Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay median real estate price is $619,685, which is more expensive than 83.7% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 81.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay is currently $4,783, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Myers, Florida.
Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay 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 Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 30.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (26.8%). 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.
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 Fort Myers, the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood may actually hold the key. 76.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Florida by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in Florida. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.3% 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, 85.5% 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.
Did you know that the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood has more Cuban and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 1.0% have Brazilian ancestry.
Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood in Fort Myers are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% 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 59.6% 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 Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood, 55.4% 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 33.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.6%), and 5.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India, Polish and Chinese.
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 Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood in Fort Myers, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.2%). There are also a number of people of Cuban ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report English roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.8%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.6%), among others. In addition, 13.5% 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 Botanica Lakes / Marina Bay neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.5%) 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 (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.