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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek median real estate price is $422,169, which is more expensive than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 59.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek is currently $1,835, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.6% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.

Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Eureka, Missouri.

Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek are 5.0%, which is lower than one will find in 66.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Eureka, the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Real estate in the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.5% of all American neighborhoods.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek is among the best neighborhoods for families in Missouri. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.8% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Missouri. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood has more Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian 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 Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood in Eureka are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.1% 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 80.4% 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 Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood, 46.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.6%), and 10.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.3%).

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 Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood in Eureka, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report English roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.4%), 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 Lake Tekakwitha / LaBarque Creek neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (69.9%) 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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