Acton, CA (Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd)




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About Acton, CA (Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd median real estate price is $598,732, which is more expensive than 64.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 91.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd is currently $1,905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.2% of the neighborhoods in California.

Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Acton, California.

Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.0% 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 Acton, the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd 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 Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood has more British and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.9% have Danish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 34.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.4% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.7% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one way that the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: People

The Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of California. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.


The Neighbors

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 Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood in Acton are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.1% 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 69.2% of America'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 Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood, 29.1% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (28.0%), and 14.6% 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 Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood in Acton, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.7%), and residents who report English roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (12.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 10.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.2%).

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 Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (47.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (90.8%) 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 (5.6%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd 0.101011101001110
Acton 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Sierra Hwy / Crown Valley Rd 0.101011101001110
Acton 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Acton 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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