Lemon Grove South median real estate price is $637,592, which is more expensive than 41.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 83.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lemon Grove South is currently $2,905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.5% of California neighborhoods.
Lemon Grove South is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lemon Grove, California.
Lemon Grove South real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lemon Grove South neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Lemon Grove South, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lemon Grove South is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
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 Lemon Grove South neighborhood, is that an incredible 83.6% 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.
With 3.7% of employed workers living in the Lemon Grove South neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.3% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Did you know that the Lemon Grove South neighborhood has more Portuguese and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 3.0% have Danish ancestry.
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 Lemon Grove South neighborhood in Lemon Grove are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.8% 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 79.5% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Lemon Grove South neighborhood, 35.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.1%), and 10.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lemon Grove South neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (26.0%).
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 Lemon Grove South neighborhood in Lemon Grove, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (38.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.
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 Lemon Grove South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.3%) 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 (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.