Real Estate Prices and Overview
Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr median real estate prices are $162,724, which is more expensive than 76.1% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 50.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr are currently
$944, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.6%
of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr 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
Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.9%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.8% 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
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: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood about it; they already know. 31.6%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (67.6%) than found in
97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Also, the Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood stands out within Louisiana
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 8%
of college-friendly places to live in LA.
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 Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood in New Orleans are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 92.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 67.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood, 34.3%
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
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(22.8%), and 16.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood in New Orleans, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African
(2.0%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (2.0%) , and residents who report Asian roots (1.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (1.1%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% 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 Bunker Hill Rd / Boston Dr neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.7%) 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 (19.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.