West Palm Beach, FL (Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl)




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About West Palm Beach, FL (Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl median real estate price is $69,058, which is less expensive than 88.0% of Florida neighborhoods and 88.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl is currently $1,418, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in Florida.

Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Modes of Transportation

In the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 31.7% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood has more Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 13.1% have South American ancestry.

Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 70.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl 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: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.2%) than are found in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 87.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood could be your paradise. With 27.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

The Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (60.8%) than found in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.


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 Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood in West Palm 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 94.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 60.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.7% 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 Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood, 49.6% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.6%), and 7.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood in West Palm Beach, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (18.1%). There are also a number of people of Cuban ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (13.1%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (13.1%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 49.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 70.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, South Asian languages and French.

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 Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (63.0%) 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 (31.7%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF West Palm Beach, FL (Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl 0.101011101001110
West Palm Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 4.62

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Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl 0.101011101001110
West Palm Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 28.13

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Forest Hill Blvd / S Military Trl 0.101011101001110
West Palm Beach 0.101011101001110
Florida 64

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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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