Hatfield / City Center median real estate price is $144,181, which is less expensive than 71.9% of Louisiana neighborhoods and 84.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Hatfield / City Center is currently $728, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.1% of Louisiana neighborhoods.
Hatfield / City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Winnfield, Louisiana.
Hatfield / City Center real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hatfield / City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Hatfield / City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 35.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Hatfield / City Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.8% of all American neighborhoods.
Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Hatfield / City Center 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 35.1%, which is higher than 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Hatfield / City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Hatfield / City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 60.1% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
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 Hatfield / City Center neighborhood in Winnfield are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 23.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Hatfield / City Center neighborhood, 43.3% 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 36.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.3%), and 10.6% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Hatfield / City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Hatfield / City Center neighborhood in Winnfield, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (6.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (4.1%), and residents who report German roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (3.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.
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 Hatfield / City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.6%) 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 (12.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.