Real Estate Prices and Overview
E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St median real estate prices are $636,536, which is more expensive than 78.1% of the neighborhoods
in California and 95.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St are currently
$1,669, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 41.0% of California neighborhoods.
E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in San Luis Obispo, California.
E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 11.1% in
E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 41.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Luis Obispo,
the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 13.3% of residents in
the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 39.7% of the residents of the
E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood has more
Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St
In the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood in San Luis Obispo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 47.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.3% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 84.1%
of America'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 E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood, 46.2%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 27.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(17.4%), and 8.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood in San Luis Obispo, CA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(11.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.8%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.7%).
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 E Foothill Blvd / Santa Rosa St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.4% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (13.3%) and 8.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.