Tennyson Oaks median real estate price is $331,634, which is more expensive than 61.0% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 44.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Tennyson Oaks is currently $1,359, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.8% of Louisiana neighborhoods.
Tennyson Oaks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Tennyson Oaks real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Tennyson Oaks neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Tennyson Oaks has a 13.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.4% 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.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Our research reveals that 91.5% of commuters who live in the Tennyson Oaks neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Tennyson Oaks neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Tennyson Oaks is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.4% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Louisiana, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Louisiana. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Did you know that the Tennyson Oaks neighborhood has more French and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.0% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 4.1% have Arab ancestry.
Tennyson Oaks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.5% 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 Tennyson Oaks neighborhood in Alexandria are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 10.1% 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 51.3% 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 Tennyson Oaks neighborhood, 56.9% 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 18.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (14.8%), and 14.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Tennyson Oaks neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (2.4%).
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 Tennyson Oaks neighborhood in Alexandria, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (11.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.4%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.
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 Tennyson Oaks neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.5%) 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 (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.