Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave median real estate price is $1,256,542, which is more expensive than 88.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave is currently $3,099, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.3% of the neighborhoods in California.
Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Berkeley, California.
Monterey Ave / Colusa 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave 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.
Real estate vacancies in Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave are 5.0%, which is lower than one will find in 73.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Monterey Ave / Colusa 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 100.0% 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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.
In addition, 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 56.0% 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 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 12.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
In the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 21.5% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 8.0% of residents in the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Finally, in the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood, 15.5% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 77.2% of the workforce in the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 79.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Did you know that the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood has more British and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.2% have Austrian ancestry.
Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood in Berkeley 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 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% 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 85.5% 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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood, 77.2% 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 9.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.6%), and 6.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.2% of households. Some people also speak Langs. of India (2.0%).
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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood in Berkeley, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.8%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 12.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Monterey Ave / Colusa Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (59.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.5%) and 8.0% of residents also bicycle 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.
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Raw data sources: American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Date(s) & Update Frequency: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.
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