Patrick Air Force Base is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,308 people and just one neighborhood, Patrick Air Force Base is the 416th largest community in Florida.
23.19% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Patrick Air Force Base. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Public Service and Accommodation industries respectively employ 23.41% and 14.44% of the civilian workforce.
Also of interest is that Patrick Air Force Base has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Patrick Air Force Base is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Patrick Air Force Base is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.38 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Patrick Air Force Base are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.32% of adults in Patrick Air Force Base have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Patrick Air Force Base in 2018 was $28,318, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,272 for a family of four. However, Patrick Air Force Base contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Patrick Air Force Base is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Patrick Air Force Base home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Patrick Air Force Base residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Patrick Air Force Base also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.80% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Patrick Air Force Base include German, Irish, English, Hungarian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Patrick Air Force Base is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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.
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, 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, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the neighborhood could be your paradise. With 70.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
The neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 12.1% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 89.1% of the neighborhoods in FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 0.9% have Lebanese ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 neighborhood in Patrick Air Force Base are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.4% of U.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 neighborhood, 35.9% 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 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (23.4%), and 23.2% in the military.
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 neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Patrick Air Force Base, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (8.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.
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 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (68.5%) 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 (16.4%) and 5.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.