Real Estate Prices and Overview
Brownsfield median real estate prices are $121,852, which is more expensive than 52.5% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 34.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Brownsfield are currently
$945, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.4%
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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
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 government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Brownsfield neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 17.2% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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
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 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
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 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.