East Palo Alto, CA (Pulgas Ave / Weeks St)




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About East Palo Alto, CA (Pulgas Ave / Weeks St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pulgas Ave / Weeks St median real estate price is $540,751, which is more expensive than 52.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 84.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Pulgas Ave / Weeks St is currently $2,423, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

Pulgas Ave / Weeks St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Palo Alto, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Pulgas Ave / Weeks St real estate 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 Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Pulgas Ave / Weeks St are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 79.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Pulgas Ave / Weeks 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.

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 East Palo Alto, the Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Pulgas Ave / Weeks St is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Pulgas Ave / Weeks St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 43.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

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 Pulgas Ave / Weeks St 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 Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood has more Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry.

Pulgas Ave / Weeks St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood in East Palo Alto are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.1% 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 57.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood, 46.5% 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.2%), and 15.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood in East Palo Alto, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (49.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (4.6%), and residents who report German roots (2.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (1.2%), among others. In addition, 38.1% 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 Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 51.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, African languages and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

Getting to Work

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 Pulgas Ave / Weeks St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.9%) 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 (15.6%) . 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

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East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Pulgas Ave / Weeks St 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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East Palo Alto 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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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

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