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April 15th, 2016

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH 

Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd 70808 & 70820 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd (Bayou Fountain – Chatsworth Court – Highland – Highland Creek – Kenilworth Crossing – Lakes Edge Condominiums- Lakes Edge Condominiums Phase II – Magnolia Creek – Magnolia Lakes – Meadow Bend – Meadow Bend Crossing – Riverbend Landing – Riverland – South Burbank – Summer Grove At Meadow Bend – University Acres – University Club Plantation – University Estates South – University Villas – The Villa Condominium – Village at Pelican Lakes – Wildwood – Willow View) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana currently comes in at slightly over $158,900, which is more expensive than almost 63 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and 43 percent of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood is currently less than $950 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than over 43 percent of all the neighborhoods in the state. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied.

Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd area is a suburban neighborhood located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and real estate is primarily made up of small studios and two bedroom to medium sized three or four bedroom single-family homes, and multi-family housing, such as condominiums, town homes and apartments.  Many of the residences in the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd (Bayou Fountain – Chatsworth Court) neighborhood are well-established, but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999, with a number of residences built between 2000 and the present.

Vacancies are a fact of life in the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood. The current real estate vacancy rate here is near 23 percent. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in nearly 89 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country. To learn more about this neighborhoods vacancy rate and how it affects you as a home buyer or seller, consult your real estate agent.

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 finding the right neighborhood to call home. 

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate by neighborhoods dominated by small two, three, and four unit housing developments. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers. If you are romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist on the corner, then you might find the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood worth a closer look.

This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of multi-family housing compared to neighborhoods across the country, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood’s real estate stock. In fact, no less than 58 percent of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than almost 99 percent of all the neighborhoods across the nation.

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or the world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or, do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? This neighborhood stands out among other neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago. 

An extraordinary 13 percent of the residents of the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Your future neighbors in the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn modest to middle class incomes, making this neighborhood having an income lower than nearly 86 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country.

In the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood, over 37 percent of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with more than a 26 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations at 25 percent, and 11 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Each neighborhood has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestry, 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 Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican at over nine percent. There are also a number of people of African ancestry at nearly seven percent. Some of the residents are also of French ancestry at over four percent, along with some Italian ancestry residents three percent, among others. In addition, nearly 16 percent of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The most common language spoken in the Nicholson Dr/Ben Hur Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 77 percent of households, while more than 19 percent of residents speak Spanish.

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