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 Oviedo,
the Chuluota neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Chuluota neighborhood has more
West Indian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry and 1.8% have Cuban ancestry.
Chuluota is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Chuluota
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.5% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Florida. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Chuluota neighborhood stands out by having 94.4% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Chuluota neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.6% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Chuluota neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.6% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Chuluota neighborhood. A whopping 51.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Finally, one way that the Chuluota neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.