Los Alamitos, CA (Katella Ave / Valley View St)



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About Los Alamitos, CA (Katella Ave / Valley View St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Katella Ave / Valley View St median real estate price is $930,349, which is more expensive than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Katella Ave / Valley View St is currently $3,756, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Katella Ave / Valley View St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Alamitos, California.

Katella Ave / Valley View St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Katella Ave / Valley View St 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 Katella Ave / Valley View St are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 74.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Katella Ave / Valley View St 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

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

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 12.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Katella Ave / Valley View St is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.3% of neighborhoods in the entire state of California. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 28.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood has more Austrian and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 5.5% have Hungarian ancestry.


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 Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood in Los Alamitos 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, 1.9% 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 82.6% 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 Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood, 56.9% 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 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.2%), and 6.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood in Los Alamitos, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report English roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (10.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.8%), among others.

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 Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.5%) 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.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (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

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

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Katella Ave / Valley View St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamitos 0.101011101001110
California 4.49

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Katella Ave / Valley View St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamitos 0.101011101001110
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Katella Ave / Valley View St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamitos 0.101011101001110
California 88

Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Richard Henry Lee Elementary School
11481 Foster Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
KG-05
Oak Middle School
10821 Oak St.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
06-08
Jack L. Weaver Elementary School
11872 Wembley Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
KG-05
Francis Hopkinson Elementary School
12582 Kensington Rd.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
KG-05
Los Alamitos Elementary School
10862 Bloomfield St.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
KG-05
Los Alamitos High School
3591 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
09-12
Sharon Christa Mcauliffe Middle School
4112 Cerritos Ave.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
06-08
Rossmoor Elementary School
3272 Shakespeare Dr.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
KG-05
J. H. Mcgaugh Elementary School
1698 Bolsa Ave.
Seal Beach, CA 90740
KG-05

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