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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Westbrooke median real estate price is $379,340, which is more expensive than 49.5% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 58.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Westbrooke is currently $4,459, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Westbrooke is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Melbourne, Florida.

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

Real estate vacancies in Westbrooke are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 65.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Westbrooke is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Westbrooke 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 Westbrooke community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Westbrooke is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.2% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Florida. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Westbrooke neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Westbrooke neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Westbrooke neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.3% 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, 77.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Diversity

Did you know that the Westbrooke neighborhood has more Canadian and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 1.6% have Brazilian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Westbrooke neighborhood in West Melbourne are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.4% 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.

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 Westbrooke neighborhood, 44.2% 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 30.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.3%), and 9.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Westbrooke neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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 Westbrooke neighborhood in West Melbourne, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.5%), among others. In addition, 10.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Westbrooke neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.3%) 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 (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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