Real Estate Prices and Overview
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St median real estate prices are $291,063, which is more expensive than 95.3% of the neighborhoods
in Louisiana and 76.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St are currently
$847, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.2%
of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St has a 16.1% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
76.8% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 New Orleans,
the Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon 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 Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood has more
Brazilian and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 1.5% have Hungarian ancestry.
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St 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 1.8% 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 and urban sophisticates.
In addition, with more than 2.1% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 4.2% of residents in
the Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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 Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood in New Orleans are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 70.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 49.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.4%
of U.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 Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood, 61.8%
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 16.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(16.4%), and 5.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood in New Orleans, LA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(10.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (3.2%) , and residents who report Brazilian roots (2.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (2.0%) , along with some French ancestry residents (1.8%), 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 Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Portuguese.
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 Fontainebleau Dr / Audubon St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.8%) 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.