Berkeley, CA (American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way)




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About Berkeley, CA (American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way median real estate price is $951,245, which is more expensive than 85.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way is currently $2,293, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.5% of the neighborhoods in California.

American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Berkeley, California.

American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way 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 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.0% 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

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 52.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way choose to walk to work each day (37.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.5% of the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.8% of residents in the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood has more Asian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 44.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 0.8% have Armenian ancestry.

American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

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. In the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 36,353 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.8% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.3%, which is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Furthermore, the real estate in the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 72.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.1% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 96.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Furthermore, the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 64.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood buck this trend. 26.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood in Berkeley are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 11.0% 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 62.1% 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 American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood, 64.9% 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 13.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.8%), and 10.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood in Berkeley, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (44.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (6.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 20.6% 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 American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Spanish and South Asian languages.

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 American Baptist Seminary of the West / Dwight Way neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (37.5%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (24.6%) and 17.5% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Berkeley 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Berkeley 0.101011101001110
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Berkeley 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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