Real Estate Prices and Overview
Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd median real estate prices are $217,246, which is less expensive than 83.1% of California neighborhoods
and 35.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd are currently
$806, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 97.5% of California neighborhoods.
Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Los Angeles, California.
Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in
Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 52.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 63.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,974 people per square mile living here.
Notable & Unique: People
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood has more single mother
households than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
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 Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood in Los Angeles are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 65.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 44.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.0%
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 Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood, 29.8%
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 27.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(26.8%), and 16.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(63.8%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (5.6%) , and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (2.0%) , and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (1.6%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.1%), among others. In addition, 41.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 73.6% of households. Some people also speak English (22.1%).
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 Van Nuys Blvd / Foothill Blvd neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.8% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (65.4%) 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 (18.7%) and 14.4% of residents also ride the bus 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.