The Home Buyer's Korner

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April 25th, 2016

BUILDING THE DREAM OF HOME OWNERSHIP

The median real estate price in the Erwinville neighborhood of Baker, Louisiana is $slightly less than 148,350, which is more expensive than nearly 58 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and well over 38 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in Erwinville is currently a little more than $775 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than 70 percent of Louisiana neighborhoods. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied.

Erwinville is a rural neighborhood located in Port Allen, Louisiana, and real estate is primarily made up of medium sized three or four bedroom to small studios to two bedroom single-family homes, manufactured and modular homes.  Many of the residences in the Erwinville neighborhood are established, but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999, with a number of residences built between 2000 to present day.

Home and apartment vacancy rates exceed nine percent in Erwinville, and this rate is lower than nearly 50 percent of the neighborhoods in the nation, or approximately near the middle range of vacancies.

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flair, can make all the difference when choosing a neighborhood to call home. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels. 

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you want to be. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you, with under 45 residents per square mile, Erwinville is less crowded than over 90 percent of all neighborhoods in the country.

Your future neighbors in the Erwinville neighborhood in Port Allen earn solid middle class incomes, this neighborhood has a higher income than nearly 58 percent of the neighborhoods in America. 

In the Erwinville neighborhood, 31 percent of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with nearly 30 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at over 23 percent, and more than 15 percent in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Culture is shared learning 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 Erwinville neighborhood of Port Allen, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French at over 14 percent. There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry at over seven percent, and residents who report French Canadian roots at nearly six percent. Some of the residents are also of Irish or Mexican ancestry at over five percent, among others.

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 Erwinville neighborhood is English, spoken by well over 94 percent of households, while over two percent speak French, followed by those who speak Spanish.

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