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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Allendale / Anchorage median real estate price is $213,052, which is more expensive than 52.6% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 25.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Allendale / Anchorage is currently $1,336, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.1% of Louisiana neighborhoods.

Allendale / Anchorage is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Allen, Louisiana.

Allendale / Anchorage real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Allendale / Anchorage 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.

Allendale / Anchorage has a 12.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.6% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Real Estate

The Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 53.9% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

People

Of particular note, 15.5% of the people in the Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Occupations

The Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

The Neighbors

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 Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood in Port Allen are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.1% of America'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 Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood, 30.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.9%), and 21.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% 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 Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood in Port Allen, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (3.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (2.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (1.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Allendale / Anchorage neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.7%) 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 (12.9%) . 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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