Hermosa Beach, CA (Hermosa Ave / 34th St)




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About Hermosa Beach, CA (Hermosa Ave / 34th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hermosa Ave / 34th St median real estate price is $3,535,181, which is more expensive than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hermosa Ave / 34th St is currently $2,526, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.8% of the neighborhoods in California.

Hermosa Ave / 34th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hermosa Beach, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Hermosa Ave / 34th St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Hermosa Ave / 34th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (24.3%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Hermosa Ave / 34th St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood has more Greek and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 5.7% have Arab ancestry.

Hermosa Ave / 34th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Hermosa Ave / 34th St may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.8% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 74.0% of the adults living in the Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.5% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood in Hermosa Beach are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.0% 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 66.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood, 59.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 24.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.9%), and 6.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood in Hermosa Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.8%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 11.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: 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 Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Hindi (which is the official language of India), Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Spanish.

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 Hermosa Ave / 34th St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hermosa Beach 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Hermosa Ave / 34th St 0.101011101001110
Hermosa Beach 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Hermosa Beach 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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HERMOSA BEACH CITY ELEMENTARY


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Better than of CA school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hermosa View Elementary
1800 Prospect Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254
KG-02
Opportunities For Learning Hermosa Beach
13613 Hawthorne Ave.
Hawthorne, CA, 90250
M-M
Options For Youth Hermosa Beach, Inc.
6628 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA, 91405
M-M
Hermosa Valley Elementary
1645 Valley Dr.
Hermosa Beach, CA, 90254
03-08

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