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
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge
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
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 3.04 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 98.8% of America.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Tensas Bluff / Holly Ridge neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.5%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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