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
$1,403, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 61.2% 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
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.5% of residents in
the N Orange Grove Blvd / N Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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
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 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
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 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.