Real Estate Prices and Overview
Arbolada median real estate prices are $1,040,931, which is more expensive than 94.8% of the neighborhoods
in California and 99.2% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Arbolada are currently
$1,345, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 56.5% of California neighborhoods.
Arbolada is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Ojai, California.
Arbolada real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Arbolada neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Arbolada has a 12.5% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
64.9% 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
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
If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Arbolada
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 98.5% of neighborhoods in
CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Arbolada neighborhood has more
Scottish and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.4% have Eastern European ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Arbolada
neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.1% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
97.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.9% of residents in
the Arbolada neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
96.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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 Arbolada neighborhood in Ojai are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 79.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 22.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.5%
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 Arbolada neighborhood, 51.2%
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 26.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(12.1%), and 10.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Arbolada neighborhood in Ojai, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(10.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.5%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (6.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.2%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 11.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Arbolada
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.8%).
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 Arbolada neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.7% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (77.0%) 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 (12.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.