Flamingo Park median real estate price is $149,428, which is less expensive than 70.9% of Missouri neighborhoods and 83.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Flamingo Park is currently $1,722, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.1% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Flamingo Park is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Florissant, Missouri.
Flamingo Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Flamingo Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.3% in Flamingo Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Florissant, the Flamingo Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Flamingo Park neighborhood, is that an incredible 86.3% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Did you know that the Flamingo Park neighborhood has more Welsh and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 3.1% have Arab ancestry.
Flamingo Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Flamingo Park neighborhood in Florissant are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 43.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.8% of U.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 Flamingo Park neighborhood, 32.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.1%), and 20.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Flamingo Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Arabic, Spanish and Polish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Flamingo Park neighborhood in Florissant, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report English roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.5%), 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 Flamingo Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.