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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Red Chute median real estate price is $222,659, which is more expensive than 56.7% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 27.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Red Chute is currently $1,770, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.5% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.

Red Chute is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Haughton, Louisiana.

Red Chute real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Red Chute 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.

Red Chute has a 14.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.5% 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

In the Red Chute neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 27.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Red Chute stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 88.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Red Chute neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Red Chute neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.3% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Red Chute neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 11.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Louisiana. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Red Chute neighborhood has more Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry.

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 Red Chute neighborhood in Haughton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 20.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.0% of U.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 Red Chute neighborhood, 34.0% 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 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.5%), and 15.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Red Chute neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Red Chute neighborhood in Haughton, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (7.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report German roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.2%), among others. In addition, 15.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Red Chute neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.3%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (71.1%) 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 (27.3%) . 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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