Folsom, CA (Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd)




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About Folsom, CA (Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd is currently $1,267, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.5% of California neighborhoods.

Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Folsom, California.

Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 53.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Folsom, the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, an interesting characteristic about the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 98.1% of the adult residents in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood stands out within California for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.9% of college-friendly places to live in CA.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 86.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd (33.3%) than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 40.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.3% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% 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. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 53.3%, which is higher than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison 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 82.2% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.9% 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 97.8% 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 Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood in Folsom are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood, 53.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 16.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.7%), and 13.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood in Folsom, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (19.2%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (7.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (6.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (15.3%).

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 Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (86.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (40.0%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (33.3%) and 26.7% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd 0.101011101001110
Folsom 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd 0.101011101001110
Folsom 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Prison Rd / Folsom Prison Rd 0.101011101001110
Folsom 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US 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

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