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 West Palm Beach,
the Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 23.3% 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 99.7% 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.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd 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.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Florida, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Florida,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods in
FL. If a Florida retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 5.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd neighborhood has more
Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.3% have Eastern European ancestry.
Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Northlake Blvd / Ibis Blvd 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, 51.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.