Northridge / Diablo Highlands median real estate price is $1,496,005, which is more expensive than 89.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Northridge / Diablo Highlands is currently $6,228, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in California.
Northridge / Diablo Highlands is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Danville, California.
Northridge / Diablo Highlands 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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Northridge / Diablo Highlands, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Northridge / Diablo Highlands is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood is wealthier than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Northridge / Diablo Highlands also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Northridge / Diablo Highlands is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.4% 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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands 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, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.8% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In the Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 28.5% 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 98.2% 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.
One way that the Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.1% 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.
Did you know that the Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood has more Portuguese and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.4% have Iranian ancestry.
Northridge / Diablo Highlands is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands 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 99.7% 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.
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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood, 66.7% 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 20.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.1%), and 5.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Chinese.
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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood in Danville, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (17.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.7%), among others. In addition, 16.1% 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 Northridge / Diablo Highlands neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (61.0%) 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 (6.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.