Merritt Island, FL (Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky)




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About Merritt Island, FL (Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky median real estate price is $153,004, which is more expensive than 36.9% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 39.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky is currently $1,079, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.1% of Florida neighborhoods.

Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Merritt Island, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky 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 Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, 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

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky 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, Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood has more Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 5.7% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Merritt Island neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: 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 Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.7% 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 97.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (56.8%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.


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 Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood in Merritt Island are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 57.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.2% of U.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 Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 7.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood in Merritt Island, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.7%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report English roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.2%), among others. In addition, 13.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.6%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (82.1%) 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 (6.9%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky 0.101011101001110
Merritt Island 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Citrus Blvd / N Courtenay Pky 0.101011101001110
Merritt Island 0.101011101001110
Florida 28.13
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Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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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