Pacific Sands / Beachside median real estate price is $923,214, which is more expensive than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 91.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Pacific Sands / Beachside is currently $4,710, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.0% of the neighborhoods in California.
Pacific Sands / Beachside is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntington Beach, California.
Pacific Sands / Beachside 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 Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Pacific Sands / Beachside, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pacific Sands / Beachside is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Huntington Beach, the Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood has more Dutch and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 0.8% have Croatian ancestry.
Pacific Sands / Beachside is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood in Huntington Beach are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.6% 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 66.5% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood, 51.5% 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 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.6%), and 8.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood in Huntington Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report English roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (10.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (9.3%), among others. In addition, 13.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Pacific Sands / Beachside neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (63.1%) 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 (13.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.