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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Westside / Five Points median real estate price is $275,794, which is less expensive than 94.8% of California neighborhoods and 58.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Westside / Five Points is currently $1,281, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 99.1% of California neighborhoods.

Westside / Five Points is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Huron, California.

Westside / Five Points real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Westside / Five Points 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.1% in Westside / Five Points. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Westside / Five Points neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 100.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Westside / Five Points (32.4%) than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

The Westside / Five Points neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 75.5% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, the Westside / Five Points neighborhood is unique for having just 2.7% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Westside / Five Points neighborhood has more single mother households than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Real Estate

85.9% of the real estate in the Westside / Five Points neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 24 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.8% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Westside / Five Points neighborhood has more Mexican and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 87.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 3.5% have Native American ancestry.

Westside / Five Points is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 89.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Westside / Five Points neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.5%) than are found in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

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 Westside / Five Points neighborhood in Huron are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 75.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.1% of U.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 Westside / Five Points neighborhood, 62.9% of the working population is employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 12.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (11.3%), and 10.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Westside / Five Points neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 89.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Arabic.

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 Westside / Five Points neighborhood in Huron, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (87.7%). There are also a number of people of Native American ancestry (3.5%), and residents who report Arab roots (2.3%). In addition, 43.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Westside / Five Points neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (56.7%) 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 (32.4%) . 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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