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
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 100.0% of commuters who live in the
Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, in the Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 23.0% 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 99.6% 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
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Also, 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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood, where 47.3% 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 99.3%
of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, if you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 98.3% of neighborhoods in
CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
99.9% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 82.4%
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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 21.9% have Italian ancestry.
Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd
More residents of the Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 10.15 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.1% of America.
In addition, real estate in the Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Topanga Canyon Blvd / S Topanga Canyon Blvd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 62.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.