East Palo Alto, CA (City Center)




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About East Palo Alto, CA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of East Palo Alto is $548,891, which is more expensive than 59.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 89.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in East Palo Alto City Center is currently $2,369, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

East Palo Alto City Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Palo Alto, California.

Real estate in the City Center of East Palo Alto, CA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center 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 East Palo Alto City Center are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in East Palo Alto City Center 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.

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: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 62.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

East Palo Alto City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 67.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.0% of all 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 East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.3%) than are found in 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 City Center neighborhood in East Palo Alto are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 12.4% 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 58.8% 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 East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood, 46.4% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.1%), and 10.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 City Center neighborhood in East Palo Alto, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.7%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (2.4%), and residents who report African roots (1.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (1.5%). In addition, 44.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 67.4% of households. Some people also speak English (18.9%).

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 East Palo Alto City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.3%) 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%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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City Center 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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City Center 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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City Center 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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
Green Oaks Academy
2450 Ralmar St.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
KG-05
Ronald Mcnair Academy
2033 Pulgas Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
06-08
Belle Haven Elementary
415 Ivy Dr.
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
KG-08
Costano Elementary
2695 Fordham St.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
KG-08
Cesar Chavez Elementary
2450 Ralmar St.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
06-08
Willow Oaks Elementary
620 Willow Rd.
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
KG-08
Aspire East Palo Alto Charter
1286 Runnymede St.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
KG-08
Brentwood Academy
2086 Clarke St.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
KG-05
Los Robles Magnet Academy
2450 Ralmar Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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