About Sanibel, FL (Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates median real estate price is $1,172,310, which is more expensive than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates is currently $1,002, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.7% of Florida neighborhoods.

Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sanibel, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates 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 Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 65.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (60.9%). 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates 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, Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates 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, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 65.7%, which is higher than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 88.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 22.0% of residents in the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood, analysis shows that 27.8% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Finally, more people in Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates choose to walk to work each day (28.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: 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 Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 62.9% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood has more Hungarian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 6.4% have Scottish ancestry.

Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood in Sanibel are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.2% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood, 51.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.5%), and 8.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households.

The Neighbors: 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 Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood in Sanibel, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report English roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

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 Butterknife / Beachview Country Club Estates neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (46.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (28.5%) and 22.0% 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.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to FL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Fort Myers High School
2635 Cortez Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
09-12
The Sanibel School
3840 Sanibel Captiva Rd
Sanibel, FL 33957
PK-08
Cypress Lake High School
6750 Panther Ln
Fort Myers, FL 33919
09-12
South Fort Myers High School
14020 Plantation Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33912
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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