Real Estate Prices and Overview
Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd median real estate prices are $556,902, which is more expensive than 71.9% of the neighborhoods
in California and 94.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd are currently
$1,408, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 60.9% of California neighborhoods.
Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Oakland, California.
Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd 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 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd are 7.3%,
which is lower than one will find in 62.0% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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
The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is
that an astounding 4.5% of the households are same sex couples.
According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of
same sex households than in 99.5% 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
Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 95.8% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood has more
Greek and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 21.9% have Asian ancestry.
Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 62.6% of the workforce
in the Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
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 Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood in Oakland 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 88.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 5.0% 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 75.8%
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 Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood, 62.6%
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 21.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(11.7%), and 5.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood in Oakland, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(21.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.7%) , and residents who report German roots (5.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.5%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 17.2% 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 Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese.
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 Lincoln Ave / Macarthur Blvd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.6%) and 7.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.