Real Estate Prices and Overview
E 7th St / Junipero Ave median real estate prices are $420,834, which is more expensive than 56.3% of the neighborhoods
in California and 88.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in E 7th St / Junipero Ave are currently
$1,184, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 79.4% of California neighborhoods.
E 7th St / Junipero Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Long Beach, California.
E 7th St / Junipero Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
E 7th St / Junipero Ave has a 14.0% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
70.3% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.1% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in
America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly
neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the
E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood has more
Lebanese and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 1.0% have Austrian ancestry.
E 7th St / Junipero Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,761 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, the E 7th St / Junipero Ave 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 88.4% 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 U.S. that share this characteristic.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood in Long Beach are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 82.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 43.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood, 35.5%
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 33.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.3%), and 10.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood in Long Beach, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(28.7%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (7.1%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.8%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 20.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 E 7th St / Junipero Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in E 7th St / Junipero Ave neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (66.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (11.8%) and 7.8% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.