Driftwood Acres / Laguardo median real estate price is $512,837, which is more expensive than 89.5% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee and 75.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Driftwood Acres / Laguardo is currently $2,593, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in Tennessee.
Driftwood Acres / Laguardo is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Driftwood Acres / Laguardo real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Driftwood Acres / Laguardo 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.
Driftwood Acres / Laguardo has a 13.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.7% 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.
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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Driftwood Acres / Laguardo community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.3% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the Driftwood Acres / Laguardo 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 6.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Tennessee. 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. 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.
Did you know that the Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood has more Belgian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 4.0% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Driftwood Acres / Laguardo is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood in Lebanon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood, 48.3% 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 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.0%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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 Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood in Lebanon, TN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report English roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.9%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (4.0%), 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 Driftwood Acres / Laguardo neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (84.5%) 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 (6.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.