Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar median real estate price is $554,015, which is more expensive than 76.6% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 76.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar is currently $3,799, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.5% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cape Coral, Florida.
Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 16.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (10.4%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.7% 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, 89.0% 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.
The Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Florida. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.
Did you know that the Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood has more Hungarian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 13.0% have Polish 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 Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood in Cape Coral are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.9% 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 68.6% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood, 39.1% 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 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.0%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (12.0%).
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 Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood in Cape Coral, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (15.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report German roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.0%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (8.7%), among others. In addition, 10.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Heatherwood Lakes / Trafalgar neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (79.8%) 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 (5.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.