Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas median real estate price is $475,901, which is more expensive than 67.0% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 69.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas is currently $3,846, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.3% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sarasota, Florida.
Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas 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.
Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas has a 10.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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.
Did you know that the Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas neighborhood has more British and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.4% have Hungarian ancestry.
Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% 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 96.7% 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 Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas neighborhood in Sarasota are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.1% 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 51.3% 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 Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas neighborhood, 41.8% 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 31.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 9.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
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 Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas neighborhood in Sarasota, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (6.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.2%), among others. In addition, 11.7% 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 Turtle Creek / Oak Vistas neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.3%) 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.