Real Estate Prices and Overview
Lealman median real estate prices are $32,283, which is less expensive than 99.5% of Florida neighborhoods
and 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Lealman are currently
$822, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 86.5% of Florida neighborhoods.
Lealman is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Lealman real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Lealman neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Lealman. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.7%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.5% 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.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 St. Petersburg,
the Lealman neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lealman neighborhood has more
Finnish and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 1.0% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Lealman neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular St. Petersburg neighborhood.
In addition, of note, 61.5% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Lealman neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 55.4% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.
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 Lealman neighborhood in St. Petersburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 88.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 61.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.8%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
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 shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Lealman neighborhood, 36.1%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 35.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(17.3%), and 11.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Lealman neighborhood in St. Petersburg, FL, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(14.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.1%) , and residents who report Asian roots (6.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.4%) , along with some English ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Lealman
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.2%).
Getting to Work
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 Lealman neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.0%) 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 (17.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.