Real Estate Prices and Overview
Encanto median real estate prices are $277,318, which is less expensive than 72.4% of California neighborhoods
and 24.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Encanto are currently
$1,316, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 68.5% of California neighborhoods.
Encanto is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in San Diego, California.
Encanto 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Encanto neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Encanto are 5.0%,
which is lower than one will find in 76.1% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Encanto
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Encanto neighborhood has more
Mexican and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 64.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 1.2% have Spanish ancestry.
Encanto is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 69.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Encanto neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
21.7% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.6% 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 Encanto neighborhood in San Diego are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 65.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 36.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.8%
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 Encanto neighborhood, 38.6%
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
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(17.8%), and 16.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 Encanto neighborhood in San Diego, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(64.3%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (3.6%) , and residents who report Spanish roots (1.2%) . In addition, 35.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Encanto
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 69.8% of households. Some people also speak English (28.8%).
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 Encanto neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.3%) 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 (21.7%) and 7.9% of residents also ride the bus 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.