Los Altos, CA (Foothill Expy / Main St)




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About Los Altos, CA (Foothill Expy / Main St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Foothill Expy / Main St median real estate price is $2,604,794, which is more expensive than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Foothill Expy / Main St is currently $3,404, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in California.

Foothill Expy / Main St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Altos, California.

Foothill Expy / Main St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Foothill Expy / Main 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 Foothill Expy / Main St are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Foothill Expy / Main 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: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 1.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Foothill Expy / Main St also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood, where 52.5% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.2% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and families with school-aged children.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 76.0% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood has more Russian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 2.3% have Swiss ancestry.

Foothill Expy / Main St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 11.7% 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 95.9% 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.


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 Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood in Los Altos 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 98.9% 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 Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood, 76.0% 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 16.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.8%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood in Los Altos, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.9%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (9.5%), among others. In addition, 24.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Russian and German.

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 Foothill Expy / Main St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (9.7%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Foothill Expy / Main St 0.101011101001110
Los Altos 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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California 26.18
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Los Altos 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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LOS ALTOS ELEMENTARY


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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
Ardis G. Egan Junior High
100 W. Portola Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
07-08
Almond Elementary
550 Almond Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
KG-06
Georgina P. Blach Junior High
1120 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
07-08
Oak Avenue Elementary
1501 Oak Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
KG-06
Santa Rita Elementary
700 Los Altos Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
KG-06
Springer Elementary
1120 Rose Ave.
Mountain View, CA, 94040
KG-06
Covington Elementary
205 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
KG-06
Gardner Bullis Elementary
25890 Fremont Rd.
Los Altos Hills, CA, 94022
KG-06
Lasd Preschool
201 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
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Loyola Elementary
770 Berry Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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MOUNTAIN VIEW-LOS ALTOS UNION HIGH


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Alta Vista High
1325 Bryant Ave.
Mountain View, CA, 94040
09-12
Los Altos High
201 Almond Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
09-12
Mountain View High
3535 Truman Ave.
Mountain View, CA, 94040
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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