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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose median real estate price is $153,543, which is more expensive than 33.5% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 16.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose is currently $1,658, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.7% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.

Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.

Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 37.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (35.2%). 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 26 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.5% of America. One of the notable things about Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America, with 39.6% 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.

Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.4% of the residential real estate vacant, the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

People

Astoundingly, the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Breaux Bridge neighborhood.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 92.1% of commuters who live in the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.4% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 15.4% have French Canadian ancestry.

Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood. More residents of the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood in Breaux Bridge are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 4.6% 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 66.5% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood, 37.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.7%), and 20.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.0% of households. Some people also speak French (16.5%).

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 Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood in Breaux Bridge, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (30.4%). There are also a number of people of French Canadian ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report German roots (2.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.0%).

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 Atchafalaya / Butte La Rose neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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