Hermosa Beach, CA (Valley Dr / Pier Ave)




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About Hermosa Beach, CA (Valley Dr / Pier Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Valley Dr / Pier Ave median real estate price is $2,084,201, which is more expensive than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Valley Dr / Pier Ave is currently $2,432, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.1% of the neighborhoods in California.

Valley Dr / Pier Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hermosa Beach, California.

Valley Dr / Pier Ave 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 Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Valley Dr / Pier Ave has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.8% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (9.0%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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 Hermosa Beach, the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

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

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 74.3% 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 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 96.3% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood has more Eastern European and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.9% have Brazilian ancestry.

Valley Dr / Pier Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.6% 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 95.7% 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 Valley Dr / Pier Ave 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 85.8% 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 Neighbors: Occupations

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 Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood, 59.5% 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.3%), and 4.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood in Hermosa Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.5%), and residents who report English roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households.

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 Valley Dr / Pier Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.8%) 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 (5.6%) . 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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Valley Dr / Pier Ave 0.101011101001110
Hermosa Beach 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Valley Dr / Pier Ave 0.101011101001110
Hermosa Beach 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Valley Dr / Pier Ave 0.101011101001110
Hermosa Beach 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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