Tropical median real estate price is $395,993, which is more expensive than 53.4% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 62.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Tropical is currently $2,521, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.9% of Florida neighborhoods.
Tropical is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Miramar, Florida.
Tropical 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Tropical neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Tropical are 4.8%, which is lower than one will find in 69.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Tropical is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Miramar, the Tropical neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
There are more people living in the Tropical neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (60.8%) 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.
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Tropical neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.0% of the neighborhoods in FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
Did you know that the Tropical neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 11.3% have Jamaican ancestry.
Tropical is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Tropical neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.9%) than are found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Tropical neighborhood in Miramar are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.7% of U.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 Tropical neighborhood, 39.2% 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 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.6%), and 14.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Tropical neighborhood is English, spoken by 50.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
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 Tropical neighborhood in Miramar, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitian (18.5%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (4.8%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 44.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Tropical neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.6%) 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 (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.