Los Angeles, CA (Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St)




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About Los Angeles, CA (Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St median real estate price is $577,408, which is more expensive than 61.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 90.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St is currently $2,060, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in California.

Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St 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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood has more Iranian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 5.5% have Arab ancestry.

Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen 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 8.0% 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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood in Los Angeles 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 85.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.0% 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 69.5% of America'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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood, 45.3% 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 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.8%), and 12.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (17.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (15.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 33.0% 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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood is English, spoken by 55.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Persian and Hebrew.

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 Topanga Canyon Blvd / Vanowen St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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

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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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