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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Joshua Tree is $442,109, which is less expensive than 81.8% of California neighborhoods and 34.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Joshua Tree Town Center is currently $1,971, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.9% of California neighborhoods.

Joshua Tree Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Joshua Tree, California.

Real estate in the Town Center of Joshua Tree, CA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Joshua Tree Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (25.4%). 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.

Modes of Transportation

In the Joshua Tree Town Center neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 28.0% 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 98.0% 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.

People

Joshua Tree Town Center is ranked among the top 8.0% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of California according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Joshua Tree Town Center neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.

Diversity

Did you know that the Joshua Tree Town Center neighborhood has more French and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.2% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 2.6% have Welsh ancestry.

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 Town Center neighborhood in Joshua Tree are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.6% 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 60.3% 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 Joshua Tree Town Center neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.0%), and 17.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Joshua Tree Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.6%).

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 Town Center neighborhood in Joshua Tree, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.9%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report English roots (14.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (14.7%), along with some French ancestry residents (9.2%), among others. In addition, 10.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Joshua Tree Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (62.7%) 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 (9.3%) . 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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