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Montverde, FL

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Overview


Montverde is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,732 people and just one neighborhood, Montverde is the 397th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Montverde was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Montverde economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Montverde, where the median household income is $96,316.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Montverde is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Montverde is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montverde who work in management occupations (17.72%), sales jobs (13.03%), and office and administrative support (11.00%).

Also of interest is that Montverde has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Montverde telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Montverde is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Montverde really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Montverde perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Montverde, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.23 minutes every day commuting to work.

Montverde is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of Montverde are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.16% of adults in Montverde have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Montverde in 2018 was $35,334, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,336 for a family of four.

Montverde is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Montverde home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montverde residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Montverde also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.87% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montverde include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Montverde is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 10.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Florida. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

The Neighbors

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 neighborhood in Montverde are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 79.3% of America's neighborhoods.

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 neighborhood, 45.1% 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 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.5%), and 8.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.6%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Montverde, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.3%), and residents who report German roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 11.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (80.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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