Real Estate Prices and Overview
Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd median real estate prices are $500,967, which is more expensive than 67.1% of the neighborhoods
in California and 92.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd are currently
$2,249, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.4%
of the neighborhoods in California.
Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Long Beach, California.
Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.0% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood has more
Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood, is that an incredible 94.7% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Furthermore, this Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.5% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood in Long Beach are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.9% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 85.5%
of America'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 Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood, 46.5%
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 25.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(14.2%), and 13.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood in Long Beach, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(14.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.4%) , and residents who report German roots (10.4%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.6%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 11.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).
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 Carson St / N Lakewood Blvd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.6%) 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 (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.