Albany, CA (Marin Ave / Ordway St)




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About Albany, CA (Marin Ave / Ordway St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Marin Ave / Ordway St median real estate price is $1,014,238, which is more expensive than 87.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Marin Ave / Ordway St is currently $2,542, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.3% of the neighborhoods in California.

Marin Ave / Ordway St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Albany, California.

Marin Ave / Ordway St 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 11.0% in Marin Ave / Ordway St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 40.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Marin Ave / Ordway St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.5% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

Also, 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 41.4% 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 98.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood has more Russian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.7% have Eastern European ancestry.

Marin Ave / Ordway St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% 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 6.0% of residents in the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 15.4% of the Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 74.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.4% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


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 Marin Ave / Ordway 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 94.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood, 63.4% 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 16.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.0%), and 9.4% 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 Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood in Albany, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Asian roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 16.7% 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 Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, African languages and French.

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 Marin Ave / Ordway St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (60.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.4%) and 7.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Marin Ave / Ordway St 0.101011101001110
Albany 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Marin Ave / Ordway St 0.101011101001110
Albany 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Albany 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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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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