Median real estate price in the Town Center of Ocklawaha is $207,727, which is less expensive than 84.2% of Florida neighborhoods and 72.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Ocklawaha Town Center is currently $1,649, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.5% of Florida neighborhoods.
Ocklawaha Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ocklawaha, Florida.
Real estate in the Town Center of Ocklawaha, FL is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Ocklawaha Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Ocklawaha Town Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 20.5% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 93.7% of the adult residents in the Ocklawaha Town Center neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 42.6% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Did you know that the Ocklawaha Town Center neighborhood has more Cuban and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 1.2% have Austrian ancestry.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Ocklawaha are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Ocklawaha Town Center neighborhood, 36.5% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.6%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Ocklawaha Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.6%).
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 Town Center neighborhood in Ocklawaha, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report Cuban roots (6.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.
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 Ocklawaha Town Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (80.7%) 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 (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.