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
The Lealman neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (61.5%) than found in
95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
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
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 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
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
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
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 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
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 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.