Newellton, LA (Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge)




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About Newellton, LA (Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge median real estate price is $60,226, which is less expensive than 90.5% of Louisiana neighborhoods and 90.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge is currently $1,029, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.4% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.

Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newellton, Louisiana.

Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge 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 Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 37.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (24.3%). 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

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 Newellton, the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 37.8%, which is higher than 96.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge 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 98.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Louisiana, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Louisiana, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.8% of neighborhoods in LA. If a Louisiana retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood stands out by having 93.7% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of all American neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood in Newellton are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 56.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.9% 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 Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood, 31.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.9%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood in Newellton, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (5.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (3.6%), and residents who report French roots (2.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.1%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.7% of households.

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 Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (93.7%) 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 (5.2%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge 0.101011101001110
Newellton 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 5.40
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Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge 0.101011101001110
Newellton 0.101011101001110
Louisiana 34

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of LA school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to LA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Tensas High School
720 Plank Road
St. Joseph, LA, 71366
07-12
Newellton Elementary School
400 Verona
Newellton, LA, 71357
PK-08
Tensas Elementary School
Frontage Road
St. Joseph, LA, 71366
PK-06

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