Real Estate Prices and Overview
Encanto median real estate prices are $277,318, which is less expensive than 72.2% of California neighborhoods
and 24.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Encanto are currently
$1,173, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 69.5% 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
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 San Diego,
the Encanto neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 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 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
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 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
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 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.