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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Bessent / LaBuena median real estate price is $268,799, which is less expensive than 78.4% of Florida neighborhoods and 65.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Bessent / LaBuena is currently $1,708, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.6% of Florida neighborhoods.

Bessent / LaBuena is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Macclenny, Florida.

Bessent / LaBuena real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bessent / LaBuena 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.

Bessent / LaBuena has a 12.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 get around.

Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Diversity

Did you know that the Bessent / LaBuena neighborhood has more Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Bessent / LaBuena neighborhood in Macclenny are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 71.8% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Bessent / LaBuena neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.7%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bessent / LaBuena neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.1%).

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 Bessent / LaBuena neighborhood in Macclenny, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Greek ancestry (2.5%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

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 Bessent / LaBuena neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (73.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (9.5%) and 8.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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