Lakewood / Rivergate median real estate price is $608,077, which is more expensive than 38.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 82.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Lakewood / Rivergate is currently $2,449, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.3% of California neighborhoods.
Lakewood / Rivergate is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lodi, California.
Lakewood / Rivergate 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 Lakewood / Rivergate 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 Lakewood / Rivergate are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 69.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lakewood / Rivergate 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.
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 Lodi, the Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Lakewood / Rivergate community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Lakewood / Rivergate is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.4% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in California, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in California. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 38.5% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood has more Danish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 3.6% have Welsh ancestry.
Lakewood / Rivergate is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood in Lodi 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 92.1% 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.
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 Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood, 45.9% 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.5%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households. Some people also speak Italian (13.4%).
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 Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood in Lodi, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.4%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (10.9%), 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 Lakewood / Rivergate neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.