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 St. Cloud,
the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
26.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
12.8% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 93.6% of Florida neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
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.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd
More residents of the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood has more
Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.
Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd
neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.2% 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
96.5% 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the Kissimmee Park Rd / Clay Whaley Rd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.