Shreve Island / Dixie Garden median real estate price is $226,514, which is more expensive than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana and 33.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Shreve Island / Dixie Garden is currently $1,485, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.3% of the neighborhoods in Louisiana.
Shreve Island / Dixie Garden is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Shreve Island / Dixie Garden real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments 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 Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Shreve Island / Dixie Garden has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.2% 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.
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.
Our research reveals that 94.4% of commuters who live in the Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
One of the most interesting things about the Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 51.1% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.
Shreve Island / Dixie Garden is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood in Shreveport are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.6% 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 57.6% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood, 46.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.1%), and 7.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.
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 Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood in Shreveport, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (9.8%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (5.4%), and residents who report Welsh roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.1%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.6%), among others.
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 Shreve Island / Dixie Garden neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (94.4%) 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.