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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd median real estate price is $545,256, which is less expensive than 75.5% of California neighborhoods and 27.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd is currently $2,557, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.0% of California neighborhoods.

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

Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd 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 Fontana, the Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood than in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood has more Mexican and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 74.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 3.3% have Arab ancestry.

Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% 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 Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood in Fontana are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood, 43.7% 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 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.5%), and 12.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 63.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Arabic.

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 Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood in Fontana, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (74.5%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (3.3%), and residents who report English roots (2.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (1.7%), among others. In addition, 26.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Laurel Ave / Foothill Blvd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.4%) 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 (18.9%) . 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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