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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Tavares is $309,299, which is more expensive than 32.8% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 42.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tavares City Center is currently $2,012, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.2% of Florida neighborhoods.

Tavares City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tavares, Florida.

Real estate in the City Center of Tavares, FL is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center 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 Tavares City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.9%). 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.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 47.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

People

Of particular note, 12.2% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Tavares City Center is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Florida, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Florida.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Tavares City Center neighborhood stands out by having 90.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of all American neighborhoods.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Tavares City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 57.4% 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 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Diversity

Did you know that the Tavares City Center neighborhood has more Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Tavares are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 25.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.7% of U.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 Tavares City Center neighborhood, 56.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 15.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 13.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

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 Tavares City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Tavares, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Tavares City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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