Los Angeles, CA (S Soto St / Whittier Blvd)




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About Los Angeles, CA (S Soto St / Whittier Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Soto St / Whittier Blvd median real estate price is $488,277, which is more expensive than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 87.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Soto St / Whittier Blvd is currently $1,301, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.1% of California neighborhoods.

S Soto St / Whittier Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

S Soto St / Whittier Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in S Soto St / Whittier Blvd are 4.4%, which is lower than one will find in 79.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in S Soto St / Whittier Blvd 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

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 Los Angeles, the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 92.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

S Soto St / Whittier Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 89.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (25.5% ride the bus) than 98.3% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (45.6%) than are found in 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.9% of the neighborhoods in CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood in Los Angeles are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.2% of U.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 S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood, 34.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.6%), and 11.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (92.7%). In addition, 45.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 89.0% of households. Some people also speak English (10.9%).

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 S Soto St / Whittier Blvd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (52.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (25.5%) and 14.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Soto St / Whittier Blvd 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Soto St / Whittier Blvd 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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S Soto St / Whittier Blvd 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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