When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 4.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Schooner St / Barkentine St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Schooner St / Barkentine St also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, for many reasons, Schooner St / Barkentine St is rated by NeighborhoodScout
as one of the top 0.9% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time
home buyers in the state of California. Homes here are priced below
median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track
record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home
appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the
last five years compared to other CA neighborhoods, protecting
your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it
less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out
for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is
a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive
data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While
many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location,
which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less
than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for
a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer.
In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, active retirees and highly educated executives.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Schooner St / Barkentine St neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 73.0% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Schooner St / Barkentine St neighborhood has more
Asian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 49.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 4.4% have Russian ancestry.
Schooner St / Barkentine St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Schooner St / Barkentine St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 74.9%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Schooner St / Barkentine St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(42.3%) than are found in 95.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.