Real Estate Prices and Overview
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd median real estate prices are $326,723, which is more expensive than 97.4% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 80.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd are currently
$798, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 44.7% of Louisiana neighborhoods.
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kenner, Louisiana.
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 32.4%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.2% 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
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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 3.3% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Louisiana.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood has more
Danish and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 15.6% have French ancestry.
Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 91.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 32.4% of the residential real estate vacant, the Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
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 Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood in Kenner are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 85.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 99.9%
of America'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 Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood, 49.1%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(16.1%), and 12.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd neighborhood in Kenner, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(15.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.1%) , and residents who report German roots (10.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.2%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.
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 Joe Yenni Blvd / Woodlake Blvd 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 (92.7%) 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.