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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Bettencourt Ranch median real estate price is $1,585,036, which is more expensive than 89.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bettencourt Ranch is currently $5,347, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in California.

Bettencourt Ranch is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Danville, California.

Bettencourt Ranch real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Bettencourt Ranch, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Bettencourt Ranch 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 Danville, the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Bettencourt Ranch is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.8% 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 Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, college students and urban sophisticates.

In addition, 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 0.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Bettencourt Ranch 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.

Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood may actually hold the key. 73.4% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

One way that the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Bettencourt Ranch stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 88.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.9% 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 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood, analysis shows that 27.3% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Diversity

Did you know that the Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood has more Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry.

Bettencourt Ranch is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% 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 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood in Danville 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.2% 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 Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood, 68.9% 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 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.1%), and 2.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Chinese, Persian and Spanish.

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 Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood in Danville, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report English roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.5%), among others. In addition, 21.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Bettencourt Ranch neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% 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 (10.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (57.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (5.8%) . 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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