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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd median real estate price is $238,595, which is more expensive than 41.2% of the neighborhoods in Texas and 30.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd is currently $1,414, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.7% of Texas neighborhoods.

Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Baytown, Texas.

Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd 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.

Real estate vacancies in Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd are 3.1%, which is lower than one will find in 79.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd 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

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.

People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.2% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Diversity

Did you know that the Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood has more French and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 62.9% have Mexican ancestry.

Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood in Baytown are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.9% 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 Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood, 35.5% 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 33.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.6%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 57.1% of households. Some people also speak English (39.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood in Baytown, TX, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.9%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report German roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 30.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Baker Rd / Barkaloo Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.5%) 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 (7.7%) . 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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