The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way neighborhood has more
South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 10.5% have Cuban ancestry.
SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.6% 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
SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way neighborhood.
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 and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 20.5% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.1% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way
neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
95.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the SW 70th Pl / SW 173rd Way 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, 96.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.