Lafayette, CA (Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd)




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About Lafayette, CA (Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd median real estate price is $1,268,486, which is more expensive than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd is currently $3,358, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lafayette, California.

Saint Marys Rd / Moraga 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 apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Saint Marys Rd / 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 Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 1.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Saint Marys Rd / 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 99.1% 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 families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, where 38.6% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, is that an incredible 85.8% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.6% of neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.2% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, one way that the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.3% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood has more Austrian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 5.7% have Scottish ancestry.

Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% 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 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, 21.0% 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 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Saint Marys Rd / 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 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood, 70.3% 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 20.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.8%), and 3.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood in Lafayette, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (10.6%), among others. In addition, 11.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.1% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.8%).

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 Saint Marys Rd / Moraga Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (25.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.0%) . 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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Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Lafayette 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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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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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

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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
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

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