Castro Valley, CA (Crane Ave / Center St)




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About Castro Valley, CA (Crane Ave / Center St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crane Ave / Center St median real estate price is $825,788, which is more expensive than 78.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Crane Ave / Center St is currently $2,868, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.8% of the neighborhoods in California.

Crane Ave / Center St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Castro Valley, California.

Crane Ave / Center St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Crane Ave / Center St, the current vacancy rate is 0.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Crane Ave / Center St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Castro Valley, the Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Crane Ave / Center St 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 Crane Ave / Center St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Crane Ave / Center St is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of California. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood has more Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry.

Crane Ave / Center St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.8% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.


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 Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood in Castro Valley 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 94.9% 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.

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 Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood, 49.4% 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 24.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 10.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood in Castro Valley, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (17.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report German roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (9.2%), among others. In addition, 17.5% 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 Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Crane Ave / Center St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (73.8%) 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 (13.2%) and 11.1% of residents also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crane Ave / Center St 0.101011101001110
Castro Valley 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Castro Valley 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Castro Valley 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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