Real Estate Prices and Overview
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St median real estate prices are $292,874, which is more expensive than 95.5% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 77.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St are currently
$745, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 54.2% 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
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 Lafayette,
the U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St 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 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
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.1% of residents in
the U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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
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 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
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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
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 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.