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 $827,691, which is more expensive than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Katella Ave / Valley View St is currently $3,062, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.8% 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.

In Katella Ave / Valley View St, the current vacancy rate is 3.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Katella Ave / Valley View St 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood has more Hungarian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 1.0% have Eastern European ancestry.

Katella Ave / Valley View St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

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 96.7% 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: 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 95.7% of all American neighborhoods.


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 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 92.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% 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 81.5% 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, 51.2% 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 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.5%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood in Los Alamitos, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.9%), and residents who report English roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (12.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Katella Ave / Valley View St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.8%) 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 (5.3%) . 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

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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

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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

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Katella Ave / Valley View St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamitos 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Katella Ave / Valley View St 0.101011101001110
Los Alamitos 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Los Alamitos 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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

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

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