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: Real Estate
Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd 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, Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd 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.
One of the notable things about Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd neighborhood. A whopping 57.7% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Furthermore, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 38.6%, which is higher than 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 73.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.0% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Florida, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Florida.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.5% have Swiss ancestry.
Appleton Blvd / Calumet Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.