Found within zip codes: 70503
Popular real estate near Lafayette, LA (U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St)
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St median real estate prices are $273,517, which is more expensive than 94.4% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 74.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St are currently $602, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 44.3% 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.9% in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.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 get around.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood has more French and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.0% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.4% have Lebanese ancestry.
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.2% 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 99.5% 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 3.1% 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 95.3% 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 90.1% 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 The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% 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 74.6% 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, 48.5% 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.8%), and 8.4% 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 (29.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.5%) , and residents who report English roots (5.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.1%) , along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households. Some people also speak French (6.2%).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 (56.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (84.2%) 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 (11.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$273,517|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to LA, low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Black, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Arabian, some Italian ancestry and some Mexican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some French speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
WOODVALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
100 LEON DR, LAFAYETTE, LA 70503
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
30,218 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||50.5||48.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.9||1.5|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.4||0.9|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||59.9||66.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||63.2|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||4.7|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO LA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Lafayette, LA appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Lafayette 1 in 142
in Louisiana 1 in 180
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Lafayette 1 in 18
in Louisiana 1 in 27
U of Louisiana-Lafayette / Johnston St neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Lafayette, LA crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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