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: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Plantation neighborhood stands out by having 97.3% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Plantation 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.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Plantation
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 96.2% of neighborhoods in
FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
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 Plantation neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 15.5% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Plantation neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 5.8% have Swedish ancestry.
Plantation is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% 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 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Plantation neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.