Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave median real estate prices are $456,259, which is more expensive than 61.5% of the neighborhoods
in California and 90.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave are currently
$1,403, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 61.7% of California neighborhoods.
N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Pasadena, California.
N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks 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 N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks 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 1940 and 1969.
N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
60.9% 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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pasadena,
the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 6.5% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood has more
Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 52.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.6%)
living in the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 85% of the neighborhoods in
CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(41.8%) than are found in 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood in Pasadena are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 53.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 24.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.9%
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 N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood, 37.6%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.0%), and 16.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood in Pasadena, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(52.1%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (6.2%) , and residents who report English roots (2.5%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (2.1%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (1.8%), among others. In addition, 41.8% 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 N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 61.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
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 N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (60.8%) 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 (9.9%) and 6.5% of residents also bicycle 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.