Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks median real estate price is $296,440, which is less expensive than 64.2% of Florida neighborhoods and 51.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks is currently $1,928, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.7% of Florida neighborhoods.
Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ormond Beach, Florida.
Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks 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 Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Ormond Beach, the Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Astoundingly, the Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Ormond Beach neighborhood.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks 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, 82.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood has more Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry.
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 Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood in Ormond Beach are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 11.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 51.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood, 33.1% 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 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.9%), and 15.1% 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 Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
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 Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood in Ormond Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (12.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report German roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (5.3%), 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 Rio Vista Gardens / Laurel Oaks neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (79.8%) 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 (12.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.