Towngate median real estate price is $629,485, which is more expensive than 83.9% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 82.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Towngate is currently $5,103, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Towngate is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
Towngate real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Towngate 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.
In Towngate, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Towngate is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Towngate 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, 96.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Towngate neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A majority of the adults in the Towngate neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Florida by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Florida. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the Towngate neighborhood has more South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.3% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 10.4% have Cuban ancestry.
Towngate is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% 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 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Towngate neighborhood in Pembroke Pines are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.4% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Towngate neighborhood, 48.5% 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 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.3%), and 14.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Towngate neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 44.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Langs. of India and Chinese.
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 Towngate neighborhood in Pembroke Pines, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (24.3%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report Cuban roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.8%), among others. In addition, 36.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Towngate neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (80.0%) 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 (12.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.