St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle median real estate price is $634,278, which is more expensive than 38.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 81.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle is currently $2,535, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.8% of California neighborhoods.
St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Lake Tahoe, California.
St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 35.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (29.0%). This can occur in 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. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 South Lake Tahoe, the St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Despite all of the residential real estate here in the St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 35.9%, which is higher than 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood has more Greek and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 2.0% have Hungarian ancestry.
St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.7% 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 52.1% of America's neighborhoods.
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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood, 40.2% 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 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.8%), and 11.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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 St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (12.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.4%), among others.
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 St. Francis Woods / Bavarian Isle neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (64.6%) 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 (16.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.