The Home Buyer's Korner

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July 31st, 2016

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GREATER NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

Gert Town

S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Dr 70125 Neighborhood

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The median real estate price in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana is $166,700, which is more expensive than over 68 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and more than 47 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood is currently $750 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than 72 percent of all the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave neighborhood with over 94 percent homes classified as such.

S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) area is a suburban neighborhood located in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the 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.

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 apartment building. Many are in older core neighborhoods of New Orleans. If you’re 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 S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood worth a closer look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small two, three, and four unit buildings compared to neighborhoods across the city, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood’s real estate stock. In fact, over 34 percent of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings.

Many of the residences in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, while a number of residences were built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant home or apartments are a fact of life in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood. The current real estate vacancy rate here is over 27 percent. To understand more about this neighborhood’s vacancy rate and its effect on your home buying or selling options, consult your real estate agent.

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its flair. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while, and why it’s so important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you’re planning on calling home.

The S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than nearly any other neighborhood in America, with nearly 72 percent of the residents here attending college. This is very much a college-focused neighborhood, and  needless to say, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here.

Your future neighbors in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood of New Orleans earn modest incomes, and this neighborhood has an income lower than nearly all other neighborhoods in America. 

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are the backbone of then New Orleans economy, and for this reason the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood, truly stands out. In the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave neighborhood, nearly 46 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at nearly 22 percent, and less than four percent in manufacturing and laborer 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 ethnicity and ancestry 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 S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African at fourteen percent. There are also a number of people of African ancestry at over 12 percent, and residents who report French roots at more than seven percent. Some of the residents are also of Irish or Italian ancestry at around five percent, while four percent of this neighborhood’s residents have Austrian ancestry,  among others.

The most common language spoken in the S Jefferson Pkwy/Howard Ave (Gert Town) neighborhood is English, spoken by over 92 percent of households, while nearly four percent of people speak Spanish. Other important languages include Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan and spoken by over one percent of residents, at home.

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