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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Brighton / Fairway Oaks median real estate price is $468,734, which is less expensive than 78.9% of California neighborhoods and 34.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Brighton / Fairway Oaks is currently $5,258, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Brighton / Fairway Oaks is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bakersfield, California.

Brighton / Fairway Oaks real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.0% in Brighton / Fairway Oaks. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.8% 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 Bakersfield, the Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Brighton / Fairway Oaks 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 Brighton / Fairway Oaks community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, the Brighton / Fairway Oaks 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 5.4% 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 95.5% of commuters who live in the Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 68.9% of the workforce in the Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Diversity

Significantly, 3.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood in Bakersfield are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.7% 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.

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 Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood, 68.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 17.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (9.4%), and 6.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India and Chinese.

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 Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood in Bakersfield, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (28.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report German roots (15.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.4%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (7.4%), among others.

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 Brighton / Fairway Oaks neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (95.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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