The Home Buyer's Korner

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September 24th, 2016

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LSU Area 70802 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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The Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is primarily made of apartments, and the average rental price in the Louisiana State University neighborhood is currently $950 a month. Rents here are currently lower in price than over 42 percent of all the neighborhoods in the state. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied

The real estate in the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason. This neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, over 90 percent of the real estate here is classified as multi-family.

The Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) area is a suburban neighborhood located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and residential real estate is primarily made up of small studios and two bedroom to medium sized three or four bedroom single family homes and other multi-family housing options like condominiums, town homes, duplexes, and apartments. Also of note, the Louisiana State University neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 83 percent of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the country that share this characteristic.

Many of the residences in the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, while a number of residences were built between 2000 to present day.

Vacant apartments or homes are a fact of life in the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) area, and the current real estate vacancy rate here is over 30 percent. To learn more about this neighborhoods vacancy rate and its effect on your home buying or selling options, consult your real estate agent. 

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular flair, and why it’s important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home. 

If knowledge is power, imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, Law degree, a Medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Louisiana State University neighborhood, where over 55 percent have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just over eight percent of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. 

With a good mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse) neighborhood is considered a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. 

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood and join the five percent of residents in the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily.

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or the world, with different perspectives and life experiences? In the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse) neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas. What is also interesting to note, is that the Louisiana State University neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country at 45 percent of current residents living here.

Your future neighbors in the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn modest incomes, and this neighborhood has an income lower than nearly 95 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

In the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood, nearly 59 percent 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 more than 20 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at nearly 14 percent, and over seven percent in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 other ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. 

In the Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian at nearly 37 percent. There are also a number of people of German or Irish ancestry at around six percent and residents who report French or Italian ancestry at about five percent, while over one percent has Iranian ancestry, 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 Louisiana State University (Fieldhouse – University Terrace) neighborhood is English, spoken by over 52 percent of households, while nearly 14 percent of its residents primarily speak South Asian languages at home. Other important languages spoken here include, Chinese and Spanish. 


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