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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Deshotel / Higginbotham median real estate price is $208,230, which is more expensive than 54.6% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 27.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Deshotel / Higginbotham is currently $1,571, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.6% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.

Deshotel / Higginbotham is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Church Point, Louisiana.

Deshotel / Higginbotham 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 Deshotel / Higginbotham 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.

Deshotel / Higginbotham has a 15.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.7% 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

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.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood stands out by having 95.3% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.

People

The Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood is unique for having just 1.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 5.3% have French Canadian ancestry.

Deshotel / Higginbotham is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.1% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood in Church Point are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 22.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.0% 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 Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood, 37.2% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.6%), and 10.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.8% of households. Some people also speak French (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 Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood in Church Point, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (22.5%). There are also a number of people of French Canadian ancestry (5.3%), and residents who report English roots (3.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.9%), 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 Deshotel / Higginbotham neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (95.3%) 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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