Heron Bay median real estate price is $1,072,020, which is more expensive than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in Florida and 94.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Heron Bay is currently $7,458, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in Florida.
Heron Bay is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Parkland, Florida.
Heron Bay real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Heron Bay neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Heron Bay are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 64.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Heron Bay is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Heron Bay is among the best neighborhoods for families in Florida. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Florida. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Heron Bay neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Heron Bay neighborhood is wealthier than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.
Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 40.4% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Heron Bay 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.
One way that the Heron Bay neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Heron Bay neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.9% 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, 82.1% 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.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Heron Bay neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America.
In the Heron Bay neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 28.6% 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 98.2% 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.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 70.8% of the workforce in the Heron Bay neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Did you know that the Heron Bay neighborhood has more Austrian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 5.6% have Russian ancestry.
Heron Bay is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Heron Bay neighborhood in Parkland 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 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.8% 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 69.2% 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 Heron Bay neighborhood, 70.8% 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 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.0%), and 4.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Heron Bay neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Heron Bay neighborhood in Parkland, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (10.3%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 23.2% 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 Heron Bay neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (65.5%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.