandhill Crossing neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Sandhill Crossing has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.6% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (10.7%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Melbourne, the Sandhill Crossing neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Sandhill Crossing neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, of particular note, 2.5% of the people in the Sandhill Crossing neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Also, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Sandhill Crossing is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.4% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Florida, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Florida. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Did you know that the Sandhill Crossing neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.3% have Lebanese ancestry.
Sandhill Crossing is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% 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 Sandhill Crossing neighborhood in Melbourne are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.2% 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 old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Sandhill Crossing neighborhood, 51.3% 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.8%), and 9.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Sandhill Crossing neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and German/Yiddish.
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 Sandhill Crossing neighborhood in Melbourne, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (7.6%), among others.
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 Sandhill Crossing neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (6.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.