Harbour Heights median real estate price is $441,129, which is more expensive than 62.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 67.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Harbour Heights is currently $1,801, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.3% of Florida neighborhoods.
Harbour Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Punta Gorda, Florida.
Harbour Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Harbour Heights 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.
Harbour Heights has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.2% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (7.3%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Punta Gorda, the Harbour Heights neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Harbour Heights is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.3% 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.
Did you know that the Harbour Heights neighborhood has more Canadian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 4.6% have Cuban ancestry.
Harbour Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% 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 97.1% 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 Harbour Heights neighborhood in Punta Gorda are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.5% of U.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 Harbour Heights neighborhood, 38.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.1%), and 13.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the Harbour Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.1%).
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 Harbour Heights neighborhood in Punta Gorda, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (13.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.4%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 11.1% 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 Harbour Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.