Lafayette, CA (Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd)




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About Lafayette, CA (Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd median real estate price is $1,803,960, which is more expensive than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd is currently $2,793, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lafayette, California.

Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd 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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Lafayette, the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 99.4% 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.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for California by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in California. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 70.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 74.0% of the adults living in the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood has more Iranian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.4% have Austrian ancestry.

Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 69.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.2% 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.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.3% of the Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.8% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood in Lafayette 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.9% 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 87.2% 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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood, 69.1% 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 14.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.6%), and 4.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood in Lafayette, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.8%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 11.2% 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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.3%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd 0.101011101001110
Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Happy Valley Rd / Glen Rd 0.101011101001110
Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Miramonte High
750 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA, 94563
09-12
Acalanes Center For Independent Study
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94595
09-12
Acalanes High
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
09-12
Campolindo High
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA, 94556
09-12
Las Lomas High
1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
09-12

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LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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
Happy Valley Elementary
3855 Happy Valley Rd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
KG-05
Lafayette Elementary
950 Moraga Rd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
KG-05
M. H. Stanley Middle
3455 Sch St.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
06-08
Springhill Elementary
3301 Springhill Rd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
KG-05
Burton Valley Elementary
561 Merriewood Dr.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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