Albany, CA (Buchanan St / Jackson St)




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About Albany, CA (Buchanan St / Jackson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Buchanan St / Jackson St median real estate price is $660,486, which is more expensive than 66.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 91.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Buchanan St / Jackson St is currently $2,709, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.7% of the neighborhoods in California.

Buchanan St / Jackson St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Albany, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Buchanan St / Jackson St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Buchanan St / Jackson St, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Buchanan St / Jackson St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Buchanan St / Jackson St is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Buchanan St / Jackson St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood has more Asian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 37.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.7% have Iranian ancestry.

Buchanan St / Jackson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 5.2% of residents in the Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 68.2% of the workforce in the Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: People

Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 33.0% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.


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 Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood in Albany 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 85.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.0% 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 74.8% 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 Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood, 68.2% 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 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (7.8%), and 7.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood in Albany, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (37.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report German roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 33.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, South Asian languages and Japanese.

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 Buchanan St / Jackson St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (11.0%) and 8.1% of residents also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Buchanan St / Jackson St 0.101011101001110
Albany 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Buchanan St / Jackson St 0.101011101001110
Albany 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Buchanan St / Jackson St 0.101011101001110
Albany 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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 CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Macgregor High (Continuation)
603 Key Route Blvd
Albany, CA, 94706
10-12
Albany High
603 Key Route Blvd.
Albany, CA, 94706
09-12
Marin Elementary
1001 Santa Fe Ave.
Albany, CA, 94706
KG-05
Ocean View Elementary
1000 Jackson St.
Albany, CA, 94706
KG-05
Albany Middle
1259 Brighton Ave.
Albany, CA, 94706
06-08
Cornell Elementary
920 Talbot Ave.
Albany, CA, 94706
KG-05

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