FIRST CHOICE ELECTRIC, PROVIDES ELECTRICAL SERVICES IN TROY, MO (FOUNTAIN N' LAKES)
Real Estate Prices and Overview
Fountain N' Lakes median real estate price is $171,500, which is more expensive than 64.0% of the neighborhoods in Missouri and 39.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Fountain N' Lakes is currently $1,349, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in Missouri.
Fountain N' Lakes is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Troy, Missouri.
Fountain N' Lakes real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Fountain N' Lakes has a 13.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Troy, the Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood in Troy are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood, 33.8% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.8%), and 18.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Languages
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 Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned 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 Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood in Troy, MO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.2%), and residents who report English roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Fountain N' Lakes neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (88.7%) 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 (8.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.