Real Estate Prices and Overview
S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd median real estate prices are $69,811, which is less expensive than 72.5% of Arkansas neighborhoods
and 91.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd are currently
$624, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 53.2% of Arkansas neighborhoods.
S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.1%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.9% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as 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.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
The Neighbors: Income
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 S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd neighborhood in Little Rock are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 91.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 51.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
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 S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd neighborhood, 35.8%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(20.0%), and 19.9% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
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 S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd neighborhood in Little Rock, AR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French Canadian
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.
Getting to Work
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 S Battery St / W Roosevelt Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (74.3%) 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 (14.4%) and 6.3% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.