Real Estate Prices and Overview
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St median real estate prices are $292,874, which is more expensive than 95.6% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 77.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St are currently
$644, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 48.2% of Louisiana neighborhoods.
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lafayette, Louisiana.
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St 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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St are 7.5%,
which is lower than one will find in 60.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St
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: Diversity
Did you know that the U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood has more
French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 5.8% have French Canadian ancestry.
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.1% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 92.3% of Louisiana neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood in Lafayette are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 45.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 6.7% 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 71.1%
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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood, 53.6%
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 26.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(10.3%), and 9.3% 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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood in Lafayette, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(23.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.1%) , and residents who report French Canadian roots (5.8%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.4%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.6%), 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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.
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 U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (79.6%) 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 (11.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.