Real Estate Prices and Overview
Ola / Prairieville median real estate prices are $117,772, which is more expensive than 54.0% of the neighborhoods
in Texas and 32.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Ola / Prairieville are currently
$941, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.1%
of the neighborhoods in Texas.
Ola / Prairieville is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kaufman, Texas.
Ola / Prairieville real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Ola / Prairieville 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.6% in
Ola / Prairieville. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 48.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Kaufman,
the Ola / Prairieville neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the Ola / Prairieville neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 53.2% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.
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 Ola / Prairieville neighborhood in Kaufman are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 61.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 22.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.8%
of U.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 Ola / Prairieville neighborhood, 30.5%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(23.6%), and 21.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Ola / Prairieville neighborhood in Kaufman, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(21.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.7%) , and residents who report English roots (9.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Ola / Prairieville
neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.3%).
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 Ola / Prairieville neighborhood spend
between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (51.6% of working
residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (78.3%) 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 (20.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.