Lake Havasu City, AZ (Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95)




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About Lake Havasu City, AZ (Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 median real estate price is $277,369, which is more expensive than 68.7% of the neighborhoods in Arizona and 66.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 is currently $1,044, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.7% of Arizona neighborhoods.

Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (18.5%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Lake Havasu City, the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 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 Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood has more Scottish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 6.4% have Dutch ancestry.

Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 21.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.9% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.2% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Arizona, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Arizona.


The Neighbors

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 Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood in Lake Havasu City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.6% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood, 36.1% 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 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.1%), and 20.9% 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 Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood in Lake Havasu City, AZ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).

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 Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.4%) 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 (21.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 0.101011101001110
Lake Havasu City 0.101011101001110
Arizona 4.10
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Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 0.101011101001110
Lake Havasu City 0.101011101001110
Arizona 30.33
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Oro Grande Blvd / Route 95 0.101011101001110
Lake Havasu City 0.101011101001110
Arizona 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LAKE HAVASU UNIFIED DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AZ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Havasuonline
2200 Havasupai Boulevard
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403
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Daytona Middle School
98 Swanson Plaza
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403
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Thunderbolt Middle School
695 Thunderbolt Avenue
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86406
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Havasupai Elementary School
880 Cashmere Dr
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86404
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Starline Elementary School
3150 Starline Dr.
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86406
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Lake Havasu High School
2675 S. Palo Verde Blvd.
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403
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Nautilus Elementary School
1425 Patrician Drive
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86404
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Oro Grande Elementary School
1250 Pawnee Drive
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86406
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Smoketree Elementary School
2395 Smoketree Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86403
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Jamaica Elementary School
3437 Jamaica Blvd. So.
Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86406
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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