About The Villages, FL (Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills median real estate price is $254,791, which is more expensive than 46.5% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 51.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills is currently $1,333, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.0% of Florida neighborhoods.

Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in The Villages, Florida.

Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills has a 15.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.9% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.0%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 The Villages, the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills 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 Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills 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 Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills 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 98.2% 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.

In addition, one of the notable things about Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood. A whopping 63.3% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.1% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 22.6% have Irish ancestry.

Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood in The Villages are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood, 41.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.5%), and 10.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

The Neighbors: 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 Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood in The Villages, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report English roots (17.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Sunset Harbor / Orange Blossom Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.3%) 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 (12.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to FL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Lake Weir Middle School
10220 Se Sunset Harbor Rd
Summerfield, FL 34491
06-08
Stanton-Weirsdale Elementary School
16705 Se 134 Th Ter
Weirsdale, FL 32195
PK-05
Lake Weir High School
10351 Se Maricamp Rd
Ocala, FL 34472
09-12
Harbour View Elementary School
8445 Se 147 Th Pl
Summerfield, FL 34491
PK-05
Belleview High School
10400 Se 36 Th Ave
Belleview, FL 34420
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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