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 Rotonda West,
the Rotonda neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Rotonda neighborhood has more
Dutch and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.2% have Croatian ancestry.
Rotonda is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Rotonda neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
22.5% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Rotonda neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (57.0%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
One of the notable things about Rotonda 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, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 44.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the Rotonda neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're planning where to retire, the Rotonda neighborhood in
Rotonda West 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 86.4% of the neighborhoods
in Florida. If you are considering retiring to Florida, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.