Okeechobee, FL (Basinger / Eagle Island)




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About Okeechobee, FL (Basinger / Eagle Island)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Basinger / Eagle Island median real estate price is $118,177, which is less expensive than 76.6% of Florida neighborhoods and 76.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Basinger / Eagle Island is currently $675, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.5% of Florida neighborhoods.

Basinger / Eagle Island is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Okeechobee, Florida.

Basinger / Eagle Island real estate 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 Basinger / Eagle Island 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 Basinger / Eagle Island. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (15.4%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 99.8% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 7 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.9% of America. One of the notable things about Basinger / Eagle Island is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.0% of all neighborhoods in America, with 35.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 21.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood has more Scottish and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 5.2% have South American ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.5%) living in the Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood in Okeechobee are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood, 26.8% of the working population is employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing. 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 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.8%), and 17.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood in Okeechobee, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report English roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 17.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (22.8%).

Getting to Work

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 Basinger / Eagle Island neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (21.7%) and 7.1% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Basinger / Eagle Island 0.101011101001110
Okeechobee 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Basinger / Eagle Island 0.101011101001110
Okeechobee 0.101011101001110
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Basinger / Eagle Island 0.101011101001110
Okeechobee 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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