Montverde is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,694 people and just one neighborhood, Montverde is the 397th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Montverde was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Montverde economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Montverde, where the median household income is $96,316.00.
Unlike some towns, Montverde isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Montverde are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Montverde is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montverde who work in management occupations (17.72%), sales jobs (13.03%), and office and administrative support (11.00%).
Also of interest is that Montverde has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Montverde telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Montverde is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Montverde’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Montverde, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.23 minutes every day commuting to work.
Montverde is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Montverde is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.16% of adults in Montverde have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Montverde in 2018 was $35,334, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,336 for a family of four.
Montverde is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Montverde home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Montverde residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Montverde also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.87% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Montverde include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Montverde is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
The 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 8.7% 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.
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 neighborhood in Montverde are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 79.3% of America's neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood, 45.1% 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 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.5%), and 8.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.6%).
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 neighborhood in Montverde, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (9.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.3%), and residents who report German roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 11.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (80.5%) 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.