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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp median real estate price is $123,862, which is less expensive than 94.9% of Florida neighborhoods and 89.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp is currently $2,692, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.1% of Florida neighborhoods.

Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Orange, Florida.

Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp 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 Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.3% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Real Estate

The Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 84.7% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

People

The Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (83.4%) than found in 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 93.3% of the adult residents in the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 8.0% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 44.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.9% of American neighborhoods.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood has more Swedish and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 9.3% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood in Port Orange are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 83.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood, 44.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.0%), and 9.8% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

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 Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Vietnamese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood in Port Orange, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report German roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (9.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (9.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Parkwood Mh Community / Parkwood South Mhp neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (64.1%) 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 (10.5%) and 8.0% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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