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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Mirabay median real estate price is $512,178, which is more expensive than 65.4% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 68.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mirabay is currently $3,710, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Mirabay is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ruskin, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Mirabay real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Mirabay neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mirabay. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.9%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Mirabay neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Mirabay 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.

In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Mirabay neighborhood. A whopping 72.3% 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 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Mirabay neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.8% of the neighborhoods in FL. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the Mirabay neighborhood has more Haitian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 4.1% have Cuban ancestry.

Mirabay is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% 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 Mirabay neighborhood in Ruskin are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.7% 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 68.8% 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 Mirabay neighborhood, 36.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 36.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 11.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Mirabay neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Vietnamese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Mirabay neighborhood in Ruskin, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (12.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report English roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.8%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 14.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Mirabay neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (74.8%) 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.


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