Lafayette, CA (Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd)




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About Lafayette, CA (Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd median real estate price is $1,225,327, which is more expensive than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd is currently $3,414, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.1% of the neighborhoods in California.

Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lafayette, California.

Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd 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 Lafayette, the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood has more British and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.2% have Finnish ancestry.

Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 36.9% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

In addition, the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.0% of California neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, 23.7% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.3% of the workforce in the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.8% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.


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 Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga 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 92.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% 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 88.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, 65.3% 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 22.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.8%), and 4.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood in Lafayette, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 11.4% 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 Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (23.7%) . 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. 5 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd 0.101011101001110
Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd 0.101011101001110
Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd 0.101011101001110
Lafayette 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. 32 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

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ACALANES UNION HIGH


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District Quality Compared to California

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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ORINDA UNION ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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
Wagner Ranch Elementary School
350 Camino Pablo
Orinda, CA, 94563
KG-05
Sleepy Hollow Elementary School
20 Washington Ln.
Orinda, CA, 94563
KG-05
Orinda Intermediate School
80 Ivy Dr.
Orinda, CA, 94563
06-08
Glorietta Elementary School
15 Martha Rd.
Orinda, CA, 94563
KG-05
Del Rey Elementary School
25 El Camino Moraga
Orinda, CA, 94563
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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MORAGA ELEMENTARY


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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
Los Perales Elementary School
22 Wakefield Dr.
Moraga, CA, 94556
KG-05
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School
1010 Camino Pablo
Moraga, CA, 94556
06-08
Donald L. Rheem Elementary School
90 Laird Dr.
Moraga, CA, 94556
KG-05
Camino Pablo Elementary School
1111 Camino Pablo
Moraga, CA, 94556
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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