Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres median real estate price is $484,010, which is more expensive than 67.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 70.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres is currently $3,766, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pembroke Pines, Florida.
Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres (22.3%) than in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood has more Cuban and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 1.4% have Croatian ancestry.
Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood in Pembroke Pines are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.9% 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 54.2% 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 Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood, 41.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.0%), and 17.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood is English, spoken by 61.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Langs. of India.
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 Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood in Pembroke Pines, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (10.1%). There are also a number of people of Cuban ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 32.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Walnut Creek / Driftwood Acres neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.0%) 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 (22.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.