Miami, FL (SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St)




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About Miami, FL (SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St median real estate price is $287,606, which is more expensive than 70.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 67.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St is currently $1,652, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Miami, Florida.

SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St 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.

SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St has a 15.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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: Diversity

Did you know that the SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood has more South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.6% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 29.4% have Cuban ancestry.

SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (56.2%) than are found in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 92.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

The SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood stands out within Florida for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.4% of college-friendly places to live in FL.


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 SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood in Miami are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 11.7% 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 60.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood, 37.9% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.8%), and 14.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood in Miami, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Cuban (29.4%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (22.6%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (4.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 56.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 68.4% of households. Some people also speak English (26.3%).

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 SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.8%) 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 (14.6%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St 0.101011101001110
Miami 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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SW 142nd Ave / SW 120th St 0.101011101001110
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Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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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