Miami Beach, FL (Port Blvd / S America Way)




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About Miami Beach, FL (Port Blvd / S America Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Port Blvd / S America Way real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Port Blvd / S America Way is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Port Blvd / S America Way is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Miami Beach, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Port Blvd / S America Way real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Port Blvd / S America Way, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Port Blvd / S America Way is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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

Port Blvd / S America Way is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Port Blvd / S America Way 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, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Port Blvd / S America Way 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 Port Blvd / S America Way community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood has more Welsh and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 13.2% have Scottish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood, analysis shows that 73.5% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Port Blvd / S America Way (55.6%) than in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 72.1% of employed workers living in the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 100.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: 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 Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 72.2% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood in Miami Beach are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 Neighbors: Occupations

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 Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood, 72.1% of the working population is employed in the military.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood in Miami Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Welsh (33.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (33.8%), and residents who report Scottish roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (13.2%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (11.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.8%).

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 Port Blvd / S America Way neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (72.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (55.6%) carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (44.4%) . Despite relying on the automobile to get to work, residents of this neighborhood share the ride more than most neighborhoods, reducing traffic, pollution, and saving money.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Port Blvd / S America Way 0.101011101001110
Miami Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Port Blvd / S America Way 0.101011101001110
Miami Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 28.13
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Port Blvd / S America Way 0.101011101001110
Miami Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Florida

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Better than of FL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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