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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Gilroy Meadows median real estate price is $1,033,679, which is more expensive than 68.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 92.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gilroy Meadows is currently $2,282, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.7% of California neighborhoods.

Gilroy Meadows is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gilroy, California.

Gilroy Meadows 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Gilroy Meadows neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.1% in Gilroy Meadows. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Gilroy, the Gilroy Meadows neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Gilroy Meadows neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Diversity

Did you know that the Gilroy Meadows neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 69.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Gilroy Meadows is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Gilroy Meadows neighborhood in Gilroy are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.8% 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 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 Gilroy Meadows neighborhood, 33.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.6%), and 19.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Gilroy Meadows neighborhood is English, spoken by 49.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (44.8%).

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 Gilroy Meadows neighborhood in Gilroy, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (69.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (5.9%), and residents who report German roots (5.2%), and some of the residents are also of Spanish ancestry (2.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others. In addition, 21.4% 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 Gilroy Meadows neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.3%) 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 (9.3%) . 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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