Larkspur, CA (Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd)




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About Larkspur, CA (Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd median real estate price is $843,930, which is more expensive than 75.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 94.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd is currently $3,487, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.7% of the neighborhoods in California.

Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Larkspur, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 81.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.6% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood, 7.0% of people ride a ferry 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 ferry ridership than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood has more British and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 3.5% have Danish ancestry.

Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% 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 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood in Larkspur are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.3% 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

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 Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood, 44.1% 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 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.3%), and 10.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood in Larkspur, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report German roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 23.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.5%).

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 Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (80.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.6%) and 7.0% of residents also ride a ferry for their daily commute. 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. 8 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. 1 Condition Alert 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)

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Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd 0.101011101001110
Larkspur 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd 0.101011101001110
Larkspur 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Drakes Landing Rd / Sir Francis Drake Blvd 0.101011101001110
Larkspur 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. 21 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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TAMALPAIS UNION HIGH


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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
Tamiscal High (alternative) School
305 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA, 94939
09-12
Tamalpais High School
700 Miller Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
09-12
Sir Francis Drake High School
1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA, 94960
09-12
San Andreas High (continuation) School
599 William Ave.
Larkspur, CA, 94939
10-12
Redwood High School
395 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA, 94939
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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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)

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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
Adaline E. Kent Middle School
800 College Ave.
Kentfield, CA, 94904
05-08
Anthony G. Bacich Elementary School
699 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Kentfield, CA, 94904
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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