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
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks 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, Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks 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, the real estate in the Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way 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, 91.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way 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 41.4%, which is higher than 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way 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, 89.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 47.4% of the
households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research
reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in
95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way neighborhood has more
Austrian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 5.2% have Russian ancestry.
Twelve Oaks Way / 12 Oaks Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.