Harlow Villas median real estate price is $587,919, which is more expensive than 81.2% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 79.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Harlow Villas is currently $2,008, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.7% of Florida neighborhoods.
Harlow Villas is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in The Villages, Florida.
Harlow Villas 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Harlow Villas neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Harlow Villas has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.5% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (12.2%), 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.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Harlow Villas neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Harlow Villas 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.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Harlow Villas neighborhood's real estate landscape than 99.8% 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, 97.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Harlow Villas neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.0% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, the Harlow Villas neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.9% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America.
In the Harlow Villas neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 27.9% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Did you know that the Harlow Villas neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.2% have Canadian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Harlow Villas neighborhood in The Villages are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.6% of the neighborhoods in America. 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.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Harlow Villas neighborhood, 48.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 35.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.3%), and 4.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Harlow Villas neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.9%).
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 Harlow Villas neighborhood in The Villages, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.
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 Harlow Villas neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (60.1%) 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 (12.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.