Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta median real estate price is $1,025,590, which is more expensive than 67.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 90.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta is currently $1,716, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.3% of California neighborhoods.
Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in La Quinta, California.
Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta 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 Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (25.3%). 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.
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 La Quinta, the Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 96.5% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood has more Slovak and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.5% have Canadian ancestry.
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 Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood in La Quinta 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. With 18.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.7% 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 Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood, 40.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.3%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (27.0%).
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 Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood in La Quinta, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (42.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report German roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.7%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 11.7% 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 Rancho la Quinta / Lake La Quinta neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (74.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.