Huntington Beach, CA (Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave)




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About Huntington Beach, CA (Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave median real estate price is $1,418,525, which is more expensive than 93.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave is currently $4,477, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in California.

Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huntington Beach, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Huntington Beach, the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave 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.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 25.8% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, one way that the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Also of note, real estate in the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, 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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.2% 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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, families with school-aged children and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood has more Croatian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 4.2% have Arab ancestry.

Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% 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 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 13.7% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.


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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood in Huntington 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 99.3% 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

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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood, 55.7% 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 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 4.6% 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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood in Huntington Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.7%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 19.7% 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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese, Spanish and Arabic.

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 Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.3%) 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 (6.4%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave 0.101011101001110
Huntington Beach 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave 0.101011101001110
Huntington Beach 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Pacific Coast Hwy / Seapoint Ave 0.101011101001110
Huntington Beach 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

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HUNTINGTON BEACH UNION HIGH


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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
Coast High School
17231 Gothard St.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92647
09-12
Valley Vista High (continuation) School
9600 Dolphin St.
Fountain Valley, CA, 92708
09-12
Westminster High School
14325 Golden W. St.
Westminster, CA, 92683
09-12
Ocean View High School
17071 Gothard St.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92647
09-12
Marina High School
15871 Springdale St.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92649
09-12
Huntington Beach High School
1905 Main St.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92648
09-12
Fountain Valley High School
17816 Bushard
Fountain Valley, CA, 92708
09-12
Edison High School
21400 Magnolia
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
09-12

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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HUNTINGTON BEACH CITY ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Huntington Seacliff Elementary School
6701 Garfield Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92648
KG-05
John R. Peterson Elementary School
20661 Farnsworth Ln.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
KG-05
Isaac L. Sowers Middle School
9300 Indianapolis Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
06-08
Agnes L. Smith Elementary School
770 17th St.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92648
KG-05
S. A. Moffett Elementary School
8800 Burlcrest Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
KG-05
Ralph E. Hawes Elementary School
9682 Yellowstone Dr.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
KG-05
John H. Eader Elementary School
9291 Banning Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
KG-05
Ethel Dwyer Middle School
1502 Palm Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92648
06-08
Joseph R. Perry Elementary School
19231 Harding Ln.
Huntington Beach, CA, 92646
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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