Baldwin Park, CA (Merced Ave / Garvey Ave)




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About Baldwin Park, CA (Merced Ave / Garvey Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Merced Ave / Garvey Ave median real estate price is $454,619, which is more expensive than 45.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 84.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Merced Ave / Garvey Ave is currently $1,686, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.4% of California neighborhoods.

Merced Ave / Garvey Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Baldwin Park, California.

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

Real estate vacancies in Merced Ave / Garvey Ave are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Merced Ave / Garvey Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: 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 Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 32.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.8%) than are found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood has more Mexican and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 58.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 21.0% have Asian ancestry.

Merced Ave / Garvey Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of California.


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 Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood in Baldwin Park are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.7% 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 Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood, 39.8% 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 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.2%), and 15.2% 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 Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood in Baldwin Park, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (58.0%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (21.0%), and residents who report German roots (1.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (1.4%). In addition, 44.8% 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 Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 61.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Chinese and Mon-Khmer (the dominant language of Cambodia).

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 Merced Ave / Garvey Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.2%) 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 (16.2%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Merced Ave / Garvey Ave 0.101011101001110
Baldwin Park 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Merced Ave / Garvey Ave 0.101011101001110
Baldwin Park 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Merced Ave / Garvey Ave 0.101011101001110
Baldwin Park 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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BALDWIN PARK UNIFIED


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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