Real Estate Prices and Overview
Brownsfield median real estate prices are $121,852, which is more expensive than 51.7% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 34.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Brownsfield are currently
$1,339, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.3%
of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Brownsfield is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Brownsfield real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Brownsfield neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Brownsfield are 7.5%,
which is lower than one will find in 60.2% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Brownsfield
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.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 96.0% of commuters who live in the
Brownsfield neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Brownsfield neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.0% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's research, Brownsfield is
better suited for first-time home buyers than 85.6%
of neighborhoods in the state. Most homes here are priced below the
state's median house value, yet maintain comparably good appreciation
rates over the last decade relative to other neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Along with an exclusive multi-metric measure of neighborhood quality
developed by NeighborhoodScout that scores high here in this neighborhood,
this means that buying into the neighborhood
is not only an accessible option but considered a decent first time
home buyer choice for building equity in your first home, while being
in a quality neighborhood
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 Brownsfield neighborhood in Baton Rouge are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 58.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 42.8% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.1%
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 Brownsfield neighborhood, 30.1%
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 26.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(25.9%), and 17.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Brownsfield neighborhood in Baton Rouge, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(4.7%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (4.3%) , and residents who report Italian roots (3.1%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Brownsfield
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.8% 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 Brownsfield neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (96.0%) 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.