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 $1,231,084, which is more expensive than 92.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd is currently $2,521, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.1% 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.

Real estate vacancies in Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 76.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga 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 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, 2.9% 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, 2.1% 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 97.5% 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, a majority of the adults in the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga 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 96.1% 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 active retirees.

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 21.7% of the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.3% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.7% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 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 93.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.7% 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 87.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, 65.7% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.5%), and 4.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Mt Diablo Blvd / Moraga Rd neighborhood in Lafayette, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 12.7% 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 85.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.

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 (32.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.7%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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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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Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 18 Condition Alerts found.

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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
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

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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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
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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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ORINDA UNION ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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MORAGA 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
Camino Pablo Elementary
1111 Camino Pablo
Moraga, CA, 94556
KG-05
Donald L. Rheem Elementary
90 Laird Dr.
Moraga, CA, 94556
KG-05
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate
1010 Camino Pablo
Moraga, CA, 94556
06-08
Los Perales Elementary
22 Wakefield Dr.
Moraga, CA, 94556
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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