Real Estate Prices and Overview
Route 34 / Lakeview Cir median real estate prices are $61,482, which is less expensive than 88.8% of Texas neighborhoods
and 94.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Route 34 / Lakeview Cir are currently
$702, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 51.7% of Texas neighborhoods.
Route 34 / Lakeview Cir is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kaufman, Texas.
Route 34 / Lakeview Cir 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 Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Route 34 / Lakeview Cir. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.3%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.6% 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
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
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Route 34 / Lakeview Cir (23.7%) than in 97.1% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.9%
of the adult residents in the Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (59.4%) than found in
95.1% 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.
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 Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood in Kaufman are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 80.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 59.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.1%
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 Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood, 27.5%
of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations
(25.5%), and 20.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood in Kaufman, TX, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(43.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (4.7%) , and residents who report French roots (2.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.7%) . In addition, 22.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Route 34 / Lakeview Cir
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 51.6% of households. Some people also speak English (47.2%).
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 Route 34 / Lakeview Cir neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (72.6%) 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 (23.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.