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
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd 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
Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 71.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Florida. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, active retirees and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 25.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd neighborhood has more
Cuban and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 5.3% have Scottish ancestry.
Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Velda Dairy Rd / Thomasville Rd 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, 88.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.