Vero Beach, FL (8th Ave / 17th St)




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About Vero Beach, FL (8th Ave / 17th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

8th Ave / 17th St median real estate price is $95,296, which is less expensive than 86.7% of Florida neighborhoods and 86.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in 8th Ave / 17th St is currently $821, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 92.7% of Florida neighborhoods.

8th Ave / 17th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Vero Beach, Florida. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

8th Ave / 17th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in 8th Ave / 17th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, 8th Ave / 17th St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, the 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 85.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.9% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

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 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.8% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood has more Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.

8th Ave / 17th St 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 95.8% 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 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood in Vero Beach are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 42.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood, 50.0% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.4%), and 13.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood in Vero Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report English roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.6%).

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 8th Ave / 17th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.5%) 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 (8.5%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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8th Ave / 17th St 0.101011101001110
Vero Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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8th Ave / 17th St 0.101011101001110
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Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of FL school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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