Vero Beach, FL (Wabasso / Winter Beach)




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About Vero Beach, FL (Wabasso / Winter Beach)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wabasso / Winter Beach median real estate price is $358,902, which is more expensive than 78.2% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 74.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Wabasso / Winter Beach is currently $1,853, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Wabasso / Winter Beach is a rural 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).

Wabasso / Winter Beach real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Wabasso / Winter Beach. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.8% 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

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 Vero Beach, the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Wabasso / Winter Beach is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Wabasso / Winter Beach 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, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood's real estate landscape than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 51.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

Wabasso / Winter Beach is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 23.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Florida. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.


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 Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood in Vero Beach are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.2% of U.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 Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood, 35.2% 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 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.4%), and 15.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood in Vero Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.5%), and residents who report English roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.8%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.1%).

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 Wabasso / Winter Beach neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.2%) 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 (23.4%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Wabasso / Winter Beach 0.101011101001110
Vero Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62
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Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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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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