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 61.7% of the neighborhoods
in California and 90.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave are currently
$1,331, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 57.5% 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
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: 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
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
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 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 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
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
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 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 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
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 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.