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 Miami,
the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 57,566 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.9% of the nation's neighborhoods. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr 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, Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr 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, the real estate in the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 97.5% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.6% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr 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 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood has more
Brazilian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 23.9% have South American ancestry.
Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The rate of college educated adults in the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 79.8% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 2.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Also, with more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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.
What is interesting to note, is that the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(55.0%) than are found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 70.4% of the workforce
in the Brickell Key Dr / Claughton Island Dr neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.