Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base median real estate price is $128,013, which is less expensive than 77.8% of Louisiana neighborhoods and 87.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base is currently $2,383, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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.
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 Bossier City, the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
100.0% of the real estate in the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood could be your paradise. With 39.7% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 58.3% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Did you know that the Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood has more French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry.
Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% 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 Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood in Bossier City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 60.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 12.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.0% of U.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 Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood, 47.3% 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 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in the military (29.5%), and 16.6% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Korean.
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 Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood in Bossier City, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (10.7%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (6.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (5.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.1%), 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 Barksdale Blvd / Barksdale Air Force Base neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (68.0%) 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 (10.1%) and 8.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.