Eunice, LA (N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave)




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About Eunice, LA (N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave median real estate price is $81,060, which is less expensive than 80.4% of Louisiana neighborhoods and 80.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave is currently $613, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.5% of Louisiana neighborhoods.

N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Eunice, Louisiana.

N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave has a 16.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.2% 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

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 Eunice, the N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.8% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 13.2% have French ancestry.

N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.8% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood stands out by having 94.0% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of all American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood in Eunice are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 50.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood, 37.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.4%), and 12.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood in Eunice, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (13.2%). There are also a number of people of French Canadian ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (8.3%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Some people also speak French (8.8%).

Getting to Work

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 N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (94.0%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave 0.101011101001110
Eunice 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.40
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N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave 0.101011101001110
Eunice 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 33.53
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N Martin Luther King Dr / E Laurel Ave 0.101011101001110
Eunice 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 34

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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