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 Houma,
the Dulac neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 39.23 residents per square mile, Dulac is less crowded than 91.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Dulac is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, Dulac is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 45.9% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Dulac neighborhood has more
Native American and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 26.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 5.0% have French Canadian ancestry.
Dulac is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.4% 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: People
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.0%
of the adult residents in the Dulac neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, of particular note, 12.8% of the people in the Dulac
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Dulac
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
43.0% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 97.6% of American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Dulac neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.