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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Elm Ave / Fontana Ave median real estate price is $509,416, which is less expensive than 78.8% of California neighborhoods and 30.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Elm Ave / Fontana Ave is currently $3,374, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.2% of the neighborhoods in California.

Elm Ave / Fontana Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fontana, California.

Elm Ave / Fontana Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Elm Ave / Fontana Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Elm Ave / Fontana Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 49.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of California.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 47.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.1% of American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood has more South American and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.0% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 61.7% have Mexican ancestry.

Elm Ave / Fontana Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

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 Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood in Fontana are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 11.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.1% 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 Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood, 47.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 15.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 73.5% of households. Some people also speak English (24.7%).

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 Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood in Fontana, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (61.7%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (9.0%), and residents who report Asian roots (2.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (1.2%). In addition, 31.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Elm Ave / Fontana Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.5% 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 (15.3%) . 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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