East Palo Alto, CA (Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd)




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About East Palo Alto, CA (Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd median real estate price is $1,440,327, which is more expensive than 84.0% of the neighborhoods in California and 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd is currently $2,568, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Palo Alto, California.

Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 62.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd 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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.1% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 7.1% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 89.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, the real estate in the Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 77.7% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.9% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,071 people per square mile living here.

Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.3%, which is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd 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 52.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 32.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.1% of U.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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood, 51.3% 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 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.2%), and 7.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood in East Palo Alto, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (46.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report German roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 40.0% 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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 48.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.

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 Woodland Ave / W Bayshore Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.3%) 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 (12.3%) and 7.1% of residents also bicycle 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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East Palo Alto 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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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

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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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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

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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
Oak Knoll Elementary School
1895 Oak Knoll Ln.
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
KG-05
Laurel Elementary School
95 Edge Rd.
Atherton, CA, 94027
KG-04
Hillview Middle School
1100 Elder Ave.
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
06-08
Encinal Elementary School
195 Encinal Ave.
Atherton, CA, 94027
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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