California City, CA (Randsburg / Johannesburg)




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About California City, CA (Randsburg / Johannesburg)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Randsburg / Johannesburg median real estate price is $96,335, which is less expensive than 97.2% of California neighborhoods and 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Randsburg / Johannesburg is currently $703, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 99.2% of California neighborhoods.

Randsburg / Johannesburg is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in California City, California.

Randsburg / Johannesburg real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Randsburg / Johannesburg. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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

An interesting characteristic about the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

In addition, the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (61.5%) than found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 27.6% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 18.5% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood. In the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America, with 34.8% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.7%, which is higher than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 19 residents per square mile, Randsburg / Johannesburg is less crowded than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood in California City are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 61.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood, 41.5% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 18.5% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood in California City, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (29.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.3%), and residents who report English roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 19.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (27.6%).

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 Randsburg / Johannesburg neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (14.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (70.9%) 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 (27.6%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Randsburg / Johannesburg 0.101011101001110
California City 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Randsburg / Johannesburg 0.101011101001110
California City 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Randsburg / Johannesburg 0.101011101001110
California City 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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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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
Douglas
3200 Pat Ave.
Mojave, CA, 93501
KG-12
Mojave Jr./Sr. High
15732 O St.
Mojave, CA, 93501
07-12
Mojave Elementary
15800 "O" St.
Mojave, CA, 93501
KG-08
Robert P. Ulrich Elementary
9124 Catalpa Ave.
California City, CA, 93505
KG-03
Hacienda Elementary
19950 Hacienda Blvd.
California City, CA, 93505
04-06
California City High
8567 Raven Way
California City, CA, 93505
09-12
California City Middle
9736 Redwood Blvd.
California City, CA, 93505
07-08

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Desert Junior Senior High
1575 Payne Ave.
Edwards, CA, 93523
07-12
Irving L. Branch Elementary
1595 Bailey Ave.
Edwards, CA, 93523
KG-06
West Boron Elementary
12300 Del Oro St.
Boron, CA, 93516
KG-06
Boron Junior Senior High
26831 Prospect St.
Boron, CA, 93516
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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