Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates median real estate price is $701,674, which is more expensive than 88.2% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 85.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates is currently $4,974, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sanford, Florida.
Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.3% in Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Sanford, the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Florida by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in Florida. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.
One way that the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Did you know that the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood has more British and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.2% have Lebanese ancestry.
Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% 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 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood in Sanford are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood, 59.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.9%), and 4.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Langs. of India.
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 Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood in Sanford, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report English roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (12.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 13.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Astor Farms / St. Johns River Estates neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (81.6%) 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 (6.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.