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 Tampa,
the Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 4.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd 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 98.3%
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.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd neighborhood has more
Greek and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 6.1% have Cuban ancestry.
Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% 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 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.8% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres 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, 93.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, real estate in the Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres 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 95.5% 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. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Race Track Rd / Twin Branch Acres Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.