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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Scott West median real estate price is $193,855, which is more expensive than 45.6% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 24.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Scott West is currently $1,410, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.8% of Louisiana neighborhoods.

Scott West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Scott, Louisiana.

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

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in Scott West. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Scott, the Scott West neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

The Scott West neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 50.4% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.0% 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.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Scott West neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.1% of neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 92.7% of commuters who live in the Scott West neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

The Scott West neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Louisiana. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

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 Scott West neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.5% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Scott West neighborhood has more French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian 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 Scott West neighborhood in Scott are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.3% 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 50.8% 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 Scott West neighborhood, 37.9% 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 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.2%), and 13.8% 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 Scott West neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 Scott West neighborhood in Scott, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (5.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (3.7%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (3.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.7%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.2%), among others.

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 Scott West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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