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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Alba / Avena median real estate price is $913,509, which is more expensive than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 89.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Alba / Avena is currently $1,654, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.6% of California neighborhoods.

Alba / Avena is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Escalon, California.

Alba / Avena real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Alba / Avena neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Alba / Avena has a 13.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Alba / Avena neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 39.1% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

More people in Alba / Avena choose to walk to work each day (16.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Diversity

Did you know that the Alba / Avena neighborhood has more Portuguese and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 10.2% have Dutch ancestry.

Alba / Avena is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Alba / Avena neighborhood in Escalon are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Alba / Avena neighborhood, 39.1% of the working population is employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.1%), and 11.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Alba / Avena neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (22.5%).

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 Alba / Avena neighborhood in Escalon, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (23.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Dutch roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Portuguese ancestry (9.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.4%), among others.

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 Alba / Avena neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (53.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (16.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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