Dolphin Cove median real estate price is $335,322, which is more expensive than 41.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 52.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Dolphin Cove is currently $2,665, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.7% of Florida neighborhoods.
Dolphin Cove is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Dolphin Cove real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Dolphin Cove 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.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Dolphin Cove. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 26.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Ponte Vedra Beach, the Dolphin Cove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Dolphin Cove 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, 91.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
If you're planning where to retire, the Dolphin Cove neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in FL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in Florida. If you are considering retiring to Florida, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the Dolphin Cove neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 1.8% have Slovak ancestry.
Dolphin Cove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% 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 Dolphin Cove neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.2% 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 74.7% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Dolphin Cove neighborhood, 52.0% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.8%), and 10.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Dolphin Cove neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.5%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Dolphin Cove neighborhood in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.9%), 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 Dolphin Cove neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.4%) 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 (9.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.