Pomona Ave / W 18th St median real estate price is $1,292,584, which is more expensive than 82.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Pomona Ave / W 18th St is currently $3,202, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.7% of California neighborhoods.
Pomona Ave / W 18th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Costa Mesa, California.
Pomona Ave / W 18th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Pomona Ave / W 18th St are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 66.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Pomona Ave / W 18th St 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.
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.
Did you know that the Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 61.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.
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 Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood in Costa Mesa are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood, 34.5% 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 31.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.0%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 51.4% of households. Some people also speak English (45.9%).
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 Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood in Costa Mesa, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (61.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report German roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 29.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Pomona Ave / W 18th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (65.5%) 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 (11.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.