Los Angeles, CA (W Temple St / N Alvarado St)




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About Los Angeles, CA (W Temple St / N Alvarado St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Temple St / N Alvarado St median real estate price is $675,033, which is more expensive than 70.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 93.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Temple St / N Alvarado St is currently $1,257, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.8% of California neighborhoods.

W Temple St / N Alvarado St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

W Temple St / N Alvarado St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W Temple St / N Alvarado St 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.

In W Temple St / N Alvarado St, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Temple St / N Alvarado St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 8.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (57.5%) than are found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,065 people per square mile living here. 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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, 86.4% of the real estate in the W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood stands out within California for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.4% of college-friendly places to live in CA.


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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St 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 70.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 35.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood, 33.6% 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 31.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.1%), and 16.7% in executive, management, and professional 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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (31.5%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report French roots (2.7%). In addition, 57.5% 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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 69.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 W Temple St / N Alvarado St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (46.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (32.8%) and 16.9% 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Temple St / N Alvarado St 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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W Temple St / N Alvarado St 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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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