East Palo Alto, CA (Ravenswood)




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About East Palo Alto, CA (Ravenswood)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ravenswood median real estate price is $582,098, which is more expensive than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 90.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ravenswood is currently $3,316, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in California.

Ravenswood 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).

Ravenswood real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Ravenswood neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Ravenswood, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Ravenswood 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 East Palo Alto, the Ravenswood neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Ravenswood 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, Ravenswood 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.

In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Ravenswood neighborhood, is that an incredible 81.3% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Ravenswood neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 32.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.6% 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 Ravenswood 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

Significantly, 56.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.1% 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 Ravenswood 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 67.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Ravenswood neighborhood, 45.9% 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 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.5%), and 12.9% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Ravenswood neighborhood in East Palo Alto, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (51.5%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (1.7%), and residents who report South American roots (1.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (1.3%), among others. In addition, 40.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ravenswood neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 56.7% of households. Some people also speak English (31.6%).

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 Ravenswood neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.5%) 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 (13.0%) and 5.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Ravenswood 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Ravenswood 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Ravenswood 0.101011101001110
East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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SEQUOIA UNION HIGH


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Everest Public High School
455 Fifth Ave.
Redwood City, CA, 94063
09-12
East Palo Alto Academy School
1050 Myrtle St.
East Palo Alto, CA, 94303
09-12
Woodside High School
199 Churchill Ave.
Woodside, CA, 94062
09-12
Sequoia High School
1201 Brewster Ave.
Redwood City, CA, 94062
09-12
Redwood High School
1968 Old Co Rd.
Redwood City, CA, 94063
09-12
Menlo-Atherton High School
555 Midfield Rd.
Atherton, CA, 94025
09-12
Carlmont High School
1400 Alameda De Las Pulgas
Belmont, CA, 94002
09-12
Summit Preparatory Charter High School
890 B Rd.Way
Redwood City, CA, 94063
09-12

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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RAVENSWOOD CITY ELEMENTARY


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

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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